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Welcome to Collierville, TN

by JonPharr

If you are what you eat, we’re okay with that. When you dine on Collierville’s historic Town Square, you’ll see exactly who we are – original, elevated, and easy-going.

Named Parade Magazine’s Best Main Street in America, Collierville Town Square boasts some of the best restaurants in the Memphis area. Located less than 30 minutes from Memphis International Airport, but feeling like a world away, Collierville’s Main Street and historic district welcomes all with open arms and hungry appetites.

While you decide what you’re in the mood for, take in the Rockwellian scene before you.

On Collierville’s award-winning Town Square you’ll find Greek Revival architecture, one-of-a-kind boutiques and home accessory stores, and a full-service gas station that opened in 1927. Explore the local history by touring a 1940s train depot, museum, and railcars.

For over 150 years, music has been a driving force in Collierville. Experience the tradition on Town Square, October to April on Friday evenings, as musicians gather from across the region to play bluegrass and traditional folk music. While you stroll the Square taking in the sounds, sip on a coffee or specialty drink from Square Beans Coffee and experience flavors thoughtfully crafted by local roasters.

Another sound bringing the historic vibe to life is the hum of classic cars pulling onto Main Street, every other Wednesday, March through November. Owner-drivers park along Main Street, pop the hood, and set out lawn chairs as admirers check out some of the best rides the Mid-South.

Speaking of stepping back in time, eating at the Silver Caboose is like pulling up a chair to your grandmother’s Southern table. A family-owned restaurant since 1996, the Silver Caboose is famous for its Silver Plate Special, a down-home meat-and-three plate, and original 19th century soda fountain.

Collierville’s not all Mayberry and Main Street. Did you know the curry is one of Scotland’s most popular dishes? At the Highlander Pub, you’ll not only find traditional fish and chips, but a variety of elevated dishes that reflect the epicurean diversity of the Scottish landscape. Try local brews on tap, while enjoying local music on Friday and Saturday nights.
At Café Piazza, ask to sit in the enclosed porch of this 1900s home-turned-restaurant, so you can watch the trains roll by as they have since 1853. From brunch specials to their locally acclaimed desserts and Italian cuisine, you’ll find this is the perfect spot to plan your next adventure.

With ten eateries around Town Square, from fine fining, burgers, to mom-and-pop eateries, you’ll find it all here.

There’s always something happening in Collierville. Take your pick of festivals, outdoor gatherings, and special events for the holidays.

Collierville’s historic district shines bright during the holidays illuminated by over a quarter of a million lights from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Christmas in Collierville features nightly carriage rides (except on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day), photos with Santa in the gazebo, and musical entertainment on Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas. In 2018, Southeast Tourism Society selected “Christmas in Collierville” one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for December.

Collierville is the perfect home-base for exploring Memphis, named by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the 23 Best Places to Go in 2023, and the Mid-South. Experience a live music or food festival, sporting event, or landmarks dedicated to the birthplace of rock-in-roll.

Whether you are here for a day or a lifetime, visit Collierville Town Square to experience community, culinary delights, and classic Southern hospitality. Check us out on the web at www.colliervilletn.gov/explore

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