101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Memphis - 2022 | Kids Out and About Memphis

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Memphis - 2022

KidsOutAndAbout is Memphis's online guide to everything for kids, teens, and families! The activities we've listed here are confirmed for this year, but many require reserving ahead of time, and please keep in mind that events could be canceled... so click through to make arrangements. Enjoy the holidays!

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Santa Sightings

Multiple dates starting Nov 5, 2022 Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's
Nov 11 & 12, 2022 Hernando Dickens of a Christmas & Christmas Open House
Multiple dates starting Nov 18, 2022 Truist Zoo Lights 2022
Nov 19, 2022 Santa's Arrival at Carriage Crossing
Nov 19, 2022 Downtown Memphis Holiday Tree Lighting
Multiple dates starting Nov 19, 2022 Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees 2022
Nov 22, 2022 Collierville Christmas Tree Lighting 2022
Nov 22, 2022 West Memphis Christmas Tree Lighting 2022
Multiple dates starting Nov 23, 2022 Santa Photo Experience at Wolfchase Galleria
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Eat with Santa at Cedar Hill Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Photos with Santa at Carriage Crossing
Nov 25, 2022 Peabody Tree Lighting Ceremony *Open to Hotel Guests only.*
Nov 25, 2022 Holiday Tree Lighting - City of Germantown
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Holiday Wonders at the Garden
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2022 Christmas in Collierville Saturdays
Dec 2, 2022 Collierville Christmas Parade 2022
Dec 2, 2022 Christmas on the Square - Town of Arlington
Dec 2 & 9, 2022 Holly Jolly Holiday Celebration 2022 - Pictures with Santa!
Dec 3, 2022 2022 City of Bartlett Christmas Event
Dec 3, 2022 Pet Photos with Santa benefit Team Memphis Rescue & Support
Dec 3, 2022 Town of Somerville Christmas Parade
Dec 3, 2022 2022 Millington Christmas Parade
Dec 3, 2022 Santa's Workshop at Sycamore View Church of Christ
Multiple dates starting Dec 3, 2022 2022 Photos with Santa - The Shops of Saddle Creek
Dec 4, 2022 Cookies with Santa with City of Hernando, MS
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2022 Pancakes with Santa at Falcon Ridge Farm
Dec 8, 2022 2022 Marion Christmas Parade
Dec 9, 2022 Story Time with Santa at Morton Museum of Collierville History
Dec 9 & 10, 2022 Santa's Ride In Atoka
Dec 10, 2022 Christmas Parade 2022 - Town of Arlington
Dec 10, 2022 Santa's Annual Fly In 2022
Dec 10, 2022 Memphis Holiday Parade on Beale Street
Dec 10, 2022 Germantown Holiday Parade
Dec 10, 2022 A Merry Meet N Greet In Atoka
Dec 10, 2022 Breakfast with Santa at the Fire Museum of Memphis
Dec 10 & 17, 2022 Saturdays with Santa at CMOM
Dec 17, 2022 Christmas with CoroRio at the Cannon Center

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 11 & 12, 2022 Hernando Dickens of a Christmas & Christmas Open House

Light Displays

Multiple dates starting Nov 17, 2022 Graceland Christmas Tours
Multiple dates starting Nov 18, 2022 Truist Zoo Lights 2022
Nov 19, 2022 Downtown Memphis Holiday Tree Lighting
Multiple dates starting Nov 19, 2022 Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees 2022
Nov 22, 2022 Collierville Christmas Tree Lighting 2022
Nov 22, 2022 West Memphis Christmas Tree Lighting 2022
Nov 25, 2022 Peabody Tree Lighting Ceremony *Open to Hotel Guests only.*
Nov 25, 2022 Holiday Tree Lighting - City of Germantown
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Christmas Traditions presented by Cedar Hill Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Holiday Wonders at the Garden
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2022 Winter Wonderland at The Children's Museum
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2022 Christmas in Collierville Saturdays
Nov 29, 2022 Town of Atoka Tree Lighting 2022
Dec 2, 2022 Millington Christmas Tree Lighting 2022
Mutliple dates starting Dec 1, 2022 Merry and Bright at the Dixon
Mutliple dates starting Dec 2, 2022 Fire Pit Fridays (with Holiday Lights) - Memphis River Parks Partnership
Dec 3, 2022 Overton Square Tree Lighting

