Run, Don’t Walk in A Memphis Road Race

By | 2017-10-14T07:20:19+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Events, Memphis, Traveling|

Vacationing in Memphis? Trade in your cowboy boots for running shoes and take a scenic tour on foot by participating in the many 5Ks, full and half marathons held in Memphis. Along with the fabulous restaurants, honky tonks and historical attractions, Bluff City (aka Memphis) is a destination for year-round races. The home of the blues and Elvis, Memphis hosts miles of fantastic running. Runners can enjoy the sights of the city while running along the mighty Mississippi River or down historic Beale Street. A mix of urban streets and storied buildings, runners and walkers can hoof past Memphis landmarks such as the Memphis Music Hall of Fame, the Memphis Pyramid or of course Elvis Presley's Graceland during one of the many races. A Boston Marathon qualifying race, one of the biggest marathons held in Memphis is the St. Jude Memphis Marathon. With a variety of runs available to all ages, the route includes the campus of this this world-class pediatric cancer research center where patients and families cheer on runners. With thousands of participants in this marathon, this run is the largest one day fundraiser for this very deserving organization. Run with The King! Join thousands of Elvis fans, and [...]

Haunted Happenings and Halloween Events Around Memphis

By | 2017-10-12T11:26:04+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Events, Memphis, Traveling|

Experience haunted and happy happenings in Memphis, TN this October 2017. Dia de los Muertos: Parade & Festival - Oct 7, 10:30am - 2:30pm Zoo Boo - Oct 20-22, 27-29 10th Annual RiverArts Fest - Oct 27-29 Cooper-Young BeerFest - Oct 27-29 Haunted Happenings - Oct 27, 6-10pm at Woodruff-Fontaine House Spirits with the Spirits - Elmwood Cemetery - Oct 27 Day of the Dead Fiesta - The Cadre Building - Oct 27, 7pm - 11:30 pm The Witch’s Dungeon Halloween Party - The Gallery, Oct 27, 9pm- 1am Whatever Dude’s Halloween Rocktacular - Oct 27, 10pm - 1am Festival of Fun and Fright - Oct 27, 6pm-9pm Halloween Cookie Decorating at The Guest House at Graceland - Oct 28, 12-2pm Wicked Ways Haunted House (until Oct 31) Shadowlands Festival of Fear (until Oct 31) Bugs at Memphis Botanic Garden Flick-or-Treat in My Big Backyard - Memphis Botanic Garden - Oct 28, 6pm-9pm And if you are staying with us on Halloween night, kids are invited to trick or treat around the hotel starting at 6pm. List compiled with info from memphistravel.com/events

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