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Memphis Events in May 2013


Without a doubt, May is one of the busiest months in Memphis. Here are the highlights of this month's events. If you want to stay up-to-date on happenings all around town, be sure to sign up for the About Memphis newsletter!

Have a great May!

  • Click here for Memphis in May events going on all month long.
  • Cooper-Young Night Out
    Get out an explore Cooper-Young with an evening full of events and special offers.
    May 2, 2013
  • Beale Street Music Festival
    Head down to Tom Lee Park for a weekend full of live music including performances by The Black Keys, Alice in Chains, Bassnectar, Daryl Hall & John Oates, and many more.
    May 3-5, 2013
  • Memphis Greek Festival
    This beloved festival will be held at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and will feature Greek food, music, dance, and much more.
    May 10-11, 2013
  • Rock of Ages the Musical
    See this Tony-nominated 80's music production live on stage at the Orpheum Theatre.
    May 10-12, 2013
  • Mother's Day Events
    Treat mom to something special this Mother Day.
    May 12, 2013
  • World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
    For three straight days, teams from around the world will be showing off their barbecuing abilities in this annual competition. Head down to Tom Lee Park for barbecue, entertainment, and fun.
    May 16-18, 2013
  • The Big One Flea Market
    The biggest flea market in the Mid-South is open one weekend per month (two weekends in December!) at the Agricenter. Admission is $3 for folks 13 and older.
    May 18-19, 2013
  • Sunset Symphony
    Enjoy the sounds of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra while the sun sets over the Mississippi River at this Memphis in May finale.
    May 25, 2013
  • Memphis Zombie Massacre
    Put on your best zombie makeup and attire and head down to G.E. Patterson and South Main at 6:30 p.m. for the annual Zombie Massacre.
    May 31, 2013
  • Redbirds Home Games
    See the Memphis Redbirds take on a variety of rivals at AutoZone Park all month long.
    Multiple Dates in May
  • Sunday Brunch at the Peabody
    Enjoy a fabulous feast from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Capriccio Grill. The cost for brunch is $37.00 for adults, $12 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids 4 and under
    Multiple Dates in May
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