It’s the first full weekend in October, so let’s not waste anytime getting right to the activities and events going on in the Bluff City this weekend! Make sure you also check our Fall Events in Memphis guide to find out what festivals, corn mazes, and haunted houses will be open this weekend. And if you’re in the mood to scare yourself silly, check out these real places around Memphis that are supposedly ACTUALLY haunted.
Memphis Grizzlies Preseason Games
The Grizzlies are at home this weekend on Friday and Saturday for a couple of preseason games.
WHERE: FedEx Forum
This may be a Fall list, but it’s NEVER too early to start thinking about Christmas! This is a great place to find those unique, one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts that you’ve been looking for.
WHEN: Friday, October 5th – Sunday October 7th
WHERE: Agricenter International
Official Mempho Pre-party Free Show!
Join Railgarten for the OFFICIAL FREE pre-party of the Mempho Music Festival taking place right AFTER the Pink Floyd Tribute concert with Pulse: A Tribute to Pink Floyd!
WHEN: Friday, October 5 at 10:30 p.m.
Cedar Hills Haunted Farm
Spend the weekend at Cedar Hills and check out their “Haunted Hayride” and “Trail of Terror”. as well as their two unique Haunted attractions: The Haunted Barn called “Sensturbia” and the “Mid-South Zombie Apocalypse”.
All of these attractions except for the “Trail of Terror and Sensturbia” are family friendly.
WHEN: October 5 – 7 at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Cedar Hill Farms
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert
Experience the magical world of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone while you listen to an amazing orchestral performance of the music as the movie plays along.
DATES AND TIMES:
Saturday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 7 at 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Orpheum
Celebrate Oktoberfest at Crosstown Brewing Company! Crosstown Brewing will be selling beer for $5, including their special Oktoberfest beer. There will also be food trucks, live music, plus family games, face painting, a photo booth, spin art, a caricature artist, and more.
WHEN: Saturday, October 6th at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Crosstown Brewing Company
Monster Market Grand Opening!
Monster Market is a freaky annual pop-up shop full of weird novelties, creepy art, dark home decor, freaky apparel, and oddities, curated by Holtermonster.
Join the Monster Market crew on October 6th from 5-8pm to meet some local makers, start your holiday shopping, enjoy a smoking Creature Cocktail, and a try freaky treat from Moonflour Cakes!
**Monster Market is NOT appropriate for children. Pieces in the shop contain adult themes, nudity, swearing, horror images, and/or gore, and many pieces are fragile/breakable. Please leave the little ones with a babysitter!**
WHEN: Saturday, October 6th at 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: 1350 Concourse Ave
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Follow Christopher Boone, a brilliant 15 year-old boy who is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.
WHEN: Sunday, October 7th at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Playhouse on the Square