Memphis in May International Festival a month of blues, barbecue, and other fun events. Something is wrong. Handy and rock icon Elvis Presley became American icons while living here continues to draw fans of many genres and is celebrated at several superb museums, including, of course, Elvis' former estate, Graceland a must, even if you're not a big fan. The galleries show everything from tiny, exquisite works of jewelry to larger installations, some of them displayed in the tree-shaded sculpture garden. In the past, they've also held pizza and pitcher deals, all-day happy hours, beer busts, thirsty Thursdays, and bottle cap bingo.
Make a reservation for this one, which is set inside a handsome Queen Anne Victorian house, and then tuck into such delectable treats as lobster "knuckle" sandwiches with tarragon and tomatoes; and seared American Kobe flat-iron steak with truffles, shiitake, haricots verts, and leek fondue. This training is not open to the public. Opened init is known as the top gay bar in Memphis and can be easily spotted thanks to its rainbow flag flying proud outside the entrance. Our mayor isn't going to march in the gay pride festival.
Nevertheless, visitors to this sprawling metropolis hugging the east bank of the Mississippi River will find a remarkable variety of outstanding attractions - enough so that you really need at least three days here just to hit the best ones.