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Things To Do In Memphis: Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Memphis 2019

by Melissa Thompson


The spooky season has officially arrived and there’s fun to be had all month long. Make the most of it with arts and crafts, movies, costume contests, terrifying tours, haunted boogie downs, and more.

RECURRING EVENTS

Haunted Maze at Mid-South Maze
Oct. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 31, 7 – 10 PM

On Fridays and Saturdays after 7 PM, the ghouls and goblins take over the maze at the Agricenter. Have fun trying to find your way out while fending off whatever’s hiding in that corn.

Shadowlands Festival of Fear & Hysteria Haunted Hayride
Oct. 4 – 31
Fridays & Saturdays 7-11 | Sundays 7-10 | Oct. 31st 7-10

A horrific secret hides in the corn and woods behind Jones Orchard. This cursed land is swarming with monsters and mayhem. Can you make your way through the winding journey alive? Take on the corn maze, or get on board the Hysteria Haunted Hayride if you dare.

Monster Market 2019
October 1-31
Tue-Sat 12-8pm | Sun 12-5pm

The third annual Monster Market pop-up will be open all month on Main Street featuring art, apparel, and housewares from over 70 makers. Swing by the
Grand Opening Celebration on October 5th and enjoy spooky cocktails (both boooozy and non-alcoholic), freaky treats, and projected horror movies while you shop!

The Parting Paranormal Pop-Up Tour + Bar & Lounge
Oct. 11 – Oct. 19

Something wicked lurks below the Evergreen Theatre and this Paranormal Popup puts you right on the path of danger!

When the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811 occurred a mysterious sinkhole appeared at 1705 Poplar Ave. Reports of apparitions and strange creatures lurking in the area pre-date any human structure. The Ritz theatre, built over the sinkhole in 1927 brought the escape of the movies, but the glitz and glamour would quickly turn sinister. Visitors of THE PARTING are invited on an unusual and creepy encounter with the macabre and menacing inhabitants of the Evergreen Theatre.

Paranormal Cirque
Thursday, Oct. 17 – Sunday, Oct. 20

Paranormal Cirque is an innovative horror story for MATURE audiences featuring a truly unique fusion of circus, illusion, theatre, and cabaret in perfect harmony. The result is the evolution of a show that takes you into a world of dreams…….. or perhaps more accurately a world of nightmares and fantasies!

Zoo Boo
Oct. 18 – 31

Everyone’s favorite SPOOKtacular event is back for SEVEN nights of fright! Le Bonheur Zoo Boo happens the last two weekends of October. This event features candy stations and hayrides, straw mazes, and magic shows, plus so much more! Zoo Boo is fun for ghosts and goblins of all ages.

Boo-ingo & Costume Contest
Oct. 24 – 29

Make your way to bingo at one of four locations this month and get an extra card for wearing your costume. Prizes for Best Costume are up for grabs.

Hocus Pocus Trivia in Memphis
Wednesday, Oct. 9 & Tuesday, Oct. 29

Get ready for Halloween by flying your vacuum to play ‘Hocus Pocus’ Trivia. Play at Loflin Yard, LBOE, or Rec Room on October 9th, or head to Dan McGuiness Southaven, Railgarten, Or Highland Axe & Rec on Oct. 29th.

Memphis Ghost Walk
Weekends throughout October, 8 PM

The Memphis Ghost Walk explores the macabre and dark history of downtown Memphis. Escape into the past with the entertaining and knowledgeable guides of Historical Haunts Memphis. You’ll visit sites of hauntings taken from local legends, official records, and their own professional paranormal investigations.

Princeton James presents a “Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Experience” 
Oct. 26 at 12 PM & Oct. 27 at 8 PM

The “Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Experience” is an interactive event where you could possibly be dining with a murderer. Your package will include a theatrical experience, live music, poetry, comedy, and some amazing cuisine.

Crosstown Arthouse Presents Double Horror Features
Oct. 10th, 17th, & 24th

The Crosstown Arthouse Weekly Film Series is screening double horror features in October that include a silent movie accompanied by live music! Screenings will take place at The Crosstown Theater on October 10, 17th, and 24th. Doors are at 7:00 and the first film will begin at 7:30. Entry is $10 for the double feature nights. Also, as a part of the Crosstown Concourse Trunk or Treat celebration on October 31st, they’re doing a free 6:00p screening of House on Haunted Hill.

