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Can't-Miss Spring Events

Check out these unforgettable experiences.

It doesn't matter which weekend you decide to visit this spring, there's something happening in Memphis. Whether it's a food festival, cultural celebration, award winning play, or rockin' concert, you'll find the party or maybe the party will find you. 

Memphis Redbirds AAA Baseball

April - August
Have a grand slam of a good time with the best Minor League baseball team in the country. The St. Louis Cardinals affiliate serves up a home run at every Redbirds game with fun activities and games to keep everyone in their seats beyond the 7th inning stretch. Select games even include a fireworks show at the end!

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Overton Square Crawfish Festival

Venture to the heart of Midtown Memphis to enjoy delicious crawfish (as well as barbecue, carnival food and more) amongst a sea of your new best friends! Thousands of local Memphians and tourists take over the streets of Overton Square for this all-day festival to celebrate Cajun country’s favorite dish. Can’t make the Overton Square Crawfish Festival? No worries. Memphis loves crawfish! Attend the Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival or Harbor Town Crawfish Festival during your visit.

Peabody Rooftop Parties

April to August
Party on the most happenin’ rooftop in Memphis! If you’re 21+, kick off your weekend at the Peabody Memphis hotel’s weekly rooftop party. Every Thursday throughout Spring and Summer, the Peabody welcomes a live DJ and weekly headliner for the ultimate Memphis party. Several bars, a large dance floor, a VIP area and a beautiful view of the Mississippi River’s sunset set the tone for a memorable dance party in Memphis.

Bacon & Bourbon Festival

Welcome to the epitome of Southern comfort. The Memphis Flyer’s Bacon & Bourbon Festival is a sellout affair that combines savory bacon, BBQ and distilled spirits for a delicious time. Locally-owned restaurants offer dozens of food samples and up to 15 samples of smooth bourbon throughout the event. All guests must be 21+.

Africa In April Cultural Awareness Festival

Experience West Africa in Memphis at this annual multiday festival. Traditional foods, authentic garb, a cultural marketplace, arts and crafts history and soul-stirring music bring Downtown Memphis to life during this rich celebration of African heritage and culture.

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Beale Street Music Festival

Dates: May 4-6
About: Three days, four stages, and over 60 world-class acts. The largest music festival in Memphis takes over Downtown’s Tom Lee Park every year and features every genre of music in an unmatched lineup of top talent. This year’s performers include Jill Scott, Kings of Leon, Soundgarden Widespread Panic, Snoop Dogg, Sturgill Simpson, Ludacris, Death Cab for Cutie, Wiz Kahlifa and MGMT among others.

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There's something for everybody in Memphis. Check out these upcoming events.

Spring Events & Festivals

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