Local Memphis movers at All My Sons Moving & Storage know that Memphis is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays this year. This vibrant city hosts countless festivals, concerts, parades, games, and decorations to keep holiday spirits high all month long.
Local Memphis movers recommend you gather your friends and family to join in on the festivities with these four holiday traditions in Memphis:
Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park
From November 18 until December 27, Starry Nights is the biggest holiday light show in the region. The park is illuminated with more than 1.5 million LED lights for visitors to enjoy. An illuminated path leads to the heart of Starry Nights: Mistletoe Village, where you will find a winter wonderland for visitors to enjoy decorations, a petting zoo, roasted s’mores, ice sculpting, photos with Santa, and holiday shopping. Starry Nights hosts live music performances from local bands throughout the season, beginning at 6 p.m. each night.
The Nutcracker presented by Ballet Memphis
One of the top holiday traditions in Memphis, and the season’s most popular show nation-wide, Ballet Memphis will perform The Nutcracker along with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. The show runs from December 9 until December 11, 2 p.m. and a second show at 7:30 p.m. each day.
Memphis Holiday Parade
The Memphis Holiday Parade takes place in the famous Beale Street entertainment district. The parade begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, December 3, and features colorful holiday floats, Christmas music, and performances from Memphis dancers and twirlers.
Local Memphis movers recommend visitors and new residents check out Brooks Winterfest on Sunday, December 15. Brooks Winterfest is free to enter and offers ornament decoration, holiday games, a visit with Santa Clause, musical performances by the Navy Band Mid-South, horse drawn carriages, and food trucks.