Starry Nights

Starry Nights

BENEFITTING SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY

Select Nights from November 26, 2021-January 1, 2022 (see calendar)
Race through the lights of Starry Nights at the BuffaGLO Run on January 2, 2022

Experience the magic of the holidays at Shelby Farms Park's largest event! Starry Nights brings the spirit of the season to life with dazzling light displays featuring more than 3.5 million (yes, million!) lights!

  Drive-through Tickets.  Walk + Bike the Lights.  Flex + Unlimited Tickets


HOLIDAY MAGIC AT SHELBY FARMS PARK

The Starry Nights light show is a long-standing holiday tradition for Memphis families that has been helping Shelby Farms Park shine for more than 10 years! In fact, Starry Nights is the largest annual fundraiser for Shelby Farms Park and Shelby Farms Greenline!  Festive fun is in store for kids and kids at heart at this socially-distanced, drive-through* holiday event!

Your last chance to experience the lights of Starry Nights is at the grand finale⏤the BuffaGLO Run!  This fun run will take place on Sunday, January 2, 2022, and it's your last chance to experience the magic this season. For more information, click here.

Want to see the lights at a more leisurely pace? Join us for Walk + Bike the Lights Nigths on Monday, November 29, 2021 (presented by Mid-South Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists) and Monday, December 27, 2021!

Not ready to choose your date yet? Or, do you want to give the gift of Starry Nights? Flex Tickets are the most flexible option⏤they are valid on any night of the event, and they make great gifts! 

Looking for a gift that also supports your Park? Check out the Starry Pop-up Shop after you select your ticket. You'll pick up your goodies at the Starry Ticket Booth when you come to the show. All items 20% off in-store purchases! 

Your presence at Starry Nights is a present for Shelby Farms Park⏤all proceeds from the event support the daily operations of Shelby Farms Park and Shelby Farms Greenline! In fact, Starry Nights is the largest annual fundraiser for these special spaces!  It takes a lot of hands to make this big event a big success, and we can't do it without the support of volunteers! Volunteers are needed to help Starry Nights shine. Can you or your group help out? The more the merrier! Learn and sign up here!

Ready to plan your holiday experience?
Click the buttons below for more information!

  Drive-through Tickets   Walk + Bike the Lights   Flex + Unlimited Tickets

  

 

Starry Nights 2021 is made possible by

                     
      
           

      
 

 Huey's Restaurants  Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance  NewSouth Capital Management

Media Partners
Cumulus Media  WREG


Want to help Starry Nights shine in 2021?
Sponsorship opportunities are available!

Contact:

Savannah Ratcliff  sratcliff@shelbyfarmspark.org  (901) 222-7250


FAQ • What to know before you glow!

Categories
TicketsGetting HereThe Starry Nights Experience
Health + Safety  Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have a question the FAQ doesn't cover?
General Event Questions: info@shelbyfarmspark.org
Ticket Questionstickets@shelbyfarmspark.org


TICKETS
When is Starry Nights?
Is Starry Nights open on holidays?
How much are tickets?
How do I get tickets?
Is my ticket valid on any night?
Why do I have to choose a time when buying a ticket?
I want to purchase a ticket, but I am not sure which night I want to go.
I can't go the night of my purchased ticket. Can I get a refund?
Can I buy tickets at the gate?
What methods of payment are accepted at the gate?
How can I purchase a Starry Nights ticket to give as a gift?
What if it rains?
Will I get a refund of the show is canceled due to weather on the night of my ticket?
Are there paper/physical tickets?
I still have questions about tickets.

GETTING HERE
How do I get to Starry Nights?

Is there a special pre-sale gate?
Where do I go when I get there?
I have a carriage or hayride reservation. Where to I go?
I’m coming for Walk + Bike the Lights Night. Where do I go?

THE STARRY NIGHTS EXPERIENCE
Radio Stations
Starry Pop-Up Shop
Photo Opp Stops/Selfie stations 
Where are the restrooms? 
How do I reserve a hayride or carriage ride?
Can I walk or ride my bike through the lights? 
Will Santa be there?
Is there anything else I need to know about driving through the show?

HEALTH + SAFETY
Can I get out of my car?
Do I need to wear a mask?
What if I’m not feeling well? 


