Calling all food lovers! Uptown Columbus to host Foodie Fest Oct.19

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It's the ultimate foodie festival! Get ready for live music shopping, drinks and delicious food from local restaurants, vendors and food trucks in Uptown Columbus during the Foodie Fest.

Food lovers are invited to the Woodruff River Front Park October 19 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10 at the door and will be available at the discounted price of $5 at The Springer Opera House Box Office or online at through October 18.

Please note that ticket price covers entry only; food, drink and other festivities will be a separate charge.

With delicious food and a cold draft beer in-hand, food lovers can take-in live music from Peggy Jenkins and the Bizness as well as Corvus and Canis, and shopping while giving back to the community visiting one of our fundraising events.

Guests will have the opportunity to participate in Dunk A Dude, to give back to the Valley Interfaith promise and taste wine sampling from Atlanta Wholesale Wines as a fundraiser for Uptown Columbus.

While some guests munch on sample offerings from several local Columbus eateries and Food Trucks from Atlanta, others may opt to dine on full meals. Other festivities include Kids Zone and arts & crafts vendors.

For more information on Foodie Fest 2013 please visit or the official Facebook page.

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