September 19, 2015
The Cooper-Young Festival, hosted by the Cooper-Young Business Association (CYBA), is Memphis' most anticipated outdoor celebration. Held in Memphis' largest historic district, the Cooper-Young Festival is scheduled for September 19th.
In its 28th year, this event has grown tremendously and is one of Memphis' most highly attended Festivals. This year, over 130,000 guests will enjoy an appealing mix of art, music and crafts presented by over 435 artisans from around the country. The Cooper Young Festival is a true celebration of the arts, people, culture and Memphis heritage.
Cooper Young was named one of the "Top 10 Great Neighborhoods in America" by the American Planning Association in 2012. Come join us for the party and get to know why Cooper Young is Midtown!
*No Pets Please
Kickoff Party / Poster Unveiling
August 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Cooper-Young Artist Invitational Entry Submissions
Cooper Young Artist Invitational
September 17 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Festival Friday 4 – Miler
September 18 at 7 p.m.
Calling All Young Artists – Grade 1st – Grade 12th
November 5 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Gino Barzizza is a Midtown Memphis-based illustrator, designer, tinkerer, writer, and all-time creative. He is the creative brain behind HungryFire Workshop. Gino attended Syracuse University and the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has designed work for Toyota, NBC Universal, HBO, HSBC, among others.
Gino finds inspiration in the people and music of Memphis, his place of birth.
Our Festival is one of the biggest events in Memphis annually – HUGE. We can use alot of volunteers! Please call our CYBA offices at 901-276-7222 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join in the fun as a volunteer this year!