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There's never been a better time, or as many opportunities, to experience, explore, dine with locals and adventure outside in Memphis.

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Rockabilly Rides - Cruise Memphis with mid-century swagger by booking a tour with Rockabilly Rides. Drivers are local musicians who can't wait to share the rhythm of the city and the beat behind every stop, illuminating Memphis' magical, musical stories.

Graceland Exhibition Center - Opened in May 2019 the new Exhibition Centre presents incredible rotating showcases starting with an exhibit by National Geographic and others featuring Muhammad Ali and A Century of the American Motorcycle.

Mighty Lights - the nightly light show combines a colourful, synchronised display and two iconic bridges over the Mississippi River.

AutoZone Park - home to the Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A Champions!) and a new United Soccer League team, Memphis 901 FC, Catch all of the action inside this nationally acclaimed venue in the heart of downtown. &

World Golf Championships - FedEx St. Jude Invitational - 29 June - 5 July 2020 the world's best golfers will compete in the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitation in Memphis - benefitting one of the city's most impactful nonprofits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Don't Miss 2020 Events:

  • Jan - International Blues Challenge
  • Jan - Elvis' 85th Birthday Celebration
  • Apr - Africa in April
  • Apr-Aug - Peabody Rooftop Parties
  • May - Memphis in May Salutes Ghana, Beale Street Music Festival, World Championship BBQ Contest
  • July - WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv.
  • Aug - Elvis Week
  • Sept - Southern Heritage Classic
  • Oct - Mempho Music Festival
  • Nov - Indie Memphis Film Festival
  • Dec - St. Jude Memphis Marathon

Recent Accolades:

  • Food & Wine Magazine / Best Burgers in the US - John T. Burger at Hog & Hominy ranked #1, Dyer's Cheeseburger ranked #18
  • CNN - Best Places to Visit in May
  • Southern Living / The South's Best Festivals - Memphis in May ranked #4
  • / Best Bike Cities in America
  • US News & World Report / The 17 Best Affordable Destinations in the US - Memphis ranked #6
  • Home To Go - Best Destinations for Millennials in 2019
  • Frommers - Best Places To Go In 2019
  • Travel Channel - Hottest Southern Destination of 2019

See the ultimate guide to Memphis Events at #MustBeMemphis #ILoveMemphis


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