May comes alive with so many great events all over the South. Get out and explore the region at one of these top May events! Image: Memphis in May
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For 37 years, cyclists from across the country, and even international cyclists, flock to the “Classic City” to spin their wheels in the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Twilight Criterium. The AOC’s Twilight Criterium has been dubbed the most insance criterium in the world and this year’s event will serve as the penultimate event of the USA
For more than two decades, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum has hosted the Crawfish Music Festival to provide quality entertainment and family fun to the Southeast. Each night of the Festival promises fun, excitement, and a little something new. Whether it’s the headline entertainment, hot boiled crawfish, or exciting mid-way rides, you won’t want to miss
Memphis’ top interior designers offer a glimpse of their talent in a unique designer showcase benefitting the arts. Thirteen teams of designers create vignettes featuring an exciting variety of style and art, with proceeds going to ArtsMemphis to support over 60 arts organizations around town. The multi-day event includes a VIP Dinner on Thursday, April
Over a 10-day period, screenings and events bring filmmakers, celebrities, musicians, screenwriters and film fans together for the Nashville Film Festival. This annual celebration of the art of motion pictures includes 58 films, including feature films, narratives, documentaries and short films. Festival passes and individual tickets are available for purchase. Visit nashvillefilmfestival.org for details.
Craft cocktails are gracing bar menus across the city, and this festival celebrates this cocktail culture. Throughout the week, enjoy a variety of tasting events, including Bourbon & Bluegrass, Shandy Social: A Tour of Southern Beer Cocktails, and The Bloody Mary Experience. Proceeds benefit Nashville Clean Water Project.. musiccityspiritsandcocktail.com
The 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival is one of the South’s most anticipated events. The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant, South Carolina’s local shrimping and fishing industry by offering guests a boat parade, live music, a craft show and free activities. With Ravenel Brisge and Charleston Harbor serving as a
The annual North Charleston Arts Fest highlights national, regional and local artists and performers in the areas of dance, theatre, music, film, media and visual & literary arts. Over the years the event has matured into one of the most comprehensive arts festivals across the South with a schedule that offers something for everyone, including:
Kicking off the entire Memphis in May celebration is a three-day music festival featuring over 65 big-name stars and local musical acts performing on 4 stages and one tent in Tom Lee Park. Performers include Kings of Leon, Death Cab for Cutie, Tori Kelly and Jill Scott. You can find the full lineup of acts and purchase tickets: memphisinmay.org/
Let’s hear it for the girls! Watch the fillies race for the lilies in the Kentucky Oaks. This great day of racing is the day before Derby, on Friday, May 5, in case you didn’t know. Don’t forget to try the signature drink, the Grey Goose Oaks Lily. Most importantly, don’t forget to wear your
Southern Junkers Vintage Market hosts over 65 curated vendors from Memphis, and across the USA. Bringing you the best in Vintage, Antiques, Farmhouse Style, Local Art, Jewelry, Handcrafted, Cool Junk, Food Trucks, A Vintage Fashion Show on Saturday May 6, Paint Demo’s and Fun! Friday, May 5 through Saturday, May 6. www.southernjunkers.com
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