ONE-TIME EVENTS

Halloween Make & Take
Sunday, Sept. 29, 2 PM

Pop into Board & Brush and craft until your heart’s content. They’re offering 4 different projects at $20 each. Make one or all three at this family-friendly event.

Woodruff Fontaine 3 hr Lights Out Ghost Hunt!
Friday, Oct. 4, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Bring your digital audio recorder and camera to the historic Woodruff Fontaine House for an evening of learning how to set-up and conduct a paranormal investigation. Each group is led by a paranormal investigator to guide you on your own investigation. Reserve your spot at historicalhauntsmemphis.com

CANDYLAND: A Costume Party
Saturday, Oct. 5, 7 PM

Kick-off Halloween season with a whimsical costume party at the Memphis Zoo with Chef Phillip Ashley Rix and friends. Wear your very best costume, enjoy catered fare, host bars and the night filled with 80’s and 90’s party music, all to the backdrop of hippos and crocodiles of the Zambezi River! There will be a grown-up trick or treat trail with gifts and prizes set up throughout the venue, a costume contest, and dancing.

Creepville Market
Saturday, Oct. 5, 12 PM – 6 PM

Join Mint Cream at Midtown Crossing Grill for a popup featuring Spooky Art, Oddities & Curiosities, Vintage Halloween, Creepy Crafts & more. Win prizes in the raffle, or try your luck spinning the wheel.

Crafts & Candy Apples – Parent/Kid Workshop – Ages 6+
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2 PM – 4 PM

Head to Board & Brush for a mini sign workshop and enjoy a complimentary Candy Apple Bar! Ages 6+. Select a design from more than 20 options. They provide all the materials and instruct you step-by-step to create an awesome wood project. Choose from a variety of paint and wood stain colors in the workshop. The cost for a workshop is $35 and pre-registration is required.

Monsters, Inc. Party at Primas
Sunday, Oct. 6, 1:30 PM – 3 PM

Join Primas Bakery and Boutique as they celebrate Halloween early with a Monsters, Inc. Tea Party! Enjoy “Monster” themed treats for 2 with a selection of tea, coffee, and punch while watching the movie! Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Halloween Male Revue Tour in Memphis
Friday, Oct. 11, 9 PM

Some gentlemen at the Tropicana want to get your heart racing with their moves if that’s what you’re into.

Cemetery Cinema: Ghostbusters
Friday, Oct. 11th, 7 PM

Head to to Elmwood Cemetery for a screening Ghostbusters, sponsored by Simmons Bank. Tickets are $20.

Film: Nightmare Before Christmas
Saturday, Oct. 12, 7 PM

Enjoy a free family-friendly movie at Levitt Shell. Picnic baskets, beverages, blankets, and lawn chairs are always welcome. They also offer food and beverages for sale in the ShellEats community area.

Haunted Dinner on Stage
Thursday, Oct. 17, 6 PM – 8:30 PM

The Orpheum’s Haunted Dinner on Stage is back just in time for Halloween! See the Orpheum Theatre through a ghostly lens when you dine with the spirits and learn all about the paranormal activity that has been part of Orpheum lore since the 1920s.

The evening will include themed cocktails, a three-course meal with a variety of desserts, a self-guided tour of the backstage murals, and more.

Le Bonheur Pumpkin Run 5k
Saturday, Oct. 19, 8 AM 

Support Le Bonheur and the children they serve by participating in the Le Bonheur Pumpkin Run 5k & Family Walk. Kids 10 and younger can also participate in the 400m kids’ fun run. Children are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costumes and enjoy the post-race Boo Bash, which will include entertainment, food and many fun activities for kids of all ages!

Netflix & Drink: Halloween Bar Crawl Memphis
Saturday, Oct. 19th, 4 PM

We Love Pub Crawls invites you to dress up as your favorite ‘Flix-inspired character and bar hop starting at the Silly Goose. Enjoy food and drink specials the whole way and 80s & 90s DJ parties. 

Velvetina’s Blood Moon Revue
Saturday, Oct. 19, 6:30 PM

Velvetina Taylor returns to Mollie Fontaine Lounge with an intriguing, immersive production, right in time for Halloween. You’re invited to Velvetina’s Blood Moon Revue, an alluring, interactive dinner show experience, unlike any other. Enjoy the spine-tingling mix of lively burlesque, magic, tarot, and spooky surprises.

