Check out great cultural events in Memphis
Memphis has been and continues to be a growing hub for cultural events and attractions. This April, there are a big range of exciting events that are sure to pique the interest of any visitor or local. No matter what you’re interested in, you’re bound to find an event or festival in Memphis that is suited to your tastes. Check out just a few of the cultural festivals happening in Memphis this April below:

Memphis Comedy Festival | April 4-7

This 4 day festival will have you in stitches! Both local and visiting comedians will be performing in various venues in the city in order to pack as many shows as possible into the weekend. Be sure to check out the Black Nerd Power Comedy Hour, which headlines the festival on Saturday night with amazing material from comedians of color from around the USA. Tickets to the show are $25, or you can buy an all-access pass for just $60, which grants you access to all the festival’s ticketed shows, including this headliner.

The Midtown Opera Festival | April 6-14

Opera Memphis presents its seventh annual Midtown Opera Festival at the Playhouse on the Square this April! This year’s festival will feature The Falling and the Rising, a contemporary American opera, which will be opened with an Opera Prelude Talk exploring the story, characters, and music of the show. Beyond this, you can check out many “Festival Fringe Events”, which features shows such as a performance by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Mozart’s classic The Magic Flute, and an aerial performance set to opera classics. Tickets start at just $10 per show - a great way to see many shows without breaking the bank!

Memphis Fashion Week | April 11-13

If you love fashion, don’t miss Memphis Fashion Week this April, which celebrates local and regional fashion designers, photographers, models, and retailers. Fashion students from Memphis and the surrounding areas have the chance to work with fashion industry professionals to create an incredible program that is both world-class and regionally unique. Proceeds from MFW’s official events all go back into the local fashion community, supporting small businesses and the local economy. Ticketed events range from $60 to $250, while some events you can attend for free!
Best Western Memphis is just a 20 minute drive from downtown Memphis, and is happy to offer free parking to all guests. This way, no matter where the city’s events take you, you’ll be able to get around and explore Memphis with convenience and ease.