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The Home Depot Backyard Opens Season with Truist Night Market: Passport Edition on May 2

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The Home Depot Backyard opens its 2024 campaign with a celebratory evening showcasing international cuisines, goods, and entertainment from some of Atlanta’s best chefs, artisans, andtastemakers as well as some of the industry’s top beverage brands.

ATLANTA (April 3, 2024) – The Home Depot Backyard (HDBY), as part of its Arts and Culture collection provided by the Home Depot Foundation, will commence its 2024 signature event calendar with Truist Night Market: Passport Edition on Thursday, May 2 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30p.m.  

Tabbed the Passport Edition in celebration of the event’s international theme, the May offering of Truist Night Market will feature more than 30 of Atlanta’s top chefs, restauranteurs, and artisans showcasing cuisines and goods from around the world. Live musical entertainment for the evening will also feature an international flare headlined by Atlanta-based Latin ensemble C.O.T. Band.

Beverage partners for the event includes Tito's Handmade Vodka, who in conjunction with The Home Depot Backyard, will partner with Second Helpings Atlanta, a nonprofit food rescue organization that works to reduce hunger and food waste in metro Atlanta, to donate the event’s surplus food to provide meals for those in need.

Additional spirit partners being highlighted will be Diageo brand Tanqueray Gin as well as Atlanta-based spirit brand Greenwood Whiskey, selections from the McBride Sisters Wine Company, and local Georgia brewing company Creature Comforts Brewing. Also featured will be non-alcoholic beverage selections courtesy of Athletic Brewing Co.

Food offerings will feature internationally inspired dishes from some Atlanta’s best chefs and restauranteurs, including Hapa Kitchen (Hawaiian), Bamreu (Cambodian),Omiga Kitchen (Vietnamese), Belen Empanadas and Pastries (Argentinean), Jimmy's Jerk Chicken & BBQ (Caribbean), Salty Smiles (Asian Street Food), Delbar (Middle Eastern) and more to be announced.

Truist Night Market: Passport Edition will also feature several new activations geared towards enhancing the overall experience of the event, including a live mural exhibition by Sway Art and the Show Ur Ash mobile cigar lounge experience presented by Greenwood Whiskey.

Vendor Village, presented by Truist, will showcase up to 20 local artisans and vendors with international flare specializing in art, apparel, kitchenware, jewelry, home decor, skincare, and other products.

Food and beverage packages are now available at Tickets are required for entry and all attendees must be 21+ to enter. A limited number of entry-only tickets are available at no cost.

In partnership with Southern Culinary & Creative, Truist Night Market is one of The Home Depot Backyard’s most successful and tenured signature event series, highlighting more than 130 local restaurants and artisans from the region since its inception. Since 2019, thousands of attendees have enjoyed a series of evenings filled with live music, craft cocktails, delicious savory, and sweet food options as well as shopping for fine goods and crafts with local artisans.

To learn more about Truist Night Market and The Home Depot Backyard, visit or follow The Home Depot Backyard at @thdbackyard on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tik Tok.



The Home Depot Backyard, Atlanta’s #BestBackyard, is an award-winning 11-acremulti-use green space in the heart of downtown, adjacent to Mercedes-Benz Stadium, that is full of unique opportunities for the local community and visitors alike. Serving the Atlanta community since 2018, The Home Depot Backyard provides a broad spectrum of programming for all audiences and has hosted a wide array of community events while also serving as the premier parking and tailgating destination for the Atlanta Falcons (NFL), Atlanta United (MLS), and other stadium events. The Home Depot Backyard focuses on three key pillars - Arts and Culture, Health and Wellness, and Inspired Learning - through offering a variety of activities from daily fitness classes to one-of-a-kind events focused on uplifting the community. To learn more about The Home Depot Backyard, visit or follow us at @thdbackyard on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tik Tok.    

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