December 31, 2018 Liberty Bowl Cheat Sheet: Things To Do In Memphis
Updated December 2018
Are you a Mizzou or Oklahoma State fan traveling to Memphis for the 2018 Liberty Bowl (December 31, 2018)? You’ve come to the right place. Here’s your cheat sheet for making the most of your long weekend in our fair city.
The 2018 Liberty Bowl game between the Mizzou Tigers and the Oklahoma State Cowboys is Monday, December 31, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. CST at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis.
There is parking near the stadium, you can use ride-sharing apps like Uber or Lyft, or call a cab at 901-577-7777 to make your way to the Liberty Bowl. While most lodging options are 10-20 minutes from the Stadium on a regular day, expect traffic delays – there are a ton of you going to the Liberty Bowl!
If you want more detailed info on tailgating, parking, and other events associated with the Bowl Game, click here.
The Liberty Bowl Beale Street Parade on December 30 at 3 p.m. is free, and will be followed by a pep rally in Handy Park on Beale at 4:30 p.m.
As for lodging, there are lots of hotels in downtown Memphis and East Memphis. Downtown hotels will be within walking distance (or a short trolley ride) from things to do and about five miles to the Stadium. Prepare for crowds and traffic – Beale Street attracts tens of thousands of people for New Year’s Eve. If you stay in East Memphis, you’ll need transportation to get to nearby things to do and will be about seven to ten miles from the Stadium.
Things To Do In Memphis
“What are the top things I must do when I visit Memphis?” This is a hard question to answer, but it’s one I get all the time. If you only have a few days to spend in town, check out the Memphis Cheat Sheet (updated for 2018/2019) right here.
Ed. Note: Due to the New Year’s holiday, some establishments may have different or limited hours, so be sure to call ahead. If you’re looking for a Guide To New Year’s Eve events in Memphis, click here. If you’re looking for places open on New Year’s Day, click here.
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