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Holiday Events

Tell us your favorite holiday and we'll show you how to celebrate in Memphis. From spring flowers and summer fireworks to fall costume parties and festive winter light displays, Memphis invites you to come celebrate with us.

Celebrate These Holidays in Memphis

New Year’s Eve Memphis rings in the new year with a big party and music on Beale Street. The AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic is also held each year on or near New Year’s Eve.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Memphis honors its civil rights history each year on MLK Weekend with events at the National Civil Rights Museum, a three-day DreamFest music festival, the Grizzlies MLK Jr. Day Celebration game and more. 

Valentine’s Day Feel the love in Memphis for Valentine’s Day with special dinners and Galentine’s brunches at our best restaurants, plus shows and art events at local venues. 

St. Patrick’s Day From the annual Silky O’Sullivan’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Beale Street to street parties at our local Irish pubs, get lucky in Memphis for St. Paddy’s Day!  

Easter Celebrate with the family and enjoy spring weather at Easter brunches hosted by many Memphis restaurants each year.

Memphis In May It’s a month-long celebration of the best of Memphis! Beale Street Music Festival is three days of music, the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is a week-long competition and feast, the Great American River Run brings in runners from around the country, and it all happens in May. 

Juneteenth Community events and music festivals commemorate Juneteenth each summer, including events at the National Civil Rights Museum and the annual Juneteenth Urban Music Festival.

4th of July Memphis goes big with fireworks, food and fun at community events around the Mid-South for Independence Day. 

Halloween Every year for Halloween, you’ll find plenty of haunted houses, parties, trick-or-treat nights, spooky corn mazes and pumpkin patches in Memphis.
Holiday Season The most wonderful time of the year means lights displays, festive trees, holiday events, live music, Christmas parades and Santa sightings at all your favorite Memphis attractions. 

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