Holiday Events

This page lists Holiday events for families in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
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11/18-12/30 Jingle: Holiday Pop Up at the World Chess Hall of Fame

Jingle is an over-the-top, holiday-themed pop-up with a chess twist at the Saint Louis Chess Campus ...

November 18 - December 30, 2022
Hours: See above
$5 per person (nice hours)
4652 Maryland Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63108
11/18-12/30 The Polar Express at St. Louis Union Station

This year the beautifully decorated trains take you on a journey to the North Pole as you interact w ...

November 18 – December 30, 2022
Hours: See above
Coach Tickets $35-$50 weekdays, $45-$60 weekends
1820 Market St., St. Louis, MO, 63103
11/19-01/01 Winterfest at Kiener Plaza

Gateway Arch Park Foundation's Winterfest is back for its seventh year from Nov. 19 through Jan. 1, ...

November 19 - January 1, 2023
Hours: See above
Free
601 Market St., St. Louis, MO, 63101
11/25, 12/02, 12/09, 12/16 Lighted Path - Allée Allumée in Ste. Genevieve

Tour guides lead you through a lit path as children from colonial Ste. Genevieve brings gifts to a m ...

November 25, December 2, 9, and 16, 2022
Hours: 6-8 pm
This event is FREE but we do ask that you consider leav...
116 South Main St., Ste. Genevieve, MO, 63670
11/25, 12/03, 12/10, 12/17 Live Reindeer at the National Museum of Transportation

Live reindeer visit Nov. 25, Dec. 3, 10, 11am-1pm; Dec 17, 10am-12pm. November 25, 11:00 am -1 ...

Nov 25, Dec 3, 10, and 17, 2022
Hours: See above
Included with general admission
2933 Barrett Station Rd., Kirkwood, MO, 63122
11/25-12/18 Santa comes to Pumpkins Galore

Santa and Mrs. C will be visiting us this year at the Red Barn! We will follow the same structure as ...

Weekends November 25 - December 18, 2022
Hours: 10-4 pm except 12/3 12-4 pm
Free
26415 S Stringtown Rd., Wright City, MO, 63390
11/25-12/23 Christmas at Boonies Farm

Your ticket includes access to the Farm Christmas event from 5-9pm featuring Christmas lights, activ ...

Weekends from November 25-December 23, 2022
Hours: 5-9 pm
Online $11, gate $15
8863 Dustman Rd., Worden, IL, 62097
11/25-12/23 Country Christmas at Brookdale Farms

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Brookdale Farms' Country Christmas! The magical sea ...

Select days Thursday - Sunday November 25th- December 2...
Hours: See above
$12 Online $14 At the Gate Children under 3 are free!
8004 Twin Rivers Rd., Eureka, MO, 63025
11/25-12/24 Christmas Traditions in St. Charles

For nearly half a century, Saint Charles Christmas Traditions® has helped create cherished memories ...

November 25- December 24, 2022
Hours: See above
Free, photo packages may be purchased
230 S. Main St., St. Charles, MO, 63301
11/25-12/30 Weirdly Wonderful Holidays at the City Museum

A whole month of Winter Holiday fun including larger-than-life light displays on MonstroCity and Arc ...

Weekends November 25 - December 30, 2022
Hours: See website for hours
Included with general admission
750 N. 16th St., St. Louis, MO, 63103
11/25-12/30 Winter Wonderland at Big Joel's Safari

What is Big Joel's Winter Wonderland you may ask? Well, do you like Christmas lights and animals? Th ...

Friday Nov 25 - Dec 30, 2022
Hours: See above
$8 age 2 and up
13187 State Hwy M, Wright City, MO, 63390
11/26-01/08 Holiday Train Display at the St. Charles County Heritage Museum

Explore local history this holiday season when you visit the St. Charles County Heritage Museum’s an ...

November 26 - January 8, 2023
Hours: See above
Free admission
1630 Heritage Landing, St. Charles, MO, 63303
11/26-12/25 Downtown Country Christmas' Bright Nights

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season at the 8th annual Festival. The theme for this yea ...

Saturday, November 26 - Christmas, 2022
Hours: 4 to 8 pm
Free
N. State St., Jerseyville, IL, 62052
11/29-12/23 Elf Land at Thies Farm

"ELF LAND" is our new play area for kids! Slide down Santa's chimney, find your way to the Elf works ...

November 29 - December 23, 2022
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 9-5 and Sunday, 10-4. Closed Monday
$5.00 for kids 2 - 14, adults are free.
14101 Creve Coeur Airport Rd., St. Louis, MO, 63146
12/01-12/16 Merry Making with Mrs. Claus at the Saint Louis Galleria

Mrs. Claus is here, spreading holiday cheer! Join her in her cozy cabin (near Garden Court) for even ...

December 1-16, 2022
Hours: Thursdays and Fridays 5-7 pm
Free
1155 Saint Louis Galleria, St. Louis, MO, 63117
12/01-12/24 Grinch Hunt in Ferguson

The Grinch has escaped Whoville and has come back to our local parks! We need the help of our jolly ...

