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Ultimate Memphis Summer Bucket List: Exploring Music, Food, Sports and More in the City this Season

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The Ultimate Memphis Summer Bucket List

Summer is officially here! To celebrate, we offer a substantial summer bucket list for everyone planning to enjoy Memphis to the fullest. From live music concerts, refreshing frozen treats, activit activities to charitable initiatives, here is your guide to savoring the summer staple events in this city.

Marvel At Live Music Concerts

Music transcends throughout the summer air as various concert series take center stage in Memphis. Events such as Overton Park Shell concerts at Midtown offer free music enjoyment. Other music events include Live at the Garden at Botanic Gardens and Peabody Rooftop Parties located Downtown.

Chill With Frozen Treats

With the summer heat soaring, cooling off with some of Memphis’ unique frozen treats is the perfect option. The city boasts a plethora of places offering homemade paletas, supreme snow cones, fresh-pressed juice, and more.

Splash In Memphis’ Waters

Whether it’s chilling on the Mississippi or taking a plunge into a pool this summer, Memphis provides the water refreshment you need. Here’s a selection of spots for your water refresher; Mud Island River Park, Kroc Memphis, Memphis Jewish Community Center, Rhodes College, University of Memphis, and City of Memphis Pools (free with swim card).

Get Active

Indulge in some physical fitness with activities at Shelby Farms Park with free admission. Bike on the Shelby Farms Greenline, or take a free Memphis Running Tour. Challenge yourself at the Go Ape at Shelby Farms Park, or join a free Breakaway run.

Engage in an Escape Room Challenge

Experience the thrill of an adventure game with escape rooms, where you are willingly locked in a room, and by solving a series of puzzles and clues, you finally escape within a time limit. Engaging in an escape room challenge such as Memphis Escape Rooms, can be an entertaining way to pass time.

Give back to the community

Memphians are renowned for their generosity and hospitality. This summer, you can contribute to the community by volunteering your time and resources through initiatives such as Volunteer Memphis and Volunteer Odyssey.

Partake in Festivals

Summer is synonymous with festivals, and Memphis offers a plethora of them. Be sure to check out the local guide and grab your tickets to the best summer festivities.

Attend Sports Games at AutoZone Park

Pitch tents at AutoZone Park to watch the distinctive Soccer and Baseball games this summer. Be sure to check the Memphis Redbirds and Memphis 901 FC for game schedules.

Visit a Local Farmers Market

A day out in the summer weather shopping at local farmers markets is the perfect weekend outing. You can support local entrepreneurs while enjoying the wholesome products they sell.

Hopefully, this 2024 Ultimate Memphis Summer Bucket List offers a fantastic start to your summer agenda, ensuring you get to experience the very best that Memphis has to offer.

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