5th Annual Memphis Monster Mash
Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 PM

One of the hottest Halloween parties in Memphis is back, with proceeds benefitting Mystic Krew of Pegasus – Memphis who are raising money for Shelby County Drug Court!

Enjoy an OPEN BAR, OPEN DANCE FLOOR, a DJ, DRAG SHOW and finger foods, eye-pleasing bartenders, cash prizes for best costume, and a chance to win tickets to see Elton John in Memphis.

Friends Halloween Trivia in Memphis
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7 PM

Invite your friends to play “Friends” Trivia (The One with Questions About the Halloween Episode and Other Spooky Stuff from Friends) at LBOE, Loflin Yard, or Rec Room.

Haunted Happenings: A Victorian Carnival
Friday, Oct. 25, 6 PM

The resident spirits of Woodruff-Fontaine Mansion request the pleasure of your company for dining and dancing to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve! For Your Pleasure: Paranormal Investigators,
Tarot Readers, Magician Jeffrey Day, Games, Face Painting, Food Trucks, and Poleluminati Performing Arts.

Join them as mischief unfolds and walk the darkened halls as spectral docents lead the way. Hear the stories of people long past, as the dead become living for one night only!

Big Top Tease: Vol. VI: Freak Show
Friday, Oct. 25, 9 PM

QCG Productions is back at Dru’s Place for their monthly variety show, but this time, things are going to be a little more freaky! Join them for a night of Circus acts, drag performances, shock shows and more!

Hocus Pocus Macaron Tasting Event at Primas
Saturday, Oct. 26th, 5 – 6:30 PM

At this fun event, you’ll get to try Primas Bakery’s Spooky Macarons, sip Autumn Sangria while shopping the boutique, and watch Hocus Pocus! Feel free to dress in costume. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance.

Halloween Bar Crawl
Saturday, Oct. 26th, 4 PM

Tickets for this Halloween Crawl come with 2 free drinks, access to 5+ venues with food and drink specials, and a crazy afterparty.

Transmission: Halloween Party!
Saturday, Oct. 26th, 9 PM

Dance your bones off with your fellow ghouls and goblins to the best of new wave, synth pop, freestyle, and more, with DJ’s Plastic Citizen and Alpha Heather at Lamplighter Lounge. Dress to impress, because at midnight they’ll be giving away spooktacular gift bags from Two Rivers Bookstore in the first-ever Transmission costume contest!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 PM

Watch The Rocky Horror Picture Show on the Orpheum’s big screen. Get there early to purchase your prop bag, and enter the on-stage costume contest.

HallowMEME
Saturday, Oct. 26, 9 PM

Dress up as your favorite meme and party the night away at Rec Room. Enjoy a live DJ, Costume Contest w/ Prizes, Black Lights, Body & Face Paint, Pizza Party, Spooky Drinks, Glow Sticks
MEMEs on 20′ Screens & More.

Trunk or Treat on Tillman Street
Saturday, Oct. 26, 11 AM – 2 PM

The annual Trunk or Treat on Tillman Street Fall Festival is a safe, family-friendly event hosted by United Way of the Mid-South to connect with the community. This event provides free flu shots, community resources, meals and a fun way for families to enjoy Halloween. Everyone is welcome.

The TaKeOver: Halloween Edition
Saturday, Oct. 26, 7 PM – 12 AM

Team TKO returns to Side Street for one of the biggest, hottest Halloween events in town. Entry is free to party down with all your friends. Enjoy the costume contest, games, and shaking it to the best music.

Spaceface Halloween with the UpsideSown Ensemble
Saturday, Oct. 26, 7 PM

The local psychedelic anomaly Spaceface is ready to haunt your dreams during their double set at the Crosstown Theatre along with w/ The Upside Down Ensemble ft. Harlan, and DJ Chandler Blingg.

Ptolemy Fall Party
Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 PM

Celebrate Halloween at Local on the Square with the Grand Krewe of Ptolemy Memphis. Wear your favorite costume and get down on the dance floor to music by DJ Tree. Your ticket gets to access to an open bar and delicious late-night snacks by Local.

Loflin Graveyard
Saturday, Oct. 26, 11 AM – midnight

Halloween weekend, get spooky at Loflin Yard at an all-day event with food, drinks, and games. They’ll have a live DJ in the Barn, pumpkin decorating in the Yard, and 3 costume contests with cash prizes for the adult costume contest.

