Holiday Events

This page lists Holiday events for families in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
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11/13 - 01/08 Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden

Celebrate the holiday season with more than one million lights! Garden Glow surrounds visitors with ...

November 13, 2021–January 8, 2022
Hours: Open nightly from 5 to 10 p.m.
Ages 13 and up $18-$20 Ages 12 and under $3-$10
4344 Shaw Blvd.,, St. Louis, MO, 63110
11/19 - 12/24 Joy Winter Wonderland at Union Station

New to St. Louis Union Station this year, the Joy Winter Wonderland is open to the public on the Pur ...

November 19-December 24, 2021
Hours: See above
Free
1820 Market St., St. Louis, MO, 63103
11/19 - 12/30 The Polar Express at St. Louis Union Station

Santa and his elves are full steam ahead for a trip to the North Pole for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train R ...

November 19 – December 30, 2021
Hours: See above
Coach Tickets $35-$50 weekdays, $45-$60 weekends
1820 Market St., St. Louis, MO, 63103
11/19 - 12/31 Way of Lights at Our Lady of the Snows

Wintertime sparkles at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows as the Annual Way of Lights Christmas dis ...

November 19– December 31, 2021
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 5 – 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sund...
Free to drive through (donations accepted). See website...
442 S De Mazenod Dr., Belleville, IL, 62223
11/19- 01/02 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 World Chess Hall of Fame! ...

November 19 - January 2, 2022
Hours: See above
$5 per person (nice hours)
4652 Maryland Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63108
11/20 - 01/02 Holiday In The Park at Six Flags

It’s the most wonderful time of year at Six Flags St. Louis. The park transforms into a winter wonde ...

November 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Hours: Weekends 2-8pm. Fridays in December 5-10pm
Park Admission
4900 Six Flags Rd., Eureka, MO, 63025
11/20 - 01/02 Winterfest at Kiener Plaza

Winterfest is one of St. Louis' favorite winter traditions and this year is bigger, brighter, and be ...

November 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Hours: See above
Free
601 Market St., St. Louis, MO, 63101
11/20 - 12/19 Pancakes with Santa at Union Station

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and meet Santa Claus this holiday season. On Saturdays and Sundays in No ...

November 20, 21, 27, 28, December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, and...
Hours: 8:30am and 10:00am
$20 per person
1820 Market St., St. Louis, MO, 63103
11/21 - 12/20 Gingerbread Workshop at Eckert's Belleville

For those who have always longed to build a gingerbread house but were intimidated by the thought, h ...

Saturdays & Sundays, 11/20 - 12/19, 2021
Hours: 9 am to 6 pm
$15/gingerbread house
951 S Green Mount Rd., Belleville, IL, 62220
11/24 - 12/23 8th Annual Christkindlmarkt in Belleville

Open daily. Admission is FREE. Enjoy this Open-Air German Christmas Market on Belleville's Public Sq ...

Nov. 24 through Dec 23, 2021
Hours: See above
Free to attend
30 Public Square, Belleville, IL, 62220
11/26 - 12/19 Santa comes to Pumpkins Galore

Santa and Mrs. C will be visiting us this year at the Red Barn! In an attempt to give you the best e ...

Weekends November 26 - December 19, 2021
Hours: 10-4 pm
Free
26415 S Stringtown Rd., Wright City, MO, 63390
11/26 - 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 ...

Friday, November 26 - December 23, 2021
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
11/26 - 12/23 Holiday Lights at Wild Animal Adventure Park

New for 2021... musical singing trees, pixel light shows, Christmas movies, special events! Happy ...

Nightly from November 26- December 23, 2021
Hours: 5-9 pm
Included with admission 12.95 for 12 and above. 7.95 fo...
2719 N. Service Rd., Sullivan, MO, 63080
11/26 - 12/24 Christmas Traditions in St. Charles

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

Friday, November 26- December 24, 2021
Hours: See above
Free, photo packages may be purchased
230 S. Main St., St. Charles, MO, 63301
11/26 Live Reindeer at Happy Up

A real live reindeer will be hanging out at the toy store! Start (or continue) a family holiday tra ...

Friday, November 26, 2021
Hours: 11 am - 6 pm
Free
6654 Edwardsville Crossing Dr. Ste A, Edwardsville, IL, 62025
11/26, 12/03, 12/10, 12/17 Lighted Path - Allée Allumée in Ste. Genevieve

Guides lead you through a flame-lit path in the Hands-On History yard and boxwoods as you learn abou ...

November 26, December 3, 10, and 17, 2021
Hours: 6-8 pm
This event is FREE but we do ask that you consider leav...
116 South Main St., Ste. Genevieve, MO, 63670
11/26, 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 Live Reindeer at the National Museum of Transportation

LIVE Reindeer! 4 Days only! November 26, 11:00 am -1:00 pm December 4, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Dec ...

