5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 11/20 – 11/22

Tuesday November 17, 2015

Happy Friday! It’s time for a fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. If you are still pulling your plans together, here are a few suggestions to help make this a memorable weekend.

Festival of Lights: November 21
This Saturday, Union Station and Aloe Plaza will host the annual Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights, the official kick-off the holiday season with musical entertainment, children activities, trackless train rides, food trucks and the annual lighting of the Salvation Army Tree of Lights followed by a spectacular fireworks display. FREE, 4pm – 7pm

Believe It or Not… It’s Murder: November 20
Join the Saint Louis Science Center for an evening of excitement, suspense, revenge and lots of laughs! “Believe It or Not…It’s Murder” will put you into the action as a murder occurs and the mystery unfolds. Will you be the suspect? Tickets include: performance, dinner, hors d’oeuvres, dessert and one drink ticket. The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® will open at 5:00 p.m. for complimentary exploration. Tickets: $60.00 per person and $55.00 per members. Advance reservations are required. This is a 21 and older event

Downtown Kirkwood Holiday Walk: November 21
There will be fun for the entire family at Downtown Kirkwood’s Holiday Walk in downtown Kirkwood this Saturday beginning at 9:30 a.m. Activities for children, holiday shopping, free entertainment and refreshments will make this day a festive way to begin your celebration of the holiday season.

3rd Annual Garden Glow: November 21 – January 2
See sensory light tunnels, colorful explosions, decorated plants, gorgeous walkways and more as you walk through the 3rd Anual Garden Glow Holiday Light Exhibit, which promises to amaze guests who visit the Missouri Botanical Gardens this holiday season.

The Polar Express™ Train Ride! (Dates Vary)
Real trains head to the North Pole while Chefs serve delicious hot chocolate and Elves lead sing-along carols. Every child will receive a special gift from Santa and listen to the classic story of The Polar Express. Share the magic of Christmas with your family. There are three classes of service on The Polar Express — Coach, First-Class and Premium.  Coach tickets start at $39; First-Class at $59; and Premium at $75. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride.

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of eventsAlso, be sure to tag your St. Louis images on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with #ExploreStLouis, and you may see them onexplorestlouis.com/social. I hope you have a great week

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