A Guide to St. Louis Holiday Light Displays

Monday November 1, 2021

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.

Wonderlights Christmas | November 12 – January 9

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!

Garden Glow | November 13 – January 8

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.

Holiday Fun at Grant’s Farm | November 19 – January 2

Don’t miss the Holiday Lights 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.

Santa’s Magical Kingdom | November 19 – January 9

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.

Way of Lights | November 19 – 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.

Holiday in the Park | November 20 – January 2

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.

Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park | November 24 – January 1

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.

U.S. Bank Wild Lights | November 26 – 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!

Brewery Lights | November 26 – December 30

Witness and experience the magic of more than a million twinkling lights during the 36th annual Brewery Lights at the Anheuser-Busch St. Louis Brewery. Guest can stroll down Pestalozzi Street to marvel as the brewery is turned into a remarkable holiday experience with something for everyone. Familiar favorites like the Fire-Pits remain with the addition of new, reserved VIP Igloos for groups up to 8 guests.

Dasher’s Lightshow | November 12 – January 2

One of Santa’s speedy reindeer is bringing a new experience to St. Louis for the 2021 holiday season Nov. 12-Dec. 31. Dasher’s Lightshow – A Christmas Drivethru is coming to the POWERplex, located at 5555 St. Louis Mills Blvd., St. Louis, MO. Tickets start at $35 per car and must be purchased in advance.

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