You’ve heard about Memphis: home of the blues, soul & rock ‘n’ roll on the mighty Mississippi River. Now, get to know the Memphis Sports Council. We are dedicated to helping make your event a winning one. By utilizing our network of local services, your group can take advantage of opportunities usually reserved only for Memphis residents. Local sports leagues, sporting goods stores, city and neighborhood organizations, government and media relations, visitor guides, communications and marketing – you name it, our team can connect you. In addition, we can help you find the best Memphis event venues, hotels, attractions and dining options for your team. The best part? Our services are free.
With more than 60 unique attractions across the city, you'll find plenty to do in Memphis whether you're looking for relaxation, excitement or classic memory-making. In South Memphis, Elvis Presley's Graceland and Stax Museum of American Soul Music should be at the top of your list. Downtown, don't miss the National Civil Rights Museum and other landmarks that tell of Memphis' powerful place in civil rights history, plus exciting activity around the Mississippi Riverfront. Downtown is also where you'll find world-famous Beale Street, with nightly live music and three music museums in walking distance: the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Memphis Music Hall of Fame and The Blues Foundation's Blues Hall of Fame. Nearby in Midtown, explore award-winning Memphis Zoo. No wonder Fodor's named Memphis to its 2022 GO LIST and TIME named Memphis one of the "World's Greatest Places."
Memphis, the second largest city in Tennessee, is situated on the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the state. Centrally located in the United States, it's easy to get to Memphis by road, runway, river, or rail.
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Memphis knows how to plan an event. At every festival, you can bet there will be amazing food from bbq, to soul food to unique cuisine and music you can dance the night away to. No matter your interest there is something for everyone. You will find farmer's markets throughout almost every neighborhood, music festivals where you will not only get to see up-and-coming artists but musicians that are known worldwide. Being original is what Memphis is known for, you will never have the same experience year after year.