Halloween Party @ Soccer City 901
Saturday, Oct. 26, 9 PM – 3 AM

The new Soccer City 901 is hosting a Halloween party complete with a DJ and a costume contest.

Zombie Walk and Undead DJ Party
Saturday, Oct. 26, 7 PM – 11 PM

Kick off Saturday before Halloween with an “Undead DJ” Set at Carolina Watershed followed by a Costume Contest + a Zombie Walk to the Loflin Yard Barn.

All Hallows Eve Bloody Masquerade feat. G-REX, Z-Dougie & more
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 9 PM

Growlers presents All Hallows Eve Bloody Masquerade featuring G-REXZ-DougieDudeCalledRobDon Twan, and BasSick.

Murder Mystery Party
Thursday, Oct. 31, 8 PM – 11 PM

Crosstown Brewing is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner Party. Sign-up now to be part of a night of mystery and fun. There are two options for tickets and you will be assigned a character based on your ticket purchase. The cost includes a catered dinner, dessert and two full pours of beer. Ticket sales end on Wednesday, October 28th at noon. Event is 21+.

Halloween – Devil  In I (Slipknot Tribute), Burn the Witch & More
Thursday, Oct. 31, 8 PM

This Halloween all the ghouls, ghosts, clowns, and metal heads alike will be roaming Growlers as The Devil In I (a Slipknot Tribute), Burn the WitchMudhole and The Murdering Crows bring you a night of thrills and incredible music.

SilverPro & Alchemy bring u (DJ Colette & Pete Moss) Halloween
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10 PM – 3 AM

SilverPro Events and Alchemy Of Memphis team up to bring you an Absolutely Wicked Deep House Party featuring the legendary Colette on her Dreams tour with Pete Moss giving us a 4 Hour set. Entry is free. Costumes are encouraged.

Trick or Trivia Spooktacular at Memphis Made Brewing
Thursday, Oct. 31, 7 PM – 9 PM

Celebrate Halloween night by playing a special spooky edition of Cerrito Trivia featuring a team costume contest, cake walk and more at Memphis Made Brewing Co.

Costumes & Cocktails On The River: Halloween Happy Hour Edition
Thursday, Oct. 31, 6:30 PM – 11 PM

THIRD Annual Costumes & Cocktails on the River at Jack Robinson Gallery includes an open buffet, open bar, live entertainment, DJ, vendors, Costume Contest, in a safe, and mature adult atmosphere. Event is for age 25+.

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Things To Do In Memphis: Vintage901 Underground: Low Country Seafood Boil

by Melissa Thompson


Join Vintage901 and Common Table Health Alliance, along with Host and Wine Educator Shelby County Commissioner Michael Whaley, for a Memphis-style low country seafood boil prepared by chef David Johnson of Southern Table Catering.

This intimate evening will be filled with amazing wines by West Tennessee Crown Distributing Co., craft beer by Rock'n Dough Pizza + Brewery, Crosstown Brewing Company Diamond Bear Brewing Company and Jackalope Brewing Company, snacks by local Memphis maker including Central BBQ, Nikki's Hot Products and Cheffie's Café, live music by Memphis' own Susan Marshall and a live art installment by Jamond Bullock of AlivePaint, which will be auctioned at the end of the evening. Guests will enjoy MEMPopS Moscow Mules and Strawberry Margarita 'adult' popsicles. Take home a little piece of the night with a chance at our wine and bourbon pulls. Dress code is outdoor-casual. Stay tuned for new vendor announcements and sneak peaks!

**As with our past underground experience, we will announce the location to ticket holders (via email) 48 hours prior to the event. [Event is rain or shine. No refunds. Must be 21+]

General admission tickets ($75) include family-style seating under cafe lights. VIP tickets (SOLD OUT) include reserved, ‘indoor' seating with table service and takeaways by Pop-A-Roos Gourmet popcorn shoppe. If you are interested in a reserved corporate table ($1,000) or sponsorship, email [email protected]

Tickets are online at 901tix.com. Come gather around the table for the common good…

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Things To Do In Memphis: Southern Junkers Vintage Market Memphis

by Melissa Thompson


Get ready Memphis! The Southern Junkers Vintage Market is bringing it back to Midtown!

