Status of Businesses and Attractions

Due to the health and safety of our visitors and community, some Memphis businesses and events are suspending activities. The lists below are being updated as announcements are made, but the information may not be completely up to date and everything is subject to change. If you plan to visit specific locations or attend events, please check directly with those entities for updates. Visitors are advised to consult ticket and reservation cancellation policies regarding individual plans.

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Mansion tours reduced to 25% capacity, you will have the unique opportunity to walk in Elvis’ footsteps like never before - in your own personal tour space spread out from other touring guests. Social distancing at its best!

Beale Street 

Beale Street is open and live music is back. See website for more info. 

Memphis Riverboat Cruises

Operating Friday-Sunday for sightseeing & dinner cruises. Buy tickets and learn more

Rock 'n' Soul Museum 

Open Wed-Sun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Rock ’n’ Soul Museum will offer half-price admission for Shelby County residents (with proof) through the end of June. With the discount, tickets will be $7.50 for adults and $5 for youth.

Memphis Music Hall of Fame

Open Wed-Sun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Memphis Music Hall of Fame will also offer half-price admission for Shelby County residents (with proof) through the end of June. Regular admission is $8.

Sun Studio 

Open as of June 1
Check the website for updated safety protocols.

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Open as of June 18
Check the website for updates and safety protocols.

Autozone Park & 901FC USL Soccer

Autozone Park will welcome a limited number of fans to 901FC matches starting on July 25 against Charlotte.
• Seating groups will be spaced 12 feet apart throughout the facility and masks will be required. A seating group is considered any ticket(s) that were purchased together.
• Health and temperature screenings upon entry.
• Bags will not be permitted (small clutch purse and clear bags allowed).
• Use of digital tickets.
• Limited concessions and cashless transactions.
• In-seat ordering and delivery.
• Zoned stadium with assigned entry gates.
• Staggered entry and exit times.

National Civil Rights Museum

Guests are required to purchase timed tickets online prior to visiting the Museum to maintain social distancing and capacity guidelines provided by health officials. Tickets may be purchased online prior to visiting. The museum initially will maintain 30% capacity, with a flow of 25 guests every 20 minutes.

The Peabody Duck March 

You can still watch the world-famous Peabody Ducks march daily at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. for free. The Peabody Ducks have never missed a day of work and have continued their daily red carpet marches even under the circumstances. 

The Children's Museum of Memphis 

Open as of June 16
New hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 9a-5p. Closed Mondays.

Historical Haunts

Memphis Ghost Walk, 2 in 1 Tour, and Haunted Memphis Bus Tour will begin again on May 22 with reduced size of our tour groups for easy social distancing. Guests will be required to wear a mask on our tours to promote the health of guests and staff.

A Tour of Possibilities

Join the Memphis Caravan Tour!  Follow the Tour of Possibilities van in your own vehicle and hear the tour live via Bluetooth and smart device. You will not only see sites connected to the struggles and triumphs of African Americans, but you will hear stories that will help connect the dots often not taught to us in school.

Backbeat Tours 

All tours (including the Ghost Walking Tour, Historic Walking Tour, and Memphis Bike Tour w/ Explore Bike Share) depart from our ticket counter at Aflred's Patio Bar on Beale St. The Discovery Tour will depart at 10 a.m. and the Memphis Mojo Tour at 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Wednesdays through the end of the month.

The tours are a great - and safe - way to cure the quarantine blues. Customers and guides on all tours will be required to wear a mask at all times (if you don't have one, they will provide one for you).

Backbeat Tours is also partnering with Explore Bike Share to provide *NEW* 8-person guided bike tours each Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. around the Downtown Memphis core. Beginning and ending at Backbeat’s ticket station at Alfred’s on Beale, participants will check out bikes from the FedExForum plaza’s Explore Bike Share station nearby or the Elvis Presley Statue station on Beale Street. 

Explore Bike Share will provide Backbeat Tour participants a special 24-hour access code for free rides
immediately following the tour.

