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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Celebrate the 60’s at the WAVE 3 News Abbey Road on the River, the world’s largest Beatles-inspired music festival. The five day event will be held at the Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville, IN over Memorial Day Weekend. More than 50 bands will perform, including Grammy-winning rock group America and the fathers of psychedelic rock Vanilla Fudge.
Hold on to your cowboy boots! One of Nashville’s largest food & drink festivals is coming back for it’s 16th year! The NISSAN Taste of Music City is an all-inclusive food tasting event that will feature a tour of Nashville’s culinary neighborhoods, chef cooking demonstrations and live music. Come out and enjoy the food and
This tribute to rock and roll is a beach-inspired variation of “Woodstock.” National and regional tribute artists will cover songs from some of the greatest rockers in history. All performances, which are free to the public, are held on two “Dueling stages.” For more information and full lineup, visit beachstreetusa.com.
Formerly known as ‘Keep Austin Weird Fest and 5k,’ this fest and 5k embrace the weirdness that defines Austin. This event will feature live music, food, a costume contest, a 5K and more! Tickets for adults are $30. Learn more at funstop5k.com.
Head to the birthplace of R.E.M. and enjoy a three-day weekend filled with fabulous music and visual art by some of the most talented local and regional musicians/artists! Events take place through downtown Athens and celebrate AthFest Educates which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing funding for music and arts education for youth. Venue
The Bayou Boogaloo Music & Cajun Food Festival is Norfolk’s annual love-fest with New Orleans’ vibrant spirit and captures the melting pot of Bayou culture. This majorly popular three-day festival delivers the heart and soul of Louisiana to visitors of Town Point Park in true Cajun & Creole style. There will be two stages featuring
The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin® takes place every June off the Florida panhandle and has set the precedent for world-class, million dollar sportfishing tournaments. The tournament is timed to coincide with the peak of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season. In addition to the main event, there are other events taking place
Hampton County’s place among the state’s top watermelon producers is what gave birth to this festival. From the beginning, this festival has been a celebration of, for and by the people of this friendly county and is timed to the melon harvest every summer. The festival has grown into a course of events including a
Thunder on the Cumberland is a free, weekend-long festival hosted by Acme Radio and will feature the fastest boats in the world racing on the Cumberland River. On June 15 and 16, head down to Riverfront Park on Lower Broadway to enjoy boat racing, food trucks, family-friendly fun, cold beer and more! Visit visitmusiccity.com, for more
Five chefs, five pigs and five winemakers make for an unimaginably tasty event. Cochon555 is an epic culinary experience centered on 1500 pounds of heritage breed pork. Attendees will feast on dozens of chef-crafted tastings and sip on more than 40 types of boutique wines, craft cocktails and artisanal brews. Tickets start at $130 and a
Dreading the warm-weather wardrobe conundrums? Don’t fret! Get ready to rock your summer looks with tips from Style Coach Megan LaRussa!
Flattering white jeans? No, we’re not kidding! Here are some great white jeans to carry you through the summer and beyond!
When it comes to warmer weather, embracing classic sides with modern twists always makes for recipes that friends and family will adore. A prime example: this herbed potato salad!
A group of gals gathered in celebration of a friend’s birthday, and the event was picture perfect! Entertainer extraordinaire and the host of the summer get-together shares how she put on the event as well as the recipes for the memorable dishes she served.
Kit Castaldo drew inspiration for an entire home from the couple’s favorite piece of artwork. See how the subtle colors appear in every room to create an inviting, cohesive space!
Step inside Carrie Faletti’s Seagrove dream home designed by Atlanta-based designer Cindy Dunaway. With nautical nods that are not overly beachy, we’re taking notes for that future beach house of our dreams!
Who says luxury and kid-friendly are mutually exclusive? Find out how to have the best of both worlds at this fabulous Southern resort.
If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind travel experience, we have just the trips for you. Take a look at these five fabulous experiential travel opportunities.
Apple cider vinegar has been the darling of the healthy living scene for a while now. But is it really worth all the hype? Dr. Josh Axe weighs in.
From art festivals to Digital Graffiti to theater performances and more, the South’s coastal towns are full of cultural experiences worth traveling for. Plan your next road trip using this four-stop guide to see it all!