Explore The Core

Horse drawn carriages trot down Main Street's cobblestone walkways past bustling bars and local restaurants. Explore Memphis history and heritage in the heart of downtown.

peabody duck march

The Peabody Memphis

The original Peabody's history dates back to 1869. And since 1925 a newer, grander Peabody has been welcoming guests through it's doors on Second and Union. Experience the grand lobby, fine dining, seasonal rooftop parties, and world-famous duck march at the historic 4-star hotel. 

Music at Center for Southern Folklore Memphis

Center For Southern Folklore

Immerse yourself in the history of Southern music, tradition and culture. Dine, shop, and enjoy frequent live music performances throughout each week.

Redbirds Autozone Park

AutoZone Park

Known as one of the top minor league baseball parks in the country, Autozone Park is home to the AAA Memphis Redbirds, an affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. Grab a hot dog, barbecue nachos, shaved ice or soft serve and enjoy a fun day with the family.

Cotton Museum - Andrea Zucker

Cotton Museum

Visit the former Cotton Exchange building and learn more about the fabric of our lives® and how the cash crop contributed to the rise of the Mid-south region. 

Rendezvous Ribs

Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous

The mouth-watering aroma of authentic Memphis barbecue will be the first thing you'll notice as you make your way down the dark alley to this world-famous barbecue restaurant. Rendezvous has been serving up delicious, smoky flavor since 1948 and has all the original Memphis charm to prove it. 

People sharing crawfish at the crawfish festival memphis

Food Festivals

Wether you're getting spicy at the Southern Hot Wing Festival or cracking crawfish at the Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival, you'll enjoy live performances, delicious food, and a whole lot of fun with friends. 

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