Christmas in Memphis



Saturday November 20 and Sunday, November 21, 2021 5:30 PM-7:30PM

Cannon Center of Performing Arts

255 N. Main Memphis, TN 38103

A modern retelling of Tchaikovsky's, The Nutcracker. NutRemix, set on Beale Street, transports audiences to a magical world with a fusion of all kinds of dance, including ballet, hip-hop, West African dance and drumming, Memphis Jookin' and American tap! Memphis dancers bring the story to life with the accompaniment of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra & Big Band. Join us for this one-of-a-kind production that all ages will enjoy!

Graceland Lights

November 18-20, 2021


3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard

Memphis, TN 38116

Graceland is excited to announce the schedule for the first-ever Holiday Lighting Weekend in Memphis on November 18-20, 2021. Fans are invited to experience an American holiday tradition as the Christmas lights come alive again at Graceland during the annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony. Then, spend the weekend with us for three days of festive events, including holiday concert performances, unique tours of Graceland Mansion, and Inside Walt Disney Archives Exhibit.

Holiday Wonders at The Garden


Memphis Botanic Garden

750 Cherry Rd. Memphis, TN

Holiday Wonders at the Garden returns brighter and better than ever in 2021! This year’s event runs select nights beginning Friday, November 26, through Thursday, December 23. The event caters to families, couples, and groups for an unforgettable outdoor holiday experience in 2021! More special nights than ever before have been added, including two add-on concert experiences. The Memphis Symphony Big Band will perform at Holiday Wonders at The Garden on December 5 and John Angotti will bring the holiday spirit on December 19.

Lindsey Stirling Christmas Program

Friday, November 26, 2021 6:00 PM

Cannon Center for the Performing Arts

255 N Main Street, Memphis TN

Lindsey Stirling Christmas tour is back!! Don’t miss 'The Lindsey Stirling Christmas Program’ live at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts Friday November 26.

104.5 The River Toy Truck Event

Wednesday, December 1 through Friday December 3, 2021 6:00am CT to 6:00pm CT

City Silo at Shops of Saddle Creek

7605 W. Farmington Blvd.

104.5 The River Toy Truck Drive to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis with Ron Olson and Karen Perrin broadcasting LIVE from City Silo at Shops of Saddle Creek December 1st through 3rd, presented by Chuck Hutton Chevrolet

The 20th Annual Toy Truck on 104.5 The River begins Wednesday December 1st and continues through December 3rd from 6am to 6pm daily at the Shops of Saddle Creek (7605 W. Farmington Blvd.) in City Silo, in Germantown, TN.  Once again this year, we are accepting new, unwrapped toys for children 14 years or younger to donate to the Toy Truck.  Volunteers from Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis, and volunteers and staff from 104.5 The River will be on sight to receive new, unwrapped toys and monetary donations throughout the collection days. Checks should be made payable to Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis.

Drew & Ellie Holcomb’s Neighborly Christmas Show

Friday, December 3, 2021 8:00 PM

Orpheum Theatre

203 S. Main, Memphis, TN

Drew and Ellie Holcomb are a husband and wife Americana duo from Nashville, TN. Shortly after their marriage in 2006, the couple began touring together with Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. The band has supported many national touring acts including Ryan Adams, The Avett Brother, Don Henley, and Willie Nelson.

The Elf on The Shelf: A Christmas Musical

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 6:00 PM

Cannon Center 255 N. Main Street Memphis TN 38103

This holiday season, the beloved tradition that has captured the hearts of families everywhere returns to the live stage! The Elf on the Shelf The Musical is the thrilling spectacle of music and dance that transports audiences to the North Pole to glimpse the magical lives of Santa Scout Elves. Featuring an original story and score, dazzling sets and costumes, and heartfelt moments that will bring the family together, this joyous and uplifting celebration will leave audiences captivated by the splendor of the season. For the true full experience of The Elf on the Shelf A Christmas Musical, you cannot miss the exclusive Scout Elf VIP photo opportunity after the show! By purchasing these top tier tickets, your family will be guaranteed to get a photo with a Scout Elf in front of a magical North Pole backdrop!

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Wednesday Dec. 1, 2021 7:30PM

Orpheum Theatre Memphis

Cirque Drewams Holidaze lights up the stage in this popular and dazzling family holiday spectacular. This annual tradition wraps a whimsical, Broadway-style musical infused with contemporary circus artistry into the ultimate holiday gift for the entire family!