Things To Do In Memphis In January 2020

Posted by Holly Whitfield | January 12th 2020 2190 0

Here are 150+ things to do in Memphis in January 2020.

You already know about the big list of 2020 events and the weekly 5 Things To Do posts, but this is a list of events for every day of the month.

If you want to add your event, submit here.

Photo: Phillip Van Zandt / Memphis Tourism

 

Saturday, Jan. 11
Elvis’ Birthday Celebration at Graceland
Folk All Y’all: An Evening with Mia Borders at The Green Room
Trunk Show at Eclectic Eye
Darkon LARP at Bert Ferguson Park free
Evening w/ Elvis at Humes High School
Stanley Clark Band at GPAC
Don’t Be Afraid Comedy at Midtown Crossing
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks  (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)

Sunday, Jan. 12
Grizzlies v. Warriors at FedExForum family
National Geographic Live at GPAC
Silly Succulent Pots at Memphis Botanic Garden family, 10+
The City Champs at 3rd and Court free
Sh*tfest Worst Movies Ever Made Night at Black Lodge free
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Hollywood Feed Donates 5% On Same-Day Delivery Orders (through Jan. 18)

Monday, Jan. 13
LSU Watch Party at Railgarten
LSU v. Clemson Watch Party at Casual Pint
LSU v. Clemson Watch Party at TJ Mulligan’s Cordova
Jazzy Mondays at Hernando’s Hideaway
Mary Gagz at Bar DKDC
Memphis Hustle v. Santa Cruz Warriors at the Landers Center
Hollywood Feed Donates 5% On Same-Day Delivery Orders (through Jan. 18)

Tuesday, Jan. 14
Grizzlies v. Rockets at FedExForum family
Artist Chat with Jack Kenner at GPAC
Modern Masters Jazz Series feat. Ed Peterson at The Green Room family
Alice Faye Duncan Author Event at Novel family
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Orpheum (through Jan. 19) family, 6+
Hollywood Feed Donates 5% On Same-Day Delivery Orders (through Jan. 18)

Wednesday, Jan. 15
The Brophy Sisters at The Green Room
Einstein Bros. Free Bagel Day free
Take the MMIc! at Tin Roof
Night Climb (One Year Anniversary) at High Point Climbing family
Artist Panel Discussion at Crosstown Arts free
Indie Memphis Nights: Le Misérables at Malco Ridgeway
Lit & Libations w/ Tara Conklin at Novel free to enter
Adam Goodwin, Et Al at Two Rivers Bookstore
Lucifer / Savage Master / Overdose at the Hi Tone
Hollywood Feed Donates 5% On Same-Day Delivery Orders (through Jan. 18)
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Orpheum (through Jan. 19) family, 6+

Thursday, Jan. 16
Tigers v. Cincinnati at FedExForum (Men’s Basketball) family
Sleep Disorder Center Grand Opening at the iBank Building
Friends of Cossitt Meeting at Puck Food Hall free
Opening Reception: Lawrence Matthews at the Dixon free
Birthday at the Bar at Old Dominick free
Food Truck Thursdays in Court Square
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Hollywood Feed Donates 5% On Same-Day Delivery Orders (through Jan. 18)
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Orpheum (through Jan. 19) family, 6+

Friday, Jan. 17
Grizzlies v. Cavaliers at FedExForum family
Science of Beer at the Pink Palace
DreamFest Weekend 9 at 1884 Lounge (through Jan. 19)
Firepit Fridays at River Garden family, free
MIC Check Music Career Fair For Teens at Stax Music Academy family
Wine Down: Cheeseboard Edition at the Dixon
The Cutaway Acoustic Guitar Series feat. Albert Lombardi at The Green Room
“Conversation With Myself” Opening Reception at 5 S. Main
An Evening With Gaby Moreno at Buckman PAC
The PRVLG at Railgarten
Memphis Hustle v. South Bay Lakers at the Landers Center family
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Hollywood Feed Donates 5% On Same-Day Delivery Orders (through Jan. 18)
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Orpheum (through Jan. 19) family, 6+
2020 General Hospital Fan Celebration at Graceland (through Jan. 19)

