About East Memphis
East Memphis is known for the commercial and residential powerhouse, thriving businesses, tall buildings and large homes. The Walnut Grove area is home to some of the grandest houses in all of Memphis, and tourists are often seen just driving around and viewing the splendid homes. As East Memphis has no legal restrictions regarding the height of buildings beyond downtown, it is which is why it is home to the ominous Clark Tower.
East Memphis has a high concentration of various types of churches, which tend to be centered on Walnut Grove Road. The biggest churches are the Christ Church United Methodist with about 6,000 members, the St. Louis Catholic Church with approximately 5,000 members and the Second Presbyterian Church which brings in more than 4,800 members. Religious schools are also prominent in the East Memphis area.
Residents and visitors of East Memphis enjoy a wide variety of fine dining restaurants. Whether you are looking for an expensive and fancy dining experience or an inexpensive and fun-filled night out, you can find a perfect fit in this area. Also, don?t miss out on the famous Corky?s Barbecue. For night time entertainment, including various bars and nightclubs, the Highland Strip is quite a popular area.
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Events in East Memphis
Three Gardens - watercolors by Tom Pellett
at Memphis Botanic Garden
Tom is a well-known landscape designer whose hobbies include drawing and watercolor painting. The works in this exhibit are inspired by Tom's visits to three magnificent European gardens.
Jackson Critique Group
The artists represented in this exhibition meet once a month in Jackson, Tennessee for in depth critique and fellowship.
2018 Winter Songwriting 2-Day Workshop
If you love performing music, you will really love creating it. Begin developing as a songwriter by understanding the fundamentals of writing a song through this deep dive 2-day workshop. Workshop cost is $125.
Holiday Wonders at the Garden
We are pleased to once again host a dramatically expanded family, couples and group-oriented Holiday experience called Holiday Wonders at the Garden for 2018.
Eddie Smith-Tommy Burroughs-Pat Sullivan
at Neil's Grille and Bar
Great performance! Enjoy your day with these performers that made your day so cool! Place is nice and staffs are all good!
Holiday Wonders at the Garden Date Night
The Memphis Botanic Garden is pleased to once again host a dramatically expanded family, couples and group oriented Holiday experience called Holiday Wonders at the Garden for 2018.
Brian Johnson Band
at The Stage Stop
Performance is great.! Enjoy watching the performers. Be there on time at the venue. Drinks and foods are included!