5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | December 6 – 8

Thursday December 5, 2019

Below are five of the best ways to spend this weekend in St. Louis including the Grinchmas on South Grand, Holiday Lights, and more.

18th Annual Maplewood Christmas Tree Walk | December 6

From costumed carolers to horse drawn carriage rides, the Maplewood Christmas Tree Walk radiates holiday spirit that is reminiscent of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol! Following the lighting of the tree and the arrival of Santa, visitors can enjoy a carriage ride and sip hot chocolate while visiting merchant open houses throughout Maplewood.

Window Walk in the Central West End | December 7, 14, and 21

Experience the magic of the holidays at the Central West End’s Window Walk. This month-long celebration highlighting the many wonderful attributes of the holidays in this charming neighborhood is full of holiday fun every Saturday in December. Stroll amidst elegantly decorated windows while shopping at boutiques, enjoying seasonal libations and delicious meals at local restaurants.

Grinchmas and Cocoa Crawl | December 7

The Grinch will be arriving in the South Grand neighborhood on Saturday with an unusual motive: to spread holiday cheer and joy, and to raise funds for Shriners Hospitals for Children. For a $7 donation, participants can get their photo taken with the Grinch. Those who bring a toy donation for the children can get a photo taken for only $5.

Holiday Lights | Through December 31

Nothing celebrates the holidays quite like light displays, and St. Louis has an endless array of lights like the Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Garden, Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo, Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park and more. Check out some of the popular destinations for everyone to enjoy twinkling holiday lights this season.

Gateway Arch Riverboats – PJ’s & Pancakes with Santa | December 7 & 14

Cruise the Mighty Mississippi on the Gateway Arch Riverboats with Santa Claus! Come dressed in your favorite PJs and your family will enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, holiday activities, stunning views of downtown St. Louis and a photo with Santa.

We hope you enjoy your weekend in St. Louis. Make sure to share your St. Louis photos with us using #ExploreStLouis, you could be featured on our social page. For more events, festivals and things to do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.

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