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Memphis in May 2024


World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest     May 15 - 18

Great American River Run                                            May 25  


Liberty Park will be the 2024 location for the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.


The Great American River Run will be held in downtown Memphis and along the riverfront with the start/finish line in AutoZone Park. 

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Mission Statement

The Memphis in May International Festival is a month-long celebration that includes the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, and the Great American River Run.

The mission of Memphis in May is to promote and celebrate Memphis culture, foster economic growth, and enhance international awareness through education.