Happy Birthday, Shelby County! You’re Invited To Celebrate Shelby This Weekend

Posted by Holly Whitfield | November 20th 2019 504 0

Happy 200th birthday, Shelby County! This Sunday, the cities of Shelby County come together at Shelby Farms for a big celebration for two centuries of awesomeness. Expect live music, lots of games and activities, food and drink, and a fireworks finale over Hyde Lake.

Photo by Allen Gillespie

Celebrate Shelby is open from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and it’s free to enter. You can bring your kids, lawn chairs, coolers, picnics and strollers.

Here’s what to expect:

– Each local city will have a tent you can visit and get your “county passport” stamped (The passport has a registration for you to enter to win A Taste of Shelby, a collection of gift cards from restaurants representing each municipality! Hello, free food!)
– Food trucks
– Vendors
– Live music
– Face painting, petting zoo, games, and more kids’ activities
– Cupcakes
– Fireworks

Read more on the Memphis In May website, and make plans to get out and Celebrate Shelby this Sunday!

Go There: 

Celebrate Shelby 200th Birthday Event
Shelby Farms Park

November 24, 2019
1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
free

all ages/kid-friendly


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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