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Holiday Light Displays in St. Louis
Nov 14

The Best Holiday Light Displays in St. Louis

by Family Attractions Card in Family Fun category

The best holiday light displays in St. Louis are inspired by the magic that surrounds this season. We’re ready to get out and enjoy every dazzling display that’s available! Look no further than the list below for the most intriguing holiday light displays that will leave you and your family awe-struck and full of wonder.

1. Holiday In The Park at Six Flags St. Louis

Holiday in the Park Six Flags St. Louis

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On select days November 21 – January 3, Six Flags St. Louis transforms into a winter wonderland with more than a million glittering lights, festive foods, holiday entertainment, and thrilling rides! Holiday in the Park, presented by SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, will have an extra focus on health and safety in 2020.

4900 Six Flags Rd.
Eureka, MO 63025
(636) 938-5300


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2. Santa’s Magical Kingdom at Jellystone Park

Santa's Magical Kingdom holiday light displays in St. Louis

Photo Credit: Jellystone Park

Drive through 35 acres of holiday magic where reindeer soar overhead, elves frolic in the trees, and ice cream sundaes are as big as a boat! Or for a special treat, experience all the sights and sounds of the Kingdom aboard the Santa Express Train or on a festive Old Fashion Holiday Wagon ride!

Open every night Nov. 20, 2020- Jan. 10, 2021  including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve.

5300 Fox Creek Road
Pacific, MO 63069
(636) 938-5925


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3. Garden Glow Holiday Light Exhibit at Missouri Botanical Garden

Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Photo Credit: The Missouri Botanical Garden

November 11, 2020 –January 2, 2021

25% Crowd Capacity | Limited Tickets Available

Garden Glow has quickly become an annual St. Louis Holiday tradition. Featuring over a million lights, visitors are surrounded by a spectacle of unique installations amid some of the Garden’s most iconic locations. Enjoy interactive photo opportunities, traditional holiday music and festivities, delicious food and drinks, and more as the Garden is transformed into a winter wonderland.

4344 Shaw Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63110


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4. U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

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Select Nights: Nov 27-Jan 2 | 5-8:30 PM | Advanced Tickets Required

Nominated Best Zoo Lights display in the U.S. by USA TODAY! Bundle up and bring your loved ones to U.S. Bank Wild Lights, a winter wonderland filled with 1 million twinkling lights. In addition to brilliant light displays, warm up with winter-themed treats, and say hello to the animals at Penguin & Puffin Coast.

1 Government Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110


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5. Way of Lights Christmas Display at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine

Way of Lights Christmas Display at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine

Photo Credit: Our Lady of the Snows Shrine

This mile-and-a-half drive consists of over one million lights, electro art displays, and life-size biblical statues which take you on a scriptural Journey to Bethlehem. This breathtaking display focuses on the birth of Christ, the one true light of the world. Since 1970, the Shrine has celebrated the birth of our Savior in this truly unique way. This driving tour is one of St. Louis’ original and most popular light displays, so we recommend getting there a little early.

November 20th – December 31st. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, & Christmas. (Outdoor light display will remain open.)

442 S Demazenod Dr.
Belleville, IL 62223
(618) 397-6700


6. Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park

Tilles Park holiday light displays in St. Louis

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A tradition for almost every St. Louis area boy and girl, Tilles Park in St. Louis County has become one of the biggest and brightest displays in the area. Thousands of visitors drive through this Winter Wonderland each year. The park is filled with more than a million twinkling lights and various holiday scenes throughout the season and has become one of St. Louis’ most popular holiday destinations.

November 20, 2020 through January 2, 2021 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Winter Wonderland can be enjoyed by carriage or vehicle.

9551 Litzsinger Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63124


7. Lebanon’s Winter Wonderland at Horner Park

Winter Wonderland at Horner Park

Photo Credit: Horner Park

If you’re looking for millions of lights set to the latest heart thumping music, you are in the wrong place. If you’re looking for a family friendly, nostalgic look back in time with just a hint of modern day, then here it is! Lebanon’s Winter Wonderland is an annual event that steps back in time…a trip to a much simpler era with scenes depicting several of the area’s attractions, wonderful childhood memories, and fantastic ideas. A trip through Lebanon’s Winter Wonderland is truly different from other attractions in the area. A beautiful Victorian style holiday show that you will enjoy as you meander through the mile-long road.

This year’s display is drive-thru only. Open November 20th-December 31st. All dates and times are weather permitting.

11113 Widicus Road
Lebanon, IL 62254


8. Christmas Wonderland Display at Rock Spring Park in Alton

Christmas Wonderland Display at Rock Spring Park in Alton

Photo Credit: Rock Spring Park

Hear the sleigh bells jingle and see 4 million lights twinkle among a beautiful backdrop at Rock Spring Park’s Christmas Wonderland. Back for another year to warm the hearts and holiday spirits of families and friends, the park will be lighting the way to another illuminating holiday season running Nov 27th through Dec 29th. Year after year, visitors are captivated by cascading waterfalls, lighted trees and hundreds of light displays.

Please note due to social distancing restrictions there will not be a walk-thru night, enchanted forest, or Santa for the 2020 season.

Monday through Friday: 5pm to 9pm Saturday & Sunday: 5pm to 9pm.

2116 College Avenue
Alton, IL 62002
(217) 242-1104


9. Celebration of Lights at Fort Zumwalt Park in O’Fallon, MO

Celebration of Lights at Fort Zumwalt Park in O’Fallon, MO

Photo Credit: Zumwalt Park

New this year, all tickets must be purchased in advance!

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 10,000 vehicles each year and more than 10,000 individuals during the Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll.

November 27 – December 30 | Sunday – Thursday, 6–9 p.m. | Friday and Saturday, 6–10 p.m.

Celebration of Lights is closed to vehicles on November 30, December 7 and December 8. The entire display is closed on Christmas Day, December 25.

1000 Jessup Drive West
O’Fallon, MO 6336