6 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 12/22 – 12/26

Thursday December 21, 2017

Christmas is almost here! Get into the holiday spirit during the last weekend before Christmas with festive shows at the Fox Theatre, Christmas Light Displays, and more.  Here are six things to do this weekend in St. Louis.

Great Russian Nutcracker | December 23

All ages are invited to celebrate Christmas with the Moscow Ballet company of almost 40 ballerinas and danseurs on their 25th Anniversary Tour of North America in 2017. Enchant the whole family with larger than life magical props, a 60 foot growing Christmas tree and spectacular Russian-made costumes and sets. A must-see event, witness the world’s best dancers on stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre!

Elf the Musical | December 26 – 28

ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra Presents The Ghosts of Christmas Eve | December 26

Music and the holiday spirit come alive again during the Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, The Best of TSO and More” a larger-than-life performance complete with symphonic-rock music, grandiose light displays and spectacular effects.

Christmas Light Displays | through January 1

If you haven’t hit Tilles Park, Garden Glow, Wild Lights, or the display at our Lady of the Snows, this long weekend is a perfect opportunity. Most are closed on Christmas Day, but are open on Christmas Eve.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Presents Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley | December 21 – 24

In this winning and witty sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the bookish middle child of the Bennet family finally has her day. Constantly overshadowed by her four sisters, Mary Bennet finds hope for a new life beyond her family from an unexpected holiday romance. Austen fans and first-timers alike will find much to love in this alluring comedic tale.

Central West End’s Window Walk | December 23

Stop by the Central West End’s Window Walk from 1-5 p.m to see the dressy holiday windows, plus live music, ice-carving demos, complimentary gift wrapping and carriage rides, s’mores, visits with Santa, and more.

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