Where Might You Go in May?

  • The Bar Kays performing with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra

    Memphis in May International Festival

    When you think of Memphis, you think of top-notch music and barbecue, and that's just what you'll find at the Memphis in May International festival.  With events happening all month long, the Beale Street Music Festival starts it off the first weekend in May, followed by the Barbecue Cooking Contest May 17-19.  International educational events are all month, with a Salute to the Phillipines this year. 

    Photo courtesy of Memphis in May International Festival

  • Cinco de Mayo celebration

    San Francisco for Cinco de Mayo

    Delores Park in San Francisco, California celebrates Cinco de Mayo with an all day free family-friendly festival on the 5th of May.   Enjoy a great entertainment lineup including mariachi bands, Aztec and Mexican folk dancing, salsa, latin jazz and cumbia music. 

    Photo courtesy of flikr-rikr

  • Churchill Downs, Lexington Kentucky, home of the Kentucky Derby

    Kentucky Derby - Lexington, Kentucky

    The first Saturday of May 2012 will mark the 138th "Run for the Roses," the biggest horse race of the year - the Kentucky Derby.  Don your bonnet, sip your mint julip and watch as "They're Off" at Churchill Downs, one of the country's oldest and most famous tracks.

    Photo courtesy of Churchill Downs

  • Indy 500 Race, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Indy 500 Race - Indianapolis, Indiana

    33 drivers, 200 laps, 500 miles - it must be Memorial Day weekend in Indianapolis!  May 27 marks the 96th running of this most prestigious race.  3-time winners and 2nd generation drivers are just part of the skilled pack on the track.  Don't miss the excitement!

    Photo courtesy of IndyCar Series

  • #17 green at TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedre, Florida

    The Players Championship - Ponte Vedre, Florida

    The Pete Dye-designed TPC Sawgrass course at Ponte Vedre, Florida is possibly the most famous, with its familiar par 3 #17 island green, where pros have triumphed and badly faltered.  Come see the best players on the PGA tour May 10-13.

    Photo courtesy of THE PLAYERS Championship

  • Cannes Film Festival - Nice, France

    Cannes Film Festival - Nice, France

    Even if you do not receive an invitation to this exclusive, most prestigious film event, catch your favorite star attending the Cannes Film Festival in Nice, France May 16 to May 27.  Films of many genres from all over the world are previewed here. 

    Photo courtesy of Cannes is Yours

  • Globe Theatre, London England

    World Shakespeare Fest - London, England

    To be or not to be - that is the question posed by the World Shakespeare Festival to thousands of artists from around the world, asking them to participate in this largest of its kind celebration of Shakespeare, lasting through November.  Almost 70 productions will be presented by professional and up and coming amateurs  - over one million tickets are currently on sale. 

    Photo courtesy of JustABoy

  • New York Photo Festival - Dumbo district - Brooklyn, NY

    New York Photo Festival - Brooklyn, NY

    If you are a contemporary photography lover, head to the Brooklyn, NY district of Dumbo, for the New York Photo Festival.  The first event in 2008 attracted 15,000 and is growing in popularity in an effort to establish a world-class photography festival in the U.S.

    Photo courtesy of New York Photo Festival

  • View from the Hilton Barbados - site of Gospelfest

    Barbados Gospel Fest

    The island of Barbados will be filled with music and song as the Hilton Barbados hosts this inspiring event filled with liturgical dance training, artistic ministry workshops and uplifting audience participation choir services.  Outstanding international gospel stars, including Eric Darius and Doreen Vail of the U.S., will be performing at different venues.

    Photo courtesy of articnomad

  • Boston Harbor, Boston Ma.

    Mother's Day in Boston, Ma.!

    May's most important day - Mother's Day!  Don't forget Mom, but instead treat her to a cruise around the scenic harbor in the elegant Boston Odyssey.  Bring the whole family to celebrate Mom, who receives a complimentary flower and glass of champagne or mimosa.  With a balloon artist on board for the kids and complimentary drinks and activities available for them, you can sit back and enjoy your special day!

    Photo courtesy of dsearls

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