Memphis Children’s Theater Festival
Friday & Saturday
The ultimate family friendly arts experience. Over a dozen different performances, workshops, street performances, and arts activities galore. Come out and celebrate Memorial Day weekend with Voices of the South. A “pay what you can” event.
Tom Lee Park
This year’s Sunset Symphony will end its 39 year run with a Grand Finale Celebration that includes a spectacular performance by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, several special guests, and an expanded fireworks event. Gates open at 2pm, airshow at 5:45pm, orchestra at 7:35, fireworks at 9pm. Tickets here ($9/each, general admission)
Memorial Day Service
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery
This family-friendly event features live patriotic music, bagpipes, a wreath laying, a prominent local speaker, and military honors rendered with a live cannon salute by local civil war reenacting group, Bankhead’s Battery. Free.
National Missing and Exploited Children’s Day
Children’s Museum of Memphis
Join us as we partner with The Commission of Missing and Exploited Children (COMEC) to share information to help keep our children safe. Come hang out with McGruff the Crime Dog, firefighters and police officers as you explore a real fire truck and police motorcycles. Participate in fun crafts and activities, make a colorful picture frame for your photo, get a fingerprint kit and get your face painted too. It’s a day of good, wholesome, SAFE family fun.