4 great Atlanta dining events in August

Pig out on barbecue, beer, and ice cream
August dining events
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August 12–13
Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival
Teams compete for cash and bragging rights at Perimeter Mall, while the rest of us pig out on brisket, chicken, and ribs from local restaurants.

August 13
Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival
The 16th annual event hosts barbecue vendors and live music in Decatur’s Oakhurst neighborhood.

August 20
German Bierfest
Who’s thirsty for a pint of Warsteiner König Ludwig Weiss? Up to 50 German beers are on tap for this 13th annual celebration in Woodruff Park.

August 21
Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’
Try more than 100 flavors of ice cream on Roswell Square. Proceeds benefit the Drake House, which provides housing for homeless mothers and their children.

This article originally appeared in our August 2016 issue.