Overton Square said in a Facebook post an "additional shipment of heaters" will be brought in for planned outdoor New Year's festivities.Read More
News from Overton Square
Here’s a list of bars near the Liberty Bowl that will a) open early, b) offer specials, c) host watch parties this Saturday, December 30. Kickoff for the game is 11:30 a.m. and we have a sellout crowd of about 57,000 people. Keep scrolling to find out things to do after the game + tips for staying warm.
If anyone is opening even earlier or having any specials, drop me a line in the comments and I’ll get ya added.Read More
At the Tower Courtyard in Overton Square, the Dantones and DJ Bobby Smith will provide tunes, and former American Idol contestant Alexis Grace will emcee. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, or check out any of the various bars in Overton Square.Read More
Overton Square is throwing another fabulous New Year’s Eve Bash! Head to the Tower Courtyard where they are hosting a neighborhood concert, featuring The Dantones and DJ Bobby Smith and emceed by American Idol finalist Alexis Grace. The fun kicks off at 9 p.m., and the neighborhood event is free for all ages. Enjoy food and alcoholic beverages (if you are 21+, of course) available for on-site purchase during the show, then meet up with friends to bounce around between Overton Square’s late-night hotspots!Read More
Overton Square has reclaimed its 1970s glory as Memphis’ entertainment hub with Hattiloo Theatre— the only freestanding black repertory theater in five surrounding states — a new iteration of Playhouse on the Square and its sister Circuit Playhouse, as well as independent productions at Theatreworks. This area is clearly the live theater center of the city, but also features Ballet Memphis’ new headquarters, live music stand-outs like Lafayette’s Music Room and even a four-screen cinemaplaying both mainstream and art-house features. And you’ll have plenty of places to go before or after a show; the Cooper/Madison intersection hums with retail and restaurant activity, and Overton Park the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and The Memphis Zoo — and its holiday Zoo Lightsprograms — lie just to the north.Read More
Here’s a working list of places in Memphis that will be open on December 25, 2017. If you know of other spots, leave it in the comments and I’ll add it to the list!
- Lafayette’s opens at 4 p.m.
- Zebra Lounge will open at 7 p.m. on Christmas Day.
See more Overton Square restaurants and retailers holiday hours here (TBA).Read More
“There’s a desire to ‘go try a spot at Crosstown’ or ‘grab a drink in Overton Square’ or ‘head to Cooper Young’ for dinner,” Greenstein says. “And it’s not just that there are different food options. There is diversity and energy in the people and food around them. The walking, interacting, experimenting is all part of the elevated experience for Memphians and visitors.”Read More
Are you an Iowa State fan traveling to Memphis for the 59th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl? Or an out of town Tigers fan coming home for the game? This post has most everything you need to know about where to stay and what to do in Memphis. I promise, I really did try to keep it as short and sweet as possible…
You can also check out the Memphis Cheat Sheet that has some of the same info, but with more descriptions and insider tips.
Also, Sports Illustrated ranks this year’s Liberty Bowl #2 on its list of most entertaining bowl games. Boom.Read More
We are almost to 2018! Here’s a running list of places open on New Year’s Day. Some of these might have special brunch, some might just be open like usual.
Call ahead if you have questions and make reservations whenever possible! (Really, do this.)
If you know of another place that will be open or have a special event or brunch, please leave the info in the comments section. This is definitely a work in progress. For a list of New Year’s Eve events, click here.
– Lafayette’s (open regular hours for a ticketed event, details TBA)
– Zebra Lounge (7 p.m. – 2 a.m.)Read More