Getting to the Festival

I’m coming from out of town, where can I stay?

Music Midtown’s preferred hotel is the W Midtown and it is just a short walk from the festival. Please visit for more info and the Music Midtown preferred rates.

Will there be parking available at Music Midtown?

All patrons are encouraged to take MARTA, bicycle, walk, or carpool to Music Midtown. Parking is extremely limited. Bicycle parking is available on 10th Street adjacent to the Grady High school stadium. Valet parking is available for SUPER VIP Ticket Holders. For more information on SUPER VIP Tickets, please email

Where is Music Midtown Located?

Music Midtown will take place at Piedmont Park. This year’s festival site includes the 10th Street Meadow and Oak Hill.

Is Music Midtown an all ages event?

Yes, everyone young or old is welcome at Music Midtown. Everyone requires a ticket to enter the festival.

How much are tickets?

“Early Bird” tickets are no longer available.

Full price tickets are:
2-Day Ticket – $110.00
Friday, September 20 – $50.00
Saturday, September 21 – $85.00

Tickets can be purchased at

When is Music Midtown?

Music Midtown is Friday, September 20 through Saturday, September 21. Gates open Friday at 4:00pm. Gates open Saturday at NOON.

At the Festival

What items should I leave at home?

Items that are not allowed at Music Midtown are the standard items that aren’t allowed at any festivals. If you’re in doubt, it’s best to leave that item at home.

Backpacks larger than 16″ x 16 x 8″ , Coolers, grills or picnic baskets are not allowed but Music Midtown does offer a wide array of food and beverages prepared on-site for your enjoyment. If you’re curious, the list of food vendors will be posted soon.

Professional camera equipment and recording devices are NOT permitted. No cameras with a detachable lens or video capabilities.

Roller-skates/blades, bikes, scooters, skateboards, or chairs of any kind are not allowed within the festival grounds.

Outside food items are not allowed.

And here’s the standard list of items that are absolutely not allowed:

  • Pets (except service dogs)
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Fireworks or explosives of any kind
  • Illegal or illicit substances of any kind
  • Backpacks larger than 16″ x 16″ x 8″
  • Glass containers
  • Metal aerosol cans, including sunscreen
  • Carts, tents, and chairs of any kind
  • Coolers
  • No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed
  • No unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc.


What items can I bring with me to Music Midtown?

Each patron is allowed to bring in one factory-sealed bottle of water, or one empty reusable water. Small bags, single compartment backpacks (no larger than 16″ x 16″ x 8″) and purses (no larger than 12″ x 12″) are allowed and subject to search. Towels and blankets are permitted (Chairs of any kind are prohibited). Festival Totems are allowed.

Can I bring my pet?

No. Only service dogs are permitted.

Is alcohol allowed in the festival?

You can’t bring your own alcohol into the festival, but beer / wine / liquor is available from vendors inside the festival grounds with a valid photo ID.

Safety & Medical

Our goal is that no one gets hurt at Music Midtown, but just in case there are three First Aid Stations throughout the Festival site. Additionally, there are free water stations so you can stay hydrated!

Is Music Midtown wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the park entrances on 12th Street and 14th Street are wheelchair accessible. The Charles Allen Drive Gate and the Park Drive Gate entrances are also wheelchair accessible. There are two ADA Viewing Platforms located at each stage.

Are “ins and outs” or re-entry allowed?

Yes, re-entry is permitted, but you must have your ticket scanned out when exiting. Your ticket must be “scanned out” in order to re-enter the festival.

Participating in the Festival

I am interested in being part of the Artist Market

Artist Market

So you want to be a part of the Music Midtown Artist Market? Want to show off your handcrafted goods? We’re looking for the unique, the cool, and the eclectic. Is that you? Space is limited so get your application in early! Fill out this application and send it to us at

I am part of the media and would like press/photo passes…

We would love for you to come cover Music Midtown, but space is limited! For more information send us information about your publication, blog, TV or Radio Show at

Can I volunteer for Music Midtown?

We love volunteers, but unfortunately we are not permitted to use volunteer services at Music Midtown and we are already fully staffed for the festival. We appreciate your offer, but we can’t accept.