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Signature Downtown Events

These annual events help showcase the vibe of Downtown Memphis! We are proud to support and promote a Downtown for Everyone, and these events all help make our district more vibrant!

Ongoing Events

Food Truck Thursday

Every Thursday, year-round, in Court Square Park - 10:30-2pm

Yoga on the River

Every Tuesday, April through October, in River Garden Park - 6pm

Trolley Nights

Every Final Friday of the month, throughout the South Main District - begins after 5pm

Mighty Lights

Every night on the Hernando Desoto and Harahan Bridges - visible from the Downtown riverfront. 


Downtown Dining Week

Holiday Parade on Beale

Beale Street Music Festival

World Championship Barbecue Cooking Festival

Memphis in May International Festival

Rajun Cajun Fest

Pride Fest


River Arts Fest

International Blues Challenge

Wine Race on Beale

St Jude Marathon Weekend

Holiday Events

Holiday Tree Lighting

Photos with Santa on Beale

South Main Lights

Races & Fitness Events

St Jude Marathon Weekend

BRX Peer Power Big River Crossing 

Great American River Run


Orion 5K

Chris Hope 5K

R4R Race for Reconciliation