Huntsville offers designated Arts & Entertainment Districts to help animate urban areas of Huntsville by attracting cultural events, entertainment and dining. To complement the outdoor activities within these districts, patrons are allowed to purchase an alcoholic beverage from a Permittee and carry it outdoors to consume.


There are three Arts & Entertainment Districts:

 

1. QUIGLEY (Combined with MERIDIAN)

Meridian district merged into Quigley district with connections through the Gateway Greenway and along Meridian Street. Quigley encompasses the heart of downtown Huntsville, including the Courthouse Square, Big Spring Park, Von Braun Center, Huntsville Museum of Art, the Lumberyard area and surrounding restaurants and bars. Its namesake is E.P. Quigley, was a surveyor who created a street map of Huntsville 115 years ago.

Hours: Monday through Sunday, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.


2. VILLAGE OF PROVIDENCE

Boundaries: Along Providence Main Street

Hours: Monday through Sunday, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.


3. S.R. BUTLER GREEN

Boundaries: Encompasses the current Campus No. 805 complex and stretches east toward downtown to include the Salty Nut brewery and several adjacent areas that face Clinton Avenue. The district extends west of Campus No. 805, down 4th street, to include the Stovehouse Complex.

Hours:  Monday through Sunday, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS MAP


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Look for painted signage on the sidewalks that indicate the boundary lines.

Arts and Entertainment boundaries

No, patrons cannot bring their own alcoholic beverages into the district.

There are 24 clubs, restaurants and bars (all on-premise alcoholic beverage licensed retailers) in the arts and entertainment districts that may apply for a permit to sell drinks “to go” in a special district plastic cup.

Patrons are welcome to explore the Arts & Entertainment district while carrying their drink, however, they will not be able to enter any other licensed establishment with their beverage, including the original place of purchase. Businesses that do not serve alcoholic beverages may elect to allow patrons into their establishments carrying a beverage.

No alcohol is permitted in parking lots and parking garages.

There are currently 24 eligible restaurants within the two districts. Participating establishments have been asked to display signs near their entrance.

 

Contact
  • Phone:
    256-564-8008
  • Address:
    Zoning Enforcement OfficeCity Hall, 2nd Floor308 Fountain Circle,Huntsville, AL, 35801View Map
  • Hours:
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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