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Saturday, September 21, 2024
National Dance Day!
12:00 – 4:00 PM
Collage Dance Center
505 Tillman Street, Memphis TN

A Celebration Awaits on National Dance Day!

The preeminent dance festival of the mid-south is returning for its fourth annual celebration! This free, family-focused community event brings together the best dance makers in the nation including Joffrey Ballet (Chicago, IL), Alonzo King LINES Ballet (San Francisco, CA), Dallas Black Dance Theater (Dallas, TX), THECouncil (Los Angeles, CA) alongside hometown favorites!

Enjoy a day of dance, food trucks, family fun plus lots of surprise guests throughout the event.

Featuring 17 performances in 14 styles of dance, live musical performances, delicious food trucks, community partners, and local small businesses, you simply don’t want to miss this year’s Memphis Dance Festival at the Collage Dance Center!

This festival is free to attend. Registration is encouraged and guarantees one (1) entry into an on-site raffle happening during the festival.


Whether you’ve been a vendor at the festival before, or you’ve been wanting to, the time has finally come! This is an incredible opportunity for small businesses, brands and more to share your goods and services with more than 3,000 captivated community members!

Applications are being accepted until Friday, July 5th.

Participation as a vendor is based upon application approval. Please no food or beverage vendors of any kind. If selected, vendors will be required to pay a $125 non-refundable fee to confirm your participation.


Where will the festival take place? The event will be held at Collage Dance Center from 12 – 4pm. 

Where should we park?  Parking is available in the Zion Temple Church parking lot located at Lipford St. and Sam Cooper Blvd or at the Binghampton Gateway Center located at Tillman St. and Sam Cooper Blvd  (Dollar Tree parking lot).

Will there be restrooms available? Public restrooms will be located at the west-end of the Memphis Dance Festival parking lot. Access to restrooms inside the Collage Dance Center will not be permitted.

Is there a general admission fee? The Memphis Dance Festival is FREE and open to the public.

Is RSVP confirmation required for entry? No, RSVP confirmation is not required for entry. 

Will performances take place throughout the entire festival? Yes! The Memphis Dance Festival features live music and dance performances throughout the entire 4-hour experience.

Will seating be provided for attendees? Two designated seating areas will be available, but capacity is limited. We kindly request attendees to wear comfortable shoes and, if possible, bring lawn chairs for additional seating.

Will food and beverages be available at the event? Nearly half a dozen food trucks and dessert vendors will be on-site offering diverse food and beverage options. You are encouraged to stay hydrated and welcome to bring your own food, if desired. 

Is Memphis Dance Fest handicap accessible? Yes, the Memphis Dance Festival is fully accessible.

Is there an age limit? Memphis Dance Fest is an all-ages event. While no minimum age is strictly enforced, we highly recommend parents accompany children under the age of 13.

Will there be merchandise or souvenirs available for purchase? A Collage tent will be present during the entire event where attendees can purchase Collage merchandise.