“I Do” Venues

Choosing the perfect venue for your wedding can make tying the knot even more memorable! From antebellum homes nestled under historic oaks to classic clubhouses overlooking a sea of golf course green, the location ultimately sets the scene for your wedding day.

#WHERESTHESQUARE

Be on look out for the TourCollierville “square”. We will hide the square at some of your favorite spots around town. If you find a square, follow the rules below and enter for your chance to win a Collierville gift certificate package worth at least $200 from some of your favorite establishments.

2017 Year in Review

Time sure flies! Post-eggnog, it’s easy to speed forward and cleanse your system from all the holiday indulgence, but before you start drinking your freshly juiced carrots, take the much needed time you’ve been promising yourself all year for meditation and contemplation

2018 Summer Camp Guide

Tour Collierville has created the ultimate guide of local camps to keep your kids moving all summer long! In the directory below you will find camps for every interest throughout the summer months, ranging from day camps to multi-week adventures! Splash into summer by

2019 Fire Prevention Poster Contest

Collierville students grab your crayons and get creative for this year’s Fire Prevention Poster Contest!  The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October

250k Tree Day

Breathe in the fresh air. Collierville residents and employees are doing their part to make our air a little cleaner by participating in Tennessee’s largest tree planting event in the state’s history this Saturday! Those that registered to participate will receive tree

A History of Faith

Collierville was founded in 1835 or 1836 in Shelby County, which in turn had been established in either 1819 or 1820, depending on which sources you trust.  Collierville was named for Jesse R. Collier, who was a landowner and was instrumental in

A Mother’s Love

It will be my third Mother’s Day this year. I always felt like this was such a special day growing up, a day dedicated to honoring the woman I admired and aspired to be. She was never too strict with rules, but

All Aboard the Caboose!

Nestled overhead the Side Car Market within the beloved Silver Caboose Restaurant resides a little “train town” that brings wonder and amazement to the youngest and oldest of eyes. Bob and Mary Jean Smith traveled to Jackson, TN to visit the Railroad

Art Filled Evening among the Roses

Bob and Mary Jean Smith, local restaurateur, realtor and philanthropist, certainly knows how to host a lovely dinner party. Be a part of this memorable event on May 21st beginning at 5pm. Each Spring Mary Jean opens up her sprawling estate grounds

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Becoming Resilient

In the Old Testament, we learn about a young man named Joseph who, from the beginning, was thrown into a series of challenges that would discourage most people. As the favorite son of a wealthy landowner, Joseph’s long road to success began

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Brewed in Collierville

Memphis has become quite the beer town. Since Ghost River Brewing Co. came in 2007, it seems that a new, local brewery pops up every year. Memphis Made and Wiseacre started back in 2013, High Cotton came in 2014, and even more

Building their Crescendo

Schilling Farms Middle The Schilling Farms Middle School choral department offers choir for the beginning, intermediate, and advanced singer. The students love to give back to the community and in the past years, the students have performed at many different venues that

Burch Library Book Sale

When was the last time you walked into our local library? For some, it may have been longer than we care to admit! With the convenient access to books and education at our fingertips, it may have slipped your mind that a

Celebrate the Season

Abundant Grace Ministries 901-753-8772 | agracememphis.com | Christian Nov. 4 – Christmas in a Day | 10am – 12:30pm $20 pp Dec. 2 – Christmas Outdoors | 5:30pm – 7:30pm Live Nativity Dec. 10 – Special Musical Program | 5pm Dec. 15 –

Christmas Celebrations

Central Church Non-denominational | centralchurch.com December 4, 5pm : Christmas at Central – Activities for the family start at 5, program begins at 5:30. A Family Fun night of activities, telling of the Christmas story, and a mix of modern and traditional

CHS Band Marches Through Time

A rhythmic thunder can be heard as the Collierville High School Band marches their way onto the field for a Friday night of Dragon football. The CHS Band that now has nearly 200 active members has evolved tremendously over the last 70

Civil Servant – Sharon Lucka

Collierville Schools Crossing Guard If you or your children have attended Collierville High, Middle, or Elementary schools in the last 24 years, chances are you’ve seen the friendly face of Crossing Guard Sharon Lucka. Starting promptly at 6:30AM Lucka begins her morning

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Civil Servant Ginny Mullaney

Collierville Literacy Council (CLC) volunteer, Ginny Mullaney, has dedicated over 600 hours of her time in the last seven years teaching English as a second language to Collierville and Memphis suburb residents. Before settling down in Collierville, she taught French and German

Civil Servant: David Burks

For more than 35 years, David Burks has kept the Town of Collierville beautiful through his maintenance work both on and off the Town Square and with his infectious smile! Burks has been invested in The Town in some capacity since he

