Ticket Fraud Warning

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Memphis in May officials are warning potential guests about the possibility of fraudulent tickets being sold by street vendors and online scalpers.  Memphis in May was contacted last week by StubHub after they noticed a number of potentially fraudulent tickets being sold on their site.  They are working with our ticket vendor, Ticketfly.com to investigate further and may pursue formal charges against the fraudulent sellers. 

Whether bought online through a third-party ticket-selling website such as StubHub or outside the gates at Tom Lee Park, patrons risk purchasing duplicated print-at-home tickets or previously-scanned tickets which are not valid for admission. To prevent being a victim of such crime, Memphis in May warns patrons to purchase tickets through the only authorized vendor, Ticketfly.com, or during festival hours at the official Memphis in May ticket booth at Riverside and Beale.

The 2018 Beale Street Music Festival opens at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 4 and runs through Sunday, May 6, and is sponsored by Bud Light, FedEx and Coca-Cola.

2018 Memphis in May International Festival Dates:

Beale Street Music Festival: May 4-6, 2018
International Week: May 7-13, 2018
World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest: May 16-19, 2018
Great American River Run: May 26, 2018
901Fest: May 26, 2018

About the Beale Street Music Festival

The Beale Street Music Festival has been recognized by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of their “Festivals Worth Traveling For,” named one of the nation’s top music festivals by Fuse TV five years in a row, one of the World’s Top Festivals by Fest300, and listed by Forbes as one of “5 Underrated Music Festivals You Should Attend.”  The 2017 Beale Street Music Festival attracted nearly 90,000 fans to Memphis, TN from all 50 states and fourteen foreign countries.

About Memphis in May 
Memphis in May International Festival is a nonprofit, community-based organization, whose programs contribute more than $111 million annually in economic impact to the community, foster civic pride, promote awareness of Memphis heritage, and build international relationships and understanding through education. It is the official festival of the City of Memphis, and the recipient of 206 prestigious Pinnacle Awards from the International Festival and Events Association. 

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