Experience the most wonderful time of the year in St. Louis. Whether you want to sled down Art Hill in Forest Park, ice skate beneath the Gateway Arch at Winterfest or ride in a horse-drawn sleigh through the Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park, we have magical and memorable activities for all. Plus, local makers, small businesses and shopping centers offer everything from books and jewelry to gourmet chocolate and gooey butter cake to check off your holiday gift list and satisfy your sweet tooth.
St. Louis offers an abundance of holiday magic, beginning with the Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights and ending with spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations. From parades to train rides and live entertainment to light displays, here are the best events for holiday fun in St. Louis.
This holiday season, St. Louis boasts events that are fun for all. Enjoy a festive cocktail at LIT, a holiday pop-up bar at Molly’s in Soulard, or marvel at the contemporary circus acts in Cirque Dreams Holidaze, a dazzlingly brilliant holiday spectacular coming to The Fabulous Fox. No matter what your interests are, we’re sure that you’ll find an event that’s right for you and your loved ones.
If you’re like us, twinkling lights have a way of putting you in the holiday spirit. So, gather your loved ones, bundle up and meander through these festive light displays in St. Louis.
Feeling festive? Toast the season with these over-the-top, limited-edition holiday cocktails, available at top-notch hotels, restaurants and bars in St. Louis.
St. Louis is a creative hub, and our local makers and small businesses make holiday shopping more meaningful, memorable and fun! Check out our St. Louis gift guide to find the perfect present for everyone on your list. Most of these one-of-a-kind items are available in stores and online.
Whether you want to shorten your to-do list or surprise your holiday hosts, let St. Louis bakers and makers take care of dessert with handcrafted ice cream, gooey butter cake, small-batch truffles, salted caramels and seasonal cupcakes. Even if you’re not in the area, you can still indulge in local delights by ordering online.
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