Memphis is one of the fun places where one can spend their holidays. In this post, we shall mention various holiday happenings during Christmas season in Memphis. If you prefer to spend your Christmas at Memphis then reading this post can help you to plan out your next Christmas.
While We Are Memphis during Christmas, you can visit along with Santa, do tree lighting and watch Christmas parade.
While you are at Memphis, you will find number of Christmas parades and you can choose anyone which is convenient to your location. Some of them are really very elaborate while in others you may get a small-town feel.
During the holiday season you can get the opportunity to go more than one Christmas parade.
The Holiday Parade begins from the first week of December and will continue from Beale Street along with antique cars and floats. There will be marching bands, dance troupes and also Santa Claus. Parade normally starts from 4 p.m.
Santa Claus while you are in Memphis
There will be Santa Claus appearances all over the Memphis and also in the Mid-South and it is not just restricted to the malls. In case, you want to give your list of wishes to him, following are the places where you will be able to find him.
- Shelby Farms Park
- Enchanted Forest
Christmas light display
During the holiday season whole of Memphis will be glowing. If you drive around the town then you can look at the displays which will be really fascinating particularly at a place where there will be a much bigger displays with 1,000,000 bulbs.
Another starry night event will be held at SHELBY FARMS PARK which is the largest event of Memphis. Starry Nights can be enjoyed with your family just by walking on half-mile pathway through the lights and displays and also the magical MISTLETOE VILLAGE.
This annual Lighting Ceremony usually takes place at around 6 p.m. There will be Country music stars that will be flipping the switch for traditional Christmas lights of Graceland.
Christmas tree farms
There are Christmas tree farms who will allow you to make Christmas tree of your own, if you like. You need to pick any tree of your liking and the staff member will help you by chopping the tree for you.
There are number of places in the Memphis where you will get an opportunity to get Christmas tree.
Holiday plays, concerts and shows
Do you want to find an easy way of getting yourself into Christmas spirit? You can visit any concerts, plays, musicals and movies where there will be something for almost everyone in Memphis.
You can enjoy a Christmas concert at Orpheum Theater and also a performance by Moscow Ballet at the Cannon Center meant for performing arts.
You can find many numbers of restaurants which will remain open in Memphis during the Christmas Day.
There is one all-time favorite restaurant where you can get brunch at Peabody Hotel. This Peabody is famous in the world because of its five resident ducks, who will march daily at 11 AM and 5 PM through the Lobby.