December 1-24, 2022
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Free
Various Parks, Ferguson, MO, 63135
12/01-12/31 Dan's Emerald Forest Model Train Display

Dans Emerald Forest is a G-Scale Train Display that runs through all of December, the 4th of July we ...

December 1 - 31, 2022
Hours: Wed - Thur, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Fri - Sat, 5:30 PM - 10:0...
Free
8851 Windom Ave., Overland, MO, 63114
12/01-12/31 Holiday Magic at The Magic House

In addition to festive decorations, visitors can go on a snowman scavenger hunt, create unique snow- ...

December 2022
Hours: See above
Included with general admission
516 S. Kirkwood Rd., Kirkwood, MO, 63122
12/02, 12/03, 12/09, 12/10 Christmas Candlelight Walks at Historic Daniel Boone Home

Experience a night of warmth and beauty this holiday season at The Historic Daniel Boone Home. Step ...

December 2,3,9,& 10, 2022
Hours: 6-10:30 pm
$15 per person
1868 Highway F, Defiance, MO, 63341
12/02, 3, 4, 9, 10, & 11 Lights of Christmas at First Arnold

You are invited to join us for a FREE drive-through live nativity and 15-minute light show with over ...

Weekends December 2-11, 2022
Hours: 6, 7 or 8 pm
Free
2012 Missouri State Rd., Arnold, MO, 63010
12/02-12/15 Holiday Classics at Marcus Theatres

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and we want to celebrate it with you! Bring the whole fami ...

December 2 - 15, 2022
$5/ticket
Multiple Locations
12/03, 12/04, 12/10 Santa Visits Ballwin

Santa and Friends will be out December 3rd and 4th with your West County Firefighter's Community Out ...

December 3, 4, and 10, 2022
Hours: See above
Free
223 Henry Ave., Ballwin, MO, 63011
12/03, 12/06, 12/10, 12/13, 12/17, 12/20, 12/27 Holiday Trains in the Depot

Holiday season open house and running of our O-scale trains. Every Tuesday and Saturday in December. ...

December 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, and 27, 2022
Hours: See above
Free
8833 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, MO, 63119
12/03, 12/10, & 12/17 Window Walk in the Central West End

Experience the magic of the holidays at the Central West End’s annual Window Walk. Window Walk is a ...

December 3, 10 & 17, 2022
Hours: 1 PM - 5 PM
Free
Maryland & Euclid, St. Louis, MO, 63108
12/03-12/17 Magical Nights at the Magic House

Extend your holiday fun into the evening at Magical Nights at The Magic House! Take your photo with ...

December 3, 10, 17, 2022
Hours: 5:30 - 8 pm
$10 per member $20 per non-member
516 S. Kirkwood Rd., Kirkwood, MO, 63122
12/09 Christmas Parade and Party in Union

Held at the Union City Auditorium at 500 E. Locust St. Bring the family for this fun & free event! T ...

Friday, December 9, 2022
Hours: 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Free
500 E. Locust St., Union, MO, 63084
12/09, 10, 16, & 17 Light up the Night at South County Baptist

Light Up The Night is a FREE community Christmas event that will run December 9, 10, 16 & 17 from 5: ...

December 9, 10, 16, 17, 2022
Hours: 5-9 pm
Free
12995 Tesson Ferry Rd., St. Louis, MO, 63128
12/09-12/10  Candlelight Stroll at Thornhill at Faust Park

Join us at Faust Historic Village to explore the holidays of the past through good times and bad. St ...

December 9-10, 2022
Hours: 5-9 pm
See above
15025 Faust Park, Chesterfield, MO, 63017
12/09-12/11 Journey to Bethlehem at First Baptist Church of Columbia IL

What better way to begin the Christmas season, than a journey back to the night that changed the wor ...

December 9-11, 2022
Hours: See above
Free
1200 Valmeyer Rd., Columbia, IL, 62236
12/10 Candy Cane Hunt at Kirkwood Park

Santa’s reindeer have been busy dropping candy canes in Kirkwood Park! Everyone will get a goodie ba ...

Saturday December 10, 2022
Hours: 10 am
$5/child if pre-registered by Dec 2 at 4:30 p.m. $10/ch...
111 S. Geyer Rd., Kirkwood, MO, 63122
12/10 Candy Cane Hunt in Clifton Park

Join us for our annual Candy Cane Hunt in the Park! This event is open to kids ages 2-10; all we ask ...

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hours: 10 am
$3 donation to Friends of Clifton Park or bring canned ...
6100 Simpson Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63139
12/10 Christmas at the Carousel at Faust Park

The St Louis Carousel and the Chesterfield Chamber will again join together to bring Christmas at th ...

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hours: 9:30 to 11:30 am
All ages $15, $20 day-of and no guarantee of a goody ba...
15055 Faust Park, Chesterfield, MO, 63017
12/10 Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt in Bluebird Park

Santa’s Elves have been hiding candy canes in Bluebird Park. Bring your flashlight and bag to help S ...

