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Frequently Asked Questions

The Beale Street Entertainment District has multiple secured & inexpensive parking garages and surface lots within footsteps of the district. Visit Downtown Memphis' Parking Guide for more detailed parking information.

Beale Street is within walking distance of ten hotels in downtown Memphis. The hotels within closest proximity are: The WestinThe Hampton Inn & Suites Beale StreetThe Peabody Hotel & The DoubleTree.

Yes. After 8pm or during designated special events, patrons must be 21 years of age or older or be accompanied their legal parent or guardian. After 11pm, all patrons must be 21 years of age or older and possess a valid id. Knives, guns and other weapons are not allowed to be brought onto Beale Street and backpacks & bags are subject to search.

In an effort to create the safest possible experience for our visitors to Beale Street, we will be utilizing the $5 Beale Street Security Fee on select Friday, Saturday and holiday nights. The security fee is used to help reduce crowd sizes and create the best possible visitor experience on Beale. The charge begins at 9:00 pm each night and is $5 per person. Payment of the security fee can be made with cash or debit/credit cards.