Star-Spangled Celebration

STAR-SPANGLED CELEBRATION

July 1, 2017 | 12pm-10pm

Join us for a fun-filled day of music, food and fun, ending with a laser light spectacular at Hyde Lake! What was once an annual Memphis tradition will be returning to Shelby Farms Park, with added fun!

ADMISSION (Pre-Sale through June 30)
Park Members: $8 per person |  $27 per family of 4 ($8 per each additional family member)
Nonmembers: $10 per person | $30 per family of 4 ($10 per each additional family member)

ADMISSION (Day of Event)
Park Members: $10 per person | $36 per family of 4 ($10 per each additional family member)
Nonmembers: $12 per person | $40 per family of 4 ($12 per each additional family member)

Tickets go on sale on May 16 via Ticketmaster and in the Lake's Edge Gift Shop. 

All proceeds benefit Shelby Farms Park Conservancy.

ENTERTAINMENT 

Chinese Connection Dub Embassy
Mighty Souls Brass Band
Marcela and Her Lovers
Hope Clayburn + Soul Scrimmage
Susan Marshall Band
9pm: Grand Finale Laser Light Spectacular, featuring Memphis Wind Symphony

The Grand Finale includes the largest laser light show in Tennessee, set to "Sounds of Memphis," featuring soloists Morgan Beckford, Eddie Smith, and Todd Payne.

Line-up subject to change

CONTESTS

Inaugural Family Slider Contest, judged by Chef Logan (Master Chef Junior)

Families are invited to compete for the best slider! Entries will be judged on appearance, flavor and creativity. Entry space is limited, and all entrants must pre-register here. Click here to download a copy of the contest rules.


Tomato Growing Contest

Memphis Area Master Gardener Association will host a competition to find the Mid-South's largest tomato! Contest details and entry form coming soon!
In addition to the contest, MAMGA will host these education sessions on the AutoZone Front Porch:
  • History of Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Growing Tomatoes in a Burlap Bag: How to grow the best tomatoes for the Mid-South
  • What's Chewing on My Tomatoes? Tomato pests and diseases, and what to do about them
  • How to Make Salsa with Your Kids
  • Tomato Pruning for High Yield
  • Great Tomato Recipes

FESTIVAL FUN

Water Fun Inflatables: $1 per slide | $12 unlimited wristband
Eco Art + Play for Kids
Cooling Stations 
(for dogs, too!)

FOOD + DRINKS

Food Trucks
Beer + Wine Garden

RECOMMENDATIONS + REMINDERS

Use these tips to create the best festival experience for you and your family!
  • Blankets + chairs are recommended
  • Picnic baskets are allowed, but no coolers
  • No alcohol can be brought into the event, but it can be purchased on site at the beer + wine garden with a valid I.D.
  • Alcohol cannot be taken out of the event
  • Keep your wrist band intact and on your wrist at all times
  • Bathing suits are suggested for children participating in Water Fun Inflatables and visiting the Water Play Sprayground. Jeans are not permitted on water inflatables 

This event is made possible by


 

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

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