Memphis Events in October


There is a lot going on in Memphis in October! From Halloween events to fall fun, here is a sampling of what the Mid-South has to offer. If you know of an event that should be included, please send me an email at

Have a great October!

  • Mistletoe Merchants
    Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping at this multi-vendor event.
    October 5-7, 2012
  • Olive Branch Oktoberfest
    Enjoy food, fun, games, and crafts at this free event held at Olive Branch City Park.
    October 6, 2012
  • Pink Palace Crafts Fair
    Head out to Audubon Park to see a variety of artisans showing off their skills and their work. In addition, there will be food, games, music, and more.
    October 12-14, 2012
  • WWE Smackdown
    Wrestling fans won't want to miss this live WWE show at the FedEx Forum.
    October 16, 2012
  • Catch Me If You Can
    This brand new Broadway musical will be live on stage at the Orpheum Theatre.
    October 16-21, 2012
  • Agricenter Harvest Festival
    Enjoy hayrides, pumpkin painting, live music, games, and more.
    October 20, 2012
  • R. Kelly in Concert
    See R&B superstar, R. Kelly, live on stage at the Orpheum Theatre.
    October 23, 2012
  • Zoo Boo
    The Memphis Zoo will once again host its annual Halloween event. There will be magic shows, Halloween games, costume contests, trick-or-treating, and more.
    October 19, 20, 26, 27, and 28, 2012
  • RiverArtsFest
    The RiverArtsFest is a fine arts festival featuring art exhibitions, an art market, live music, food, wine, and more.
    October 27 and 28, 2012
  • Merry Marketplace
    Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping at this multi-vendor event.
    October 25-27, 2012
  • Festival of Fun and Fright
    Germantown's Festival of Fun and Fright is a family favorite and offers something for kids of all ages.
    October 26 and 27, 2012
  • Sunday Brunch at the Peabody
    Enjoy a fabulous feast from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Capriccio Grill. The cost for brunch is $37.00 for adults, $12 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids 4 and under
    Multiple Dates in October
  • Farmers' Markets
    There are several large farmers' markets in the Memphis area providing fresh, local produce all summer long. In addition, you can find homemade jams, baked goods, crafts, and more.
    Multiple Dates in October