What's in it for you in Tucker, GA
The Taste of Tucker. Featuring number of events for the entire family.
Tucker, GA community offers a number of events for the entire family, all centered on its Main Street, which has become the focus of a concerted effort to encourage activity among local merchants. Tucker Day, a one-day festival held in May each year, brings music, food and arts and craft vendors to Tucker’s Main Street. The Taste of Tucker, an event which was launched in 2010, gives residents and visitors a chance to taste appetizers, entrees and desserts from local restaurants for $1 to $4 per item. The annual September event also brings music and a kids area to Main Street. In March, the Tucker Chili Cook-Off gives teams a chance to show off their culinary talents in a chili taste competition.
In the spring, the Tucker Historical Society organizes the annual Tucker Plant swap, allowing gardeners in the community to get rid of plants they don’t need and get new ones free of charge. During warm months, the second Saturday evening of the month the community has a Cruise In, which brings vintage (and new) vehicles of all types to Main Street. For $5, car owners get a designated spot on which to show off their wheels.
In December, Christmas on Main Street brings Santa Claus to town, along with a lighting of the Christmas Tree on Main Street and craft and food vendors. And on Thursday evenings from April to mid-December, the Tucker Farmer’s Market gives local farmers a chance to sell their produce and handcrafted items.
Main Street is also home to a couple of locally owned restaurants. Matthews Cafeteria is known for its Southern food. Local No. 7, a sports bar and pub, gives locals a place to hang out. Hibachi Express has become popular with diners who like Asian food.