Starry Nights

experience the magic of the hoLidays

November 29, 2019 - January 3, 2020 • Rain or Shine

Open nightly
Open Christmas Eve + Christmas Day + New Year's Eve + New Year's Day with regular hours!

(Starry Nights will be closed on December 3 for a special event celebrating our sponsors)

Hours:

Sunday-Thursday: 6pm-9pm

Friday-Saturday: 6pm-10pm

Starry Nights, presented by International Paper, is a family-friendly holiday experience.  Drive through thousands of twinkling lights plus magical Mistletoe Village!  Starry Nights is the largest annual fundraiser for the Park, and it's a holiday tradition for thousands of families!

Admission + Tickets | Santa | Carriage Rides + Hayrides
Camel Rides + Pony Rides | Glice Skating
Special Nights + Activities | Holiday Shopping


Admission

On drive-through nights, admission is charged per vehicle. On walk-through nights*, admission is charged per person. Proceeds benefit Shelby Farms Park Conservancy.

Motorcycle: $15 ($10 on Biker Nights: 12/4, 12/11, 12/18)   

Car, Truck, SUV, Mini-van: $20

15-25 Passenger Van: $50

Bus: $150

Tickets

Pre-purchase: Save time in line! When you pre-purchase a ticket, you can enter through a separate event entrance (Gate 10 on Mullins Station Road), skipping the line at the main entrance!   Tickets will be available for purchase in the Lake's Edge Gift Shop beginning Friday, November 22. 

At the Gate: Tickets can be purchased at the gate as you enter Starry Nights (cash and cards are accepted).

 

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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 in the Lake's Edge Gift Shop or online with your ticket purchase. 


FedEx Mistletoe Village

Located in the Visitor Center, the FedEx Mistletoe Village is your hub for holiday fun! Each night this space will transform into a holiday wonderland, full of activities and winter fun! Mistletoe Village activities are only open during Starry Nights unless noted below.

SANTA CLAUS

Visit with Santa in his workshop during Starry Nights hours through December 23 and on Saturdays from 1pm-5pm. Picture packages start at $25. Plus, you can write a letter to Santa and mail it in the North Pole Express mailbox (free)!  

PETTING ZOO, CAMEL RIDES + PONY RIDES

Petting Zoo Admission: $3 per person

Food Cup: $1 per cup

Camel + Pony Rides: $5 per person 

Open during regular Starry Nights hours.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING

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!


holiday treats

Enjoy a sweet treat during your visit to Starry Nights!  Grab some hot chocolate and do a little shopping, and then roast s'mores or marshmallows over a cozy fire pit!

Hot chocolate: $3

S’mores kit (includes graham crackers, marshmallows, chocolate to make two s'mores): $5

Marshmallows: $3 

Concessions:  Concessions are for sale in the Boat Launch Parking Area (first parking lot to the right off of Great View Drive) and in Mistletoe Village. 


CARRIAGE + HAYRIDES

Enjoy Starry Nights in a whole new way -- on a carriage or on a hayride! Visit Starrycarriagerides.com for more information and to make reservations.  Thanks to our partners at Tennessee Tractor!


Special Nights + Activities

Peds, Paws and Pedals: December 2, December 9, December 16, December 30
$5 per person
Enjoy Starry Nights on foot!  Bicycles and Dogs are welcome! The show is closed to cars on these nights. 
Children 4 and under free!
 

Biker Nights: December 4, December 11, December 18
$10 per motorcycle


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.


HOURS
Skating sessions are 50 minutes long and begin at the top of the hour

Sunday - Thursday
12pm - 9pm (last skate time at 8pm)

Friday + Saturday
12pm - 10pm (last skate time at 9pm)
 

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 Vilalge. 

RATES
$10 per person for 50 minute skating session
Includes skates

$5 whale skating helper

** You do not need to purchase a ticket to Starry Nights to visit the Glice Rink. 

 


Holiday Package

Our friends at Big Cypress Lodge are offering a special holiday package that includes passes to Starry Nights! Learn more here.


STARRY NIGHTS 2019 IS MADE POSSIBLE BY
 


 
Brother • Choate’s  • Coleman Taylor Transmissions
Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors • FInancial Federal Bank • FedEx
Gerber Taylor • Gossett Porsche • Hope Church • Huey’s
MAA • Mempho Music Festival • Montgomery Martin • NewSouth Capital • nexAir
Park's Edge at Shelby Farms • Tennessee Tractor • Tioga • Valero 


Special thanks to:

WREG | Cumulus Media | The Daily Memphian | Memphis Flyer
Malco Theatres | Woodland Heat | Belltower Artisans


 

Questions about Starry Nights? Give us a call at (901) 222-7275

Contacts:
Marketing
 : Angie Whitfield | Marketing + Communications Manager | (901) 222-7262
Media: Rebecca Dailey | Communications + Creative Specialist | (901) 222-7259
Sponsorship OpportunitiesSavannah Ratcliff | Development Manager | (901) 222-7250

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