May 03, 2017

Inaugural Taste of Five Points Celebrates the 130th Anniversary of Five Points South

Inaugural Taste of Five Points Celebrates the 130th Anniversary of Five Points South

Vulcan Park and Museum and the Five Points Alliance Join Forces to Unveil New Event for Birmingham 

Birmingham, Ala. — Vulcan Park and Museum and the newly formed Five Points Alliance will come together to bring Birmingham a new culinary and cultural event. A Taste of Five Points presented by Alagasco will take place at Vulcan Park and Museum on Tuesday, May 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

This event will celebrate the neighborhood’s 130th anniversary and will also serve as the culmination of the exhibit Patience, People, and the Plan: The Revitalization of Five Points South currently on display in the Linn-Henley Gallery at Vulcan Park and Museum.

Participating vendors include: Alexander Eton, Black Market Bar & Grill, Bottega, Buck Mulligans, Charlemagne Records, Chick-Fil-A, Dave’s Pub, Delta Blues, Dreamland BBQ, Good People Brewing Co., IIIS, Jim-N-Nicks, Little Italy, Orbit Salon, Pho Pho, Rucker Place / Savoie Catering, Starbucks, T-Bones, The Hotel Highland, The J. Clyde, the UPS Store, and Zydeco. More are being added daily.

“The idea behind this event is to shed light on all that the Five Points South neighborhood has to offer,” said Morgan Berney Black, Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Vulcan Park and Museum. “Guests will get a taste of it all and experience the best of landmark culinary hot-spots, trendy retail, and lively entertainment.”

At the event, a specialty Five Points cocktail will be revealed thanks to Dave’s Pub and Jose Cuervo Tradicional.

Advanced tickets are $30 for an individual and $50 for a couple. These are available for purchase at At the gate, single tickets will be $35 and couple tickets will be $55. Each ticket holder will receive a coupon for a complimentary beer from Good People Brewing Company.

A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the new master plan project underway by the Five Points Alliance.

Additional support for this event is provided by Michael and Barvette Patterson, Commute Smart, 97.3 Play, AL Outdoor, Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Birmingham Mountain Radio, and ZeeKee Interactive.

Please contact Morgan Berney Black for more details by emailing or call 205.933.1409 x.107.


2017 Taste of Five Points Press Release