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Memphis Events on Memorial Day Weekend: 901 Fest & Great American River Run

About 11 month(s) ago by Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown
Memphis Events on Memorial Day Weekend: 901 Fest & Great American River Run

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the 901 Fest & Great American River Run in Memphis

Where will you be when summer begins? Come out and kick off the season with one of the biggest parties of the year - 901 Fest - a full day of fun that includes the Great American River Run. From the massive post-race party to high-energy music concerts and beers by the Mississippi River, it's an only-in-Memphis event where you can connect with the true spirit of the city.

Memphis 901 Fest: What You Need to Know

Indulge in delicious food, enjoy live music, and shop for unique crafts at the Creative Arts Tent at this summer fun fest on Saturday, May 27. Play knockerball, go zorbing, and compete in a cornhole tournament. Musical headliners for 2018 include Southern Avenue, 8Ball & MJG, Mighty Soul Brass Band, and IHeartMemphis. There's also an air show over the river starting a 6:00 p.m. followed by a fireworks show. Tickets cost $9 in advance online.

Great American River Run Half-Marathon & 5K

Race through Memphis or cheer on your favorite athlete at this popular race, which features courses through the downtown area and along the river. Also on Saturday, this race is followed by a giant party with food, drinks, and music. Sign up online in advance to compete.

Modern Memphis Hotel Near Beale Street & Downtown

Don't miss a minute of the action when you stay at our downtown hotel, which is ideally located to enjoy the riverfront fun and festival. Relax in a comfortable, stylish retreat with an outdoor pool and upscale rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Some also feature skyline views! Want to know more? Ready to book? Please contact us to make your reservations for Memorial Day weekend today!

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