Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not as much going on as normal in our city. But not to worry, there are still plenty of things to do in Memphis that can be done while social distancing. Be sure to double-check for any updates at events and venues before making plans to head out.
Are you looking for the best things to do in Memphis this weekend? You’re in luck because we have a list of amazing things to do and places to go! We have created a weekend guide that everyone will enjoy! As always, we are here to make your weekends ROCK.
As a precaution to the coronavirus, local event organizers are following CDC guidelines and have gone virtual or are taking proper measures to ensure the safety of their attendees in Memphis. As long as you do your part by social distancing, we are in for a fun weekend.
Keep on reading because our top things to do this weekend are a scroll away!
📷 Photo Credit: Arrow Creative
1. Memphis Fashion Week
This year, Creative Arrow brings you Memphis Fashion Week with a bit of a twist! There won’t be an official runway instead the designs will be on showcase. Fashion Week kicks off with a sip and shop at Railgarten on Tuesday. The design showcase will be Wednesday night at the same location. If you’ve never checked out Railgarten, this is the perfect time to go hang out with them!
🗓 AUG 18–21 | Varies Each Day
📍 Railgarten | 430 Monroe Memphis, TN 38103
2. The 6/12 Mixer with Cocktails and Conversations
Have you been looking for an opportunity to network with other entrepreneur-minded individuals like yourself? This weekend, the 6/12 Mixer with Cocktails and Conversations is a soiree you don’t want to miss. This event is completely free to the general public and features an early bird happy hour from 6PM–7PM.
🗓 AUG 19 | 6 PM–8 PM
📍 Hampton Inn and Suites | 1680 S Germantown, Tennessee, 38138
📷 Photo Credit: Rhea Lana’s of Germantown and Collierville
3. Rhea Lana’s of Germantown and Collierville Fall 2020 Event
Calling all thrifters, this one’s for you! Rhea Lana is hosting their fall Upscale Resell Event. Rhea Lana resells gently used children’s clothing, baby essentials, toys, and maternity clothing selections. the earlier you get to this resell event, the better finds you’ll score! To ensure CDC guidelines are being followed, a limited number of tickets will be sold for each time slot of the event. See more details with the link below!
🗓 AUG 28 & 29 | Varies Each Day
📍 Rhea Lana’s |10327 E Shelby Dr, Collierville, Tennessee, 38017
📷 Photo Credit: Yoga Seeds
4. Sunset Yoga Downtown
Are you still not comfortable going out just yet? No worries, we still have virtual events for you! Memphis River Parks is hosting Sunday Sunset Yoga sessions at The Fourth Bluff. The yoga session will be live-streamed via Facebook Live.
Use the link below to tune in! Feel free to come in person and enjoy a free yoga session led by Bridget Danielle. Make sure to bring your own yoga mat and remember to maintain a safe 6-foot distance from your yoga neighbor.
🗓 AUG 23 | 6:15 PM–7:15 PM
📍 The Fourth Bluff | Memphis, TN 38103
📷 Photo Credit: Humane Society of Memphis
5. Paw Prints House Pawty
If you were looking forward to the annual Paw Prints Gala, sad news it’s canceled. Haven’t we all heard enough of that this year? The Humane Society has decided to turn lemons into lemonade by making the event a House PAWty! This year, enjoy the event from your couch with a meal from a local restaurant. There are different level packages you can opt-in for. See the different options with the link below!
🗓 AUG 22 | 6 PM–8 PM
📍 Virtual Event
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Treating yourself is very important, especially amidst a pandemic! We spent an afternoon at Girls Smell Great, a candle bar located at The Avenue in Collierville, TN. Here you get the opportunity to make a candle from start to finish. It’s fun and relaxing at the same time. See what it’s like by watching the video below!
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See Ya Next Week!
Can’t get enough of the best things to do in Memphis? Make sure to check back every week to see what events are going down near you, virtually or within a safe, 6-foot distance. If you are going to enjoy events out in the public, remember to follow CDC rules and #MaskUpMemphis!