Directions & Parking for Alabaster CityFest

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2022 CityFest Map

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FREE Parking & FREE Shuttles

Alabaster CityFest is located in Alabaster, Alabama, at 1921 Warrior Parkway, on the grounds of Thompson High School.

The public parking areas will fill in the following order: Thompson High School, then Thompson Middle School on Warrior Drive, then Alabaster Municipal Park. Once the high school parking lot is full, FREE shuttles will begin picking up at Thompson Middle School (100 Warrior Drive, Alabaster), and will then begin picking up at Alabaster Municipal Park once the middle school lot is full. Shuttle services will run until the end of the event.


Venue – Thompson High School

1921 Warrior Parkway, Alabaster, AL

From Montgomery AL (taking I-65 North)

  • Take Exit 238 Alabaster/Saginaw
  • Turn left onto Hwy 31 N
  • At 2nd traffic light, turn left onto Hwy 119 S (Montevallo Rd)
  • Go 1.3 miles and turn right onto Thompson Road (next to Larry Simmons Stadium)
  • G0 1.1 miles, the entrance to Thompson High School is on the left

From Birmingham AL (taking I-65 South)

  • Take Exit 238 Alabaster/Saginaw
  • Turn right on Hwy 31 N
  • At 1st traffic light, turn left onto Hwy 119 S (Montevallo Rd)
  • Go 1.3 miles and turn right onto Thompson Road (next to Larry Simmons Stadium)
  • G0 1.1 miles, the entrance to Thompson High School is on the left

VIP Parking

VIP Parking is located at Thompson High School

  • enter the school from Thompson Road
  • follow the VIP Parking signs (see map above)
  • must have a VIP Parking Pass or All-Access Pass in order to enter VIP parking areas

Vendor Parking

VENDOR Parking is located at Thompson High School

  • enter the school from Thompson Road
  • follow the VENDOR Parking signs (see map above)
  • must have a VENDOR Parking Pass or in order to enter VENDOR parking areas

GENERAL Parking

GENERAL Parking begins at Thompson High School

  • enter the school from Thompson Road or Kent Dairy Road
  • parking assistants will direct you to general parking areas
  • general parking is available in areas marked in GREEN (see map above)
  • general parking is also available in lots in front and behind the football stadium (not shown on map)
  • when the high school parking lots are full, General Parking will shift to the Thompson Middle School, then the Alabaster Municipal Park – free shuttle buses will pick up from these locations and drop off at CityFest.
  • Shuttle buses will run all day picking up and dropping off at all onsite and offsite parking lots

Cruise-In Car Show Parking

Cruise-In Car Show is located at the Thompson High School

  • enter the school from Thompson Road
  • follow the CRUISE-IN CAR SHOW signs (see map above)
  • more details will be provided by the coordinator once finalized