Saturday, Jan. 18
Spillit Slam at Novel Memphis
Family Workshop: Once Upon A Story at Crosstown Arts, Screening Room family, free
New Ballet’s MLK Artists Unite at New Ballet Ensemble free, family
The Wolf River 5K at Wolf River Greenway at Humphries family
Anime Blues Winterfest Remix 7 at Memphis Botanic Garden family, 7 + under free
Peanut Butter & Jam: Middle Eastern Music & Dance at GPAC family
Macrame Workshop at the Dixon
Voodoo Cafe Grand Opening in Bartlett family
Rick Springfield at Graceland Soundstage
Rodeo of the Mid-South at the Landers Center family
Booker T. Jones at Crosstown Theater
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder at GPAC
Memphis MiniFest at the Hi Tone
Switchblade Kid at Two Rivers Bookstore
Wale at Minglewood Hall
Give Em Hell, Harry! at the Halloran Centre
Black Flag at Growlers
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)
Hollywood Feed Donates 5% On Same-Day Delivery Orders (through Jan. 18)
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Orpheum (through Jan. 19) family, 6+
2020 General Hospital Fan Celebration at Graceland (through Jan. 19)

Sunday, Jan. 19
Read With the Stars at Hollywood Branch Library family, free
Mahle and Marimba! at GPAC
The Pink Bride Wedding Show at the Agricenter
The Great Battle of Puck Food Hall
No Meat Meetup Vegan Potluck at the Cafe at Crosstown Arts
Artist Talk: Creative Destination at Crosstown Arts
Life, Explicit at Growlers
Sh*tfest Worst Movies Ever Made Night at Black Lodge
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Orpheum (through Jan. 19) family, 6+
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)
2020 General Hospital Fan Celebration at Graceland (through Jan. 19)

Monday, Jan. 20
Grizzlies v. Pelicans at FedExForum family
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the National Civil Rights Museum
An Evening With Wiseacre and Old Dominick at Slider Inn Downtown
Gools / Future Losers / Not Tight at the Hi Tone

Tuesday, Jan. 21
The Link Up at Central Station free
MicroCinema: 2019 After Dark Festival Shorts Encore at Crosstown Theater
Benefit for Animals of Australia at the Hi Tone
Toward Space / Alicja Pop / Opposums at The Lamplighter
Hed PE – BROKE 20th Anniversary w/Mudhole & Barren Arrows at Growlers

Wednesday, Jan. 22
Indie Memphis Nights: The Chambermaid at Malco Powerhouse
Ryan Lee Crosby + Shaun Marsh in the Green Room
Mykel Boyd / Drekka / Timba Rattle / Mike Honeycutt at the Hi Tone
Afton Presents: at Growlers
Memphis Hustle v. Delaware Blue Coats at the Landers Center family

Thursday, Jan. 23
A Trip To The Moon + Aelita: Queen of Mars Screening at Crosstown Theater
Food Truck Thursdays in Court Square
Always Sunny Trivia at Miss Cordelia’s free to enter
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater at Buckman PAC family
More GYN Open House
SoundCheck Young Professional’s Winter Mixer at Old Dominick
Square Dance: Beginner Series at Central Christian Church
Intro To Professional VoiceOver Work at Epicenter
Book Signing with Team W at Novel
NXT WWE at Minglewood Hall
Hawthorne Heights w/ Emery at Growlers
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)

Friday, Jan. 24
Firepit Fridays at River Garden family, free
The Reba Russell Band in the Green Room
Dystopia at Black Lodge
Garry Goin Presents: Road to Memphis at Halloran Centre
S’mores Celebration at Railgarten family, free
Memphis Hustle v. Raptors 905 at the Landers Center family
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Indecent at Circuit Playhouse ( (Thu. – Sun, through Feb. 16)

