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2023 Lineups and Special Features announced in April. In the meantime, please enjoy the 2022 C&C’s distinguished list of showcases.

Presented by:
Kinetic Communications

Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Taste. Sip. Repeat.

Corks & Chefs 2023 will spotlight artful culinary dishes by talented chefs of some of Birmingham’s favorite restaurants, plus delectable wines, craft beer, and featured cocktails to sample. Special curated tasting seminars and demos will be back! Limited seatings are available. Stay tuned this spring for lineups and special features.

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Sunday, April 30, 2023

Time (*one session each day in 2023)
12pm – 3pm

under the main Casting Shed at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark
An iconic spot to toast C&C’s 26th anniversary!
(20 32nd Street North, Birmingham, AL 35222)

Advance: $50
Gate: TBA
C&C TICKET INCLUDES: a 15 oz stemless 26th annual commemorative wine glass, One (1) Plate @ each Culinary Tasting Table, Unlimited Wine & Beer Sampling, Cocktail tastes from Participating Bars, access to seated tasting seminars, plus Admission to Magic City Art Connection. 

Purchase Deadlines
Advance tickets (online only): 
Friday, April 28th @ midnight
Door tickets:
Limited Availability. We recommend ordering in advance.

Ask at the door about this feature.


All ticket holders must present InstaGift redeemable ticket – printed on paper, or a mobile ticket presented on a smart phone using your InstaGift app or link. Please do not self redeem mobile tickets ahead of time. Thank you.

Please bring a valid picture ID or driver’s license. All patrons will be carded at door.

We love furry family members, but NO PETS are allowed at Corks & Chefs. Thank you.

Adults Only please
Due to limited space.

Rain Policy
Rain or Shine (covered event)

Refund Policy
No refunds are offered due to severe weather cancellations. If you wish to receive a donation form for any ticket revenue due to cancellation, please contact us directly at or 205-595-6306. MCAC is a 501c3 non profit festival. Thank you!

Proceeds Benefit:
Magic City Art Connection is a 501c3 non-profit festival and sole recipient of all funds received through grants, donations, fees, ticket revenues and in-kind support. MCAC shares a connection and pride with our supporters in creating Birmingham’s largest spring art festival, a nexus for art, artists, tastemakers, cultural organizations, schools, and more. Generous supporters generate these rich artistic connections, and in turn, create a solid arts legacy for our community while keeping our non-profit stable and part of the arts and cultural landscape of Birmingham and the region. It never gets old remembering this meaningful achievement.  Thank you!

Special Thanks!
Five Loaves / Urban Avenues for providing a great team of culinary-driven student volunteers to help make the Corks & Chefs experience seamless. Five Loaves is an Urban Avenues venture designed to unite disconnected communities by inspiring people through food. This team of young adults is passionate about expanding their perspective and forming bonds with their Birmingham neighbors they may not ordinarily meet. Together, they learn valuable culinary and leadership techniques that equip them for success hosting community-bridging events and beyond.

Birmingham Mountain Radio 107.3fm, Homewood Life MagazineHoover’s MagazineIron City Ink, Over the Mountain Journal, Mountain Brook MagazineShelby Living, Starnes Media, The Birmingham Times, Vestavia Hills Magazine, and WBHM 90.3fm for announcing Corks & Chefs!