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  • 5 Fun Things to do This Summer in Memphis

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    5 Fun Things to do This Summer in Memphis

    Wondering how to spend your summer in Memphis?

    The end of the school year means that summer is here! We know you are thinking about how to fill an entire summer with activities and entertainment during sunny days and warmer temperatures and we've got you!

    Memphis is known for the influential strains of blues, soul, and rock 'n' roll that originated there. The city is known around the world as the "Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll." According to Billboard Magazine, Memphis is mentioned in more songs than any other city in the world, with over 400. But more than the music. THE PEOPLE MAKE THIS CITY!

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    Here’s the list of 5 summer activities in Memphis, you can do

    1. Explore Shelby Farms Park

    Shelby Farms is a public park in Shelby County, just east of Memphis. With 4,500 acres, it is one of the largest urban parks in the United States and the world, covering more than five times the area of New York City's Central Park (843 acres).

    Shelby Farms has a variety of outdoor group exercise opportunities. There are general fitness classes near the lake. Also, you can enjoy the Wolf River Pedestrian Bridge and Woodland Discovery Playground. Canoes and kayaks are also available at Shelby Farms Park. You have a lot to do in Shelby Farms Park. Make memories this summer and capture those special moments in Memphis Moments of Summer T-Shirt.


    2. Visit the Children's Museum of Memphis

    The Children's Museum of Memphis or CMOM is located at 2525 Central Avenue in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee. Its mission is to create memorable learning experiences through the joy of play in hands-on exhibits and programs.

    Hands-on, interactive exhibits, programs, and activities for children and their families are the focus here. This museum expects you to touch everything.

    The exhibit topics range from waterworks to health, recycling to house construction, and money for transportation. Playing costumes and puppets, as well as painting, sculpting, and weaving, are all available in the special theatre area. Try out the new outdoor play area, which includes a bank-shot basketball court. There is also a small café and brown bag area, as well as a gift shop. This is a great place for kids.


    3. Enjoy the Overton Park Shell

    The Overton Park Shell is Previously known as Levitt Shell, Shell Theatre, and Memphis Open Air Theater, it is an open-air amphitheater in Memphis', Overton Park.

    The Overton Park Shell never fails to provide an entertaining evening for audiences of all ages.

    Since the 1930s, the Overton Park Shell has served as a summer venue for Memphis music, and it now hosts a free concert series each year. The Orion Free Music Concert Series features more than 50 free concerts this summer. Pack your Memphis Medallion Embroidered Backpack and prepare for a picnic or visit one of the food trucks parked at the Shell on Friday and Saturday nights, which typically include Memphis favorites like Central BBQ.


    4. Stroll Memphis Botanic Garden

    The Memphis Botanic Garden is a 96-acre botanical garden located at 750 Cherry Road in Audubon Park. Every day, the Memphis Botanic Garden is open to the public, and visitors can stroll through the various gardens on the grounds. Memphis Botanic Garden is also regarded as one of the premier attractions in the mid-South.

    Improving people's lives by connecting them with plants to raise awareness and appreciation for our environment. Education programs can assist the public in developing greater environmental awareness by teaching them the meaning and significance of concepts like conservation, eco-friendliness, and sustainability.


    5. Get Close to Animals at Memphis Zoo

    The Memphis Zoo, located in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee, is home to over 3,500 animals from over 500 different species. According to surveys, it is Memphis' most popular attraction and has been named the "top zoo in the country." The Conservation programs at the Zoo span the globe.

     In Northwest Passage at the Memphis Zoo, get up close and personal with polar bears and get splashed by sea lions, a breathtaking Asian-inspired exhibit, see giant pandas as well as the sights and sounds of Yellowstone National Park.

    A walk of about 2 miles is required to see all the exhibits, so take your Memphis Urban Dweller Snapback Hat with you for sun protection, and visitors should allow three to five hours to see the entire property. The Memphis Zoo is a fun and interactive experience for the entire family.


    6. (BONUS) Try Delicious Food Trucks Offers

    For lunch or dinner, look for a food truck. Memphis's residents can enjoy food trucks in court square, downtown. There are many to choose from. Memphis' food truck offerings are expanding on a daily basis. 


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