Memphis is a booming town full of fun things going on year round. If you’re looking for a place to build your next custom home, Memphis is it! Check out these upcoming events we’ve conveniently laid out for you month by month between now and the end of the year (you’re welcome).
Tigers Football starts! For all you college football fans out there, the University of Memphis’s Division I team has a star-studded schedule this year including opponents like Bowling Green, Ole Miss, USF, SMU, Navy, and more!
Aside from sporting events, kickoff to fall in Memphis is also the time for suburban festivals including the Germantown Festival, and Cooper Young Fest, as well as the ever-popular Memphis International Film Festival.
Forget Halloween. We’ve got 5 words for you: Memphis Food and Wine Festival. Featuring esteemed local chefs, as well as renown chefs from across the country, this one-day event is designed to showcase the most exceptional food, wine, and music that Memphis has to offer. From the website: “While festival goers sip and sample the best, they will also enjoy a buffet of blues, jazz, and rock ‘n roll. We call it icing on the cake!” Need we say more?
The holidays are in full swing come November with tons of events embracing the changing season and chilly weather. You can celebrate Elvis’s memory at the Graceland Lighting Ceremony and watch as Elvis’s traditional Christmas Lights will be turned on, and even get the chance to meet Santa!
And just when you thought we were getting soft on you, did we mention the Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention? You might think something like this is just for nerds, but when you factor in events like Harry Potter Universe, Geek Spelling Bee, Lego building contests, a Goth Ball, and much much more, how could you go wrong? Okay, maybe it’s a little nerdy, but you know it sounds like a good time.
Of course there are plenty of holiday events in December. One almost every night, in fact. But let’s talk about the St. Jude Memphis Marathon. This is a huge event that has a huge impact on the children of St. Jude in Memphis. Rock and roll music throughout the course, an Elvis impersonator, beer at the finish line, and the best part? It’s for the kids!
As you can see, Memphis is the place to be. We hope you’ll join our eclectic community and enjoy all it has to offer! When deciding on a Memphis home contractor for your next dream home, we hope you’ll consider MH Akers. Check out our website and contact a member of our team today!