Nov 26, Dec 4, 11, and 18, 2021
Hours: See above
Included with general admission
2933 Barrett Station Rd., Kirkwood, MO, 63122
11/26-12/23 Country Christmas at Brookdale Farms

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Come celebrate with a down-home Country Christmas at Brook ...

Thursday - Sunday November 26th- December 23, 2021
Hours: 5-9 pm
$10 per adult and $7 per child online pre-sale or $13 p...
8004 Twin Rivers Rd., Eureka, MO, 63025
11/26-28, 12/04, 12/11, 12/18-19, and 12/23 Santa at the Museum of Transportation

Santa Arrives by Helicopter (weather permitting) Nov. 27: 10:00 am Santa Claus Visits (included ...

11/27, 11/28, 11/29, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 12/20, 12/21, ...
Hours: See above
$15 Adults | $12 Seniors & First Responders | $5 Childr...
2933 Barrett Station Rd., St Louis, MO, 63122
11/27 - 01/02 Holiday Train Display in St. Charles

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

November 27 - January 2, 2022
Hours: See above
Free admission
1630 Heritage Landing, St. Charles, MO, 63303
11/27 - 12/25 Downtown Country Christmas' Bright Nights

Family fun from the comfort of your car! Visit Jerseyville and see over 20 holiday window displays, ...

Saturday, November 27 - Christmas, 2021
Hours: 4 to 8 pm
Free
N. State St., Jerseyville, IL, 62052
11/27 - 12/30 Holiday Night Lights at Rotary Park

The annual Wentzville Holiday Night Lights display at Rotary Park opens on Friday, Nov. 26. Enjoy a ...

November 26 - December 30, 2021
Hours: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
$10 for vehicles holding up to six passengers; $1 per a...
2577 Meyer Rd., Wentzville, MO, 63385
11/27, 12/04, 12/11 Movie Nights with Santa at the Skyview Drive In

Skyview guests will watch as Santa drives through the lot, handing out candy to kids before the movi ...

November 27, December 4, & December11, 2021
Hours: Movies begin at 6 pm
$25 per car
5700 N Belt W., Belleville, IL, 62226
11/27, 12/04, 12/11, 12/18  PJs and Pancakes with Santa Claus Cruise

PJ's and Pancakes with Santa Claus Cruise on the Gateway Arch Riverboats. Bring the whole family dec ...

Saturdays:November 27, December 4, 11, & 18, 2021
Hours: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
General Ticket (3 & Up): $39 Infant Ticket (0-2): FREE ...
50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., St Louis, MO, 63102
11/27- 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? The ...

Friday Nov 26 - Dec 30, 2021
Hours: 4-9 pm
Adults 13 & over $10, Ages 2-12 $8, Ages under 2 free
13187 State Hwy M, Wright City, MO, 63390
11/30 - 12/31 Snowman Search in Wildwood

The City of Wildwood and the Wildwood Business Association are pleased to announce the return of the ...

November 30 - December 31, 2021
Hours: All day
Free
Wildwood, MO
11/30 Meet The Snow Sisters & The Snowman at West County Center

Meet The Ice Queen, The Snow Princess and The Snowman on Tuesday, November 30 from 5 pm to 7 pm by S ...

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Hours: 5-7 pm
Free
80 West County Center, St. Louis, MO, 63131
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, 2021
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 Christmas Extravaganza at The Hill Antique Market

Join us at our third annual Christmas Extravaganza! Special guests feature Santa Claus, who will Ho ...

Wednsday, December 1, 2021
Hours: 3-9 pm
Free
4923 Daggett Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63110
12/01 Movie Night! National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at Das Bevo

Join us on December 1st for dinner and a movie. Grab a bite and a beer, and enjoy a screening of Nat ...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Hours: 6-9:30 pm
$10
4749 Gravois Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63116
12/02 - 12/05 Kimmswick Cookie Walk

Visit Kimmswick for our 10th Anniversary of Christmas Festival and Cookie Walk December 3rd – 6th, 2 ...

December 2 - 5, 2021
Hours: Thurs 10-4, Fri & Sat 10-9 pm, Sun 11-5 pm
$30 + $3 service fee
216 Market St., Kimmswick, MO, 63053
12/02 Chanukah at The Police Station in O'Fallon

Menorah Lighting // Photos w/ Police Officers // Police Station Tour // Doughnuts & Other Holiday Tr ...

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Hours: 5 pm
Free
1019 Bryan Rd., O'Fallon, MO, 63366
12/02 Christmas Minis Cookie Decorating Class at Restoration Alley

Learn to beautifully decorate sugar cookies with royal icing. Each student takes home 12 mini cooki ...

