The Cooper-Young Festival is an annual outdoor event held in the Cooper-Young Historic District. The festival draws thousands of visitors and features the work of a myriad of musicians and artists. In fact, the official website describes the festival as a "celebration of the arts, people, culture and Memphis heritage."
- The festival is located in the Cooper-Young historic district with vendors and attractions set up along Cooper Street and Young Avenue.
Date and Times:
- Saturday, September 15, 2012; 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Rain Date: September 16)
- The Cooper-Young Festival is a free event.
Lindsay Ritter, The Covers, Darien Clea, Freakenyeah, She Said, Candy Company, Nancy Apple, Allied Standard, The Soul Thieves, Harpeth Rising, Side Street Steppers, The Memphis Dawls, Patrick Dodd Trio, Darrel Petties and Strength in PRaise, Tiger High, Ross Rice
Other Festival Attractions:
The 2012 Cooper-Young Festival will include hundreds of vendors who will be showcasing and selling their arts and crafts. There will also be a children’s area, complete with games and rides; and of course, there will be plenty of food.