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Christmas Light Displays in St Louis

U.S. Bank Wild Lights
Saint Louis Zoo
1 Government Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 781-0900
November 25 – December 30

Our amazing free zoo becomes even more spectacular during the holidays when it lights up with 500,000 twinkling lights. You’ll also see illuminated animal displays, ice carving demonstrations, live entertainment and more. Prices and schedule vary; click here for details.

Brewery Lights
Anheuser-Busch Brewery
1200 Lynch St.
St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 577-2626
November 17 – January 1

The holiday lights at Budweiser Brewery are back — and this year, there will be an ice rink, too! Enjoy a self-guided walking tour through the lights, then check out perks such as a s’mores station, a holiday market, beer sampling and more. Walking through the lights is free; click here for additional attractions and prices.

Garden Glow
Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 577-5100
November 19 – January 1

Garden Glow has quickly become a favorite St. Louis tradition with its millions of lights taking over the Missouri Botanical Garden. Interactive photo ops, food and drinks, holiday music and more are also part of the fun. Prices and schedule vary; click here for details.

Candy Cane Lane
6500 block of Murdoch Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63109

No, this light display isn’t put on by a company or park. Candy Cane Lane is a residential street in St. Louis Hills that is decked out to the nines for the holiday season, and it’s all the work of the neighbors who live there. There is no fee to drive through, but donations are accepted for charity. Other neighboring streets have earned a respectable reputation for their lights as well, including Angel Alley, Reindeer Road and Snowflake Lane.

Way of Lights
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
442 S. Demazenod Dr.
Belleville, IL 62223
(618) 397-6700
November 18 – December 31

Since 1970, the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows has drawn onlookers from around the area to gape at the Way of Lights, a drive-through display that follows the Bible story of the birth of Jesus. Other attractions on the grounds include a LEGO nativity scene, a s’mores fire pit and more. It’s free to drive through, but donations are accepted.

Holiday in the Park
4900 Six Flags Rd.
Eureka, MO 63025
(636) 938-5300
November 25 – January 1

So long Fright Fest; hello Holiday in the Park! For the first time ever, Six Flags St. Louis is immersing itself in the holiday spirit, with tons of lights in addition to holiday thrills and shows. For ticket info, visit

Winter Wonderland
Tilles Park
9551 Litzsinger Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63124
(314) 615-4386
November 23 – January 1

Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park is exactly what it sounds like — a wonderland of sparkling lights and holiday cheer. Drive through or reserve a carriage ride to take it all in. Admission is $10 for a family vehicle, $20 for a limo, $40 for a commercial van and $90 for a tour bus. Click here for schedule details.

Santa’s Magical Kingdom
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Resort
5300 Fox Creek Rd.
Pacific, MO 63069
November 18 – January 8
(636) 938-5925

Santa’s Magical Kingdom, located near Six Flags St. Louis, identifies itself as “the Midwest’s most spectacular holiday light display.” You have to admit it’s pretty impressive, with special effects, animated scenes and millions of lights. The kingdom is open every single night during its run, too, including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Click here for pricing and other details.


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