Things To Do for Memorial Day 2019 in the Memphis Area

By Product Expert | Posted in Community News, Local Events on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at 3:20 pm
Little Girl Standing in Cemetery with Black Text Box and Red, White and Blue Memorial Day 2019 Text

2019 Memorial Day Events, Services and Celebrations Memphis TN

Memorial Day is right around the corner and it is an important holiday in the United States – an important day of remembrance and an opportunity for us to honor the fallen heroes of our military. Do not forget to take a break from parties and family BBQs on Memorial Day Weekend to celebrate the lives of the heroes who have come before. Find the perfect way to celebrate with a list of 2019 Memorial Day events, services and celebrations in Memphis, TN provided by Gwatney Mazda of Germantown.


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Memorial Day 2019 Memphis Murph Challenge 

WHEN: Monday, May 27 at 8 a.m. 

WHERE: Battle Axe CrossFit – 449 US-72 Collierville, TN 38017 

Are you ready for a workout? Sign up for the annual Memorial Day 2019 Memphis Murph Challenge at Battle Axe CrossFit and hosted by VFW Post 5066. This Memorial Day event is a fitness challenge that honors Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor winner Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy with all proceeds going toward the Lt. Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation. The workout consists of a 1-mile run, 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 squats and a 1-mile run in a 20-pound vest or body armor. 

2019 Memorial Day Murph Challenge 

WHEN: Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m. 

WHERE: CrossFit Reveille – 6001 Airline Rd. Arlington, TN 38002 

Do you live in the Arlington area? Join in the 2019 Memorial Day Murph Challenge at CrossFit Reveille on Airline Road. To cater to different fitness levels, CrossFit coaches will tailor the workout to fit your abilities with several options. In addition to a tough workout that will honor American hero and Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael P. Murphy, this event will include a Murph Challenge t-shirt and a chance to meet Navy SEAL Master Chief Chris Lawyer.

Military Cemetery with American Flags
Marine Corps Memorial at Sunset

Great American River Run Half Marathon and 5K 

WHEN: Saturday, May 25 at 7:30 a.m. 

WHERE: Downtown Memphis 

Lace up your running shoes and join in the Memorial Day fun at the annual Great American River Run Half Marathon and 5K in Downtown Memphis. Choose from a fast-paced half marathon that will take you along the Mississippi River or sign up for the 5K race and take a trek through the heart of Downtown Memphis. After the race, you will enjoy live music, great food, drinks and a great party.  

Summer Symphony at the Live Garden 

WHEN: Friday, May 24 at 6 p.m. 

WHERE: Live at the Garden – 750 Cherry Rd. Memphis, TN 38117 

Kickstart your summer this Memorial Day at the annual Summer Symphony at the Live Garden presented by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. The headline artist at this year’s event will be Dennis Deyoung – a founding member of the band STYX. You will be able to reserve VIP tables for eight, individual table seats, Gossett pit tickets and TruGreen lawn tickets. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring picnic baskets, lawn chairs and coolers.


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Celebrate American heroes this Memorial Day with this list of 2019 Memorial Day events, services and celebrations in Memphis, TN. Visit the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown inventory today and get behind the wheel of the next-generation 2019 Mazda3!

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