Explore Memphis: Fun Around Town

Winter time is a fun time... in Memphis!

There’s a chill in the air, and exciting Memphis events are everywhere! From spectacular plays at the Orpheum to diversity celebrations, a variety of family-friendly and date night activities await in the Bluff City. For a relaxing weekend staycation, enjoy an indoor camping experience with cabin-inspired rooms at Big Cypress Lodge inside the Pyramid. Even during the winter months, you will find a fun option to warm up in Memphis.

Phil Wickham: I Believe Tour

February 23 | 7 p.m. | The Orpheum

Contemporary Christian artist Phil Wickham is bringing his I Believe Tour to Memphis. Experience an evening featuring some of his most popular worship songs along with many new ones. Special guests Pat Barrett and Benjamin William Hastings will also perform.

Ballet Memphis poster

Photo credit: Ballet Memphis

Winter Mix – Presented by: Ballet Memphis

February 23 – 25 | Select Times | Ballet Memphis

Experience a production like no other. Winter Mix showcases a variety of shows in one for ballet and dance lovers alike. The broad scope of these performances brings together classical ballet with aspiration dances that will set the stage for exploration and promise of dreaming.

African American History Trail

Weekends in February | Select Times | Museum of Science and History

Celebrate Black History Month with a special presentation that honors and focuses on the lives and influence of Black Memphians who helped shape the city’s history. “Portraits of Black Memphians,” artwork submitted by Memphis-Shelby County students as part of an art contest, also will be on display. 

Change Makers Day

March 2 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Museum of Science and History

Immerse yourself in a day of inspiration and celebration  honoring  Memphis heroes who have influenced positive change across the city. Through panel discussions, interactive exhibits and captivating stories, you can experience the spirit and dedication of these change makers  and learn how  to be  a present-day change maker yourself.

Nature Camp

March 11 – 15 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Dixon Gallery & Gardens

Spring break just got a bit more exciting. Nature Camp takes kids on a weeklong adventure  through the Dixon gardens. Campers will bring their curiosity to life through hands-on activities, games and fun experiments. Nature Camp is available for kids in grades 1-5

Inside Camping at the Pyramid

The Pyramid | Downtown Memphis

From suites to premier and deluxe rooms, Big Cypress Lodge brings the great outdoors inside for a fun “camping” experience offering views of downtown Memphis and the mighty Mississippi River. If you’re a local, or planning to visit, the vibe of Big Cypress Lodge is far beyond your normal hotel experience.