April 12, 2016


Riverboat Captain James Gilmer was honored during New Sardis Baptist Church’s Living Legend event February 28, 2016. Captain Gilmer is the first African American riverboat captain on the Mississippi River. Be on the lookout for a RiverFolk post about Captain James Gilmer in the near future.


Island Queen

Sightseeing cruises from Memphis Riverboats are back in action. For tickets and information visit their box office at Beale Street Landing or their website. Also, Riverboat Cruises are docking again at Beale Street Landing! Peep the riverboat cruise docking schedule below.


Memphis Riverfront Soccer Tournament

Sunday, March 25th 13:00 pm

Tom Lee Park

Playoffs begin with single-elimination play for the third annual Memphis Riverfront Soccer Cup. The adult, co-ed soccer tournament features 7 vs. 7 players and is played every Sunday from March 4 to April 15, 2018 (excluding Easter Sunday, April 1). Teams compete for the championship title along the Mississippi River on Tom Lee Park’s RiverFit […]

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