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Memphis in May Great American River Run

May 28

Memphis Riverfront
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The Great American River Run joins 901Fest and fills the shoes of Memphis in May’s iconic Sunset Symphony to close out the month of cultural celebration. With a 5k and half marathon the event is fit for the weekend warriors, super serious runners and all those in between. Both races will stretch along the riverfront before ending at Beale Street Landing. Entertainment along the courses builds toward the music, food and beverages that await runners at the end. Register for…

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Harbor-Town 5k

Harbortown 5K

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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This year’s Harbortown 5K will be Friday, June 2! Race along the river and through the Harbortown neighborhood. Visit this link for more information on the race.  

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Norah Jones Concert

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Mud Island Amphitheater
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June 8, 2017 will be a soulful evening downtown on the river with Norah Jones at Mud Island Amphitheater. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com.  

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Queen of the Mississippi Docking

June 13 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Beale Street Landing
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The Queen of the Mississippi will arrive in Memphis at Beale Street Landing at 8:30 a.m. and will depart the same day at 6:00 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 more.…

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America Docking

June 16 @ 8:45 am - June 17 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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 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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36th Outdoors Inc. Canoe and Kayak Race

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Greenbelt Park
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Canoe and kayak paddlers from around the globe make their way to Memphis to take on the challenge of racing in the powerful Mississippi River! The race has attracted athletes ranging from weekend warriors to world class veterans. It is such a grand affair that all barge traffic on the Mississippi River stops by order of the US Coast Guard. Registration is available at this link and the four Memphis Outdoors, Inc. locations until 6 pm Friday, June 16. Check-in for the race is Saturday, June 17…

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American Queen Docking

June 19 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on April 10, 2017,
and Once on May 8, 2017,
and Once on May 22, 2017,
and Once on June 5, 2017,
and Once on June 19, 2017,
and Once on July 3, 2017,
and Once on August 28, 2017,
and Once on September 11, 2017,
and Once on September 25, 2017,
and Once on October 9, 2017,
and Once on November 6, 2017,
and Once on November 20, 2017,
and Once on December 4, 2017,
and Once on December 18, 2017,
and Once on April 24, 2017

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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Twilight Tuesday

MLGW Twilight Tuesday Movie Series

June 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 25, 2017

Beale Street Landing
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Riverfront Development Corporation (RDC) teams up with Memphis Light, Gas & Water to bring the fourth season of the Twilight Tuesday free movie night series to Beale Street Landing’s grass roof from June 6 thru July 25, 2017. Every Tuesday, except for July 4th, at 8:30 pm movies such as Zootopia, La La Land and Captain America: Civil War will be shown against the backdrop of the flowing Mississippi River. The movies will be projected on a 24 foot screen…

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Queen of the Mississippi Docking

June 23 @ 8:45 am - June 24 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Fourth Bluff Fridays

June 23 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 30, 2017

Memphis Park
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Fourth Bluff Fridays have returned and will continue through June 30th. From 4 pm – 10 pm in Memphis Park enjoy food trucks, live performances and beer on tap. This event is brought to you by the Reimagining the Civic Commons initiative which aims to help us make the most of our city’s shared spaces.

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