Starry Nights, presented by International Paper
Shelby Farms Park
Great View Dr N, Memphis, TN 38018, USA
EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS
Open nightly through January 3, 2020
Open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve + New Year's Day with regular hours!
Hours:Sunday-Thursday: 6pm-9pmFriday-Saturday: 6pm-10pm
Starry Nights, presented by International Paper, is a family-friendly holiday experience. Drive through thousands of twinkling lights and visit magical Mistletoe Village! Starry Nights is the largest annual fundraiser for the Park, and it's a holiday tradition for thousands of families!
Click here to view event map
Note: Vehicle passes can be used on any drive-through night! (Vehicle passes are not valid on Monday December 16 or Monday December 30 which are closed to cars so that you can walk or bike through the lights).
SPECIAL NIGHTS + ACTIVITIES
Peds, Paws and Pedals Nights • December 16, December 30 Starry Nights is closed to cars on these nights so that you can walk or ride your bike through the lights of Starry Nights! Dogs are welcome on-leash. Admission for these nights is $5 per person.
Biker Nights • December 11, December 18Starry Nights is open to all vehicles on these nights, but motorcycles are only $10 (regularly $15).
BuffaGLO Run • January4, 2020Race through the lights of Starry Nights in this untimed 4K fun run! This event is your last opportunity to see experience the magic of Starry Nights, so don't miss out! Open to all ages. Registration is $25. Click here to sign up.
DRIVE THROUGH LIGHTS + DISPLAYS
Drive through thousands of twinkling lights and displays! This year features lots of new displays, plus some returning favorites!
Grab a pair of Holiday Specs for a surprise for your eyes. These special holographic lenses miraculously transform Christmas lights into magical figures of candy canes, angels, stars, penguins, Santa, snowflakes, gingerbread men, elves, reindeer, snowmen, presents and Christmas trees. $3 per pair. Available for purchase at the gate or in the Lake's Edge Gift Shop or online with your ticket purchase.
FEDEX MISTLETOE VILLAGE
During Starry Nights, the First Horizon Foundation Visitor Center transforms d into magical FedEx Mistletoe Village. Mistletoe Village is your hub for holiday fun! Mistletoe Village activities are only open during Starry Nights unless noted below.
Visit with Santa in his workshop during Starry Nights hours through December 23! Photo package prices vary.Plus, you can write a letter to Santa and mail it in the North Pole Express mailbox (free)!
PETTING ZOO, CAMEL RIDES + PONY RIDES
Open during regular Starry Nights hours.Petting Zoo Admission: $3 per personFood Cup: $1 per cupCamel + Pony Rides: $5 per person
How do you fit 4,500 acres of fun into a stocking? Visit the Lake's Edge Gift Shop for exclusive Park gifts! You'll find something for everyone on your list -- from Park gear to Park experience packages to Shelby Farms Perk coffee, jewelry and drink ware...plus more in store!
Enjoy a sweet treat during your visit to Starry Nights! Grab some hot chocolate and do a little shopping, and then settle in on the porch to roast s'mores over a cozy fire pit!
Hot chocolate: $3S’mores kit: $5 (includes graham crackers, marshmallows, chocolate to make two s'mores)Concessions: Offerings vary in Mistletoe Village.
GLICE SKATING RINK
Lace up your skates and enjoy the brand new outdoor Glice Rink - an eco-friendly ice skating experience! It looks like ice and feels like ice, but it’s not ice! No water or electricity is required for operation of the Glice Rink, so Glice skating adds fun to your holiday without adding an impact to the environment. The open air Glice Rink is located in Mistletoe Village on the lawn overlooking Hyde Lake.
You can visit the Glice rink any time. If you arrive during the day, head straight to the Visitor Center. If you arrive during Starry Nights hours, follow the signs to Mistletoe Village.
Learn more about the Glice Rink here and skate sizes here.
**You do not need to purchase a ticket to Starry Nights to visit the Glice Rink.
GLICE RINK HOURSSkating sessions are 50 minutes long and begin at the top of the hour. When the rink is at capacity, access may be limited.
Sunday - Thursday12pm - 9pm (last skate time at 8pm)
Friday + Saturday12pm - 10pm (last skate time at 9pm)
RATES (price includes skate rental)$10 per person for 50 minute skating session$5 per whale skating helper
Car, Truck, SUV, Minivan
15-25 Passenger Van