The Best Christmas Lights in St Louis this Holiday Season

Posted on December 9, 2020

Here are the top places to see Christmas Lights in St Louis this holiday season. At Cardinal Orthodontics, our goal is to keep you smiling this December. The Christmas light displays listed below are sure to keep your spirit alive!

Missouri Botanical Garden Glow 

Enjoy over one million lights at one of St Louis’s most beloved places. The hundreds of thousands of lights decorate some of the gardens most iconic places including the Tower Grove House, the Climatron, the Central Axis and the Kaeser Memorial Maze. Now through January 4th you can enjoy a leisurely stroll through the garden as well as festive drinks and plenty of photo opportunities. Reservations and tickets are required, so be sure to grab yours before it’s too late! Click here.

Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park 

This is one of the oldest drive through display of Christmas lights in St Louis! For over 30 years, Tilles Park has been opened for a drive through experience like no other. For many families this is a yearly tradition. You will enjoy millions of twinkling lights as well as various holiday displays. In past years you have been able to do a walk through option but that has been postponed due to Coronavirus. Reservations are not needed. The Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park runs through January 2nd. 

Grant’s Farm Holiday Fun Christmas Lights

For the first time in St. Loius, Grant’s Farm is opening for a one of a Christmas light show experience. You will be able to enjoy thousands of lights and displays as well as seeing many of the animals that call Grant’s Farm home. You can tune in your radio and enjoy Christmas music as it synchronizes with the flashing lights. Reservations are required and are expected to sell out quickly. Vehicles with children will receive a special goody bag filled with surprises.

Way of Lights 

The annual Way of Lights Christmas display is held at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville,Illinois. This very special display is very unique and it features a mile and a half journey of over one million lights as you see life size biblical statues that take you through the journey to Bethlehem. This goes through January 2nd.

Santa’s Magical Kingdom 

At this Christmas Lights show in St. Louis,  you will see dozens of holiday scenes that fill Jellystone Park (Eureka near Six Flags of St Louis). There is a waterfall of lights as well as Candy Cane Village and Santa’s flying reindeer! This event runs through January 2nd. Click here for more information on Santa’s Magical Kingdom.

Festival of Lights in St. Louis

The Gateway Arch Park Foundation and Christmas in St Louis will once again host a Holiday experience that will be held downtown at Kiener Plaza. There will be many activities including an animated projection show and the Salvation Army tree of lights. The Festival of Lights will run from Nov. 21st-Jan. 2nd every Friday and Saturday evening, from 5PM-9PM. Admission is free!

Lot of Lights

If you want to experience an amazing display of Christmas lights in St Louis from the safety of your own vehicle, Lot Of Lights at The Family Arena is for you! Brand new this year, you will see an awesome display of 1.5 million lights as well as holograms, lazers and projection mapping. It goes from November 27th through Jan 2nd.

World Wide Technology Raceway 

The raceway is usually home of Indycar, Nascar and HHRA racing in the St. Louis area. However, this time of year they transform it into a fun drive through light display. The route will take you over two miles and 50 minutes of music that you can set to sync with your car radio. This includes traditional holiday music as well as contemporary tunes. The World Wide Technology Raceway is only 5 minutes from downtown St. Louis. 

Although the 2020 holiday season will look different in many ways, you can count on these amazing Christmas Lights in St Louis to keep the spirit alive!

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