For 17 years, the Indie Memphis Film Festival has showcased dozens of film shorts, documentaries, and feature films from around the world. Pick a screening of your choosing, and don't forget to hit up some afterparties and soirees -- you'll have a chance to mingle with actors and filmmakers.
While there's no one place that can claim "best barbecue" in town, be sure to cross these off your list: Central BBQ's nachos and sandwiches, a cornish game hen at the Cozy Corner, pulled pork and barbecue spaghetti at the Bar-B-Q Shop, a burger topped with pulled pork at Tops BBQ, a sausage and cheese plate at the Rendezvous, and ribs just about anywhere.
Considered one of the best minor league parks in the country, be sure to cheer on the Cardinals' Triple-A affiliate and catch the fireworks after select weekend home games.
Memphis’ “Central Park” is home to an old growth forest full of walking trails, protected areas for bike riding or strolling, amazing public art, a dog park, playgrounds, an art museum with permanent (and visiting) exhibits, and much more. Grab a beer at the golf house and enjoy the patio, or get a picnic to go from Cafe Brooks by Paradox in the lobby of the museum then soak up some sun on the Greensward.