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Dreaming Big


Friends of the Fairgrounds will convene a diverse group of stakeholders around a common table to dream big about the Fairgrounds.

Together, we will establish a vision for redeveloping the land that benefits all Memphians in a fair and equitable way.

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Dreaming Big


Friends of the Fairgrounds will convene a diverse group of stakeholders around a common table to dream big about the Fairgrounds.

Together, we will establish a vision for redeveloping the land that benefits all Memphians in a fair and equitable way.

 

who are we?

Friends of the Fairgrounds is a group of engaged citizens who love their city and believe that the Fairgrounds can be an amazing asset for our community. To make that happen, we believe we must take the time to listen and be heard, and build a vision together. 

 
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Reimagining


Reimagining


Who We Are

We are a group of engaged citizens who love our city and believe in the amazing potential of the Fairgrounds.

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Our mission


Friends of the Fairgrounds is an inclusive group of community members who are shaping the future of the Fairgrounds. We are developing a sustainable plan to lift up our city by reimagining this vital public land as a fair & equitable space for all Memphians to learn, connect, grow, explore, and play.

Our mission


Friends of the Fairgrounds is an inclusive group of community members who are shaping the future of the Fairgrounds. We are developing a sustainable plan to lift up our city by reimagining this vital public land as a fair & equitable space for all Memphians to learn, connect, grow, explore, and play.

Events


STAKEHOLDER MEETINGS

Events


STAKEHOLDER MEETINGS

Blue Sky: Getting Acquainted & Dreaming Big

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

KROC Center
800 East Parkway S.
Memphis, TN 38104

The Road Ahead: Vision & Mission, Calendar

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Vertie Sails Gym @ Orange Mound Community Center
Memphis, TN 38104

Getting There, One Step at a Time: Connectivity & Access

SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016
10:00 am - Noon
Lunch to follow

Galloway House
1015 Cooper Street
Memphis, TN 38104

 

Existing Assets

SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016
10:00 am - Noon
Lunch to follow

Christian Brothers University
Montesi Room

650 E. Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104

Economic Opportunity

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016
10:00 am - Noon
Lunch to follow

Jacob's Ladder CDC
158 Marne St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Traffic & Parking

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
10:00 am - Noon
Lunch to follow

Maxine Smith STEAM Academy
750 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104

 

Green Spaces,
Happy Faces

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016
10:00 am - Noon

New Ballet

A Safe, Fair Place
for Everyone

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2016
10:00 am - Noon

Location TBD