Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park

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Starry Nights is the largest holiday light show and festival in the Mid-South. It’s also the longest running celebration at Shelby Farms Park. The magic of the holidays is brought to life through the drive-through display of twinkling holiday light displays, cozy campfires and visits with Santa.

November 24 through December 29
Closed November 27
Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day nights.

Sunday – Thursday – 6p-9p
Friday + Saturday – 6p-10p

$20 per car | $50 per large van and limo
$150 per charter bus or school bus
Pre-purchase tickets at Lake’s Edge Gift Shop or in advance at Tickets will be available at the ticket booth on show nights.

If you have pre-purchased your tickets, enter through Gate 10 off of Mullins Station Road. If you need to purchase tickets, enter through the Main Gate off Farm Road. Participants receive a $5 discount per car on tickets purchased at the gate on:
November 30: Tacky Holiday Sweater Night
December 7: Decorate Your Car +
Park Member Night
December 14: Scout Night

December 4: Run | Walk | Bike Night
(closed to cars) – $5 per person
Hyde Lake Wheel House will be open for bike rentals.
December 11: Walkin’ + Woofin’ Night
(closed to cars) – $5 per person
Sponsored by Memphis Veterinary Specialists
Hyde Lake Wheel House will be open for bike rentals.

Enjoy Starry Nights on a horse-drawn carriage
or hay ride! For prices and reservations, visit or call 901.522.2862.

Bring your children to experience the magic of the holidays at Shelby Farms Park and enjoy private breakfast with Santa!
Saturday, December 2 | 9a-11a
First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center

December 30
See Starry Nights at the speed of light as you race through the show! This family-friendly fun run is the last chance to experience Starry Nights in 2017, so don’t miss out!
Starry 4k Fun Run + Walk: December 30 | 6p
Registration now open. For registration and more information head to 

Mistletoe Village is in a new location at the First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center! Mistletoe Village is open nightly during Starry Nights.
Sunday – Thursday 6p-9p
Friday + Saturday 6p-10p
Saturday + Sunday daytime hours 12p-4p
Enjoy hot chocolate and roast s’mores | Holiday Food Court with local food trucks
Check out Santa’s Workshop for visits and photos with Santa. Santa will be in his workshop nightly through December 23 before he heads back to the North Pole.

The Lake’s Edge Gift Shop is open each night. Find the perfect holiday gift or stocking stuffer for everyone on your list. The Artisan Front Porch features local crafters wit holiday gifts.
Enjoy live holiday music with carolers, area school choirs and other local performers on the Plaza and Event Stage.
Starry Petting Zoo – $3 per person
Pony Ride – $5 per person
Camel Rides – $5 per person