For kids – and kids at heart – the holiday season warms us inside and out. Here in Memphis there's an almost endless number of fun ways to celebrate this magical time of year.
From twinkling lights to holiday shows, music to movies, feasts to friends, this is the place to create memories for the whole family. Looking for ways to celebrate? Here's our curated list of the Top 5 Holiday Events in Memphis:
- See a live performance of "A Christmas Carol" with Theater Memphis:
From December 2 – 23, 2016, the talented performers at our award-winning theater company perform this holiday classic nightly.
- Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park:
Drive through the merry displays of lights at the biggest holiday light show and festival in the Memphis region, then visit Mistletoe Village for hot cocoa, photos with Santa and more.
- The Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees at the Pink Palace Museum:
Wonder at the twinkling trees, decorated in miles of fairy lights by professional designers and local organizations. Check out Gingerbread Village, the model train, and take family photos with Santa.
- The Magic of the Holidays:
Drive over to Bartlett, TN for a free animated Christmas Display featuring more than 45,000 lights and 160 channels of animation. Tune your car radio to 94.3 FM for a music and light show to remember!
- Watch the movie classic Polar Express in 3D:
The North Pole, Tom Hanks and magical trains combine for a 3D holiday film spectacular for the whole family.