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Presented by:
Alabama Power

Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau
Kinetic Communications
Birmingham Magazine
StyleBlueprint

Taste. Sip. Repeat.

The 22nd annual Corks & Chefs is an explosion of flavors and the place where food from Birmingham restaurants is paired with wine, craft beer, spirits, cocktails, and special tasting seminars & demos, all inside a downtown contemporary art festival.

Date
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Hours
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. each day

Where
Linn Park (look for the large white tent in front of City Hall on Short 20th Street)

Early Bird Tickets Sale (March 22 – April 5, 2019)
Advance Tickets Sale (April 6-26, 2019)

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2019 Corks & Chefs Tickets

DAY TICKET
$40 Early Bird
$45 Advance
$50 Door
INCLUDES: One (1) Taste @ each Featured Restaurant, Unlimited Wine & Beer Sampling, One (1) Cocktail Selection, a Stemless Glass, and Admission to Magic City Art Connection

COMBO SAT/SUN TICKET
$70 Early Bird
$80 Advance
$90 Door
INCLUDES ON EACH DAY: One (1) Taste @ each Featured Restaurant, Unlimited Wine & Beer Sampling, One (1) Cocktail Selection, a Stemless Glass, and Admission to Magic City Art Connection

DAY TICKET – VIP
$50 early bird
$60 Advance
$70 Door
INCLUDES: One (1) Taste @ each Featured Restaurant, Unlimited Wine & Beer Sampling, Two (2) Cocktail Selections, One (1) Center Room Guided Tasting Seminar, a Stemless Glass, and Admission to Magic City Art Connection

COMBO SAT/SUN TICKET – VIP
$90 early bird
$100 Advance
INCLUDES ON EACH DAY: One (1) Taste @ each Featured Restaurant, Unlimited Wine & Beer Sampling, Two (2) Cocktail Selections, One (1) Saturday + One (1) Sunday Center Room Guided Tasting Seminar, a Stemless Glass, and Admission to Magic City Art Connection

2019 Line Ups – TO DATE!
Click here to see 2019’s restaurant line up to date.
Click here to see 2019 cocktail bar features –  wine  & craft beer partners coming soon!
Click here to see the 2019 Center Room Seminar features to date.

Purchase Deadlines
Advance tickets: 
Friday, April 26 @ midnight
Online Purchases Only – No advance tickets will be sold at the park Friday.
Door tickets:
Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28:
Purchase at one of the 2 Festival Gates.

VOUCHER = ENTRY
All ticket holders must present InstaGift voucher with bar codes at one of the 2 Entry Gates.
Ticket must be printed on paper, or presented on a smart phone using your InstaGift link/app.

FESTIVAL ENTRY GATES

Festival Entry Gates will be located at 2 entrance points in Linn Park:
Northwest Gate – Northwest corner of Linn Park at Rev Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd (formerly 8th Ave North) & Short 20th Street
South Gate – Park Place & 20th Street

Check in – Will Call
Corks & Chefs ticket(s) will be scanned / redeemed at the Festival Entry Gates.

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

Pets
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 in case of Saturday cancellation. If you wish to receive a donation form for any ticket revenue due to cancellation, please contact us directly at MCAC@FindArtBirmingham.com 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. Corks & Chefs profits help support the Festival, plus the free art-field-trip for 1200 Bham School 3rd & 4th graders on Friday, April 26 and hundreds more children who, over the 3 day event, experience Imagination Festival’s interactive workshops and art experiences that engaged their imaginations and cognitive skills.

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 Business Journal, B-Metro, Homewood Life MagazineHoover’s MagazineIron City Ink, Over the Mountain Journal, Mountain Brook MagazineShelby Living, Starnes MediaStyle BlueprintThis is AlabamaVestavia Hills Magazine for announcing Corks & Chefs 2019!

Early Bird Tickets Sale (March 22 – April 5, 2019)
Advance Tickets Sale (April 6-26, 2019)

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