Music Midtown is a large Atlanta music festival held in Piedmont Park near the Midtown MARTA station and the Arts Center MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. MARTA, bicycle or Uber/Lyft are the recommended commute options due to large crowds and limited parking. See below for car-free travel options.

MARTA Midtown Station

Take the main 10th Street exit out of the station and turn right (turn left on 10th Street if using the Federal Reserve station exit). Walk about 15-20 minutes to the 12th Street (turn left on Piedmont Avenue) or 10th Street/Charles Allen entrance. You can also board bus 27 at the Midtown MARTA station. It is free to ride the bus if you are transferring from the train, just tap your Breeze card when you enter the bus and exit at 14th Street and Piedmont Avenue next to the park and walk south to 12th Street.

MARTA Arts Center Station

To avoid some crowds, you can also exit at the Arts Center MARTA station and head to the Park Drive/Bridge entrance gate. Take the West Peachtree Street exit out of the station and turn left  then left again on 15th Street and walk up the hill to Peachtree Street. Turn right on Peachtree and walk to 14th Street and turn left. Enter the park at the end of 14th Street and walk straight through the sports fields and around the lake to the left by the tennis courts. Walking time is approximately 25 minutes.

Bike

The BeltLine Eastside Trail connects with Piedmont Park. Access the trail behind the Publix at Ansley Mall, next to Ponce de Leon Place in Virginia-Highland, in Old Fourth Ward Park, near the Carter Center via the Freedom Trail PATH, Inman Park/Inman Park MARTA station and off the Edgewood Avenue bike trail. You can also bring your bike with you on MARTA.

MARTA + Uber

If you are taking Uber or connecting with Uber at a MARTA station, use promo code MARTAGuide to get $20 off your first ride.

Insider Tips

  • Download and use the MARTA On the Go app to get real-time train arrival information
  • The Lindbergh Center MARTA station has the closest free daily parking
  • Purchase your MARTA fare before the weekend of the event to avoid waiting in lines. You can buy fare cards and fare online. Allow five business days if you are buying a Breeze Card and having it sent in the mail. Otherwise, you can reload fare on an existing card via the website. Allow one hour for fare to load for MARTA rail and 24 hours for bus fare.

More Information

5 MARTA Tips for Music Midtown
Music Midtown Festival Map
Music Midtown Tickets
MARTA Parking
MARTA Trip Planning Options