Last week, Shelby Farms Park Conservancy confirmed the report that two dogs died shortly after a claim that that they had visited The Outback Off-Leash Area at Shelby Farms Park. Yesterday, a veterinarian confirmed that the cause of death was heat stroke and was not related to the water in the off-leash area. Additionally, local veterinary clinics have reported no cases of toxin exposure in their clinics.
August 22, 2019 Update
July 27 + 28 will be a very busy days at Shelby Farms Park!
Let us know what kinds of food, snack and beverage options you're looking for when you visit the Park!
October 6 + 7 will be a very busy weekend at Shelby Farms Park -- we are expecting 10,000-15,000 visitors in the Park! Please be prepared for additional traffic, possible delays and road closures. Remember to pack your patience and to be courteous as you maneuver through traffic and parking areas!
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy's Statement on Parkside Development + TIF
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy announced today the publication of its new 272-page book, Shelby Farms Park: Elevating a City. The book describes the history and journey of Shelby Farms Park through a combination of compelling stories and stunning photography.
Shelby Farm Park Conservancy's official statement on Parkside Development:
The inaugural “MEMPHO” music festival announces GRAMMY Award™ winning artists Cage The Elephant and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, GRAMMY-nominated Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, as well as Cold War Kids, Bishop Briggs, Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Hard Working Americans, Southern Avenue among other featured performers. A special tribute to the music of Memphis featuring legendary artists Steve Cropper & Friends and Booker T Presents: A Stax Revue and a Journey thru Soul, Blues, and R&B.
Shelby Farms Park is a people-powered park, and while it is free and open to the community, contributions from Park Members help keep the trails, lakes and green spaces you love in tip-top shape!
Plan you next Park play day with some help from StyleBlueprint!
Shelby Farms Park welcomed six buffalo calves into the world this May! The babies and their mothers are healthy and full of energy.
This festival will take place Saturday, July 1 and will feature live music and family fun with a grand finale of a 60-minute Laser Light Spectacular over Hyde Lake.
Wednesday, October 28 - Concrete repair work is being done on the paved trails around Hyde Lake. Be aware of equipment in the area.