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Anheuser Busch brewery lights in St. Louis, MO

1200 Lynch Street, St. Louis, MO 63118

November 26 – December 30, Thursday through Sunday

“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 is BACK!

Starting on November 26th, guests are invited to 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-Pitsremain with the addition of new, reserved VIP Igloos for groups up to 8 guests (reservation made separately).

Included in your Brewery Lights 2021 reservation:

Our 21+ guests will be welcomed at Lager Landing with a complimentary 16 ounce beer. Free parking is available at a first come, first serve basis. Small children, ages 5 and under, enter for free as well.

State-Of-The-Art Light Show

  • 30 minute dazzling Light Show
  • 22 foot tall Digital Holiday Tree
  • Food & drinks available for purchase

Love Beer Plaza

  • Experience Aloha at the “beach” with Kona Brewery Co.
  • Explore new heights with Golden Road Brewing
  • Find your adventure with Karbach Brewing Co.
  • Take a “ride” on the iconic Goose Island Brewery rail car

Expanded Kids Zone

  • Free & redesigned Train Ride, traveling through a 40 foot tall Snowman!
  • Munchkin DJ Radio playing every night”

Candy Cane Lane

6500 Murdoch Avenue, St. Louis, MO

Born out of a neighborhood light-display competition, Candy Cane Lane is located at the 6500 Block of Murdoch Lane (you can’t miss it!) and most every home is lit up, as well as the trees that hang over the street. Start with a treat at Ted Drewes and either walk or drive through the street, and other streets in the neighborhood, as well! (Free, but donations for charity accepted).

Celebration of Lights

Fort Zumwalt Park: 1000 Jessup Drive, O’Fallon, MO 63366

November 26 –  December 30 | Sunday – Thursday from 6 – 9pm, Friday and Saturday 6-10 pm (display closed to vehicles on November 29, December 6 & 7. Closed on December 25.)

“Celebration of Lights is a holiday light display held at Fort Zumwalt Park. Each scene is designed and funded by local organizations, churches and businesses. Started in 1991, the event attracts more than 12,000 vehicles each year and more than 10,000 individuals during the Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll.”

Train, tractor and carriage rides offered! Admission pricing varies by vehicle and options selected. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Christmas Candlelight Walks

Historic Daniel Boone Home, 1868 Highway F, Defiance, MO 63341

December 3-11, from 6 – 9 pm

Experience a night of warmth and beauty this holiday season at The Historic Daniel Boone Home. Step back in time to observe Christmas traditions of the past while strolling through the enchanting village illuminated with thousands of lantern-lit candles. Along the way, visit with “Daniel and Rebecca Boone” inside the Boone Home as they reminisce about winters past.

Guests will tour the inside of the home and hear different storytellers inside buildings throughout the historic village grounds.

Overland Christmas Light Trolley Tours

Overland Community Center

9225 Lackland Road, Overland, MO 63114

December 9 | 6 & 7:30 pm

December 10 | 6, 7:30 & 9 pm

December 11 | 5:30, 7, & 8:30 pm

“All Aboard!” We are back with our popular Annual Christmas Trolley Tour and we would like to invite you to be the judge in our City of Overland Residential Outdoor Christmas Light Display Contest. Tour dates are set for December 9, 10, 11 with trolleys leaving at various times each night. Space is limited and tickets will go on sale starting November 20, 2021 at 8:30 am at the Overland Community Center.”

Dasher's Lightshow: A Christmas Drive Thru

a drive through holiday light tunnel

PowerPlex STL, 5555 St. Louis Mills Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63042

November 5 – January 2

“A St. Louis Christmas Light Drive-thru Experience. Come and celebrate our magical holiday drive-thru with your loved ones. We will have syncing lights dancing to holiday music played through your car radio.”

Garden Glow: Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110

November 13 – January 8 

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

*FAMILY NIGHTS: Select Wednesdays (November 17 & 24, December 1 & 8) Enjoy discounted tickets

Celebrate the season with over one million lights!  Enjoy s’mores and festive drinks at this family friendly event for all ages!

Grove of Lights at Lost Hill Lake

a vintage pick up truck lined with holiday lights and greenery at Lost Hill Lake’s Grove of Lights in St. Clair, MO

2300 Mill Hill Road, St. Clair, MO 63077

November 20 – January 2 | Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays from 5 – 10 pm

“Grab your family and friends and head to Lost Hill Lake this winter to experience our First Annual Grove of Lights! Take a stroll through more than 4 acres of thousands of holiday lights throughout our Walnut Grove. Enjoy holiday displays, warm bonfire stations, hot cocoa, s’mores, and photo opportunities. We will also have food and beverage vendors on-site with tons of tasty treats! Your little ones will love our Reindeer Games in the interactive play area and activity center!

Follow our event page and learn about special theme nights, artisan booth fairs, and our charity toy drive. We will also have a special guest, the big man himself; Santa will be visiting the Grove on a few special Saturday nights.”    

