The Ultimate Memphis In May Giveaway
Let’s talk about Memphis In May 2019. This year’s month-long festival, which includes four major events, is going to be big, fun, and full of Memphis bicentennial energy. Want to help us celebrate 200 years? Read on to find out how to win the Ultimate Memphis In May giveaway package, which includes two passes to all the events.
Win Passes To All The Memphis In May Events
Congrats to our random drawing winner, JauR’on Taylor! Thank you to everyone who entered and thank you for following the blog. I do lots more giveaways on our Instagram.
I Love Memphis is giving away passes to all the Memphis In May Events this year! That includes a pair of tickets to Beale Street Music Fest, World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, and entry to the Great American River Run. Celebrate Memphis is free.
If you want to enter to win, please read these instructions carefully! I know it’s hard, but I BELIEVE IN YOU.
How To Enter
- Go follow @memphisinmay, @greatamericanriverrun, and @bealestreetmusicfest on Instagram.
- If you don’t use Instagram, you can like + follow them on Facebook: Memphis In May, Great American River Run, and Beale Street Music Festival.
- Leave me a comment on this here blog post (scroll down, fill out the “Leave A Comment” section) and tell me why you want to win and leave me your Instagram username.
- I’ll draw a random name on Wednesday, April 17th at 10 a.m. Then I’ll email the winner. Then you and a friend can enjoy all the Memphis In May events for freeee.
Is this a way to get our friends at MIM some Instagram followers? Obviously. Are you going to be happy when you have more MIM info at your fingertips and also possibly win $490 in prizes? Obviously.
Disclaimers/FAQS: I won’t use your Insta name for anything except to verify that you’ve followed everyone. It’s ok if you’re a private account. You don’t have to use your full name when you leave the comment here, as long as you have an email address to I can contact you.
About Memphis In May
Lots of people use “Memphis In May” as shorthand to refer to one part of the festival or the other, but really, Memphis In May is the whole month that contains four different events this year. Everything’s at Tom Lee Park in downtown Memphis.
To break it down:
Beale Street Music Festival, May 3-5
Three days of live music including headliners like Cardi B, Dave Matthews Band, and The Killers. See the full lineup here, and get three day passes ($135) here. Tickets go up to $180 on April 19th at midnight.
World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, May 15 – 18
Teams from around the world compete for the money, fame, and glory as they see who can cook the very best barbecue in the universe. The competition is fierce. If you’re not on a team, you can still enjoy entertainment and food for sale. Read more here, and get four-day passes ($40/$10 per day) here.
Great American River Run, May 25
Run a half-marathon or 5K along the banks of the Mississippi River and through downtown Memphis on Memorial Day Weekend, then hang out at the post-race party for music, food, and adult beverages. Right now, the half marathon entry fee is $70 and the 5K entry fee is $35. Prices go up in mid-May. Sign up for the races here.
Celebrate Memphis, May 25
Happy 200th Birthday, Memphis! This is the big party finale at the end of a month of big parties, and it’s all about the 901’s bicentennial. (This event was formerly called 901 Fest.) There will be live music, food trucks, an air show, tons of family-friendly activities, and a huge fireworks show at the end of the night. Memphis In May is also going to try to host the World’s Largest Picnic, and will have the Guinness Book of World Records on hand to verify this accomplishment. Seriously. Read more here. It’s free to get in.
Don’t forget to follow all three Memphis In May accounts + leave a comment telling me why you want to go this year, along with your Instagram user name.