Even though Memphis is in the middle of the Summer heat, Fall is not far away! Football, pumpkins, Grizzlies and Tigers basketball games, and many more exciting events are going on in the 901 this fall.
When: September 3 – 6
Watch films made by talented filmmakers who have created animations, documentaries, live action films, and more during the 16th annual festival.
When: September 3 – 6
Rock for Love will give back to musicians and uninsured workers through this concert and the Church Health Center.
When: September 4 – October 10
The free concert series ramps back up this fall at the Levitt Shell. Eric Hutchinson, North Mississippi Allstars, Three Dog Night, and more will perform at no cost to you.
When: September 4 – 13
Each year, the Delta Fair brings excitement and education together to create a fun, family atmosphere with music, food, and all kinds of interactive activities.
When: August 15, September 5, September 23, and October 24
With just a few more showings left in the Time-Warp series, you don’t want to miss out on these throwbacks such as The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly, The Iron Giant, Frankenstein, and more!
When: September 9 – November 28
Memphis Tiger Football will start back this fall following one of the best seasons for the team.
When: September 9 – 13
Book lovers can come listen to author panels and discussions by 75 authors from around the United States. You can also take part in writing conferences and a literacy summit during this fall event.
When: September 10 – 12
The classic rivalry game between Jackson State and Tennessee State, the battle of the bands, and all the events leading up to the game will be a great way to enjoy fall weather.
When: September 11 – 13
Tech developers and designers are invited to come work on projects that interest you to help the Memphis tech community grow.
When: September 11 at 6 pm – 9 pm
Dixon Gallery & Gardens annual beer tasting with food from Rock ‘n’ Dough Pizza, One and Only BBQ, Boscos, Gus’s Fried Chicken, Frost Bake Shop and more.
When: September 12 – 13
The 44th annual Germantown Festival plans to bring art, food, and classic cars to you and your family this fall.
When: September 14 at 6:30 pm
World Wrestling Entertainment will make its way to Memphis for a night of RAW carnage.
When: September 19 at 9 am – 7 pm
You can enjoy one of the biggest festivals in Memphis with art, crafts, and music from over 435 creatives from around the country.
When: September 23 – 27
Gonerfest is back to bring an entertaining and exhilarating music festival to you! Check out this year’s lineup by clicking the link above.
When: September 25 at 11:30 am – 6 pm
The 10th annual fundraising golf classic will use all earnings to help military veterans with housing, counseling, and other services to assist vets in returning to society as healthy and independent people.
When: September 25 – 27
Six showings of Disney On Ice’s Frozen give you a great chance to have family fun this fall at FedEx Forum.
When: September 25 – October 4
Since 1856, the Mid-South Fair has been giving the Memphis area an entertaining, cultural experience. This year will provide you with a rodeo, agricultural education, and much more!
When: September 26 at 10 am
This walk aims to create awareness for those with food allergies and to make a safer world for those with life-threatening allergies.
When: September 26 at 7 am – 9 am
St. Jude will host the Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer on its Memphis campus alongside 58 events across the country. You can walk, run, or jog around the hospital’s campus while supporting St. Jude.
When: September 27 at 3 pm – 7 pm
You can enjoy a silent auction alongside complimentary food, beer, and wine courtesy of the South Main Association at Oktoberfest.
When: September 29 at 7 pm
Janet Jackson returns to the stage to promote her upcoming fall album. You can witness one of the greatest entertainers right here in Memphis at FedEx Forum.
When: September 30 at 11:30 am – 1 pm
You can enjoy catered lunch, a women’s panel, and a tour of St. Jude while donating to the work St. Jude.
When: October 1 – 3
Get inspired by local creatives and what they do for Memphis at this three-day conference.
When: Open October 1 – November 30
A beer garden similar to the TN Brewery beer garden open Thursday – Sunday with local beer, food trucks, and some entertainment.
When: October 2 at 4 pm – 8 pm
A Chili Cookout contest hosted by Christian Brothers University with prizes. All proceeds will be added to the National Alumni Board’s “Teaching Excellence Award.”
When: October 3rd
Join High Cotton Brewing Company for their Second Annual Oktoberfest. They will be sharing beer and Bavarian Fare brought to you by Central BBQ while the Dead Soldiers provide the music.
When: October 2 – 3
With 2 free outdoor stages, you can enjoy the first blues festival in Memphis since 1969 with more than 40 acts from the mid south.
When: October 2 – 4
Come share in the nostalgia of autumn days: picnics, camping, s’mores, apple cider, and hopefully a crispness to the air while shopping for one of a kind antique, vintage, and handmade items at the Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum. They will host a large selection of curated vendors, makers, artists, and more.
When: October 2 – 4
Vendors will offer antiques, handmade goods, and vintage items of all kinds to you during this market. Music, food, and workshops will also be offered.
When: October 2 at 6 pm – 9 pm
Wine, barbecue, and music will fill Brooks Museum during the Vin-A-Que. You can enjoy wine and swine during this fall event.
When: October 3 at 10:30 am – 7 pm
The 2015 Best Memphis Burger Fest will set up competitions between teams to benefit the Memphis Paws, a non-profit company dedicated to encouraging responsible pet ownership and raising support for animal care and rescue organizations in Memphis.
When: October 7
The Foo Fighters will play their latest album “Sonic Highways” in Memphis for one amazing performance.
When: October 9 – 11
You are invited to join the Pink Palace Museum while they present craft demonstrations, food, music, a petting zoo, and shopping at the Crafts Fair.
When: October 10 at 11 am – 6 pm
The Brister Street Music Festival is back to bring music, love, and gardening to you this fall. It will also benefit GrowMemphis, a local non-profit urban farming initiative.
When: October 16 at 6:30 pm – 11 pm
When: October 17 at 10 am – 6 pm
Be a part of the first Soulsville USA Festival in the Soulsville USA district. The lineup will be announced on September 19, so stay tuned!
When: October 17 at 1 pm – 5 pm
Enjoy local brewers fresh beer from all across the Memphis area at this exclusive festival.
When: October 17 at 6 pm – 9 pm
Overton Park Conservancy’s 4th annual fundraiser with music, food, and drinks to make a magical evening.
When: October 17 – 18
Celebrate the outdoors with mountain biking, trail running, and disc golf along side beer, food trucks, and dock dogs during the second Memphis Outdoor Festival.
When: October 23 – 24
You can ride during the 24-hour relay cycling event while helping St. Jude raise funds to fight childhood cancer and take care of the children being cared for at the research hospital.
When: October 23-25
You can celebrate visual, performing, and culinary arts at the River Arts Fest on historic South Main with live music, tasty food, and beautiful artwork.
When: October 24 at 7 pm
Sponsored by Buster’s and Ghost River, the Art on Fire event at Dixon Gallery & Gardens will host restaurants and live entertainment for your enjoyment.
When: October 30 at 7 pm
A celebration of the Day of Dead holiday with dancing, drinks, and skeletons for an amazing cultural traditional.
When: November – February
The Memphis Tiger basketball season starts back in November. The college games are an entertaining experience, especially in a city that loves basketball.
When: November 3 – 10
Each year, Indie Memphis celebrate indie filmmakers and their works by bringing a variety of films to Memphis for a festival full of documentaries, short films, and independent features.
When: December 5
This annual marathon draws a huge crows to Downtown Memphis every year and benefits a great cause here in the 901.