Saturday, Jan. 25
Tigers v. SMU at FedExForum (Men’s Basketball) family
Chinese New Year Festival at the Rose Theater at of U. of Memphis family
An Evening With Amy Grant at the Cannon Center
IRIS Orchestra Guest Artist: Conrad Tao at GPAC
Finders Keepers Art Sale and Auction at MCA
Make Your Own Copper Rose at Metal Museum
Farewell To Paw Patrol at CMOM family
Eat & Greet, Elsa, Olaf & Cousins Maine Lobster in Hernando family
Chocolate Fantasy 2020 at Agricenter International family
The Music of Joe Sample at Crosstown Arts, East Atrium
Mardi Gras Ball XVII: A Night Under The Big Top at Minglewood Hall
Memphis Hustle v. Austin Spurs at the Landers Center family
Memphis QueerAF! January Variety Show at Black Lodge
Indecent at Circuit Playhouse ( (Thu. – Sun, through Feb. 16)
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)

Sunday, Jan. 26
Grizzlies v. Suns at FedExForum family
Mardi Gras Ball at Minglewood
“Frozen” Party At Primas Bakery + Boutique family
Macrame Workshop at Memphis Made
IRIS At The Brooks with Conrad Tao at the Brooks Museum
Sh*tfest Worst Movies Ever Made Night at Black Lodge
When We Get Good Again at Theatreworks (Thu. – Sun, through Jan. 26)
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)
Indecent at Circuit Playhouse (Thu. – Sun, through Feb. 16)

Monday, Jan. 27
Louise Page / Shadow Year / Model Zero at the Hi Tone
ATCK at the Tin Roof
Memphis Hustle v. Austin Spurs at Landers Center family

Tuesday, Jan. 28
International Blues Challenge on Beale Street (Jan. 28 – Feb. 1)
Grizzlies v. Nuggets at FedExForum
The Mystic January 2020 at Crosstown Arts
SOUL Worship Night at Minglewood Hall family

Wednesday, Jan. 29
International Blues Challenge on Beale Street (Jan. 28 – Feb. 1)
Time and Place Screening at Crosstown Theater
KO & Crew in The Green Room
Indie Memphis Nights: Pain and Glory at Studio on the Square
Electric Animals at the Hi Tone free
Memphis Hustle v. Texas Legends at the Landers Center family
Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane at TN Shakespeare Co. (select dates through Feb. 16)

Thursday, Jan. 30
International Blues Challenge on Beale Street (Jan. 28 – Feb. 1)
Food Truck Thursdays in Court Square
The Reverend Shawn Amos at The Green Room
Author Event with R.J. Lee at Novel
The Comedians following TOOL on Tour at 1884 Lounge at Minglewood Hall
Indecent at Circuit Playhouse ( (Thu. – Sun, through Feb. 16)
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)
Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane at TN Shakespeare Co. (select dates through Feb. 16)

Friday, Jan 31
International Blues Challenge on Beale Street (Jan. 28 – Feb. 1)
Trolley Night on South Main family, free
Tool: North American Tour at FedExForum
Incognito! Art Soiree and Silent Auction at Memphis Botanic Garden
South Main Sounds Songwriter Night 5 Year Anniversary family, free
The Orchestra Unplugged at the Halloran Centre
Indecent at Circuit Playhouse ( (Thu. – Sun, through Feb. 16)
Memphis The Musical at Playhouse on the Square (Thu. – Sun. through Feb. 8)
Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane at TN Shakespeare Co. (select dates through Feb. 16)


 More things you might like:

Huge List of Events and Festivals In Memphis In 2020
5 Things To Do This Weekend (Updated Weekly)
– 50 Free Things To Do In Memphis

Disclaimers:

1. This isn’t meant to be an exhaustive list of every single thing happening in Memphis at every moment, just a sampling of ideas for things to do.
2. If you want to add an event, simply submit here or leave the information in the comments section.
3. Recurring events like trivia nights, classes, happy hour specials, etc, may or may not be included on this list per I Love Memphis Blog discretion.
4. “Family” means that the event might be good for families or kids or teens. Please use parental guidance and your own discretion; unfortunately I can’t make decisions about what’s appropriate for your kid.
5. “Free” means that it’s free to enter. Donations may be accepted, or extra purchases like food and drink may be extra.
6. Some events may be 18+ or 21+. Links are provided so that you may check each event to see the age policy.


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