Memphis Festivals 2022

Memphis Festivals 2022

Here’s your list of Memphis festivals for 2022!

  • Check the calendar for many more events and festivals happening in Memphis and the Mid-South this year.
  • Check the Huge List of Events for a more extensive list with performing arts, live music highlights, and sports. 
  • Submit your major festivals and events to the calendar here
Cooper Young Festival / Alex Shansky

Winter 2022 Memphis Festivals & Events

January 6-9: Elvis’ Birthday Celebration at Graceland

January 14: Science of Beer 2022 at MoSH

January 17: King Day 2022 at the National Civil Rights Museum

January 21: Spillit Slam: The Right Time at Black Lodge Video

January 28-30: Indie Memphis + Sundance Satellite Screen 

March 6-12: Memphis Black Restaurant Week 2022

March 13: Soulful Food Truck Festival 2022 at Tiger Lane

Spring 2022 Memphis Festivals & Events

March 25 - 17: Mid-South Con 28 at Clarion Hotel 

April 2: 3rd Annual River City Jazz & Music Festival at Cannon Center

April 9: Overton Square Crawfish Festival 2022

April 23: Taste the Rarity 2022 at Wiseacre 

April 29 - May 1: Memphis In May Beale Street Music Festival 2022 at the Fairgrounds 

May 11 - 14: Memphis In May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest 2022 at the Fairgrounds 

May 20-22: Memphis Greek Festival at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

May 21-23: DreamFest Weekend 11 2022 at the Levitt Shell

May 21-22: Cooper Young Garden Walk 2022 in Cooper Young 

May 26-30: Memphis Mushroom Festival at Shelby Forest State Park

May 28: Memphis In May Great American River Run 2022

June 4: Memphis Margarita Festival at Overton Square

June 5: Craft Food & Wine Festival 2022 at The Columns

Summer 2022 Memphis Festivals & Events

Memphis Juneteenth Festival: TBA

World Championship Hot Wing Contest & Festival: TBA

June 17-19: Bluff City Balloon Jamboree at Shelby Farms Park

June 18-19, 2022: Mid-South Air Show in Millington

August 6: Memphis Chicken & Beer Fest at the Liberty Bowl 

August 9-17: Elvis Week 2022

September 2-11: Delta Fair & Music Festival at the Agricenter

September 8-10: Southern Heritage Classic at the Liberty Bowl

September 10-11: Germantown Festival 2022

September 17: Cooper Young Festival 2022

Fall 2022 Memphis Festivals & Events

September 30 - October 1: Mempho Music Festival at Radians Amphitheater (Botanic Garden)

October 1: Mempho Music Festival at Radians Amphitheater (Botanic Garden)

October 8: Edge Motor Fest in the Edge District

October 14-16: Soulsville USA Festival at the Stax Museum

October 15: Memphis Food & Wine Festival 2022 at Memphis Botanic Garden

October 19-24: Indie Memphis Film Festival

October 22: Day of the Dead Preview

October 28-29: River Arts Festival 2022

October 29: Dia de los Muertos Parade and Festival 

Check out the Memphis Halloween Guide and the Memphis Oktoberfests Guide, updated in September! 

December 3: St. Jude Memphis Marathon

Check out the memphis Holiday Traditions Guide here, updated in November. 

hot air balloon jamboree
Holly Whitfield
Bluff City Balloon Jamboree

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Holly Whitfield
Sure thing!
January 10, 2020 8:26pm
Kim T
Wow! What an extensive list! Thank you for all you do!
January 15, 2020 4:08pm
Holly Whitfield
There's so much going on in Memphis, Kim! Thank you for the kinds words.
January 17, 2020 9:03am
Charlesetta Sims

Great list - exactly what I have been looking for.


August 6, 2021 4:40am