Touch A Truck & More will take place during the Atlanta Back 2 School Food Festival at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre in Mableton, Ga on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The festival is a family-friendly community event that offers children of all ages a hands-on opportunity to explore a variety of machinery and to meet the people who build, protect and serve our community. Children, with parent supervision, will be welcome to touch, climb-on, and explore these amazing pieces of equipment. Admission is FREE! (Pre-registration required) Children may wear their favorite superhero or princess costume (no masks please) to the festival. The Atlanta Back to School parade will kick of the festival at 11:30 am which will include marching bands, local businesses, motorcycle & car clubs, organizations, cheerleaders, dance teams, drill teams, and JROTC units. The parade route will start at Publix Mable Walk, 5015 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, GA 30126. The parade will travel south on Floyd Road toward the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, 5239 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, GA 30126. The parade will end at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre where the festival will commence. The festival will include food trucks, caterers, arts & crafts, fun zone, and local businesses. The festival will also host a Kids Choir and Dance Competition with cash prizes up to $5,000. Bring school supplies, backpacks, new school uniforms, new children clothing, or toiletries to "Stuff The Truck" with your donated items during the school supplies and #ToiletriesForTeens drive. The festival benefits Inside Out Center, Inc, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization helping the jobless and working poor. The goal of the festival is to provide kids an opportunity to kick off the 2017 -2018 school year optimistic, encouraged, and inspired. Partners, sponsors, and volunteers are needed to partner with Inside Out Center, Inc in their ongoing mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school, focus on education and achieve in life. Sponsorship and vendor information can be found on http://www.atlfoodfest.com/atlanta-food-festival-sponsors Interested in participating in the Back to School Parade? There is no entry fee to participate. Sign up your company, club, studio, organization or band on www.atlfoodfest.com/atlantaparade Interested in displaying your vehicle? It's FREE to display your vehicle. Go to www.TouchATruckFest.com for details.