A favored event among local foodies, the annual Best Memphis Burger Fest will be held on August 28th, at Tiger Lane, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Talented locals and restauranteurs will participate in this cooking competition, which is sponsored by Best Memphis Burger Blog and Memphis Paws, Inc.

The festival runs from 10:30 am to 6 pm with live music playing throughout the day. Cooking teams will compete in four categories: best Memphis burger, best veggie burger, best anything-but-beef burger and best extreme/creative burger. Teams also will kick off the day with an early morning Bloody Mary competition. Meanwhile, hungry attendees can participate in burger eating contests. In addition, there will be vendors, food trucks, pet adoption opportunities, corn hole, kids pickle eating contest and more.

When: August 28, 2016, 10:30am – 6:00pm

Where: Tiger Lane – The Liberty Bowl Stadium

Admission: $10 per person – 12 yrs and older.  VIP All Access $50.  Buy Tickets Online and avoid long lines at the gate.

$10 Admission Covers…

  • Parking
  • Entry into the festival
  • Live music on stage
  • Access to the Jack Pirtle’s Chicken Kidzone: $5 entry / $10 all day
  • Local vendors selling their wares,
  • Eating competitions
  • Cooking teams sharing their burger samples for a small
    suggested donation to Memphis Paws

$50 Admission Covers…

  • Everything the $10 tickets gets you and…
  • Access to a shaded, covered, air-conditioned tent
  • Catered food 12pm – 2pm
  • Sponsored beer and other liquid samples
  • 2 All Day Kidzone passes
  • 1 Burger Fest Souvenir Cup
  • 1 Burger Fest T-shirt
  • 1 Burger Fest Event Poster

What Bands are playing?

  • The Fast Mothers – 12:00 pm
  • Frankie Hollie & The Noise – 2:00 PM
  • Allen, Mack, Myers, Moore –  3:30 pm

Come out and enjoy a delicious, juicy burger - because Memphis is more than just BBQ!


By and photo credit: bestmemphisburgerfest.com