Taste of Sumter 2016 draws hundreds to downtown Americus

Published 5:30 pm Monday, September 26, 2016

The 29th annual Taste of Sumter, held Thursday on Jackson Street, downtown, was a huge success, drawing over 1,000 people. Patrick Kay, director, Americus Main Street & Downtown Development Authority, said the event drew more locally owned and independent restaurants than ever, and more restaurants in over a decade. taste of sumter 2016.2Shown is a bird’s eye view of a portion of Jackson from the Windsor Hotel. The event was family friendly as shown by kids enjoying their ice cream and balloons.taste of sumter 2016.3