For over 30 years, Memphis in May has meant great music, great BBQ, great fun! It kicks off with the Beale Street Music Festival featuring over 65 performers in rock & roll, blues, and soul. Every year, an international country and culture is celebrated with cuisine and wines, exhibits and commerce.
In the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, hundreds of teams compete for prizes and supreme bragging rights with elaborate decoration and clever team names. Don't miss the best booth contest.
The Sunset Symphony features the Memphis Symphony Orchestra with a fireworks finale.
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