Bigger and better than ever before! Not only are they bringing you the Vintage and Antiques, they are bringing back the nostalgia we all love and miss from the Memphis Fairgrounds! “Remember When”? I do! Such fond memories of getting out of school a whole full day to go to the Mid South Fair at the Memphis Fairgrounds! Riding the Zippin Pippin! All those great concerts we all saw at the Coliseum! They want to bring back those memories of going out to the Fairgrounds and hunting those vintage and antique finds. Remember those days? Corn dogs and funnel cakes? Hmmmm my mouth is watering just thinking about it!! Throw in a little live music and we’ve got a great 2 days of Shopping, eating, meeting up with friends and making new memories! You may even see ELVIS!

Mark your calendars! September 20 and 21!
Friday 9a to 6pm 5.00 admission
Saturday 9am to 5pm 5.00 admission

Children 13 and under are Free.

Free Parking

Venue is Air conditioned on concrete floors.

Real Good Dog Rescue will be on site. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to them, thru online ticketing.

Here is the link to purchase your weekend pass, only $8.00

For info email [email protected]

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Things To Do In Memphis: Whiskey in the Wild

by Melissa Thompson


The Lichterman Nature Center is hosting its first annual 'Whiskey in the Wild' event Sunday, September 15, 5 pm – 8pm. Whisky tasting at either 5:30pm or 7:00pm. Whiskey lovers and nature buffs will enjoy sipping whiskey, eating BBQ, bidding at the silent auction and soaking up nature while benefiting the LNC.

Proceeds from the event will fund a variety of educational programs at the Lichterman Nature Center. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Pink Palace, Highlander Restaurant and Pub on the Collierville Square and Big River Distillery.

Highlander Restaurant and Pub is providing welcome cocktails and food courses with tastings. Big River Distillery, maker of "Blue Note Bourbon" and "Riverset Rye," is donating whiskey for tastings.

Silent auction items have been donated by Pink Palace Crafts Fair craftsmen and others. Big River Distillery will be offering a private Tour and Barrel Tasting for 4 adults. (Open Monday- Friday. 9am -6pm.) Each member will leave with a complimentary bottle of Blue Note or Riverset Rye!

Special thanks to our sponsors:

- Highlander Restaurant and Pub on the Collierville Square

- Blue Note Bourbon - Big River Distillery

- Riverset Rye - Big River Distillery

Whiskey Tasting  - $50 with BBQ dinner
$25 dinner only.

Must be 21 or over to attend tasting or dinner.
No children will be admitted.

Purchase tickets here

All proceeds after expenses go to Lichterman Nature Center to support its programs.

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Things To Do In Memphis: International Goat Days Family Festival

by Melissa Thompson


The annual Goat Days Festival is a Millington tradition and takes place Friday, September 6th and Saturday, September 7th this year! Bigger and better than ever, Goat Days kicks off with The World’s Greatest Goat Parade at 5:30 PM on Friday followed by Opening Ceremonies for the 30th Annual Event. Festival gates will be open from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM on Friday and 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM on Saturday.

An Antique Tractor Show and Parade, the ever- popular Dixie Irons Tractor Pull, equestrian events, Hot Air Balloon Rides, El Toro Taco and Hot Rod Barn Show and Shine Car Show and swap meet benefiting the Millington Crisis Center, KCBS Championship BBQ Contest, Arts and Crafts benefiting the Millington Arts Council, games and rides, fishing rodeo, horseshoe and corn hole tournaments, battle of the bands, incredible food and goats, goats and MORE GOATS!

Benefiting many charitable organizations, Goat Days is presented by the City of Millington in memory of the event founder, W.S. “Babe” Howard, sponsored by Republic Services, Carey’s Body Shop, Ritter Communications, Homer Skelton Ford and Homer Skelton Chrysler Dodge Jeep.

$5 per car load, festival admission FREE

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Things To Do In Memphis: Delta Fair and Music Festival

by Melissa Thompson


The Delta Fair is a classic. It's a week, August 30th – September 8th, of midway games, rides, livestock and homemaking competitions, exhibits, and more.

