We are excited to announce that Memphis in May is adding a brand new festival to their annual celebration that will focus on all things local!
The inaugural 901Fest will take place on May 28th at Tom Lee Park as the finale for Memphis in May and will include local performers on multiple stages, locals artists, local vendors, local food and beverages, and local merchants. An airshow will take place as well as a fireworks show over the Mississippi River.
“The mission of our organization is to celebrate Memphis’ culture and heritage. We plan on doing that in spectacular style this Memorial Day weekend by showcasing our musicians, artists, culinary arts, and unique Memphis products. 901Fest gives us an opportunity to turn the spotlight on Memphis and allow Memphians to enjoy our city’s assets.” – James L. Holt, president and CEO of Memphis in May
Update: Congrats to these winners!
- Karen Hinshaw
- Tammie Deal
- Christina Odom
- Melody Bailey
- Josh Bailey
2016 Memphis in May International Festival Dates:
- Beale Street Music Festival: April 29 – May 1, 2016
- International Week salute to Canada: May 2–9, 2016
- World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest: May 12–14, 2016
- Great American River Run: May 28, 2016
- 901Fest: May 28, 2016