December in Memphis is chock full of holiday cheer, food, music, and soaking in the magic of the season! Whether you want to dig into some Christmas shopping, indulge in a festive cocktail, or hang out with Santa, here are some pop-up experiences you and your family can enjoy.


Miracle® at The Liquor Store On Broad

Miracle® is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar offering up a festive cocktail menu in an even more festive setting. Whether you’re feeling pancakes, a sandwich, or a seasonal beverage or two, they’ve got you covered. They aren’t accepting reservations — it’s first-come, first-served with no parties larger than six. Cheers!

  • Through December 31, 2023
  • 2655 Broad Avenue, Memphis, TN 38112
  • Hours: Sunday through Tuesday, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Wednesday through Saturday, from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • For more information, visit
Woman behind the bar at The Liquor Store's holiday pop-up.
Miracle® will be at The Liquor Store on Broad through December 31. Image: The Liquor Store

Sugar Grits Brunch with Santa

Make your reservation for a very special downtown brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Sugar Grits! The experience includes a pre-set menu with all the fixings, plus plenty of photo opportunities.

  • December 16, 2023
  • 150 Peabody Pl. Suite 111, Memphis, TN 38103
  • Hours: Seatings are available at 9 a.m., noon, and 3 p.m.
  • For more information and to reserve a table for four to eight guests (starting at $28.52 each), visit


The Peabody Hotel’s Gingerbread Display

The Peabody’s pastry team puts on a stunning gingerbread display each year. The hotel’s holiday decor is always worth a visit, but don’t miss this year’s Christmas castle — surrounded by a detailed village — made entirely by their in-house team.

  • Through December 26, 2023
  • 149 Union Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
  • Make a reservation for brunch, dinner, or cocktails so that you can make an occasion of it!

Holly Jolly Celebration

Head to Beale Street for a wide variety of family-friendly fun. The event includes free pictures with Santa, hot chocolate, music, and more.

  • December 9, 2023
  • Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103
  • Hours: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • For more information, visit

¡Christmas Fiesta!

Opera Memphis and Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre Group are putting on a Christmas Fiesta at Dixon Gallery & Gardens. The free celebration includes Latin food samples and music in both English and Spanish. You’ll also have a chance to create your own piñata or poinsettia.

  • December 9, 2023
  • 4339 Park Ave., Memphis, TN 38117
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • For more information, visit

Santa and Snow at Chimes Square

Head to Overton Square to meet Santa Claus, play in the snow, make holiday crafts, write letters to Santa, and more!

  • December 10, 2023
  • 2101 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN 38104
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • For more information, visit


Arrow’s Holiday Bazaar

Arrow Creative is a shop, gallery, and studio that hosts local makers. This market is no different! The event hosts over 80+ vendors to get all of your shopping done.

  • Through December 22, 2023
  • 653 Philadelphia St., Memphis, TN 38104
  • Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, from noon to 5 p.m.
  • To learn more, visit

WinterArts Memphis

With affordable gifts by local artists, this holiday pop-up market offers unique, handcrafted pieces. Here, you can score gifts for everyone on your list — choose from jewelry, decor, kitchenware, clothing, and art. This annual event is hosted at Park Place Centre by ArtWorks Foundation, a nonprofit that helps artists grow their businesses through exhibitions, education initiatives, and other programming.

  • Through December 24, 2023
  • 870 S. White Station Rd., Memphis, TN 38117 (between Poplar and Park)
  • Hours: Monday through Thursday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, from noon to 5 p.m.
  • For more information, visit

Memphis Arts Collective Holiday Artist Market

Art, jewelry, food items, textiles, clothing, and retro and vintage treasures … you’ll find all this and more at the Memphis Arts Collective Holiday Artist Market.

  • Through December 24, 2023
  • 5847 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119
  • Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Sunday, from noon to 5 p.m.
  • For more information, visit

Gifts of Green at Memphis Botanic Garden

Perfect for the plant lovers on your holiday shopping list, Memphis Botanic Garden hosts “Gifts of Green” throughout the month, offering an abundance of options from their local nursery.

  • Through December 30, 2023
  • 750 Cherry Rd., Memphis, TN 38117
  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • For more information, visit

Memphis Made Market

There will be over 25 vendors, Santa from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.,  friends of the library and a toy drive. Soul and Spirits is also doing a beer release!

  • December 9, 2023
  • 845 N. Main St., Memphis, TN 38103
  • Hours: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • For more information, visit

Memphis Farmers’ Market Homegrown Holiday Market

A Saturday market dedicated to holiday-inspired offerings, the Homegrown Holiday Market is a fun and festive opportunity to cross some names off your holiday shopping list and enjoy a few local goodies as you browse.

  • December 9, 2023
  • 566 S. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103
  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • For more information, visit

Happy holidays!


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