901 Day: 11 Ways to Celebrate Memphis’ Official Hater-Free Holiday

901 Day is Almost Here!

It’s hard to deny that Memphis is hot right now! From local musicians collaborating with brand name stars to Memphis Jookin’ and beyond, 901 culture and its influences are everywhere.

Our city’s strides in development, new music, food and beverage culture, and art are worth celebrating on 901 Day!

How you decide to celebrate this big, small town is totally up to you, but we’ve got a few suggestions to get you started!

This year 901 Day falls on Labor Day weekend, which means you’ve got all weekend to kick it.  Be sure to check out our list to see what else is going on in Memphis this weekend.

Delta Fair & Music Festival: Friday, August 30-September 8

Music, food, rides and all the nostalgic fun you would expect starts on Labor Day Weekend.

(source: Delta Fair Facebook)

901 Day Eve at Sweet Lala’s Bakery: Saturday, August 31

Be sure to stop by LaLa’s Bakery for a free signature treat! Choose from the TN Cookie, or a Jumbo Marshmallow Popper, and enjoy your 901 Day Eve!

Crosstown Splashdown!​: Saturday, August 31

Say goodbye to summer with a big water party on the plaza!  This is an end-of-summer party with live music by The Love Boat and Tiger City DJ,  plus sprinklers, sandboxes, yard games, mermaids, jellyfish on stilts, and free snow cones for everyone!

901 Day at Loflin Yard: Sunday, September 1

Enjoy the outdoors with food and drink specials happening all day long!  Plus, you can bring your four-legged friend along with you!

901 Day Celebration: Sunday, September 1

Railgarten will be throwing down all day with music from Chines Connection Dub Embassy, Star & Micey, Lucky 7 Brass Band, MJG, and DJ Siphne Aaye.

30 Days of Opera 2019: Sunday, September 1

Opera Memphis’ 30 Days of Opera returns on 901 day, and you can catch a totally free opera performance from some of the most talented singers in the city.

901 Day with Crosstown Brewing: Sunday, September 1

Crosstown Brewing will have goodies, outdoor games, and live music from The Late Greats.  Plus, Grub food truck will be on site for all you hunger cravings!

901 Watershed | A Celebration of Memphis: Sunday, September 1

This will be a fun celebration of our culture and music with Live DJs and performances all night long.  Plus, it’s free with an RSVP!

Sky Zone Memphis 901 Day: Sunday, September 1

Celebrate 901 Day at the trampoline park! you can get a 2 hour jump for… 9 + 0 + 1 = $10. That’s a 2 hour jump for only $10!

Official 901FC Watch Party: Monday, September 2

Join the Bluff City Mafia at Crosstown Brewing for the official watch party as 901FC takes on the Charleston Battery.

Explore Bike Share $9.01 Monthly Pass Promotion: September 1 – September 7

Explore is offering a monthly membership price of $9.01 that will activate on your first ride, and let you ride for 30 days at that price.  This price will become available at Explore’s website on Sunday morning at midnight.

Go Crazy at Memphis’ First and Only Rage Room