(Somewhat fewer than) 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Memphis - 2021 | Kids Out and About Memphis

(Somewhat fewer than) 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Memphis - 2021

KidsOutAndAbout is Memphis's online guide to everything for kids, teens, and families! Typically we list (MORE than) 101 ideas for holiday family fun, but. . . it's 2021, which means a bit less is happening than usual. 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!

If we're missing an activity that should be on our list, please email Mindy Mangan at mindy@kidsoutandabout.com. Please make sure to include a link to the event when you email. Thank you!

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Santa Sightings

Multiple dates starting Nov 6, 2021 Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's
Multiple dates starting Nov 12, 2021 Truist Zoo Lights 2021
Nov 13 & 14, 2021 Hernando Dickens of a Christmas & Christmas Open House
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees 2021
Nov 26, 2021 Peabody Tree Lighting Ceremony *Open to Hotel Guests only.*
Nov 26, 2021 Holiday Tree Lighting - City of Germantown
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Eat with Santa at Cedar Hill Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 HOLIDAY WONDERS at Memphis Botanic Garden
Dec 3, 2021 Story Time with Santa at Morton Museum of Collierville History
Dec 3 & 10, 2021 2021 Holly Jolly Holiday Celebration
Dec 4, 2021 Candyland Christmas Parade with Town of Arlington
Dec 4, 2021 2021 City of Bartlett Christmas Event
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2021 Pancakes with Santa at Falcon Ridge Farm
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2021 Winter Wonderland at CMOM
Dec 9, 2021 2021 Marion Christmas Parade
Multiple dates starting Dec 10, 2021 Santa and Snow at Chimes Square
Dec 11, 2021 Germantown Holiday Parade
Dec 11, 2021 2021 Memphis Holiday Parade on Beale Street
Dec 11, 2021 Breakfast with Santa at the Fire Museum of Memphis
Dec 12, 2021 Cookies with Santa with City of Hernando, MS

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 13 & 14, 2021 Hernando Dickens of a Christmas & Christmas Open House
Multiple dates starting Dec 3, 2021 Victorian Yuletide at Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum

Light Displays

Multiple dates starting Nov 12, 2021 Truist Zoo Lights 2021
Multiple dates starting Nov 18, 2021 Holiday Lighting Weekend at Graceland
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Season of Light at Autozone Dome Planetarium
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees 2021
Nov 26, 2021 Peabody Tree Lighting Ceremony **Open to Hotel Guests only.**
Nov 26, 2021 Holiday Tree Lighting - City of Germantown
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 HOLIDAY WONDERS at Memphis Botanic Garden
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Christmas Traditions presented by Cedar Hill Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park
Mutliple dates starting Dec 2, 2021 Dixon Lights 2021
Dec 3, 2021 Tree Lighting at Chimes Square
Mutliple dates starting Dec 4, 2021 Winter Wonderland at CMOM

 

Holiday Races

Nov 20, 2021 2021 Jingle Bell Run - Memphis, TN

 

Holiday Theatre

Nov 20 & 21, 2021 NutRemix 2021 - New Ballet Ensemble & School
Dec 1, 2021 Cirque Dreams Holidaze at The Orpheum Theatre
Multiple dates starting Dec 3, 2021 A Christmas Carol 2021 at Theatre Memphis
Dec 5, 2021 THE CHILDREN'S BALLET THEATER NUTCRACKER at the Cannon Center
Dec 14, 2021 The Elf on The Shelf: A Christmas Musical at Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
Multiple dates starting Dec 17, 2021 Ballet Memphis Presents: The Nutcracker

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 18 - 20, 2021 Holiday Concert Weekend at Graceland
Multiple dates starting Dec 10, 2021 Singing Christmas Tree - Bellevue Baptist Church
Dec 11, 2021 Germantown Symphony Orchestra: Together Again for the Holidays
Dec 14, 2021 A Christmas Festival with Memphis Wind Symphony

Christmas Tree Experience

Multiple dates starting Nov 19, 2021 Priddy Farms
Starting Nov 20, 2021 Merry Christmas Tree Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Christmas Trees at Cedar Hill Farm
Starting Nov 20, 2021 Falcon Ridge Farm

 

Ice Skating

Open Year Round Mid-South Ice House

 

Hanukkah

Dec 4, 2021 Light Up the Night Community Concert + Candlelighting
Dec 5, 2021 Hanukkah Homecoming: Latkes and Legos - Memphis JCC

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 13 & 14, 2021 Hernando Dickens of a Christmas & Christmas Open House
Dec 5, 2021 Holiday Open House at Metal Museum
Dec 18, 2021 The Bellevue Christmas Store at Bellevue Baptist Church

  

Miscellaneous

Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 The Light Before Christmas 3D at the Giant Screen Theater
Multiple dates starting Dec 1, 2021 Graceland Christmas Tours
Multiple dates starting Dec 10, 2021 Singing Christmas Tree - Bellevue Baptist Church
Dec 11, 2021 Tot Shabbat New Year’s Party!
Dec 18, 2021 Christmas Fiesta! - Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Dec 18, 2021 Journey to Bethlehem at Bellevue Baptist Church
Dec 24, 2021 Christmas Eve Service at Bellevue Baptist Church

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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