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River Arts Fest Memphis 2022





SEE YOU THIS WEEKEND!

Saturday, October 22nd & Sunday, October 23rd Riverside Drive, Downtown Memphis

Arrive with ease by pre-purchasing your tickets today!

Hours:

Saturday & Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM

Admission:

Adult Single-day pass – $10

Adult Two-day pass – $15

Children ages 6 to 12 – $5

Children 5 and under are free

Parking:

Paid parking for RiverArtsFest is available throughout Downtown Memphis. Consider these nearby garages:

  • Shoppers Garage – 85 N. Front Street (P2721)

  • Mud Island Garage – 125 N. Front Street (P2705)

  • Court Square Garage – 160 Court Avenue (P2750)

Road Closures:

Beale St. and Union Ave. between Front and Riverside Dr. are currently blocked to thru traffic for construction. Please access the festival at Jefferson Ave., Court St. or Monroe Ave.

Rain or Shine:

The show goes on—rain or shine! So sport your sun hat or rain boots and show your support for these amazing artists waiting on the river just for you.

Artists Market: With over 150 artists from across the country and right here at home, RiverArtsFest is celebrating our biggest year yet. Shop a variety of original art from sculpture to photography and 3D mixed media to metalworks.

Musical Acts: Get ready to jam out by the river with local favorites like Mark Edgar Stuart, Wyly Bigger, and the Tennessee Mass Choir. Check out our music lineup for all of the acts on our festival stage.

  • Family and friends—one of Memphis’ best festivals, there’s something for art, music and festival lovers of all ages with live demonstrations and a hands-on art station.

  • Walking shoes—the festival extends from Jefferson to Beale Street, so get ready for a day strolling up and down Riverside Drive. The scene is colorful and amazing!

  • Cash, check and credit cards—most artists accept credit cards, and all food and beverage tickets and RiverArtsFest merchandise may be purchased with a credit card. Please be aware there is NO onsite ATM machine.

  • Sunscreen—we’re counting on beautiful weather, cross your fingers.

  • Strollers and wagons—both are cool to bring to haul around your kiddos or art purchases. Just no pets please, see below.

Now, for theNO LIST (presented here in all caps as a strong, yet friendly reminder).

  • NO PETS

  • NO COOLERS

  • NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR FOOD

  • NO SKATES/SKATEBOARDS

  • NO SCOOTERS

  • NO BIKES

Did you know that proceeds from the festival not only help us bring it back every year, but also support our vibrant and growing community outreach? So feel even better about your day at RiverArtsFest, because while you’re directly supporting local and national fine artists, you’re also helping RiverArtsFest give back through our Community and Arts Education initiative, Art in the Making school programming, arts education grants, free student tickets, area college art scholarships and more. Learn more and support.

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