Christmas Events This Week

December 21st, 2016

Slay Belles Modern Holiday Pop-Up Shop Party

Thursday, Dec. 22 @ 11 am - 9 pm
101 S. Main St.

Slay Belles is a Holiday Shop collaboration between Paper & Clay, Don't Blink, M Russell Art and Question the Answer. 

The last day of the shop will be open with a CLOSING PARTY  from 6-9 pm with a live performance from Artistik Approach!

The 101 (101 S. Main St.)

Holiday Movie Watch Party: Nightmare Before Christmas

Thursday, Dec. 22 @ 4 pm
Ghost River Brewing Co. Taproom

The best way to watch holiday movies is with your friends. Oh, and with beer. Come to any of these watch parties and we'll have one TV dedicated to the holiday movie of the night while the other two will be playing any big games. 

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Memphis Christmas JamborEve

Thursday, Dec. 22 @ 6 pm
Clayborn Temple

The Memphis Christmas JamborEve is a free and festive Christmas Party for all Memphians that inludes great food, music from Bluff City Soul Collective and drinks available for purchase.

The fun begins at 6pm on Thursday, December 22nd at the historic Clayborn Temple in downtown Memphis.

FREE Event

Kid-friendly

Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

Through Saturday, Dec. 24th
Bass Pro Shops

Take the family out for a day in Santa's Wonderland! 

Bass Pro Shops transforms into this winter wonderland filled with kids activities, crafts, photo booths, toy arcades and more!

Get a FREE Photo with Santa and a personalized digital Christmas card during your visit!

Activities include:

  • Free crafts
  • Santa's Toy Shop
  • Big Dig Excavation Area
  • Big Dig Excavation Area
  • Lincoln Logs Building Area
  • Remote Control Trucks
  • Foam Toy Arcade
  • Laser Arcade
  • Coloring Books
  • Activity Rug

Click here to view the full schedule and details

Metal Museum Holiday Store

Metal Museum

The Musuem Store carries a curated selection of handmade artwork by artists and makers from across the United States. Inspired by the craft of metalsmithing and the distinct beauty of a handmade piece of art, the Museum Store proudly represents some of the best metalsmiths in the country. Whether you are looking for a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry or handcrafted copper kitchenware, the Museum Store has the perfect gift for everyone on your list. When you make a purchase from the Museum Store, you are supporting the Museum and the artists we love.

Open 7 days a week in December

To see items on sale, click here

Metal Museum Website

Marcella Simien Performance at the Ice Rink

Friday, Dec 23 @ 5 pm
Fourth Bluff Ice Rink

Marcella Simien of Marcella & Her Lovers will be performing live from the Fourth Bluff Ice Rink on Friday, December 23 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Checkout the interview below that she did with IKEA & Southern Living magazine. You can also listen to some of her original music here. For information on other activities and events at the Fourth Bluff Ice Rink click here.

$10 for time on ice includes skate rental.

The ice rink will be closed in the event of rain.

Xmas Turn Up Extravaganza

Friday, Dec 23 @ 6 pm
Marshall Arts

Featuring light show, tipsy bowling, special holiday drinks and food, and more!

$10 Tickets

6 pm - midnight

639 Marshall Ave

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Friday, Dec. 23 @ 8 pm
Orpheum Theatre

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! GRAMMY Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from his groundbreaking Fresh Aire series which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America. The program celebrates the group’s recent anniversary of 30 years since the first Christmas album and 40 years since the first Fresh Aire album and includes dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.  Their holiday CDs have become synonymous with Christmas and continue to occupy top spots on Billboard’s Seasonal Charts every year!‚Äč

Run Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes including a 20-minute intermission

Tickets: $39 - $89

Orpheum website

A Derrick Carter Christmas

Friday, Dec 23 @ 10 pm - 3 am
Hard Rock Cafe

$15 Advance, $20 Day Of 
VIP $30 Advance, VIP $35 
Day Of VIP includes: Mezzanine Level, Private Seating, Private Bar, Best View of Stage 
21+ event

*A portion of proceeds from this event will benefit Friends For Life orginization

Loflin Holidance Party with DJ JD

Friday, Dec 23 @ 10 pm
Loflin Yard

Show off your natural gifts. Join DJ JD in the Coach House for a holidance party, Loflin Yard-style.

FREE EVENT & fun for all!

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DJ Skate Night

Saturday, Dec 24 @ 6 pm
Fourth Bluff Ice Rink

Good music normally makes everything more fun, right?! A live DJ will be taking over the airwaves at the Fourth Bluff Ice Rink on Saturday nights from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. For information on other activities and events at the Fourth Bluff Ice Rink click here.

$10 for time on ice includes skate rental.

The ice rink will be closed in the event of rain. Ice rink opens at 10 am

Downtown Church Christmas Eve Service

Saturday, Dec 24 @ 5 pm
Clayborn Temple

Join Downtown Church at the historic Clayborn Temple for a Christmas Worship Service, Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24 at 5PM. Meet us at 294 Hernando Memphis, TN 38126. You don't want to miss beautiful singing, teaching on this sacred season and fellowship with new and old friends. 

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Christmas at The Peabody

Sunday, Dec 25th
Peabody Hotel

From The Peabody's extravagant Christmas Brunch on the Mezzanine to elegant dinners in Chez Philippe and Capriccio Grill, the "South's Grand Hotel" is the place to be during the holiday season.  

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Christmas Brunch on the Mezzanine
Sunday, December 25, 2016 - The Mezzanine
10:30 a.m. - 2;30 p.m.
Reservations
$76 adults, $22 children ages 5-12 exclusive of tax and gratuity
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Christmas Dinner - Chez Philippe
Sunday, December 25, 2016
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Reservations
$75 per person, $105 per person with wine exclusive of tax and gratuity
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Christmas Dinner - Capriccio Grill
Sunday, December 25, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Reservations: 901-529-4000
$40 per person,  $18 children 12 and under, plus tax and gratuity
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"Frozen" Sing-Along at the Ice Rink

Wednesday, Dec. 28 @ 4 pm
Fourth Bluff Ice Rink

Join us for a sing-along to music from the Disney movie Frozen at the Fourth Bluff Ice Rink on Wednesday, December 28 from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm! Volunteers from the Figure Skating Club of Memphis will be in costume as characters from the movie!

For information on other activities and events at the Fourth Bluff Ice Rink click here.

$10 for time on ice includes skate rental.

The ice rink will be closed in the event of rain.

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Top 10 Things to do This Holiday Season

Not enough holiday fun for you? Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do This Holiday Season!

Weekly Stocking Stuffers in Downtown Memphis

Need that last minute gift? Check out our list of fun items you can snag at local Downtown shops and restaurants! 

Click here to see the list

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