Your Guide to Beale Street Music Festival

From April 29th-May 1st, beale street music fest is back!

It’s been two years since Memphis in May brought music to our ears during Beale Street Music Festival—and whether you’re a first time festival-goer, or one who been one the scene since Ray Charles brought his keys to the Bluff City in the 90s—you may need a refresher.

Here's everything you need to know:


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  • Gates open at 5PM on Friday and 1PM on Saturday and Sunday.


  • Make sure to print out your tickets to help avoid long lines!
  • 3-Day GA and VIP Passes, and Single Day passes are still available for purchase
  • GA tickets will be sold at the gate if available. 

parking & transportation

  • Paid parking is available on the corner of Southern and Hollywood and on the corner of Central and Hollywood
  • If you plan to bike, bring a lock and lock up with All About Bikes at the entrance to the festival. 

what to bring/what not to bring

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here's everything you'll want to know

  • The limit on Pronto Pups does not exist.
  • The same can be said for Funnel Cakes.
  • Hula Hoops are allowed, so we wanna see hoopin!
  • We’ve never had a ferris wheel at Beale Street Music Fest until now. Ride it. 
  • There will be sunscreen stations set up so, protect your skin.
  • Nothing comes in handy like a hand fan on a hot day.
  • Portable chargers are the GOAT. Bring your own or get one when you rent a locker to keep your belongings safe and your hands free.
  • Dress up. Dress Down. Do you. But maybe check the weather to determine which you you wanna be ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ .

If any new COVID-19 rules and regulations are announced, the fest will adhere to them.

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