ALL OVER TOWN: If you're not going to rest, might as well fest
Greek festival, Food Truck Festival and Latino Festival all happening today!
Brianna Alexis Smith | 5/13/2017, 11:35 a.m.
With the forecast calling for plenty of sunshine and perfect 70-something degree weather, don't blow this weekend by staying indoors! Get out and do something! And if you can't think of anything else, you're sure to find some food and fun at one or more of these festivals:
Come celebrate the 59th annual Memphis Greek Festival and experience the wonderful Greek culture, food and fellowship of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church family. The festival will consist of sanctuary tours, dining on traditional Greek meals, tasting delicious Greek pastries and browsing through the marketplace where you will find vendors offering jewelry, clothing, T-shirts and more. There will be plenty of kid-friendly activities too, including bounce houses and rock climbing. Bring the family for a full day of fun! Take advantage of the free parking shuttles too. Remember to bring three canned goods for Mid-South Food Bank to get you in FREE. The festival runs from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Visit www.memphisgreekfestival.com for more information.
FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL:
The 2017 Mid-South Food Truck Festival is a one-day event at Tiger Lane at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Mid-South Food Truck Fest is a yearly event to bring together chefs and trucks from all over. This year you can expect more food trucks, more music, a bigger vendor market and a few surprises to come. Tickets are available at MidSouthFoodTruckFest.com - kids under 12 are free.
LATINO MEMPHIS FESTIVAL:
Come out and explore The Latino Memphis Festival! The festival is a celebration of Memphis’ growing Hispanic community, with all kinds of fun for the whole family. The festival will be held in Overton Park from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The annual festival features live music and dance performances, a family run/walk, a salsa-making contest, delicious authentic foods, a Latino cultural showcase and many more action packed activities. Admission is free.