The Delta Fair & Music Festival brings the communities of Memphis together to celebrate the area’s rich art, music and culture. In addition to the lineup of homegrown musicians performing across a diverse range of genres, the festival offers a wide variety of entertaining attractions like a motorcycle stunt show, live chainsaw sculpting, a Mexican rodeo, a mini tractor pull, laser tag, magic shows, a demolition derby and more. The 4-H and FFA Children’s Barnyard features kid-friendly exhibits and an opportunity to feed live farm animals, and one of the festival’s highlights is the Banana Derby, where Capuchin monkeys are the jockeys in an adorable dog race.

Did you know that the Delta Fair & Music Festival has more LIVE music than any other event in Memphis?  Over 150 acts on 3 stages!  They strive to balance the lineup to showcase national acts as well as our very own home grown world class artists who have their roots growing deep into the Delta soil. 

What would a visit to the fair be without filling up on the good old-fashioned fair food! You’ll find everything from Pronto Pups to Funnel Cakes and everything in between! Whatever you decide, we can all agree that state fair foods are the best!

Located at 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120. Call (901) 213-7469 or visit www.deltafest.com for additional information.

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Things To Do In Memphis: Continuum Music Festival

by Melissa Thompson


A festival of collaborations among musicians and artists of diverse genres from Memphis and beyond, bringing to life unique performances and workshops in the award-winning Crosstown Concourse. Now in its third year, this festival for the adventurous listener will include performances at Crosstown Theater, The Green Room, East Atrium Stage, and a special collaboration with Opera Memphis.

A free festival kick-off performance featuring Blueshift Ensemble and ICEBERG New Music will be held at Crosstown Brewing Company on Thursday, August 15.

Time: Friday 6pm-10pm / Saturday 10am – 11pm

Tickets: $30/day & $55/weekend pass

For more info and the full schedule of events click here.

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Things To Do In Memphis: Elvis Week

by Melissa Thompson


Elvis Week is an annual week-long celebration dedicated to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll™.

Elvis Presley’s legacy is alive and well at Graceland in Memphis, where every August thousands of fans from around the world come together to celebrate his life, music and movies. The week-long event respectfully pays tribute to all things Elvis in a fun and exciting environment that honors one of the biggest icons in music history.

Fans will have a chance to immerse themselves in all things Elvis with live music performances, panel discussions with those who knew and worked with Elvis, along with an auction with one-of-a kind memorabilia. The center of activity will be the Graceland Soundstage at Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment complex. While not attending one of the events, relax in style when you book a room at the luxurious AAA Four Diamond Guest House at Graceland resort hotel.

One of the most anticipated events held each year is the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, where more than 20 of the best tribute artists from around the world compete for the most prestigious title, as one winner is crowned the best of the best. Tickets often sell out to this event, so be sure to plan ahead and get yours in advance.

While panels, live music and a variety of fun events fill up the schedule, the annual candlelight vigil at Graceland is a solemn and special event that takes place every year on the evening of the of August 15th. Fans patiently wait their turn to pass through the famed gates of Graceland and walk up to the Meditation Garden with candle in hand to pay their respects to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. This awe-inspiring sea of candles is a must-see for fans and anyone traveling to Memphis for Elvis Week.

Tours of the Graceland Mansion and the new Elvis Presley’s Memphis, showcasing the car museum, special exhibits and airplanes, are always available. Take your camera because photo opportunities and memories will be plenty.

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Things To Do In Memphis: 2nd Annual Chicken and Beer Festival

by Melissa Thompson


Saturday, August 3rd from 6PM-10PM on the field of the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium for the 2nd Annual Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival.

General Admission tickets are 40+tax and include admission into the event, a souvenir glass, over 90 different beverage samples, and benefits the Dorothy Day House. VIP tickets are $70+tax and includes everything with General Admission plus a VIP lanyard, access to the VIP lounge located in the newly renovated University of Memphis home team locker rooms, along with heavy appetizers and restrooms.

There will be live entertainment from local musicians such as Kevin&Bethany Paige and The Marcus Malone Band. In addition there will be a variety of different yard games including giant jenga, inflatables, human fooseball, and giant beer pong.

Local restaurants will have food on site available to purchase. Must be 21+ to attend!

Visit for more info: https://www.memphischickenandbeer.com/

335 S Hollywood Memphis, 38104

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Things To Do In Memphis: Food Trucks

by Melissa Thompson


Memphians love some food trucks, and we’ve got plenty of options.

Here’s a list of currently active trucks:

Where to find food trucks congregating:

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