Guide to Midtown

Things to Do in Midtown

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Just east of downtown, midtown has its own entertainment district, dining establishments and coffee houses near Overton Square. Beautiful Overton Park houses the Memphis Zoo and Aquarium. For a taste of artistic culture, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art offers a wide range of artistic treasures from antiquities to modern art.

But Midtown shouldn’t be dismissed as sedate. It’s a hip enclave with cocktail bars, rock clubs and funky jukebox joints. It’s also home to famous record stores and recording studios such as local icon Goner Records. Enjoy live theater at Playhouse on the Square or the Circuit Theatre. Like downtown Memphis, Midtown is a musical enclave, but here indie rock sounds and hip hop are as likely to be heard as jazz and blues.

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Popular Things to Do in Midtown

Italian Restaurants

Strano - Sicilian Kitchen & Bar

948 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

Event

American Aquarium

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 • 8:00pm

Hi-Tone Cafe

Biking Tours

Sprock n' Roll

2045 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

Sprock n' Roll is Memphis' BEST party bike rolling through Midtown & Downtown Memphis! Join 8 - 16 of your friends and hit the town to enjoy local hotspots and bars!! Saddle up partner!

American Restaurants

Restaurant Iris

2146 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

American Restaurants

Canvas of Memphis

1737 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

Memphis' only interactive arts lounge and restaurant!

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PJ Morton

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 • 8:00pm

1884 Lounge

Banquet Rooms

The Phoenix Venue Hall Memphis

1015 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

We offer a great venue hall at a reasonable price. We gurantee you will love our place and staff and also be able to afford it. Our Venue is in a great location in Memphis and we pride ourselves on good prices and pleasing our customers

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Ashley McBryde

Saturday, December 1, 2018 • 8:00pm

Minglewood Hall

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Sister Hazel

Friday, November 30, 2018 • 8:00pm

Minglewood Hall

Bars

Memphis Nightlife - Jazz and Blues Clubs

Greater Memphis Area, Memphis, TN 38104

Nightlife

Minglewood Hall

1555 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

Voted The #1 place in Memphis to see Live Music by the readers of the Memphis Flyer.

Foods

Cafe Society

212 N Evergreen St, Memphis, TN 38112

French. With over 20 years in business, Memphis’ Café Society has been a longstanding favorite. In October 2007, this Memphis French restaurant welcomed a new owner, Chef Cullen Kent, who has brought with him the skill and passion for classic and beautif

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