 

Holiday Races

Multiple dates starting Dec 1, 2022 (Virtual) Santa Hustle 2022

 

Holiday Theatre

Multiple dates starting Nov 22, 2022 How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical
Nov 26 & 27, 2022 NutRemix 2022 - New Ballet Ensemble & School
Multiple dates starting Dec 2, 2022 A Christmas Carol 2022 at Theatre Memphis
Multiple dates starting Dec 3, 2022 Elf, The Musical at Harrell Theatre
Dec 4, 2022 Children's Ballet Theater - Nutcracker 2022
Dec 16, 2022 Another Christmas Temptation
Dec 16 - 18, 2022 Ballet Memphis Presents: The Nutcracker

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 17 - 19, 2022 Holiday Lighting Weekend at Graceland
Nov 26, 2022 Christmas with Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith!
Dec 2, 2022 A Worship Christmas
Dec 10, 2022 Magic Of Memphis! - Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Dec 10, 2022 Germantown Symphony Orchestra: Germantown Holiday Concert!
Dec 17, 2022 Christmas with CoroRio at the Cannon Center
Dec 20, 22 & 23, 2022 Handel’s Messiah - Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Dec 29, 2022 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Christmas Tree Experience

Multiple dates starting Nov 18, 2022 Priddy Farms
Multiple dates starting Nov 19, 2022 Christmas Trees at Cedar Hill Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 19, 2022 Merry Christmas Tree Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 19, 2022 Falcon Ridge Farm

 

Ice Skating

Open Year Round Mid-South Ice House

 

Hanukkah

Dec 18, 2022 Giant Menorah Lighting & Chanukah Celebration - Chabad of Tennessee

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Oct 21 - 23, 2022 Holiday Market of Memphis
Nov 11 & 12, 2022 Hernando Dickens of a Christmas & Christmas Open House
Nov 12, 2022 Hernando Christmas Farmers Market
Nov 12, 2022 Metal Museum Holiday Artist Market
Nov 12 & 13, 2022 Memphis Crafts & Drafts Festival - Holiday Market
Nov 18 & 19, 2022 Broad Ave Holiday Open House
Nov 18 - 20, 2022 The Memphis Potters Guild Holiday Show and Sale
Nov 19, 2022 30th Annual St. Louis Catholic Church Holiday Arts and Crafts Show
Dec 2, 2022 Sip, Shop, and Ugly Christmas Sweaters- First Friday
Dec 2, 2022 All Aboard! Holiday Kick-Off - The Shops of Saddle Creek
Dec 3, 2022 Christmas Craft Show at Agricenter Farmers Market
Dec 16 & 18, 2022 Holiday Sip and Shop at Arrow

  

Miscellaneous

Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Holiday Fab Fridays - MoSH
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Carriage rides provided by Cunningham Tours
Multiple dates starting Dec 2, 2022 Fire Pit Fridays (with Holiday Lights) - Memphis River Parks Partnership
Dec 3, 2022 The Wild Holiday Rumpus! - Brooks Museum of Art
Dec 3, 2022 Photos with Snow Princess and Ice Harvester at Carriage Crossing
Dec 3, 2022 "Nutcracker: the Motion Picture" Movie Screening - Brooks Museum of Art
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2022 Free Holiday Gift Wrapping - The Shops of Saddle Creek
Dec 10, 2022 Cocoa & Cookies at Morton Museum of Collierville History
Dec 10, 2022 Christmas Fiesta! - Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Dec 11, 2022 Gingerbread House Decorating Party at Primas!
Dec 16, 2022 Gingerbread Decorating at Germantown Community Library

Below are items that have been posted to our calendar. If you are affiliated with a business hosting a holiday event that should be on our calendar, we'd love to see it there... it's free to postClick here for instructions about how to add your organization to our list and easily post your events to our calendar!


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