Spring is fast approaching, and we are ready to welcome the change of season. This month is packed with fabulous local events worth adding to your calendar — from festivals and races to live music and dance performances. Here are the hottest Memphis events happening this March!
14 Memphis Events & Happenings: March 2023
March 3, 2023: Whiskey Warmer
Whiskey Warmer offers 40 different types of whiskey, bourbon, and scotch in addition to local food vendors, a cigar lounge, and live music. Tickets for the event begin at $49 and include 15 whiskey tastings and access to all event areas. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. at The Kent. whiskeywarmer.com
March 3 – 5, 2023: Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Weekend
Head to Graceland’s Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Weekend to enjoy live stage performances and concert experiences from artists like Victor Trevino Jr., Patrick Dunn, Dwight Icenhower, David Lee, and more. Tickets for individual events begin at $17. graceland.com
March 4, 2022: Women in the Arts
On Saturday, March 4, support local female artists at the Women in the Arts Festival. This free event takes place between Theatre Memphis and Dixon Gallery & Gardens at 10 a.m. The festival also includes food trucks, performances, and more family-friendly fun. dixon.org
March 5 – 11, 2023: Black Restaurant Week
Enjoy a week of dining deals from Black-owned restaurants in the Memphis area! You can dine in, grab your meal to go, or have your food delivered. The event offers 95 delicious meals from 27 local restaurants. Participating restaurants are yet to be announced, so check blackrestaurantweek.com frequently for updates.
March 10 & 11, 2023: Marketplace in Motion — Ladies’ Night
Arrow Creative has partnered with small businesses and local vendors to bring you a fun night out with your best girlfriends! The event on Friday is $5 and includes live music and drinks, while the Saturday market is free to attend. Event hours are Friday, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. facebook.com
March 11, 2023: 50th Annual Silky Sullivan St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Attend the annual Silky Sullivan St. Patrick’s Parade — the most exciting St. Patrick’s Day celebration Memphis offers. The event is free to attend and open to locals and visitors alike. Enjoy festive floats, dancers, cars, and costumes as they fill historic Beale Street. The fun begins at 2 p.m. bealestreet.com
March 12, 2023: 7th Annual Soulful Food Truck Festival
The annual Soulful Food Truck Festival is held on Sunday, March 12, at Tiger Lane. Enjoy delicious food from 39 food trucks and 15 local vendors in addition to live entertainment. General admission tickets are $12, and VIP tickets are $22. The fun begins at noon. eventbrite.com
March 18, 2023: 2nd Annual Crawfish & Cocktails
Eat crawfish and jam out with Old Dominick Distillery on Saturday, March 18! Crawfish & Cocktails includes Geaux Creole’s award-winning crawfish and live music by Rooster Revival. A limited number of advance VIP tickets are available for $49.95 (or $59.95 on the day of the event). By-the-pound tickets are also available for $10.95. The event begins at 2 p.m. tickettailor.com
March 25, 2023: The Fast & The Furriest 5K Run/Walk
If you enjoy exercising with furry friends, this is the run for you. Benefiting the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County, this is a fun run and walk where pups are the star of the show. Adult registration starts at $35, and participants can begin running at 8 a.m. at the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County. raceroster.com
March 25, 2023: Down for the Brew
Wiseacre Brewing Co. has partnered with The Baddour Center to host a fun day of activities, talent shows, games, prizes, and more! Bring your kids and connect with the community — all while raising awareness for those with disabilities. The free event begins at 11 a.m. facebook.com
March 25, 2023: Abundant Elegance, featuring Brett Deubner
Just a short drive from Memphis, you can experience a night of music with the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra! Enjoy a very rare performance by viola virtuoso Brett Deubner and German composer Carl Friedrich Zelter. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at Link Centre Concert Hall, and general admission tickets are $30. eventbrite.com
March 26, 2023: Dinner with Dorothy
Dinner with Dorothy is a fundraiser held on Sunday, March 26, for Memphis families experiencing homelessness. The evening includes live entertainment, a happy hour and seated dinner, and more. Tickets are $25 for children and $50 for adults. The event starts at 4 p.m. at Avon Acres. dorothydaymemphis.org
March 31, 2023: Family Campfire Party
Enjoy an old-fashioned campfire sing-along while making hot dogs and s’mores over the fire at this family-friendly campfire party at Memphis Botanic Garden. Starting at 6 p.m., you can explore the garden on a guided nighttime hike and learn about the animals that come out when we go to bed. Tickets are $10 for garden members and $15 for non-members. Children under 2 are free. simpletix.com
March 31, 2023: Junior League of Memphis: HER Women’s Summit
Hone your leadership skills, expand your network, and find a renewed sense of purpose at the Develop HER Women’s Summit, hosted by the Junior League of Memphis. For the last seven years, the Women’s Summit has brought over 400 women together for a one-day event focused on empowering women. Created for women of all ages and backgrounds, you can look forward to a full day of interactive panels and programming to help you achieve the next level of leadership and potential. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at Hilton Memphis, and individual tickets are $150. developherws.org
Have a lovely March, Memphis!
To see even more great Memphis events, visit our Happenings calendar!