Overton Park is a 342-acre public park in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. The park contains a nine-hole golf course, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis College of Art, Memphis Zoo, Levitt Shell, Rainbow Lake, Veterans Plaza, the Greensward, two playgrounds, and a 126-acre Old Forest State Natural Area. Learn more.

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  • Wake up with tai chi in the formal gardens

    Tai chi group

    If you’ve been in the park on Tuesday or Thursday mornings these past few weeks, you may have noticed a growing group of Tai Chi practitioners near the formal gardens. These free Tai Chi lessons are being offered by local instructor Marjean Liggett. We checked in with Marjean to see how the lessons are progressing, […]

  • Nature Notes

    Great blue skimmer posing

    We’re in what you might call the summer doldrums–a time when it’s almost too hot to go outside. But if you’re brave enough to endure the humidity, there are always plenty of little treasures to be discovered in the Old Forest. All you have to do is look closely. Here are a few things we […]

  • Farm to Park

    Riverside 1844 Artisanal Foods

    The Evergreen Community Farmers Market is getting a new home, and it’s right here in Overton Park! Beginning September 3, the weekly market will relocate to the East Parkway Pavilion to provide the community with even more convenient access to local produce, food, and other goods. This collaboration between Rhodes College and Overton Park Conservancy […]

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