RiverArtsFest is located on S. Main St. in the heart of the South Main Historic Arts District, Downtown, Memphis, Tenn. The street is closed to traffic and an admission is required to access the festival (with the exception of Friday evening). The festival grounds stretch from Webster (South) to Huling (North) on Main. 


With entrances on the north, south, east and west ends of the festival grounds, there is plenty of off-street parking.

Six entrances: 

  • Webster (South)
  • Huling (North)
  • G.E. Patterson (East & West) 
  • Butler (East)
  • Nettleton (West)

MATA will also be running trolley buses with stops within a short-walking distance of the festival, making it easy to park in one of downtown's many parking garages and ride to the festival. Refer to the Downtown Memphis Parking Map provided by to help locate parking areas adjacent to the festival grounds.

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