Sunset Over the Mississippi River. Photo by Andrea Zucker.Tom Lee Park hosts the World International Barbecue Cooking Contest annually in May. Photo by Marvin Garcia.Romantic View of the Mississippi River from Tom Lee Park. Photo by Marvin Garcia.

Tom Lee Park

South Riverside Drive
Memphis, TN 38103

Tom Lee Park is a 30-acre stretch perfect for picnics, jogging, walking, cycling or just grabbing a bench for the best view of a sunset over the Mississippi River. Take a stroll on the River Line which runs through Tom Lee Park and connects Harbor Town on Mud Island to Martyrs Park. The park is home to many festivals and events throughout the year with the largest being the Memphis in May International Festival where thousands gather for the Beale Street Music Festival and World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

  • Area
    • Downtown
  • COVID-19 Availability
    • Open
  • Facility Amenities
    • Free Admission