Taste of Sumter enters 28th year

Taste of Sumter enters 28th year

AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - For the 28th straight year, vendors are setting up food stands and promoting their restaurants in A Taste of Sumter.

The event kicked off a little after 5:30 p.m. Thursday and organizers were expecting several hundred people to show up.

Admission is $5, but that gets you $3 in food tokens as well. A live band also played for guests.

"It's a great way to show off what local food options we have, it brings a lot of people together," said Interim Downtown Director Ben Andrews. "It's a good way for new restaurants to get out there and get some free publicity and we have a lot of people who just really enjoy it every year."

The event runs until 9 p.m.

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