Starry Nights

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Starry Nights

Presented by International Paper

November 24-December 29, 2017

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.  Each year, over 100,000 visitors cruise through the lights of Starry Nights making it an annual tradition for families.  Now in its 9th consecutive year, Starry Nights is the Conservancy’s largest fundraiser.  Since 2009, Starry Nights has been enjoyed by more than 900,000 visitors!

WHAT ARE THE DATES AND TIMES?
Starry Nights opens November 24 and runs through December 29 (Closed November 27)
Yes, Starry Nights is open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day nights.

Sunday - Thursday | 6pm-9pm
Friday + Saturday | 6pm-10pm

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?
$20 per car | $15 for Park Members
$50 per large van and limo 
$150 per charter bus or school bus  
 

WHERE CAN I GET TICKETS?
1. Save time in line and pre-purchase your tickets at the Lake’s Edge Gift Shop.
2. Purchase tickets in advance at ticketmaster.com.
3. Tickets available at the ticket booth the night of the show.

WHERE DO I ENTER THE PARK?
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.

WHEN ARE THE DISCOUNTED THEME NIGHTS?
Participants receive a $5 discount per car on tickets purchased at the gate.

November 30: Tacky Holiday Sweater Night
December 7: Decorate Your Car + Park Member Night + Movie Night
December 14: Scout Night

WHAT ABOUT THE OTHER SPECIAL NIGHTS?

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!


 MISTLETOE VILLAGE

presented by FedEx

New Location + new hours!  Mistletoe Village is in a new location at the First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center!  Mistletoe Village is open nightly during Starry Nights as well as daytime hours on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Sunday - Thursday: 6pm-9pm
Friday + Saturday: 6pm-10pm
Saturday + Sunday daytime hours: 10am-4pm | Note: Santa photos will begin at 11am on Saturday, December 2.

  • Enjoy hot chocolate and roast s’mores

  • Holiday Food Court with local food trucks

  • Photos and Visits with Santa in his workshop: 
    * Nightly through December 23 
    * Wednesdays through Sundays 1p-5p beginning November 29
    * Photo packages start at $25

  • Mrs. Claus will be in Santa's Workshop on the nights of November 24, December 8, December 15 and the afternoon of December 22. 

  • 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 with 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)


CARRIAGE RIDES + HAY RIDES

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


movie night

Catch the holiday favorite “Elf” on the lawn at Mistletoe Village at 7pm on December 7. 

Park Members enjoy free hot chocolate + s’more kit.  Stop by the blue Shelby Farms Park tent and show your membership card to pick up your sweet treats.


BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Celebrate the magic of the holidays with us at the inaugural Breakfast with Santa at Shelby Farms Park! This outdoor event will feature holiday fun, tasty treats and fresh Park air. Bundle up and wear your favorite festive outfit (pajamas are welcome!) as you take part in a new family tradition. 

DATE:  Saturday, December 2
TIME:   9am-11am
WHERE: First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center 
WHAT:

  • Enjoy brunch with Santa
  • Decorate sugar cookies
  • Make ornaments
  • Share your Christmas wish list with Santa
  • Glass Blowing Demonstration
  • Photos with Santa
  • 'Twas the Night Before Christmas reading by Santa

TICKETS:
''Mommy/Daddy + Me"  Includes 1 Adult and 1 Child
$33 Park Members | $35 Non Member

Family Breakfast -- Includes 4 People
$58 Park Members | $60 Non Member

Additional Person (Adult or Child)
$16 Park Members | $18 Non Member

To register for Breakfast with Santa, please fill out this form.


Starry 4K Fun Run/Walk

December 30, 2017

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 | 6pm

For registration and more information www.starry4k.racesonline.com


 

STARRY NIGHTS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY
 


 

 

 

 

 

Marketing | Angie Whitfield
Media | Rebecca Dailey
Sponsorship Opportunities | Chris Duncan
Volunteer Opportunities | Monique Stitts 

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