Holiday Lights at Grant's Farm

10501 Gravois Road, St. Louis, MO

Thursdays – Sundays from November 19 – January 2

Grant’s Farm is hosting a Holiday Fun Drive-Thru experience!  Enjoy the light show from your own car. New this year: The Busch Familia’s Estate House

Holiday Night Lights Drive Thru

Rotary Park, 2577 W. Meyer Road, Wentzville, MO 63385

Begins November 26 – December 30

see schedule for specific dates

“Enjoy a one-mile light display that features large illuminated commercial scenes and tunnels of twinkling lights. This holiday display is a great way to experience the magic and joy of the season close to home.”

Illuminated Holiday Parade

November 27  | 6 pm

“Join us the Saturday after Thanksgiving and welcome in the Holiday Season!

Line the streets of O’Fallon and help us march in the Holiday Season! This Lighted Parade is a joy for all ages and an ongoing O’Fallon community tradition. This year will continue to build and grow this community gathering with the Sponsor’s Expo Event post parade.”

Lebanon's Winter Wonderland

Horner Recreational Park, 11113 Widicus Road, Lebanon IL

November 19 – December 31 

Lighted holiday drive-through display with animation and music display and much more! Run entirely by volunteers. 

Santa's Magical Kingdom

Santa’s Magical Kingdom holiday lights in Pacific, MO
Photo courtesy of Santa’s Magical Kingdom Facebook page.

5300 Fox Creek Road, Pacific, MO

November 19 – January 9 | Sundays through Thursdays, 5:30 – 10:30 pm and Fridays and Saturdays 5:30 – 11 p.m. 

Drive through one of the largest light displays in the Midwest (or ride in a wagon or carriage). Shop for gifts at the Kringle General Store, and enjoy treats at the Snack Shack. 

Train and wagon rides are available. No photos with Santa again this year due to COVID safety and the ongoing staffing crisis, however kids will still see Santa while driving through the lights, and can drop off letters to him! Santa will only be available through December 23.

Entry fees are CASH ONLY

St. Louis Holiday Light Hopping 2021

Check out this fantastic listing of fabulously-decorated homes across the St. Louis area!

Teddy Bear Christmas Land

9211 Laurel Hill Drive, Crestwood, MO

Starting November 26

Santa will make an appearance on December 4 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

A magical Christmas display in Crestwood, featuring Teddy Bears of all shapes and sizes.  A donation box collects money to help those less fortunate through St. Patrick’s Center.

Warm Springs Ranch

Missouri 98, Boonville, MO

November 26 – December 30 | 6:00 – 8:00pm

The ranch is decorated with thousands of lights, drive through with your family to see the rolling pastures, Clydesdales, and barn and wagon displays. Family Fun Bundles are available, and include Clydesdale and Dalmatian plush toys and ornaments. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Way of Lights: Our Lady of the Snows

The Way of Lights Christmas display at Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, IL
Photo courtesy of Our Lady of the Snows Facebook page.

442 South DeMazenod Drive, Belleville, IL

November 19 – December 31 | 5 – 9 pm (check out Family Night Tuesdays)

Filled with more than 1.5 million shining bulbs and LEDs, the Way of Lights is adorned with artistic stretches of lights on strings as well as electronic free-standing art sculptures. The Way of Lights focuses on the religious background of telling the story of Jesus’ birth. (Free)

Wild Lights: St. Louis Zoo

1 Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110

November 26 – December 30 | 5 – 8:30pm

Voted the Best Zoo Lights Display by USA Today, the zoo is decorated in over 1 million twinkling lights and whimsical animal-themed displays across Zoo grounds. Fire pits are available to roast s’mores, gift shops are open, activities are available for kids, and carolers and characters can be found throughout the property. ADVANCED TICKETS REQUIRED

Winter Wonderland: Tilles Park

9551 Litzsinger Road, St. Louis, MO

November 24- January 1 | 5:30 – 9:30 pm

“Slowly meander through over a million glimmering lights fashioned into over 100 displays of festive characters and winter  scenes. Enjoy the canopy of lights glistening throughout
seventy-five acres of park land in St. Louis County.”


The St. Louis Arch and the courthouse near Kiener Plaza with the trees lit up with holiday lights

Kiener Plaza, 500 Pine Street, St. Louis, MO 63101

November 20 – January 2 | 4 – 8 pm

“Winterfest is one of St. Louis’ favorite winter traditions and this year is bigger, brighter and better than ever!

From November 20 to January 2, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, celebrate the magic of the season in Downtown St. Louis with ice skating, holiday lights and music, cozy igloos, Winterfest Night Markets, and so much more!

This year’s festivities will also feature an inaugural Opening Day 5K presented by Caleres in partnership with Big River Running, as well as our annual New Year’s Eve celebration and fireworks show. We can’t wait to see you there!”