Blues City Tours

With several packages to choose from, Blues City Sightseeing Tours are guided bus tours of Memphis and Tunica showcasing historic attractions.

Memphis HOP

The Memphis HOP lets visitors and residents discover the arts and culture at your own pace, hopping on and off to see the sites that appeal to you.

Memphis Zoo 

Check the Memphis Zoo homepage for a current count of how many visitors are in the zoo! All guests and zoo team members will be asked to wear facial covering consistent with in-public guidance.
• Guests will see markers placed around the zoo to make sure everyone remains six feet apart.
• Directional markers will be provided to guide guests throughout their visit.
• Guests and team members will have access to hand sanitizer stations.
• Various food items will be sold from kiosks that will be equipped with plexiglass barriers to protect all.
• To limit contact, the zoo will not accept cash. Major credit cards or Apple pay only.
• Zoo staff will be continuously cleaning all high-touch surfaces like windows, vending machines and more.

Below are the activities and facilities that are unavailable until further notice:
• All rides (trams, children’s rides, train)
• Playground
• Seasonal activities
• Keeper chats and shows
• Water play areas
• Indoor exhibits"

Shelby Farms Park 

At this time, Shelby Farms Park will remain open with restrictions to maintain safety guidelines during regular operating hours. 
• Park restaurant partners, Cheffie's Café and Coastal Fish Company, are open for delivery and to-go orders only. For more information, please click here.
• The Shelby Farms Stables is open to reservations only
• The Outback Off-Leash Dog Park is OPEN.
• Portable restrooms are located in the following locations: First Horizon Foundation Visitor Center, Horse Stables, Chickasaw Trail at Pine Lake Boathouse (near Woodland Discovery Playground), Greenline Wheelhouse at Greenline 0.0 mile marker, Germantown Trailhead at Wolf River Trails
• Outdoor fitness stations are temporarily closed.
• Woodland Discovery Playground is temporarily closed. 
• Laser Tag + Paintball are temporarily closed. 
• Go Ape Zipline and Treetop Adventure Course are temporarily closed.  
• All public restrooms, the Visitor Center, Lake's Edge Gift Shop, Bike Rentals and Boat Rentals are closed until further notice. 

Memphis Fire Museum 

The museum will be returning to its normal operating hours of 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Saturday.

Memphis Botanic Garden 

Only outdoor spaces are reopening currently. The Garden will control the numbers admitted to the grounds - if needed - to assure that social distancing practices are adhered to.
They strongly encourage:
• Groups of 10 or less
• Remaining six feet apart
• Wearing a Mask
• Staying home if sick
- There will be one set of bathrooms open on the grounds (behind the stage and adjacent to Sara’s Place). 
- The Nursery at the Garden (retail plant shop) will remain available for on-line purchases only at this time.
- The Children’s Garden will remain closed for now, as will other “high touch” areas like the iconic red bridge and Prehistoric Plant Trail. These features will be reopened as soon as it is safe to do so.
- All special indoor events remain canceled for the month of May.
- Fratelli’s restaurant is open for call-ahead orders with curbside pickup or on the grounds dining.  

The Dixon Gallery & Gardens

The Dixon galleries will reopen on July 19 with a maximum number of 50 visitors who may be inside at one time. All families or visitors arriving in small groups can not exceed 5 people and masks are required. Click here to reserve your free time slot. 

Tuesdays are pay as you wish and Saturdays are free entry to the museum and gardens. 

The Mississippi Terrace at Bass Pro Shops 

Big Cypress Lodge at the Pyramid will open a new patio space on May 22nd. The Mississippi Terrace has a couple of fire pits, a full bar, and a stage for live music in the future.

Shelby Forest State Park

Most Tennessee State Parks reopened for day-use visitation between 7 a.m. and sunset starting April 24, 2020. The public can access most trails, boat ramps, marinas, golf courses and other outdoor recreation opportunities. 

Edge Motor Museum

Open 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday 
12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday 
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday

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