5 Things To Do This Weekend: 7/26 – 7/28

Posted by Holly Whitfield | July 26th 2019 991 0

Happy Friday, Memphis! It’s a great weekend for sports and music in Memphis. Here are the five things you won’t want to miss, plus a few extras.

Photo by Kevin Kern

1. WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational, TPC Southwind, all weekend, $65 and up, all ages/kid-friendly

Most of the top golfers in the world are in Memphis all weekend to compete in the PGA’s World Golf Championships at Southwind. Even if you know nothing about golf, know that his event is a huge deal for Memphis and they’ve made it as fan-friendly as possible, with great local food, plenty of lounge areas, and an improved course. Since 1970, the golf tournament (which was called the FedEx St. Jude Classic until this year’s upgrade) has raised more than $43 million for St. Jude. Read more here.

2. SoulRight Trolley Night, South Main, Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly

It’s a special edition of the monthly Trolley Night art tour in South Main, with open houses at shops and galleries, and live music, and the Cousins Maine Lobster food truck.

3. Soulin’ on the River, Mud Island River Park, Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., free (parking cost varies), all ages/kid-friendly

Mud Island hosts another Soulin’ on the River live music night featuring Katrina Anderson. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. It’s free and you can bring kids, coolers, and picnics or grab food from Stick’em Food Truck.

4. Live It Up Fest 2019, Railgarten, Saturday, 4:30 p.m. – midnight, $10 cover, all ages

Live it Up Fest aka, the 6th annual Memphis Reggae Festival, comes to the MainStage at Railgarten with multiple bands, including Chinese Connection Dub Embassy. The event, which was co-founded by the late Omar Higgins, benefits Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

5. Memphis 901FC v. Ottawa Fury FC, AutoZone Park, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., $7 and up (flash sale!), all ages/kid-friendly

Horray! We’ve got another awesome soccer match on a Saturday night! This time, they’re doing a special Flash Sale with $8 off tickets until 9 a.m. on Saturday so get those ASAP.


Have a great weekend and don’t forget to tag your photos #ilovememphis!


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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