• Directions

      Historic 4th Avenue Business District, 4th Avenue North, 17 & 18th Street, Downtown Birmingham AL

      Directions from I-20/I-59 Take exit 125A for 17th Street toward Downtown.
      Turn right at 17th Street North. Turn right at 4th Avenue North

      Directions from I-65 Take exit 260B for 3rd Avenue North. Merge onto 11th Street North. Turn right at 5th Avenue North. Turn right at 17th Street North. Turn right at 4th Avenue North.


      Access: The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival is a FREE EVENT that is open to the general public.

      Coolers: Coolers are permitted. Note that restaurants and food vendors will be available.

      Seating: Bring a lawn chair. The festival area is located on the street.

      Parking: Parking can be found on the streets, lots and public parking deck near 4th Avenue North & 16th, 17th and 18th Streets.
      Please secure your vehicle, festival organizers are not responsible for stolen property. Security will be present throughout the District.

      Umbrellas: Allowed in the up position between acts and must come down while artists are performing.
      Please wear a hat and/or bring sunscreen.

      Smoking: No smoking is allowed including tented areas and VIP area, except in designated area(s).

      Cameras: Cameras are permitted for still shots but videotaping is prohibited per artist contracts.

      ATM Machine: For your convenience, an ATM machine is located at Citizens Trust Bank, 1700 3rd Avenue North.