The Memphis Symphony Orchestra joins the Memphis Ballet at the Orpheum Theatre for this favorite holiday ballet. The Nutcracker takes us on a magical journey from Clara’s family Christmas party into a battle with the Mouse King, then into an enchanted land of sweets with her Nutcracker Prince. Performances are on Thursday, December 12, at 7:30
Season of Song Encore Concert Memphis Botanic Garden December 14 6:00 p.m. Staged on November 29th, A Season of Song features Memphis’s own, the Paige’s (Kevin, Bethany and Stevie) as well as Briarcrest High School’s Reagan Strange with a special appearance by Santa Claus. This rockin’ 90-minute concert has been boiled down to a 60
To get in the holiday spirit, attend any or all of these festive events going on around the Bluff City!
Check out this list of Memphis events and happenings, and make sure you don’t miss out on the best holiday festivities our city has to offer.
Party with the whole city at a rockin’ New Year’s Eve bash! Throughout the night, celebrate with live music, fireworks, food, drinks and more — and be sure and stay for the Hard Rock Cafe Guitar Drop and countdown to midnight. Ring in 2020 in Memphis’ signature style. Festivities start at 10 p.m. bealestreet.com
Celebrate the new year at one of Memphis’ most iconic hotels and parties! There will be a DJ and bands to guarantee fun entertainment and dancing all night long. The party begins at 8 p.m. and lasts until 2 a.m. And the best part? You can just stay at the hotel afterward. General admission pre-sale
Hilton Memphis is presenting a New Year’s Eve experience with live entertainment, a balloon drop, hors d’oeuvres and a midnight champagne toast. The festivities will begin at 9 p.m. on December 31. Tickets start at $100. eventbrite.com
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will be putting on a sparkling celebration of the holiday season. The Saturday show runs from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and the Sunday show runs from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tickets start at $17. memphissymphony.org
Join Opera Memphis for an interactive evening of carols, magic, festive drinks and more. Opera Memphis’ singers will dress as men and women from the Victorian Era, mingling with the audience members and entertaining them with games and dances. This event takes place at Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Tickets are $25, and you get a
On Friday, December 13, there will be special evening tours of Graceland from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by a Home for the Holidays Elvis Concert with members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. On Saturday, December 14, kick-start your day with a Jingle Bell Brunch beginning at 9:30 a.m., a special tour of Graceland