Civil Servant: Suzanne Ware

Suzanne Ware found herself at the Collierville Animal Shelter (CAS) in 2000, a few years after she and her family ‘planted roots’ in Collierville. As her children began leaving for college and soon after adopting a kitten from CAS, she began fostering

CLC Battle of the Books

A MARCH MADNESS BATTLE OF THE BOOKS FUNDRAISER FOR COLLIERVILLE LITERACY COUNCIL AT BARNES & NOBLE AT CARRIAGE CROSSING It’s a March Madness start for the Battle of the Books, with the Sweet Sixteen of books in a fight to see who

Coffee Fixes Around Town

Levee Creamery 2059 S. Houston Levee Road Monday to Thursday: 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM Friday: 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM    Saturday: 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM    Sunday: 12:00 PM to 9:30 PM Levee Creamery is an enjoyable hangout at

College Prep

As we transition into the fall season, many teens have embarked on a new journey – college. In fact, 69.7% of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in college last fall. Choosing a college can be an arduous and daunting task for both parents and

Easter Worship

Collierville 2018 Easter Services

Don’t miss your chance to experience Easter Sunday this year in Collierville! Tour Collierville has collected Easter service information in the table below for your convenience. Make sure to click on the ‘Learn More’ link to get all the details for each event. Tour

Collierville Cares

We know Collierville Cares, but who are they? The story’s been written and most of have heard the news. Collierville showed up for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and it was magnificent. The even better news – it’s not the whole story.

Collierville has a new Garage

The spirit of garage rock lives on in every group of musicians that has ever jammed together and dreamed of sharing their music to an audience of screaming fans singing their songs. While that spirit may be alive and well, we’ve found

Collierville Playgrounds

Collierville has many options when it comes to outdoor play! Spending time in nature gives the entire family a chance to ‘unplug’ from our gadget dependent lives, relax and explore the community around us. With fourteen plus playgrounds to choose from within

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Collierville Sound

  A few short months ago, Tour Collierville published an article profiling an up-and-coming local band that everyone in town could get behind. It seems the town has done just that. The band, Under The Radar, made the lineup for Collierville’s upcoming

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Collierville Summer Concert Series

    Music permeates Memphis through the strummed strings of musicians, past and present, who have come and made their mark. Living on the outskirts of ‘the land of the delta blues’ extends an invitation to experience raw talent that we may take

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Collierville’s Burgeoning Economy

Burgeoning: Growing, expanding, or developing rapidly. Google “burgeoning corporate campus destination” and the Town of Collierville is one of a handful of names that appear in the search results. From the creation of the FedEx World Technology Center in the late 1990s

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Collierville’s Cool Cars

Spot one of these classic cars on the road this summer and heads are sure to turn! From Corvettes to T-Birds, you’ll want to ‘Take It To The Limit’ in one of these gorgeous models! Special thanks to Art & Speed Classic

Cover Girls

Choosing a cover photo that represents the theme for each issue of TourCollierville magazine is an exciting, yet challenging decision. We pour over countless images looking for the one photo that makes us feel something. Maybe that feeling is appreciation of the

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Destination Getaway

Did you know that “Destination Wedding” couples say they are more satisfied with their weddings than brides and grooms who marry close to home? They also have fewer regrets about how much they spent and what they spent it on. When asked

Economic Development Trends in 2018

If “economic development growth on all fronts” best described the 2017 Collierville environment, expectations for 2018 can be best described in seven words: cautious-optimism-for-more-of-the-same. Well-Positioned Suburban Office Markets Suburban office markets, like Collierville, that offer a range of housing choices along with

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Education That Works

If you follow national trends in business and education (or regularly read Tour Collierville), you’re aware a chasm exists between the training students receive before leaving high school and the training needed to fill entry-level positions. This gap was created through a

Egg-Citing!

Escort in the spring season with Easter events around town and close by at one of the many events geared especially for our little ones. Mr. Easter Bunny himself will make guest appearances, greeting kids and posing for pictures. Carriage Crossing Easter

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Fair on the Square 2018

There was much fun to be had at this year’s 43rd Fair on the Square in Collierville! The 185 vendors at the annual fundraising event persevered the rainy clouds that came through on Saturday, May 5th right into some beautiful weather on

Fall Features

BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove October and the Fall season have arrived, but that doesn’t mean that the ‘live’ music season is over. In fact, BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove has made sure that your October is filled with concert opportunities now

Fall Threads

The season is here. Brisk winds that will give one chills, pumpkin-flavored everything, and eye-popping colors appearing all over trees can only mean one thing, fall is here. But, let’s be honest, it’s all about the sweater part of “sweater weather,” the

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Featured Events for May & June

Summer is finally right around the corner, and Tour Collierville has created a list of events that will keep you moving all summer long! Check out these local favorites and have a great summer! Summer Concert Series June 7 | Blind Mississippi

