Try These Memphis Trip Ideas
Vacation doesn’t have to break the bank.
Summer may be winding down, but don’t start singing the blues just yet. Whisk those doldrums away with a last-minute getaway to Memphis.
We’ve put together perfect budget-friendly itineraries to help you experience Memphis culture, music, soul and some of the best food you’ll ever put in your mouth. So, pack up the fam, gas up the wagon, and come play around in our backyard.
See our suggested Memphis itineraries and trip ideas.
Elvis Week is Nearly Here
Celebrate the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll this August.
The ultimate celebration of the life and impact of the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” is almost upon us. Get ready for nine days of fun, entertainment and, of course, music. From the Ultimate Tribute Artist Contest to the solemn Candlelight Vigil, you don’t want to miss a minute of the action-packed festivities. Mark your calendars for August 9-17.
Buy tickets for Elvis Week 2014.
7 Can’t-Miss Attractions
Come play around in Memphis.
Finger-lickin’ barbecue, live music that makes your hips move, world-famous attractions like Graceland and Beale Street – Memphis has all of this and so much more. Think funky shops, neighborhoods with personality and history you can’t find anywhere else. It’s all waiting for you in Memphis.
We’ve put together seven must-see Memphis attractions to show you the best of the Bluff City.
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Upcoming Summer Events
Country superstar, Jennifer Nettles takes the Live at the Garden stage on Friday, August 1. General admission tickets are only $45.
Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper
Through September 17
Maria Sol Escobar, otherwise known simply as Marisol is a sculpter and major figure in postwar American art. This exhibition at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art displays 34 of Marisol’s most important sculptures and works on paper including a comprehensive examination of Marisol’s life and work.
Elvis Week 2014
August 9 – 17
Celebrate the life and impact of the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”. Get ready for nine days of fun, entertainment and, of course, music.
Crosby, Stills & Nash
CSN’s music is a cornerstone of rock ‘n roll with albums on Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Albums of All Time.” See this legendary band at the Orpheum Theatre.
Memphis Redbirds Baseball
Dust off your mitt and put on your best hot-dog-eating jersey, because baseball season is in full-swing.
Southern Heritage Classic
September 11 – 13
Celebrating 25 years of historically black college and university football games, the Southern Heritage Classic kicks off the season at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Grab your tickets to see the big game between rivals Tennessee State University and Jackson State University.
Penn & Teller
The comedy and magic duo leaves the Las Vegas strip and takes their show to the neon lights of Memphis. See them at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis.