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City Tasting Tours

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.

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Savor tastings at five eateries, interact with chefs and managers, and sample local flavors while strolling down Main Street and enjoying new art installations and historic landmarks.

Yellow Fever Rock & Roll Ghost Tour

Ongoing

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See what used to be, Memphis style, with Mike McCarthy. Call to schedule a personal tour. 901-486-6325

Elmwood Driving History Tour

Ongoing
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$5-$10


Purchase a paper map, audio CD, or download to phone then visit over 60 stops throughout Elmwood in the comfort of your car. 774-3212

Graceland Excursions Trips: Musical Landmarks of the Mississippi Delta

Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Guest House at Graceland 3600 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport

Buy Tickets$119


Take a detour down the backroads and explore the deep roots of blues culture and history, while reliving a musical revolution powered by raw emotion. 901-332-3322

Cutting Garden Tours

Saturdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.


Garden docents will focus on the cutting garden each week on Saturday morning. Meet in the Catmur Foyer to see the large urn design and start tour. 761-5250

Hotel History Tours with the Peabody Duckmaster

Ongoing, 11:30 a.m.
The Peabody Hotel 149 Union, Memphis Downtown


Hear stories from The Peabody's nearly 150-year history and learn behind-the-scenes details about the charmed life of the world-famous Peabody Ducks. (901) 529-4000

The Lewis Ranch Tours

Ongoing

Buy Tickets$30


Jerry Lee Lewis' private getaway gives fans a look at the life of a rock 'n' roll legend. Tours available Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 662-393-8770

Sprock and Roll Party Bike Tours

Ongoing
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

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Drink and bike during dinner, lunch, and art tours in Midtown and Downtown Memphis. See website for tour schedules.

Tours at Two

Tuesdays, Sundays, 2-3 p.m.


Join a Dixon docent or member of the curatorial staff on a tour of the current exhibitions. 901-761-5250

Bicentennial History Hikes

Tuesdays, 2 p.m.
Lichterman Nature Center 5992 Quince, Memphis East Memphis

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Meet at the guest services desk in the Visitor Center. 767-7322

Judge D'Army Bailey Courthouse Tour

Thu., July 25, 12 p.m.
Shelby County Courthouse Adams and Second Street, Memphis Downtown


The next round of Jimmy Ogle Tours are being filmed by Willy Bearden for an archival series for Memphis' 2019 Bicentennial effort, sponsored by the Downtown Memphis Commission.

Bite-Sized Tours

Thursdays, 11:45 a.m.


Order lunch from Park & Cherry, and then Dixon staff members and docents will lead a quick tour of their favorite works of art or plants in the garden. Your lunch will be waiting for you after tour. 761-5250

Tour de Midtown

Thursdays, 6 p.m.
Overton Square 2101 Madison, Memphis Midtown


Join Breakaway Running for a group run starting from 2109 Madison. Free beer after the run. All paces are welcomed and the distance of runs vary from 3-5 miles.

Public Sightseeing Cruise on the Island Queen

Fri., July 26, 2:30 p.m.
Beale Street Landing Beale and Riverside, Memphis Beale Street


The next round of Jimmy Ogle Tours are being filmed by Willy Bearden for an archival series for Memphis' 2019 Bicentennial effort, sponsored by the Downtown Memphis Commission.

Graceland Excursions Trips: Tupelo, Mississippi–Birthplace of Elvis Presley

Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Guest House at Graceland 3600 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport

Buy Tickets$99


Experience the rural setting of Elvis’ upbringing and see where it all began in the two-room house where he was born, the church he attended in his youth and artifacts from his modest beginnings. 901-332-3322

Cotton Men of Elmwood with Jimmy Ogle

Sat., July 27, 11 a.m.
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown


The next round of Jimmy Ogle Tours are being filmed by Willy Bearden for an archival series for Memphis' 2019 Bicentennial effort, sponsored by the Downtown Memphis Commission. 774-3212

Historic Memphis Riverfront with Jimmy Ogle

Sat., July 27, 1 p.m.
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown


The next round of Jimmy Ogle Tours are being filmed by Willy Bearden for an archival series for Memphis' 2019 Bicentennial effort, sponsored by the Downtown Memphis Commission. 774-3212

Jimmy Ogle Walking Tour

Sun., July 28, 2 p.m.
Chicksaw Heritage Park Exit 12C on Metal Museum Drive, Memphis Downtown


The next round of Jimmy Ogle Tours are being filmed by Willy Bearden for an archival series for Memphis' 2019 Bicentennial effort, sponsored by the Downtown Memphis Commission.

Old Forest Hike

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. and Last Sunday of every month, 10 a.m.
Overton Park off Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Walking tour of the region's only urban old-growth forest. 276-1387

Jimmy Ogle Walking Tour

Sun., July 28, 4 p.m.
Big River Crossing Channel 3 Drive, Memphis Downtown


The next round of Jimmy Ogle Tours are being filmed by Willy Bearden for an archival series for Memphis' 2019 Bicentennial effort, sponsored by the Downtown Memphis Commission.

Calvary Episcopal Church Tours

Second Wednesday, Sunday of every month, 11:15 a.m.
Calvary Episcopal Church 102 N. Second, Memphis Downtown


Docent-led tours discuss stained glass windows, architecture, and symbols in Christian art. Private tours available upon request. 525-6602

Central Gardens Home & Garden Tour

Sun., Sept. 8, 1-6 p.m.
Central Gardens Along Carr Ave., Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$15 in advance, $20 day-of, $12 each group of 10 or more

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The 43rd annual tour features six homes along or near Central Avenue plus Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Three homes are "old," while three are "new," showcasing how new homes fit into historic neighborhood.

Insiders on Tour

Wed., Sept. 11, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Downtown Memphis Visitors Center 119 Riverside Drive, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$20-25


See it for yourself! Board a Backbeat Tours bus to gain a new perspective of Downtown Memphis. In two hours you will learn history, facts, and locations you never knew about!

Metal on the Move Bus Tour

Sun., Sept. 15, 1-4 p.m.
Crosstown Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis Midtown

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The artists of Metal Museum take a bus tour with sculptures and projects designed by the museum throughout the last 40 years. The tour will begin and end at Crosstown Concourse and will include a walking tour of several sculptures housed at the Memphis Botanic Garden. 774-6380
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