New date announced for 2020 Cooper-Young Festival

New date announced for 2020 Cooper-Young Festival
The festival was moved due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The 2020 Evolve Bank & Trust Cooper-Young Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., according to a press release.

The festival was moved due to COVID-19 uncertainties, according to the press release.

From the press release:

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The vendor art booth application will go online on Saturday, August 1 at 12 a.m.

Booths are sold on a first-come, first-served basis to artists in the Mid-South and across the country to artists that have hand-made art of all mediums.

Some items we like are: pottery, paintings, glass objects, metal and repurposed items, tie-dye anything, sculptures, wood furniture, hand-crafted jewelry, hand-made hats, rock and mineral items, wind chimes and the quirky and the weird.

On our website, www.cooperyoungfestival.com, you can view maps of the festival site and pick out your favorite section for this year’s 33rd event.

The Festival Kick-off Party will take place Thursday, Oct. 29 at 901 S. Cooper St.

The party will highlight this year’s celebrated poster artist, John McIntire.

The Cooper-Young Festival is Memphis’ largest single-day event held annually in celebration of life, music, arts and heritage, according to the press release.