RiverArtsFest is located right by the river on Riverside Drive, Downtown, Memphis, Tenn. The street is closed to traffic and an admission is required to access the festival (with the exception of Saturday evening after 5pm). The festival grounds stretch from Jefferson Ave. all the way to Beale St.


  • North end of Riverside at Jefferson

  • South end of Riverside at Beale Street

  • East side via Court Ave., Monroe Ave & Union Ave.


  • Riverside will be closed to traffic from Jefferson to Georgia Ave,.

  • Court Ave., Monroe Ave., Union. Ave. & Beale St. are closed to thru traffic. Foot traffic only.


Refer to the Downtown Memphis Parking Map provided by to help locate parking areas adjacent to the festival grounds.

Notice: Road closures noted above will beginning at 12:01AM Thursday, October 24. All roads will reopen by 11PM Sunday, October 27.