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hours: 5-6 pm
$5 per person (pre-registration is required)
225 Kiefer Creek Rd., Ellisville, MO, 63021
12/10 Holiday Extravaganza at the St. Louis Artworks

It's that time of year to make plans to attend our Holiday Extravaganza and pre-Kwanzaa Celebration. ...

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hours: 10-3 pm
Free
5959 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63112
12/10 Santa's Winter Wonderland at Krekel Civic Center

Join Santa as he celebrates the holiday season with a candy cane hunt, workshop activities, and cook ...

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hours: 9:30 - 11:30 am
$20.00/$24.00 NR
305 Civic Park Dr., O'Fallon, MO, 63366
12/10 Vintage Christmas at First St. Charles United Methodist

Join us for Vintage Christmas - a fun, free event for all ages on Saturday, December 10th from 3-6pm ...

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hours: 3-6 pm
Free
801 1st Capital Dr., St. Charles, MO, 63301
12/10 Weldon Spring Winter Chill Down

Event Details WHO: EVERYONE & THEIR FAMILY WHAT: AN EVENING OF WINTER FUN IN THE PARK SMORES OVE ...

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hours: 4-8 pm
Free
5401 Independence Rd., Weldon Spring, MO, 63304
12/10 Winter Festival in St. Clair

If you're looking for a one-stop shop for all the holiday festivities & activities, this is it! We'l ...

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hours: 9 am - 9 pm
Free
Main St., St. Clair, MO, 63077
12/10, 12/17, 12/22, 12/23 Teddy Bear Tea at the Ritz Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is thrilled to continue the beloved tradition of the Teddy Bear Tea this ...

December: 10, 17, 22, 23, 2022
Hours: 10 am or 1:30 pm
$69 USD per person
100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, MO, 63105
12/10-12/11 Beyond Bethlehem at Encounter Church

Beyond Bethlehem is an immersive experience where you can walk through different stories of Christma ...

December 10-11, 2022
Hours: 11-2 pm or 5-8 pm
Free
1930 Meyer Drury Dr., Arnold, MO, 63010
12/10-12/18 Kimmswick Elf On the Shelf Weekend

Santa’s Elf will be staying in Kimmswick for two weekends! Kimmswick’s Elf will be popping around to ...

December 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 2022
Hours: 10 am to 5 pm
$10 + $3 fee, includes story book, elf guide, and gift ...
314 Market St., Kimmswick, MO, 63053
12/11 & 12/18 Live Reindeer & Holiday Fun at Planthaven Farms

Join us for live reindeer photo opportunities and holiday fun! We will also have fresh trees, garla ...

December 11 & 18, 2022
Hours: 11 am - 3 pm
Free
9504 Olive Blvd., Olivette, MO, 63132
12/11 Advent Adventure at Green Trails Church

Join us for our third annual Advent Adventure. Featuring: Live Nativity Petting Zoo Coffee and ...

Sunday, December 11, 2022
Hours: 5:30-7pm
Free
14237 Ladue Rd., Chesterfield, MO, 63017
12/11 Holiday Ice Skating Show at Kennedy Recreation Complex

Kennedy Recreation Center presents its annual Holiday Ice Skating Show! Featuring: Blade Brigade Sy ...

Sunday, December 11, 2022
Hours: 1:45 - 5:30 pm
Free show, costs to skate with Santa
6050 Wells Rd., St. Louis, MO, 63128
12/11 Overland Kids Christmas Party

Santa is coming back to the City of Overland to have lunch and sing Christmas songs with the childre ...

Sunday, December 11, 2022
Hours: 12 pm
Free
2500 Ashby Rd., Overland, MO, 63114
12/13, 12/14, 12/16, 12/18 Holiday Party at Grandma's Playroom

Join us for our Holiday Party at Grandma's Playroom! Make two crafts, receive a present from Santa*, ...

December 13, 14, 16, and 18, 2022
Hours: See above
$16 per child
9981 Lin Ferry, St. Louis, MO, 63123
12/14 Hanukkah Celebration at Barnes & Noble Ladue

Hanukkah storytelling, STEAM activities for children, and a singing presentation will be featured at ...

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Hours: 6-7 pm
Free
8871 Ladue, Ladue, MO, 63124
12/15 Cookie Decorating in Florissant

Everyone knows that Santa loves cookies! Join us as we decorate cookies for Santa. Ages 3-13.

Thursday, December 15, 2022
Hours: 6-8 pm
R $15/ NR $18
315 Howdershell Rd., Florissant, MO, 63031
12/15 Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt in Washington

Bring your flashlights and let's hunt for Candy Canes in the dark! -Christmas Crafts -Hot Coco & C ...

Thursday, December 15, 2022
Hours: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
$10 per child
211 High St., Washington, MO, 63090
12/16 Flick & Float: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer at the Heights Aquatic Center

THE HEIGHTS Aquatic Center will be transformed into the Island of Misfit Toys during Flick & Float! ...

Friday, December 16, 2022
Hours: 6-8 pm
Resident/Member: $15 Non-Resident: $18
8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights, MO, 63117