Directions to the Kentuck Festival of the Arts

October 18 & 19, 2014


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3501 5th Street, Northport, Alabama 35476 or call us at 205-758-1257

From Atlanta: (200 miles) Take I-20/I-59 from Atlanta to Birmingham. Loop south of Birmingham on I-459 and then hop back on I-20/I-59 to Tuscaloosa. Take Exit 71B (I-359) and follow Highway 69 North through downtown Tuscaloosa. Cross the Black Warrior River and take the first Northport exit (at the end of the bridge). Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp. Travel 5 blocks to Kentuck Park.

From Birmingham: (60 miles) Take I-20/I-59 to Tuscaloosa. Take Exit 71B (I-359/U.S.69N) through downtown Tuscaloosa. Cross the Black Warrior River and take the first Northport exit (at the end of the bridge). Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp. Travel 5 blocks to Kentuck Park.

From Columbus, Miss: (60 miles) Take Highway 82 toward Tuscaloosa. In Northport, Highway 82 will intersect with Highway 69S. At that traffic light, take a right on to Lurleen Wallace Blvd.  Travel approximately 2 miles to the downtown Northport/5th Street exit and follow signs for shuttle parking or to Kentuck Park.

From Montgomery: (100 miles) In Montgomery take Highway 82 toward Tuscaloosa. In Tuscaloosa, cross Skyland Blvd. and travel about 2 blocks. Get on I-20/I-59 traveling southwest toward Meridian. Travel about 1 mile to exit 71B (I-359/69N) and follow through downtown Tuscaloosa. Cross the Black Warrior River and take the first exit off the Bridge (Northport). Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp (5th Street). Travel 5 blocks to Kentuck Park.

From New Orleans: (300 miles) From New Orleans take I-59 toward Meridian. Continue past Meridian to Tuscaloosa. Take exit 71B (I359/69N) through downtown Tuscaloosa and cross the Black Warrior River. Take first Northport exit (at the end of the bridge). At bottom of ramp, turn left (5th Street). Travel 5 blocks to Kentuck Park.

Alternate Routes to avoid football game traffic: From I -59/I-20 take Exit 68 and get on the toll bridge (75cents) connecting I-59/I-20 to Highway 82. Cross the Black Warrior River and continue straight on Industrial Park Road to Highway 82.  Turn right and travel H-82 to Lurleen Wallace Blvd. (H-69s).  Turn right and travel approximately 2 miles to the downtown Northport/5th Street exit.  Follows sign to Kentuck Park or to Shuttle parking sites throughout downtown Northport.

NOTE:  Traffic will again be routed one-way on 5th Street from downtown Northport to Kentuck Park exiting traffic from festival grounds will be directed to travel west Robert Cardinal Road and on to Highway 82.