Liberty Bowl Specials and Watch Parties + How To Stay Warm At The Game

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.

For the full Liberty Bowl guide, go here. For a list of places to get breakfast, go here. For more about the neighborhoods near the stadium, go herehere, and here.

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New Year’s Eve in Memphis: Where to Go, What to Do

New Year’s Eve in Memphis: Where to Go, What to Do

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!

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11 Holiday Events & Activities in Memphis to do with Out-of-Town Guests

11 Holiday Events & Activities in Memphis to do with Out-of-Town Guests

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.

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Places Open On Christmas Day In Memphis 2017

Places Open On Christmas Day In Memphis 2017

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!

Christmas Day

  • 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).

See full article at I Love Memphis.

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Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve and Ring in 2018

Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve and Ring in 2018

With only a few weeks until Christmas is here, that also means 2017 is nearing its conclusion. So, it’s time to start planning what you’re going to be doing this New Year’s Eve!

New Year’s Eve Events:

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More original concepts, eateries make mark on Memphis

More original concepts, eateries make mark on Memphis

“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.”

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2017 Liberty Bowl Quick Guide To Memphis

2017 Liberty Bowl Quick Guide To Memphis

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.

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Places Open In Memphis On New Year’s Day 2018

Places Open In Memphis On New Year’s Day 2018

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.)

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