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Now through December 31. 

Admission for the Enchanted Forest and Festival of Trees ONLY:

$6 Adults

$5 Seniors and children ages 3-12.

Pink Palace Members: $5 Adults, $4 seniors and children ages 3-12. 

Group rates are available. 


Once upon a time, an enchanted forest intrigued children and adults alike and brought magic to the holiday season. Teddy bears beckon, elves are busy at work, penguins play in the snow, while Santa waits to hear holiday wishes. This fairy tale-like forest of glittering lights will dazzle the young and young-at-heart. 100% of the proceeds go to LeBonheur Children's Hospital.

Pictures with Santa: 
Monday through Saturday, 9am-5pm, Sunday 12 noon-5pm now through December 23.  
December 24: pictures with Santa 9am-2:30pm.
Photo Packages: $10-60. Photos by J&B Childress Portrait Art. 

Model Train: A full-scale miniature train twists and turns throughout a snow covered village, set up in front of Santa’s house inspiring the imagination of children and adults alike.

NEW! Vintage toys from the Pink Palace collection. 


Santa Send-Off: Thursday, December 24 at 3pm.

Christmas Eve, see Santa off as he heads back to the North Pole to begin his journey around the world! 



Frozen Sing-Along in 2D

Polar Express 3D (Special ticket prices apply. No discounts, coupons or member passes will be accepted.)

The Light Before Christmas 3D

Enchanted Forest regular hours: Open Monday through Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sundays 12 noon to 5pm. Last tickets sold 30 minutes before closing.

Please note: The Pink Palace Museum closes at 5pm.   

Festival of Trees: Avenues of beautiful trees decorated by professional designers, individuals and local organizations sparkle throughout the Pink Palace. 

2015 Festival of Trees winners: 

Best of Show: We Wish You a Harry Christmas – Mary and Megan Driscoll 

Judges’ Favorite: 

First Place: We Wish You a Harry Christmas – Mary and Megan Driscoll 

Second Place: Christmas on the River – Sheri and Christie Moore

Third Place: Forest Friends – Lichterman Nature Center

Best Theme:

First Place: Christmas on the River – Shari and Christie Moore

Second Place: Merry Sandy Christmas – Cathy Clay and Sheila Avra

Third Place: Rock Around the Clock (50s) – Melissa Rattle

Most Creative:

First Place: We Wish You a Harry Christmas – Mary and Megan Driscoll 

Second Place: Memphis Hidden Gem – Memorial Park

Third Place: Our Country Cotton Christmas – The Agricenter

Fourth Place: 3 French Hens – Seize the Clay

Most Traditional:

First Place: Santa's Candy Cane Lane – MidSouth Women's Connection 

Second Place: Christmas on the River – Shari and Christie Moore

Third Place: Forest Friends – Lichterman Nature Center 

Fourth Place: Silly Snowmen – Friends of LeBonheur

Best Children’s:

First Place: Kingsway Candy Christmas – Kingsway Christian Church Children

Second Place: Suzuki <3 – LeBonheur

Best Le Bonheur Tree:

First Place: PICU Wishing Tree – LeBonheur Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Second Place: Spread Your Wings – Pedi-flite


Gingerbread Village:  A snow-covered village of scrumptious creations awaits you! From cozy cottages to majestic mansions, all are designed by local chefs, businesses, individuals and groups. An exciting miniature train travels around the Gingerbread Village. 

2015 Gingerbread Village winners 

Best of Show: Woodruff Fontaine – Derik Buchanan, L'Ecole Culinaire

Professional Category

First Place: Woodruff Fontaine – Derek Buchanan, L'ecole Culinaire

Second Place: Even Elves Need "Minions" – West Tennessee Sugar Artists

Third Place: University Commons – Sodexo UTHSC

Youth Category

First Place: Gingerbread Village - City University

Second Place: Christmas Village – Girl Scout Troop 13227

Third Place: FedEx Family House – United Methodist

Fourth Place: Gingerbread Village – Bartlett Baptist Kindergarden Class 

Family Category 

First Place: Eureka Farm - Mears, Michael, and Nall Families

Second Place: Night Before Christmas – Flack and Manguso Families

Third Place: Good Grief – The Tune Family

Fourth Place: Xmas at the Zoo– The Wilson Family

Adult Individual Category

First Place: A Delta Christmas – Regina Heimbach 

Second Place: Whimsical Cottage Garden – Linda Schiff


Visit to find out more. A Memphis holiday tradition for 60 years! All proceeds benefit Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.   

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