Here's just a small sampling of what Memphis has to offer.
We know that Memphis has many assets including the largest urban park in the US, the third-ranked zoo in the country, and a vibrant music scene. We have also been ranked the second most generous city and the third best location for millennials to live in the US.
More than 600,000 people visit Graceland every year!
Memphis has recently received these praises: "Tastiest Town" by Southern Living, "Sweetest Water in the World," "Best New Coffee Roaster," "One of the Best Cities for Pizza," "One of America’s Best Bakeries," and one of the "Best Farmers Markets in America"
The Beale Street Music Festival is in its 42nd year. We love our music in Memphis!
Listed as "One of the top '15 U.S. Cities' Emerging Downtowns” and ranked #3 as “The Happiest Cities To Work In Right Now”
The Reverb Coffee Company was ranked one of the top new 15 coffee roasters in US.
Memphis is making strides in urban education reform and people are coming to Memphis to listen, learn, and emulate the exciting things happening in our schools. MTR, TFA, and Teach901 bring teachers to the city each year.
Memphis is ranked one of the top 10 cities in the country for growth in tech jobs.
Development is happening in Memphis! Sears Crosstown, Highland Row at the U of M, Clayborn Temple, and Shelby Farms Park (which has 4,500 acres of parks and recreation) are just a few examples.
Memphis was ranked #5 in a list of most artistic American cities