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Hours: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
$40
15626 Manchester Rd., Ellisville, MO, 63011
12/02-12/04 Pizza with Santa at the Eureka Community Center

Does your family have a favorite Christmas movie? Come out and check out our North Pole Movie Theate ...

December 2-4, 2021
Hours: See above
Free, with a donation of a non-perishable food item.
333 Bald Hill Rd., Eureka, MO, 63025
12/03 - 12/04 Sullivan Christmas Festival

The Christmas Festival will be contact-less and will be held on Friday, December 3, and Saturday, De ...

Fri, December 3 & Sat, Dec 4, 2021
Hours: 5-9pm
Free
999 Mattox Dr., Sullivan, MO, 63080
12/03 - 12/24 Grinch Hunt in Ferguson

The Grinch has escaped Whoville and has come to our local parks! The Grinch has come to stop the spr ...

December 3-24, 2021
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Free
Various Parks, Ferguson, MO, 63135
12/03 Joy to the World: A Christmas Concert at the New Cathedral

We are pleased to welcome you back to the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis for this special Christmas ...

Friday, December 3, 2021
Hours: 8 pm
Free
4431 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63108
12/03 Maplewood Christmas Tree Walk

From costumed carolers to horse drawn carriage rides, the Maplewood Christmas Tree Walk radiates hol ...

Friday, December 3, 2021
Hours: 6 to 9 pm
Free
7300 Manchester Rd., Maplewood, MO, 63143
12/03 Snowflake Festival at Glazebrook Park Godfrey

Join us on December 3rd for our annual Snowflake Festival! This is a free event with carriage rides, ...

Friday, December 3, 2021
Hours: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
1401 Stamper Ln., Godfrey, IL, 62035
12/03 St. Peters Tree Lighting

The City of St. Peters' 32nd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is returning in person on Friday, Dec. 3! ...

Friday, December 3, 2021
Hours: 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Free
One St. Peters Centre Blvd., St. Peters, MO, 63376
12/03, 4, 10, & 12/11 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 3, 4, 10 & 11, 2021
Hours: 6:00pm- 9 pm, must have a ticket for timed entry
Admission is $12 per person
1868 Highway F, Defiance, MO, 63341
12/03, 5, 10, & 12 Lights of Christmas at First Arnold

Join us for a festive season of celebrating the true meaning of Christmas, Jesus Christ! Enjoy a ...

December 3-5 & 10-12, 2021
Hours: 6pm, 7pm, & 8pm
Free
2012 Missouri State Rd., Arnold, MO, 63010
12/03-12/16 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 4 - 24, 2020
$5/ticket
Multiple Locations
12/04  Cherokee Street Cookie Spree

Celebrate Historic Cherokee Antique Row & More's 38th Annual Christmas Cookie Spree! The festiviti ...

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Hours: 11 AM - 5 PM
Free
1800 - 2300 Cherokee St., St. Louis, MO, 63118
12/04 & 12/05 Journey to Bethlehem in St. Clair

Come and experience a live outdoor nativity walk at Eternal Promises Community Church! You won’t wan ...

Saturday, December 4 & Sunday, December 5, 2021
Hours: 4:30 - 8:30 pm
Free
1132 Highway TT, St. Clair, MO, 63077
12/04 & 12/05 Ste. Genevieve Holiday Christmas Festival

Experience a wonderland of festivities during the annual Holiday Christmas Festival! A cultural cele ...

Saturday, December 4, & Sunday, December 5, 2021
Hours: 10 am to 5:30 pm
Free
66 S. Main St., Ste. Genevieve, MO, 63670
12/04 - 12/05 Cold-Nosed Candids Drive-Up at Purina Farms/

Wear your favorite stocking caps and holiday hats for a drive-through photo opportunity with your co ...

December 4 & 5, 2021
Hours: 10-2 pm
$10
500 William Danforth Way, Gray Summit, MO, 63039
12/04 - 12/05 Scenes of the Nativity at St. Joseph Cottleville

The Scenes of the Nativity is a wonderful way to start the season of Advent with your family! Hundre ...

December 4-5, 2021
Hours: 12-7 pm
Free
1355 Motherhead Rd., St. Charles, MO, 63304
12/04 - 12/12  Santa House at Oakland House

Enjoy a winter wonderland outside our Victorian home while visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Warm ...

December 4-12, 2021
Hours: Weekdays 9 AM – 1:00 PM Weekends/11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
$6 per child
7801 Genesta St., Afton, MO, 63123
12/04 - 12/19 Visits with Santa at the Magic House

Santa Claus is coming to town and he is parking his sleigh at The Magic House where children can vis ...

December 4 - 19, 2021
Hours: 1-5 pm
$15 per family
516 S. Kirkwood Rd., Kirkwood, MO, 63122