Enjoy Life in the Blues City

Explore Memphis

 

Welcome to Memphis, one of the best-kept secrets in the U.S. 

This friendly city has a rich history of music, culture and the arts. But it also has great year-round outdoor recreation, a thriving food scene, terrific sports and family-friendly activities, an entrepreneurial spirit, and so much more — with an affordable cost of living that makes it easy to do what you enjoy.

Music Lovers

If you love music, it doesn’t get better than Memphis. It’s not just the heart of the country’s live blues scene and birthplace of rock n’ roll. It’s also a regular tour stop for big-name talent, an incubator for great local artists and a rich place for opera and classical music.

Check out our star attractions.

 
 

Arts and culture aficionados

The opportunities for enrichment in Memphis are as diverse as the city itself. Every weekend, the city has something exciting to see, whether it’s a cultural festival, show, art walk or new exhibition.

Explore our highlights.

 
 

Foodies

Memphis is rapidly becoming as well known for its food as it is for its music. In fact, Travel + Leisure magazine named Memphis one of the “America’s Best Cities for Foodies” in 2015. And don’t just think barbecue — Memphis has a full range of choices to satisfy any palate.

Here’s a delicious sampling.

 
 

Families

With its affordable cost of living, welcoming community and plenty of kid-friendly activities, Memphis is a great place to raise a family.

Check out fun things to do with your kids.

 
 

Outdoor enthusiasts

If you love the outdoors or being active, Memphis has plenty to offer, including nice year-round weather, beautiful parks, lakes and trails, and easy ways to meet other nature and fitness lovers.

Explore our outdoors.

 
 

Sports fans

Memphis loves sports — though not everyone agrees on the best team. Whether your passion is pro athletics or college ball, you’ll have plenty to keep you entertained.

Find your crew.

 
 

Entrepreneurs

The choice to move to an exciting new place is not always a solo decision. Luckily, Memphis is a great city for professionals in a wide range of fields, with everything from Fortune 500 companies to hot new startups. 

Learn why we're a city of opportunity.

 
 

Memphis awards

Don’t just take our word for it that Memphis is a great place to live and work.

Check out our rankings.

 
 

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