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American Queen Docking

March 27 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Beale Street Landing
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The American Queen will arrive in Memphis at Beale Street Landing at 4:00 a.m. and will depart that evening at 5:00 p.m. The ultimate in leisure travel is found aboard a luxury riverboat floating lazily down the Lower Mississippi. Thanks to the state-of-the-art docking facilities at Beale street Landing The American Queen Steamboat Company now calls Memphis home. This historic vessel offers every amenity one would expect to find on an ocean cruise or at a premiere resort. Top-rated chefs, world-class…

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America Docking

March 31 @ 8:45 am - April 1 @ 1:30 pm
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Once on April 14, 2017,
and Once on April 28, 2017,
and Once on May 19, 2017,
and Once on June 16, 2017,
and Once on June 30, 2017,
and Once on October 27, 2017,
and Once on November 17, 2017

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The America will arrive in Memphis at Beale Street Landing at 8:45 a.m. and will leave the following day at 1:30 p.m. American Cruise Lines’ introduced the America to the Mississippi River in early 2016. The America embodies a casual ambiance and relaxed atmosphere, while providing panoramic views of the passing scenery.

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Queen of the Mississippi Docking

April 7 @ 8:45 am - April 8 @ 1:30 pm
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Once on April 21, 2017,
and Once on May 12, 2017,
and Once on June 23, 2017,
and Once on November 3, 2017

Beale Street Landing
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The Queen of the Mississippi will arrive in Memphis at Beale Street Landing at 8:45 a.m. and will depart the next day at 1:30 p.m. The Queen of the Mississippi launched in 2012 and is modeled after traditional Victorian-style riverboats of the late 1800s. She was the first paddlewheeler built for the Mississippi River in nearly 20 years. Queen of the Mississippi offers passengers modern amenities and comforts including large staterooms with private balconies, hotel-style bathrooms, complimentary room service, WiFi, and…

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Island Play Opening Day

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Beale Street Landing
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Island Play @ Beale Street Landing is a fun, interactive play area on the riverfront. There are dancing water fountains. There’s a one-of-a-kind stone slide. There’s even a giant catfish to explore. On April 8, the water will start to flow and fun will be had by many! Imagine a place where children play, where families gather, where exploration is encouraged, and risks are safely taken. Now visualize this inspired space along the third longest river in the world, at…

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Mud Island River Park Opening Day

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Join us as Mud Island River Park opens for the 2017 season! Enjoy all the amenities of the park including the Riverwalk and the Mississippi River Museum. The park opens at 10am and closes at 5pm. Last admission is one hour prior to closing and general admission and Skybridge access is free. A great way to get to Mud Island is by monorail, the ride costs $4 per person and is free with a Museum Package purchase.  

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Southern Hot Wing Festival

April 22

Mississippi River Park
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The Southern Hot Wing Festival is a celebration of the chicken hot wing, the drummie, the flat, flap, and everything in between. The event was established in 2003 by a Memphian who felt that the South had more to offer than just great BBQ. With, on average, around 50+ teams a year, the Southern Hot Wing festival glorifies the almighty chicken (wing). The air will be filled with wafts of wonderful wings for benefit of taste buds and the children…

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Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival

April 23

Memphis Riverfront
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The Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival will bring 18,000 pounds of crawfish plus art, drinks, other food and more down to the river! This year they’ve announced that spicy boiled shrimp will be added also. Rajun Cajun is the largest fundraiser for Porter-Leath with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the programs and services given at no cost to over 12,000 local at-risk children and their families. Remember – eat crawfish, help children! Click this link for more information. Photograph Source Rajun Cajun Craw Fish Festival…

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Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival

May 5 - May 7

Tom Lee Park
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The Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival delivers another massive lineup of acts to perform right along the river in Tom Lee Park this year. Click here for information about tickets and more. OTHER MEMPHIS IN MAY EVENTS Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest Memphis in May Great American River Run Memphis in May 901Fest    

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Duncan Williams Inc. St. Jude Dragonboat Races

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Mud Island River Park
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Join St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the Duncan-Williams, Inc. St. Jude Dragon Boat Races! No prior experience is needed to participate in the race. Join a crew  or cheer one on at this family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, food and all-day activities. Follow this link to register your team or learn about how to support without being on a team.     Photograph Sources Lipscomb-Pitts-Insurance-LLC CrossFit Hit and Run

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Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

May 17 - May 20

Tom Lee Park
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Memphis in May’s Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest  draws the best in the business duke it out on the river for the barbecue cooking championship title.  Click here for information about tickets, how to enter and more. OTHER MEMPHIS IN MAY EVENTS Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival Memphis in May Great American River Run Memphis in May 901Fest

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