Memphians are known for throwing epic festivals every month. Don’t want to miss any of them? Check out the festivals below and bookmark this post since info will be updated as festival dates are announced.
Saturday, April 8 – Overton Square Crawfish Festival – 12pm-6pm – Free – Family friendly
Enjoy tons of crawfish, live bands all day, a kids area and great shopping in the vendor market.
Dates TBA – Mid-South Book Festival
The Mid-South Book Festival is taking over Cooper Street for a literary street fair. Shop for books, mingle with authors, enjoy the kid’s tent, and visit the festival vendors in between panels. Food trucks will be on site, and the festival is mere steps from Overton Square. The festival will kick off on Wednesday, September 7th with a Literacy Summit (a conference for nonprofit employees, parents, grandparents, and teachers.) Other events include a Well Read Reception to kick off the weekend on Friday, the free Street Fair on Saturday, and the Mid-South Book Festival Writers Conference and Student Writers Conference on Sunday.
September 30 – October 1 – Bona Fide Blues Festival – Free – Family Friendly
The Bona Fide Blues Festival will take place at Overton Square. Stay tuned for the line up details.