MABLETON, GA – The Mableton Improvement Coalition (MIC) will host the inaugural “Taste of Mableton: One Mableton-Stronger Together” on Saturday, April 2. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mable House Complex, 5239 Floyd Road. Admission is free.
A parade will kick off the festival, starting at 9 a.m. at Mableton Walk on Floyd Road, traveling southbound to the Mable House Complex.
The festival will include a variety of food, live music, crafts, exhibits, and an opportunity to hear from Cobb County representatives and elected officials. Kids Fun Town will feature activities for children of all ages including a public safety zone with interactive demonstrations by police, fire and emergency service.
Taste of Mableton organizers have partnered with the arts programming non-profit, Paint Love, and students from six local elementary schools to create a unique work of art that depicts the vibrancy and diversity of Mableton. The original student artwork will be permanently installed on the grounds of the Mable House Complex and unveiled at 10:30 am.
A Spotlight on Cobb segment, recognizing civic leaders across Cobb County, will be hosted by HGTV Host, Real Estate Broker and Best-Selling Author Egypt Sherrod.
The event, presented by Cobb County Parks, John Thornton Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-GM and Moore Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., is intended to showcase Mableton’s diversity and bring its residents, businesses, public officials, and schools together for a day of unity.
For a list of sponsors, vendors and entertainment, visit www.tasteofmableton.com.
Free parking is available on site with overflow parking at the South Regional Library adjacent the Mable House Complex.
The Mableton Improvement Coalition is an all-volunteer, non-partisan, nonprofit community group working to promote activities, enhance communication, and facilitate initiatives that will benefit the welfare of the community and its spirit. For more information about MIC programs and membership, visit www.mableton.org.