Financially Fit

As we begin 2018, we challenge ourselves going into the New Year and set one or more resolutions. We always want to get into the gym, become healthy, and get organized, but do we ever include financial fitness in our resolution? Getting

Fully Alive

We all like NEW. The newest iPhone, electronics, cars, clothes, house…the list could go on and on. There is something about newness – It’s Refreshing. Energizing. Captivating. New is forgetting what was and embracing what’s ahead. This time of year we not

Fur Babies

Easter offers us a time to celebrate so many things, including family, re-birth, spring and second chances! For those reasons you may be thinking about giving a special animal a second chance by rescuing them and adding them to your family. Here

Fur Babies

Best Friends: Stanley & Autumn Stanley   ‘Tis the season for sharing valentines, so I want to tell you about my best friend here at the Collierville Animal Shelter. Autumn is my next door neighbor and I think she’s beautiful! Some people look

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Gardening and Giving Back

Spring is here and it’s time to get our hands dirty — for a good cause! Spring in Collierville is such a wonderful time of the year. Everyone seems to blossom like the yellow buttercups along the sidewalks. We all come out

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Giving Back Pt. 1 — La Limyé

Collierville native Ellen Humerickhouse is changing the lives of children with disabilities in Guiton, a small village in Haiti. You may remember Ellen from our ‘Self Sacrifice’ article last December. She is the founder of La Limyé Ministry, a Christ-centered children’s home

Healthier Tennessee

As we enter a new year, the main objective of creating our ‘resolutions’ list is simply creating new healthy beginnings. From hitting the gym to eating a healthier diet, the goals we set to kickstart those healthy beginnings can easily slip away from

Healthy Cinco de Mayo

Why do I love Cinco de Mayo Parties? First, I love a party just about any time, second, spring time is the best time to enjoy company on the patio, and finally, a themed party is always more fun! When I started

Healthy Eating

2017 is upon us! Many of us have already started to apply our New Year’s resolutions. Topping our list is “Healthy Eating”. Good nutrition is so important for our health. Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you reach and maintain

Healthy Holidays to You

The months of November and December can be challenging for most people, no matter what holiday you celebrate. Our plates are full this time of the year – literally and figuratively. Having  so much to do with very little time to do

Hi! I’m Edgar

Hi! I’m Edgar and I am 18 pounds of snow white sweetness! People have told me I look like a baby snow leopard, and while I am a big baby, there’s nothing predatory about me. I’m actually a semi-professional snuggler! See, I

Hi! I’m Jack.

A year ago, I came to Collierville Animal Shelter as a small puppy in a litter. Some humans were excited about having a puppy, so they adopted me and took me home. Nine months later they were back at the shelter, but

Highway I-269 What’s the Big Deal?

What connects Canada and Mexico and runs right through the southeast corner of Collierville? Which freight corridor, that touches a significant percentage of the US economy, is soon to be open through Collierville to I-55? Which significant piece of national infrastructure will

Hitting High Notes

“OneVoice belongs in the pantheon of greatest high school a cappella groups of all time.” -Deke Sharon, Music Producer of The Sing-Off, PitchPerfect; Godfather of Contemporary A Cappella In January, OneVoice, the award-winning a cappella group from Briarcrest Christian High School, will perform at the

Home Beautiful Award

The Collierville Town Beautiful Commission awarded its first Summer Home Beautiful Award this August to Frank and Cindy Kessler of 542 Tribal Land Cove in Collierville. The award was given based on a criteria of overall curb-appeal, exterior appearance and a well-groomed

Hometown Head Coaches

BRIAN STEWART Head Coach Brian Stewart began his career at Briarcrest Christian School, serving as an assistant football coach as well as coaching basketball and baseball teams from 1996-2002. Starting in 2003, he spent seven years coaching at Jackson Christian School, before

Intersection Upgrade

The largest Downtown Collierville streetscape project in 25 years is in progress, with intentions of being completed by the end of July! To put this in perspective, the last renovation like this was done on the Town Square in 1994. TDOT awarded

It Starts with a Square

As we sat around the creative table to begin the process of refreshing the Tour Collierville brand, we could all agree on one thing: like Collierville itself, our identity must start with a square. While Collierville is many things today, the square is

K-9 Civil Servant: Officer Rosco

Meet four-legged Collierville K-9 unit member, Rosco! He is a 5-year-old, highly trained Belgian Malinois, who has eagerly been patrolling the streets of Collierville for more than 3 years now and shows no sign of slowing down. Rosco and his handler, Officer

Keep Moving

Well, here we are with another Memphis winter, and who can guess what that means? It’s always so difficult to stay healthy this time of year as it grows colder, and we find ourselves stuck inside. Who can avoid the coughing, hacking

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