Nightlife & the Arts in Memphis


Memphis Nightlife

A handful of areas make for good stepping out downtown. Beale Street tops the list, with more venues per square foot than any other place in town.

Among Midtown's nightlife offerings, Overton Square is the best known. With its concentration of theaters, restaurants, and bars within a few blocks, you're sure to stumble onto something lively.

For a complete listing of weekly events, check the Friday Memphis Commercial Appeal ( or the Memphis Flyer ( Both are distributed free at newsstands around the city.

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