Cooper-Young Takes Center Stage: Historic neighborhood is the star of 29th annual street festival
Sep12

Cooper-Young Takes Center Stage: Historic neighborhood is the star of 29th annual street festival

Join us for the annual Evolve Bank & Trust Cooper-Young Festival on Saturday, September 17th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Cooper-Young Festival is a free, family-friendly, music, arts and crafts street festival which draws over 135,000 people to the 117-year-old historic Cooper-Young District for a day of music, art, shopping, people watching, and dining. The festival, now in its 29th year, is the city’s largest, single-day annual...

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Local music is the drum beat of Cooper-Young Festival
Sep12

Local music is the drum beat of Cooper-Young Festival

The Cooper-Young Festival is all about the unique art finds and the sounds of local music. With 20 musical acts this year, there is something for everyone! The Main Stage, located in front of Young Avenue Deli,  kicks off at 11:15 am with the Latin and Cuban folk of Los Cantadores before new pop sensation Brennan Villines. Detective Bureau, a top local jazz fusion collective is next, followed seamlessly by the international funk of...

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Cooper-Young Festival Map
Sep12

Cooper-Young Festival Map

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Cooper-Young Festival Food Vendors
Sep12

Cooper-Young Festival Food Vendors

By Trestle Uncle C’s: Ice cream and snow cones Elzey Entrance Nutty Bavarian: Roasted and flavored nuts East Evelyn Wild Bill’s Old Fashion Sodas: Old time flavored sodas Shucks and Waffles: Roasted corn and waffle pops on stick, slushies Twiniques Cake: Sweets, cakes, cupcakes Children’s Area Pronto Pups: Pronto Pups and soft drinks West Nelson Flavor Island: Snow cones East Nelson Makeda’s Cookies: Butter cookies Begley Dogs:...

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Cooper-Young Festival Artist & Vendors Listings
Sep12

Cooper-Young Festival Artist & Vendors Listings

A001 Commercial Appeal Local newspaper sponsor A002 Lasik Vision Institute Local Lasik Vision sponsor A003, 04 Sweet Grass Restaurant A005, 06 Cooper Young Community Association Community group A007 House of Mews Non-profit cat sanctuary A008 Urban Indulgence Handmade Handmade bath and body products A009 Coliseum Coalition Mid-South Coliseum t-shirts A010 Rarefindslmtd Lamps, unique conversation piece A011 Jacqunique Designs &...

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Local designer to create 2016 festival poster
Jun08

Local designer to create 2016 festival poster

The Evolve Bank and Trust Cooper-Young Festival is pleased to announce that Jenean Morrison has been named the poster artist for the 2016 edition of the event. Morrison is an artist and surface/textile designer based in Midtown Memphis, with a colorful studio in the heart of Cooper-Young. Her popular coloring books for adults have reached the Amazon bestseller lists in both the U.S. and Italy and have been published in France, Japan,...

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