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Memphis Events in September 2012


September is a busy month in the Memphis area. Here is a sampling of what the Mid-South has to offer. If you would like to be reminded of exciting weekend events each week, be sure to sign up for the About Memphis newsletter!

Have a great September!

  • Delta Fair and Music Festival
    Enjoy rides, games, concerts, and foods at this annual fair at the Agricenter.
    August 31-September 9, 2012
  • Memphis Music and Heritage Festival
    This festival features Memphis music, southern cuisine, local art, and more.
    September 1-2, 2012
  • Southern Heritage Classic
    Enjoy several days of events leading up to the annual Southern Heritage Classic football game.
    September 6-9, 2012
  • Rock for Love
    This four day musical event benefits the Church Health Center of Memphis.
    September 6-9, 2012
  • Rickey Smiley Live
    See "clean" comedian Rickey Smiley live on stage at the Orpheum Theatre.
    September 7, 2012
  • Germantown Festival
    Bring the whole family out for a day of fun at C.O. Franklin Park. There will be arts and crafts booths, children's activities, food, live entertainment, and more.
    September 8-9, 2012
  • September 11th Tribute
    The Fire Museum of Memphis will hold a special tribute to honor the fallen firefighters of the September 11th attacks.
    September 11, 2012
  • Orpheum Summer Movie Series
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the last movie in this year's summer movie series. Tickets are reasonably priced, making this an inexpensive date night destination.
    September 14, 2012
  • Cooper Young Festival
    Enjoy a mix of art, music, and crafts presented by over 400 vendors. There will also be a special children's area. The festival will run from 9:00 a.m. -- 7:00 p.m.
    September 15, 2012
  • Billy Elliot the Musical
    See this award-winning musical live on stage at the Orpheum Theatre.
    September 18-23, 2012
  • Mid-South Fair
    Held annually at the Landers Center (formerly the DeSoto Civic Center), the Mid-South Fair features rides, games, exhibits, and fair food.
    September 21-30, 2012
  • Cordova Festival
    This free, family-friendly event features artisans, live music, children's activities, food, and more.
    September 22-23, 2012
  • Bartlett Festival
    This annual event features a car show, live music, hot air balloons, children's activities, arts and crafts, food vendors, and more.
    September 28 and 29, 2012
  • Big Scoop Ice Cream Festival
    Sample a variety of ice creams and other frozen concoctions at this event to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.
    September 29, 2012
  • Levitt Shell Concerts
    Enjoy free concerts at the Levitt Shell in Overton Park from a wide variety of genres.
    Multiple Dates in September
  • Children's Consignment Sales
    It's fall consignment sale time again and there are great bargains to be had on gently used children's clothing, baby gear, toys, and more.
    Multiple Dates in September
  • Farmers' Markets
    There are several large farmers' markets in the Memphis area providing fresh, local produce all summer long. In addition, you can find homemade jams, baked goods, crafts, and more.
    Multiple Dates in September
  • Pick Your Own Produce
    Late spring and early summer is the right time for picking your own produce. Various fields and orchards across the Mid-South offer strawberries, peaches, blueberries, and more -- ripe for the picking.
    Multiple Dates in August
  • 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 for adults, $12 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids 4 and under
    Multiple Dates in September
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