TICKETS

When is Starry Nights?
Starry Nights is open on select nights from November 26, 2021-January 1, 2022 from 6pm-10pm. The last chance to see the lights is during the BuffaGLO Run on January 2, 2022. 

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Is Starry Nights open on holidays?
Yes! Starry Nights runs from November 26, 2022-January 1, 2022, including regular hours (6pm-10pm) on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

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How much are tickets?
Your ticket price depends on your ticket type! To view a ticket pricing calendar, click here. To see price listings, keep reading or see calendar!

Notes:
On drive-through nights, admission is charged per vehicle.
On Walk + Bike the Lights Nights (Monday, November 29 (presented by Mid-South Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists) + Monday, December 27) is charged per person.

**All card payments will be subject to Ticketmaster processing fees**
**All proceeds from Starry Nights support Shelby Farms Park and Shelby Farms Greenline!**


Looking for group (30+) or corporate discounted tickets?

Please email tickets@shelbyfarmspark.org to purchase group tickets in advance.

 

DRIVE-THROUGH NIGHTS for cars, trucks, SUVs and minivans:

Flex Ticket: 
Not ready to choose your date or want to give the gift of Starry Nights? Flex tickets are valid on any night of the event and make a great gift! (Not available for use on nights that Starry Nights is closed for private events: November 30, December 6, 7, 13, 14, 28)
Advance Online Purchase Only: $32.95 + fees per vehicle

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STARRY GENERAL TICKETS
Valid on December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17-25  (see calendar)
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $29.95 + fees per vehicle
Cash at Gate: $35 per vehicle

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STARRY SPECIAL
Valid on November 26-28, December 9, 16, 26, 30, 31, January 1 (see calendar)
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $24.95 + fees per vehicle
Cash at Gate: $30 per vehicle

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901-derful Wednesdays:
Valid on December 1, 8, 15, 29  (see calendar)
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $15.95 + fees per vehicle
Cash at Gate: $20 per vehicle

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DRIVE-THROUGH NIGHTS for motorcycle 
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $15.95 + fees per vehicle
Cash at Gate: $20 per vehicle

DRIVE-THROUGH NIGHTS for 15-25 Passenger Van
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $60 + fees per vehicle
Cash at Gate :$60 per vehicle

DRIVE-THROUGH NIGHTS for bus:  
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $150 + fees per vehicle
Cash at Gate: $150 per vehicle

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WALK + BIKE THE LIGHTS NIGHTS (show closed to vehicles)
Monday, November 29 (presented by Mid-South Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists) + Monday, December 27 (Last entry at 9pm)
Family 4-pack: 
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $24.95 + fees
Cash at Gate: $35

Individuals:
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $6.95 + fees per person
Cash at Gate: $10 per person
Children in strollers: free

  Drive-through Tickets 

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How do I get tickets?
 Tickets are available online in advance as well as at the gate as you enter the event. Ready to purchase a ticket? Click the buttons below!

  Drive-through Tickets   Walk + Bike the Lights   Flex + Unlimited Tickets

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Is my ticket valid on any night?
Flex Tickets are the most flexible ticket option as they are valid any open night of the event! Other ticket types (General Admission, Starry Special, and 901-derful Wednesday) are date-specific and must be redeemed on the specific night and arrival window that you select when purchasing your ticket.

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Why do I have to choose a time when buying a ticket?
To help keep event traffic flowing, you will select an arrival window in addition to selecting a date when purchasing a ticket. Arriving within your designated window will reduce the time you spend in line! If you arrive outside of your window of time, you will still be able to enter the event, however your wait time may increase. To help keep things moving smoothly for you and for other guests, please arrive within your selected time slot.

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I want to purchase a ticket, but I am not sure which night I want to go.
Your best option is a Flex Ticket ($32.95 + fees per vehicle)! Flex Tickets allow you the flexibility to buy your ticket now and later pick the date you want to go! (Flex Tickets are not valid on nights the show is closed for private events: November 30, December 6, 7, 13, 14, 28)  

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I can't go the night of my purchased ticket. Can I get a refund?
We understand that plans change! Starry Nights is the largest fundraiser for Shelby Farms Park and we appreciate your support. While we can’t issue a refund, the Events Team will help you reschedule your ticket for another night. Please email tickets@shelbyfarmspark.org.

