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Purchase Corks & Chefs Tickets Now – Note: tickets will go on sale in the spring of 2017.

$35 Advance
$45 at Festival Gate
NOTE: All Corks & Chef tickets include entry into the Festival.

Saturday, April 29 & Sunday, April 30, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. each day
Linn Park, under the big tent in front of City Hall on Short 20th Street

2017 Line Up – TBA
Click here to see 2016’s restaurant line up.


The 20th annual Corks & Chefs is the place where art, food, beer, wine, and now spirits, meet.

General Admission Features include:

  • delicious culinary creations from many of Birmingham’s favorite restaurants and eateries.
  • unlimited sampling of wines, craft beers, coffee & tea
  • In 2016, spirits were added to the mix of tastings at C&C!
  • guided tasting, seminars & other special features. They are fun, informative, and fill up fast.
  • patio lounging with the Festival as your backdrop

Purchase Corks & Chefs Tickets Now

Purchase Deadlines
Advance tickets: 
Friday, April 28 @ 4:30pm
Online Purchases Only – No tickets will be sold at the park Friday.
Door tickets:
Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30:
Purchase at one of the 2 Festival Gates.

All ticket holders must present InstaGift voucher with bar codes at one of the 2 Entry Gates, either as a printout with bar code or on a smart phone from your email account.


Festival Entry Gates will be located at Linn Park’s central entrance points:
North Gate – Rev Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd (formerly 8th Ave North)
South Gate – Park Place & 20th Street

Check in – Will Call
Corks & Chefs ticket(s) will be scanned at the Festival Entry Gates.
Wristbands can be picked up at the Corks & Chefs tent Will Call starting at 10am.

Please bring a valid picture ID or license. All patrons will be carded at entrance.

Kids Ticket
No discounted children’s ticket will be available for purchase. Children are allowed to accompany parents and eat off their plates.

No pets are allowed under the Corks & Chefs tent. Thank you.

Stroller Hub
We have set up a designated area for parking strollers while parents enjoy Corks & Chefs.

Rain Policy
Rain or Shine

Refund Policy
No refunds are offered due to severe weather cancellations. However, C&C will honor Saturday tickets at Sunday’s Corks & Chefs event.

Proceeds Benefit:
Corks & Chefs proceeds benefit art educational programming for kids at the 33rd annual festival. If you wish to receive a donation form for any ticket revenue due to cancellation, please contact us directly at or 205-595-6306. Thank you!