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CY we say,                “I Love Memphis”

COOPER YOUNG GARDEN WALK is one of the newest + largest garden tours in the South. In only its 4th year, there are more than 90+ private gardens, green businesses, and community spaces open for viewing in a hip, historic, walkable, bikeable neighborhood.

Visitors will discover:

  • Why our neighborhood is considered the “Heart of Memphis”
  • Quaint, quirky, imaginative  gardens celebrating and solving city living limitations
  • Serene landscapes, artsy gardens, sustainable living
  • Unique art installations
  • Open artist studios
  • Farmer’s market on Saturday
  • Community garden + School garden
  • Urban farming, chickens, rabbits, beekeeping, composting, organic gardening
  • He/she sheds, showers, ponds, fountains, whimsical surprises
  • Level 3 certified neighborhood arboretum
  • Numerous award-winning restaurants and unique shops
  • Rental bikes and scooters, bike valet + guided bike tours
  • Educational Booths
  • Garden vendors
  • Bungalows, Queen Anne, Second Empire, Craftsman, Colonial Revival, and Shotgun cottages
  • Easily stop for breakfast, lunch or dinner
  • Restaurant + shop discounts
  • Neighborhood brewery
  • Take your picture in front of our iconic mural: “I Love Memphis”
  • “The most hospitable, welcoming garden hosts around!”

WHEN:  Saturday + Sunday, May 18-19, 2019,  (3rd weekend in May)

TIME: 9 am – 5 pm

WHERE:  Intersection of Cooper + Young Ave, Memphis, TN 38014

FOR:  This yearly fundraiser supports Cooper Young Garden Club’s mission to enhance community pride and beautify our neighborhood and city “one garden at a time”.


  • To be determined soon.


What else can you do while in Memphis: (too much to list, but here’s a smattering):

Memphis in May BBQ Festival —-Elvis Presley Graceland—-Dixon Gallery + Gardens  

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