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Can I buy tickets at the gate?
Yes, tickets are available for purchase at on site the night of the event as capacity allows. For pricing, please review the "at gate" prices in the ticket listings here or on the calendar.

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What methods of payment are accepted at the gate?
Cash and credit cards are accepted at the gate. However, in an effort to reduce contact as much as possible, we strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets online.

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How can I purchase a Starry Nights ticket to give as a gift?
Purchase a Flex Ticket for $32.95 which allows your gift recipient to pick the date they want to go. (Not available for purchase for 15+ passenger van or bus, or on nights the show is closed for private events: November 30, December 6, 7, 13, 14, 28) 

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What if it rains?
Starry Nights is rain or shine, barring extreme weather conditions! If the show is canceled due to weather, this will be posted on the Park’s website and social media pages. 

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Will I get a refund of the show is canceled due to weather on the night of my ticket?
In the event that Starry Nights is canceled due to inclement weather, the Events Team will be in touch to help you reschedule your ticket for another night.

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Are there paper/physical tickets?
Tickets are digital-only. Paper/physical tickets will not be issued.

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I still have questions about tickets.
Reach out to us at tickets@shelbyfarmspark.org.

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GETTING HERE

How do I get to Starry Nights? 
Enter Starry Nights through the main park entrance (Gate 1) on to Great View Drive North off of Farm Road (GPS address for reference: 6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, TN 38134). Your GPS system may direct you to a different entrance, so be sure to look for the big Starry Nights sign at the entrance!

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Is there a special pre-sale gate?
No, all cars should enter through the main park entrance (Gate 1) on to Great View Drive North off of Farm Road (GPS Address: 6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, TN 38134)  Look for the Starry Nights sign!

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Where do I go when I get there?
As you enter the Park, you will be directed to drive all the way up Great View Drive North toward the First Horizon Visitor Center.  You will drive past the entrance to the show on your left, but don’t worry! You will circle back after you go through the event check-in.  

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I have a carriage or hayride reservation. Where do I go?
Enter through the park entrance onto Great View Drive East off Walnut Grove between Farm Road and Germantown Parkway. (GPS address for reference: 415 Great View Drive East) This is also the entrance for Coastal Fish Company and the FedEx Event Center. 

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I’m coming for Walk + Bike the Lights Night. Where do I go?
As you enter the Park, you will be directed to drive all the way up Great View Drive North toward the First Horizon Visitor Center. You will park in that lot after you check-in and then purchase your tickets as you walk or pedal down to enter the show. Walk + Bike the Lights Night is family-friendly, and strollers are welcome! Dogs are welcome but must be on-leash, leash in hand at all times.

WALK + BIKE THE LIGHTS NIGHTS
Monday, November 29  (presented by Mid-South Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists) + Monday, December 27
Family 4-pack: 
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $24.95 + fees
Cash at Gate: $35

Individuals:
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $6.95 + fees per person
Cash at Gate: $10 per person
Children in strollers: free

   Walk + Bike the Lights  

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THE STARRY NIGHTS EXPERIENCE

Radio
Tune in to 100.9 FM as soon as you arrive at the Park for all the info you need to get ready for your Starry Nights experience. 

After leaving the check-in area, tune in to 97.5 FM to enjoy holiday music as you drive through the lights!

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Starry Pop-Up Shop
Holiday shopping has never been easier! You can purchase special items on the ticket site as you check out! Your items will be ready for you to pick up when you arrive at the event. Look for these fun, holiday add-ons to make your holiday and Starry Nights experience even brighter! Prices below include tax. Item availability is subject to change. 

Pop-Up Shop Add-On Pricing:
3D Holiday Glasses:
$3
Belltower Artisans Handmade Shelby Farms Park Coffee Mug: $18.50
Starry Nights Long-Sleeve Shirt: $24
Buffalo in Lights Long-Sleeve Shirt: $16
Belltower Artisans Handmade Shelby Farms Park Ornament: $15
Starry Nights Commemorative Ornament: $8
Buffalo Beanie: $17.50

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Photo Opp Stops/Selfie stations 
Need a new profile pic or want to take a family photo? Starry Nights has the perfect photo opp stops! Stop at one of the three selfie stations that are located throughout the show. 

