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Cooper-Young Festival 2022 kicks off | Here's how the neighborhood is celebrating

The 2022 Cooper-Young Festival is set for Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis' largest historic neighborhood is preparing for one of the city's largest festivals.

In its 31st year, Cooper-Young Festival anticipates over 130,000 attendees to come and enjoy their vendors, food, music and crafts. 

Over 435 artists from around the country, including the Mid-South, will be selling their art along the intersection of Cooper and Young.

Cooper-Young Festival 2022 will also have three stages with a continuous lineup of local musicians.

Headlining the festival is Memphis-based musician, Bailey Bigger. Bigger, originally from Marion, Arkansas, released her debut album "Coyote Red" in March 2022. A new artist, Bigger released her debut EP "Let's Call it Love" back in 2020.

Other artists found here include Carlos Guitarlos, SoundBox and Rodrick Duran.

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Along with music, Cooper-Young Festival will also have activities for the kids.

The goal of Cooper-Young Festival is to celebrate the arts, people and heritage of Memphis.

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In the heart of Midtown, Cooper Young was named one of the "Top 10 Great Neighborhoods in America" by the American Planning Association in 2012. 

Saturday, Sept. 17, Cooper-Young Festival will kick off from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Cooper-Young Festival is hosted by the Cooper-Young Business Association.

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