Holiday Must See Events in Memphis and Mid-South

November 21, 2017

Time to make memories with family and friends in Memphis!  Here's our list of MUST DO Holiday outings in Memphis and the Mid-South 

Magic of Memphis Holiday Spectacular- Memphis Symphony Orchestra at Cannon Center Dec 1st 7:30-9:30pm and Dec.3rd at 2pm.  The best musicians in Memphis perform your holiday favorites! 

FM100's 12 Hours for Kids for Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Tune in to FM100 November 30th. FM100's Ron and Michelle will be at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Thursday November 30th for "FM100's 12 Hours For Kids".  Be a part of the Children's Miracle Network radiothon for Le Bonheur with Ron Olson and Michelle Lewis on FM100 and hear the stories of children and families and about the lifesaving care they received at Le Bonheur. Presented by Landmark Heating and Air. TAKING DONATIONS NOW, CLICK HERE. 

Holiday Wonders at The Garden- a new attraction at Memphis Botanic Garden beginning Nov. 24th through Dec. 30th (various nights). See schedule for details. 

Starry Nights, presented by International Paper, is a Mid-South Holiday tradition! More than 2.5 million lights illuminate the night sky in the largest holiday light show and festival in the Mid South. You can visit the NEW Mistletoe Village located at the First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center where you can ride a camel, visit the Starry Petting Zoo, take photos with Santa, listen to choirs of holiday musicians while roasting s'mores and enjoying local food trucks! All proceeds from Starry Nights benefit Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. Nov. 24th through Dec. 29th (closed November 27th and will be closed to cars on December 4th and 11th for Run/Walk/Bike Night and Walkin' + Woofin' Night) 

Marion’s Christmas on the Square November 30 Courthouse Square Marion, AR 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Come enjoy, craft and food vendors, the lighting of the town Christmas tree and seasonal music.
For more information call 870-739-6041 or visit

Toy Truck for Toys for Tots Mid-South at Stash Home (corner of Poplar and Ridgeway) Dec. 6-8, 2017 6am to 6pm. Start collecting new, unwrapped toys NOW at the office, your church, school or gym, and make plans to join us and drop off donations December 6th through Friday, December 8th at Stash Home (1195 Ridgeway Rd) from 6am-6pm daily. Memphis radio personalities from FM100,  104.5 The River, 92.9FM ESPN and 94.1 The Wolf will be there to accept toys for children 14 and younger to donate to Toys for Tots Mid-South.  USMC and other branches of the military will be on sight along with Toys for Tots volunteers to receive toys and monetary donations throughout the day. Checks should be made payable to Toys for Tots Mid-South. The Toy Truck benefits the children served by Toys for Tots Mid-South which reaches families all over the Mid-South in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi counties.  Thousands of children will have toys and gifts to open this holiday season, thanks to donations from listeners of 104.5 The River.

The Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees Through Dec. 31 Featuring Festival of Trees, Gingerbread Village, Model Train and Christmas Village, pictures with Santa, and Enchanted Forest Fridays when the sun goes down and the trees sparkle and shine! 

Holiday Concert Weekend at Graceland Fri., Dec. 15, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 16, 5-6:30 & 8:30-10:30 p.m. Experience a weekend full of festive concerts. Enjoy a live orchestra presenting Elvis’ biggest Christmas hits, a Gospel Christmas show, and a Star-Studded Rock ‘n’ Roll show!

WinterArts The South’s Premiere Holiday Artists’ Market celebrates its 9th year, presenting exceptional & unique hand-crafted works by our region’s finest artists: a stellar collection of Holiday gift ideas crafted in glass, metal, wood, fiber, & clay; plus, jewelry, and more!  This year’s show will be staged at Park Place Centre 1215 Ridgeway Road at Park Avenue, in Memphis TN. Open daily Saturday, November 25, through Christmas Eve. Mondays - Wednesdays 10am to 6pm; Thursdays 10am to 7pm; Fridays 10am to 9pm; Saturdays 10am to 6pm; Sundays Noon to 5pm.  For more information see , or WinterArtsMemphis on facebook.

A Christmas Carol at Theatre Memphis December 1-23. A holiday favorite for the entire family!!