5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis | November 22 – 25

Tuesday November 20, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving Day Weekend! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade, holiday lights at Tilles Park Winter Wonderland and Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo, ice skating at Winterfest at the Arch, and Six Flags St. Louis transforms into a winter wonderland with family activities, lights and more!

Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade | November 22

Start your Thanksgiving Day morning off at the Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade.  The annual parade in downtown features more than 130 entries, including floats, giant helium balloons, restored antique cars and firetrucks, and marching bands from around the region. And, as he does every year, Santa Claus ushers in the holiday season at the end of the parade.

Tilles Park Winter Wonderland | November 21 – December 29

Tilles Park will be decorated with holiday scenes and more than a million twinkling lights. The display has been drawing onlookers for more than three decades. On Saturdays, the park is closed to vehicular traffic and is reserved for carriage rides only.

Six Flags St. Louis: Holiday in the Park | November 23 – January 1

Six Flags St. Louis transforms into a winter wonderland November through the end of December.  Amid the many festive decorations and displays located throughout the park, guests can take in one of the live, holiday themed shows, visit with Santa in his cottage, enjoy some of their favorite holiday treats and experience the various street entertainment. In between the holiday festivities, guests can enjoy some of their favorite rides or warm up by one of the many crackling fires located throughout the park.

Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo | November 23 – December 30

Stroll through the Saint Louis Zoo’s enchanting holiday wonderland with over 1 million twinkling lights and whimsical animal-themed displays! There’ll be crafts and activities for kids, animal costumed characters and great photo opportunities. On weekend nights, enjoy holiday carolers and strolling live performances. Festive food and special holiday beverages will be available for purchase.

Winterfest at the Arch | Through January 1

Experience an ice skating rink like no other! Grab your skates and enjoy this outdoor rink in the heart of Kiener Plaza. In the shadow of the Gateway Arch or under its new lights, the Winterfest Ice Rink is a great winter destination with regular hours. Enjoy the rink, sip hot chocolate in the renovated park, or explore the playground.

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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