Be sure to tag Starry Nights in your photos!  #StarryNights2021  #ShelbyFarmsPark

When you are taking your photos, please remember to:

  • Be alert and aware of vehicular traffic and carriages that will still be proceeding by the displays. 

  • Park only in designated areas which are designated with green lighting. 

  • Please wear a mask or face-covering and keep a minimum 6 feet of distance between yourself and other visitors who are in line for photos.   

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Where are the restrooms? 
Portable restrooms are located in the First Horizon Foundation Visitor Center parking lot just past the ticket booth. 

All buildings in the Park will be closed during Starry Nights.

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How do I reserve a hayride or carriage ride?
Enjoy Starry Nights in a whole new light on a hayride or carriage ride! For reservations and more information, visit starrycarriagerides.com or call (901) 522-2862.

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Can I walk or ride my bike through the lights? 
Walk the Lights Nights are Monday, November 29 (presented by Mid-South Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists) and Monday, December 27. Enjoy Starry Nights at a different pace on these special nights when you can take a walk or ride your bike through the glowing lights of Starry Nights. Dogs are welcome but must be on leash, leash in hand at all times. 

Tickets for Walk + Bike the Lights Nights are priced below:
Family 4-pack: 
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $24.95 + fees
Cash at Gate: $35

Individuals:
Advance/Credit Card Purchase at Gate: $6.95 + fees per person
Cash at Gate: $10 per person
Children in strollers:  free

You can also race through the lights on January 2, 2022 at the BuffaGLO Run!

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Will Santa be there?
In order to provide a safe environment for Santa, event staff, volunteers, and visitors, Santa will not be making a regular appearance at Starry Nights this year.  

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Is there anything else I need to know about driving through the show?
Remember to dim your headlights and maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you. Have fun!

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HEALTH + SAFETY

Please help us provide a safe environment for our visitors, team members and volunteers!

Can I get out of my car?
Please remain in your car at all times during the show with the exception of: going to and from the portable restrooms in the Visitor Center parking lot and/or stopping at the designated selfie stations.

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Do I need to wear a mask?
We ask that drivers wear a mask when the car window is down and you are interacting with event staff at the ticket booth or when purchasing concessions. 

You are also strongly encouraged to wear a mask or face covering when walking to and standing in line for portable restrooms or stopping at the Selfie Stations. 

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What if I’m not feeling well? 

You should not come to Starry Nights if you:

  • Have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days;
  • Have reason to believe you have or have been exposed to COVID-19;
  • Have been in close contact with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days;
  • Are currently experiencing, or have experienced in the last 14 days, COVID-19 symptoms, including a cough, fever, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, shortness of breath, unexplained headache, body aches or pains, diarrhea, or other symptoms of illness, or have otherwise felt unwell in the last 24 hours;
  • Have traveled internationally in the last 14 days;
  • Have had close contact with someone who has traveled internationally in the last 14 days.

There remains an inherent and elevated risk of potential exposure to COVID-19 in any public place and any space where people are present. While we are committed to enhanced cleaning standards in an effort to keep you as healthy and safe as possible, we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed. By visiting Shelby Farms Park or Starry Nights, each visitor does so at their own risk of such exposure.

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VOLUNTEER
Volunteers are needed to help Starry Nights shine! 
It takes a lot of hands to make this big holiday experience a big success, and we can't do it without great volunteers. Help out on your own, as a family, or as a group! We welcome companies, church groups, sports teams, college groups and more⏤the more the merrier!

Can you help? Click here to volunteer!

Thanks for giving the gift of your time this holiday season!

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NOTICE OF FILMING + PHOTOGRAPHY
By attending Starry Nights, you are entering an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By agreeing to these terms, you consent to your image and likeness captured via photography, audio recording, video recording and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by Shelby Farms Park Conservancy and its representatives. You release the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, its employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or audio recordings, and you waive all rights to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use of these materials. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by Shelby Farms Park Conservancy or the person or entity designated to do so
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CONTACTS
General Event Questions: info@shelbyfarmspark.org
Ticket Questionstickets@shelbyfarmspark.org
Media: communications@shelbyfarmspark.org
Sponsorship OpportunitiesSavannah Ratcliff | Development Manager | (901) 222-7250
Volunteer Questions: volunteer@shelbyfarmspark.org

 

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