Southern Heritage Classic College Football Rivalry Weekend
College football season begins with a bang on September 7-9 as Memphis hosts the Southern Heritage Classic. This thrilling football games features two rival teams, the Tigers of Jackson State University and the Tigers of Tennessee State University. They've been battling it out since 1990, and students and alumni flock to the city to enjoy this festive weekend of tailgate parties, pep rallies, and special events.
Music, Fashion, Marching Bands, and More
The Southern Heritage Classic football game takes place at 6:00 p.m. on September 9 – but the entire weekend is packed with fun parties and unique cultural events. Catch a fashion show at Graceland and watch a parade with high school marching bands. Enjoy vibrant music concerts with performances by Fantasia, Jeffrey Osborne, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Stephanie Mills, and Jammin' Jay Lamont.
Convenient Southern Heritage Classic Hotel in Memphis
Are you looking for a place to stay near all the action? We're located right off I-40, just 1.3 miles from Beale Street at 6 miles from the game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Enjoy easy access to Memphis events and relax in a comfortable room with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and room service. Check out our special offers and Memphis vacation packages that make travel planning easy – and book your reservations today!