Preview Party, presented by the City of Birmingham and Alagasco is the official kick-off event for Birmingham Restaurant Week, presented by Regions Bank.
On Wednesday, August 9, Five Points South’s Pickwick Plaza will be transformed into a pop-up entertainment district featuring some of Birmingham’s best restaurants serving up savory bites along with beer, wine and spirits! Enjoy live music from Eric Essex, a Sidewalk Theater featuring two food documentaries and a cookbook signing from Food Network’s Martie Duncan all within one block. Get your tickets now by clicking here!
When: August 9, 2017
Where: Pickwick Plaza in Five Points South – event entrance on 20th Street South
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Complimentary valet to the Five Points Parking Deck will be available to all event attendees.
Cantina, Delta Blues, Oscar’s, Skycastle, Slice, T-bones, Pho Pho Vietnamese & Sushi, Black Market Bar & Grill, Cocina Superior, Dreamland BBQ, Michael’s, East 59, Ovenbird, Flip, Cosecha Urban Kitchen, Taj India, Rusty’s BBQ
ADVANCE TICKET PRICING
***Space is limited, so here’s your last chance to get tickets before we sell out! Click here to get your ticket now.
Single Advance Ticket – $35.00
Couple Advance Ticket – $60.00
GATE TICKET PRICING
Single At Gate Ticket – $45.00
Couple At the Gate Ticket – $70.00
When you purchase, you will receive a general ticket that includes one drink from the cash bar and eight tasting tickets for food and/or drink samples during the event. A cash bar will be on site.
Want more tasting tickets? No problem! It’s easy to purchase more for just $1 per ticket by visiting the Urban Food Project booth inside Pickwick Plaza during the event.
PREVIEW PARTY FEATURES
This year, we’ve got some awesome new features that you won’t want to miss!
The Tasting Room – A beverage expo featuring products from Red Diamond Coffee & Tea, Avondale Brewing Company, Alabama Crown Distributing Co. and Coopers’ Craft Bourbon. Tasting tickets can be used for beverage samples.
The Red Clay Bar – Make sure to visit our cash pop-up bar, which will be featuring summer drink specials and cocktails only to be found at this event.
Magic City Cravings Book Signing – Martie Duncan, author of the award-winning cookbook Birmingham’s Best Bites, will be signing and selling copies with proceeds going to Children’s Hospital.
The POP-UP Theater – Two food documentaries, “Johnny’s Greek & Three” and “The New Orleans Sazerac,” both from the Sidewalk Film Festival, will be featured for your viewing pleasure.
After opening Chocolatà Artisanal Chocolatier in 2017, Kathy D’Agostino has enjoyed watching the once quiet streets of downtown Birmingham come back to life. REV sat down with her to learn more about how she landed here, where she thinks the city is heading, and why Chocolata believes in Birmingham.