Known for its picturesque parks, excellent public safety offices, and exciting events, Germantown is a welcoming home to newcomers. Its central location within Shelby County offers easy access to the greater Memphis area. The Shops at Saddle Creek and the Germantown Athletic Center act as wonderful spaces for community bonding. Germantown also boasts one of the largest all-breed horse shows in the country—the Germantown Charity Horse Show. In addition, the Germantown Community Library offers programs and workshops throughout the year. Further chances to learn and have fun can be found at the Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center, the Germantown Performing Arts Center, and the Germantown Community Theatre.