10 Must-See Holiday Light Displays in St. Louis

Tuesday November 3, 2020

There’s nothing quite like an evening stroll under twinkling holidays lights to celebrate the season.  St. Louis has plenty of amazing lights displays to enjoy. Make a weekend of it and here are seven must see holiday light displays.

Garden Glow | Through January 4

Enjoy a million lights at Missouri Botanical Garden at its annual Garden Glow, one of the city’s most beloved festive enterprises.  The hundreds of thousands of lights adorn some of the Garden’s most iconic locations including Climatron®, Kaeser Memorial Maze, the Central Axis and Tower Grove House.

Festival of Lights | Through December 26

Christmas in St. Louis and the Gateway Arch Park Foundation will be shinging a light on Kiener Plaza in Downtown St. Louis! Visitors can expect a whimsical lighting experience, a fabulous animated projection show, and, of course, the Salvation Army Tree of Lights, brought to you by the Salvation Army.

Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park | Through January 2

Don’t miss your chance to see one of the most popular Christmas light displays in the area. For over 30 years, Tilles Park in St. Louis County has been making memories for families across the region with its Winter Wonderland. The park is filled with millions of twinkling lights and various holiday scenes.

Holiday Fun at Grant’s Farm | Through December 31

Don’t miss the 2020 Holiday Fun Drive-Thru experience at Grant’s Farm. Tune in your radio and twinkle into the night as you witness this exclusive lights display. Enjoy the show with loved ones from the comfort of your own vehicle.Reservations are required and spots are limited, so sign up today. Vehicles with children will receive a complimentary bag of festive goodies,

Way of Lights | Through December 31

Families from across the region will flock to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows for the annual Way of Lights Christmas display. This unique display features a mile-and-a-half drive of over one million lights and displays that include life-size biblical statues taking visitors on a journey to Bethlehem.

U.S. Bank Wild Lights | Through December 30

Stroll through the Saint Louis Zoo’s enchanting holiday wonderland and enjoy over half a million twinkling lights and festive fun for the whole family!

Wonderlights at World Wide Technology Raceway | Through January 3

This dazzling display of Christmas lights is synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking music, played through your car stereo. Come see shooting stars, floating snowflakes, dancing candy canes and lollipops, giant Christmas trees, and (a crowd favorite) five enchanting tunnels of lights!

Holiday in the Park | Through January 1

Six Flags St. Louis drapes the park with more than 1 million twinkling lights. Visitors can ride the park’s usual attractions, plus carolers performing classic yuletide favorites, personalized meet-and-greets with Santa and his helpers (before Christmas), and everyone’s favorite Looney Tunes characters.

Santa’s Magical Kingdom | Through January 2

Millions of lights and dozens of holiday scenes fill Jellystone Park near Six Flags St. Louis in Eureka. You can see Santa’s flying reindeer, travel through the Candy Cane Village or visit the Waterfall of Lights.

Lot of Lights | Through January 2

A Drive-Thru Lights Show Like No Other! Lot of Lights is an amazing display of more than 1.5 million lights and features Holograms, lasers and projection mapping. It is a wonderful way for families to come together and share a magical experience safely and participate in the joy of the Holiday Season.

Holiday Light Tours

Sleigh the holidays with a chauffeured Holiday Lights Tour with BEST Transportation! Treat Yo’ Elf to the most dazzling holiday lights St. Louis has to offer with a private tour at our LOWEST rates of the year. Visit their website to see some the most popular routes as well as the precautions they are taking to keep guests safe.

Brewery Lights

Enjoy the Brewery Lights from the comfort of your own car from 5 p.m.-midnight, Thursdays through Sundays, Nov. 27 through Jan. 3. Though the display is free, reservations are required. Visit The Brewery website for reservations and more information.

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