Galleries, bars, cafes, cultural venues and outdoor public spaces across Digbeth and in Southside will host events during Birmingham Weekender, which is produced by Culture Central.
A detailed programme is set to be revealed by the end of summer to match the previous lively festivals in 2017 and 2015.
Emily Labhart, Producer of Birmingham Weekender said: "The festival is a huge celebration of the dynamic arts and cultural scene in the city. It presents the perfect opportunity to showcase the artists and organisations that work year-round to make great things happen for the people of Birmingham.
"With everything from exhibitions to workshops, to performances through to walking tours - I can't wait for us to shine a spotlight on this part of the Birmingham."
The previous festival included vibrant theatrical events