Now that Halloween is over and we’re getting ready to gobble down some turkey, it’s time to start thinking about the holiday season. No, we don’t mean what to gift your father-in-law—we’re talking about Christmas light shows and displays! You’ve only got a month-ish to check out the best Christmas lights in the St. Louis neighborhoods of St. Peters, St. Charles, and O’Fallon. So, chop-chop.
607 Calamar Court – O’Fallon, MO
Take the short trek to O’Fallon (Dardenne Prairie) to witness one of the largest and most dazzling Christmas light displays near St. Peters. The holiday decorations are turned on every season, from Black Friday to New Year’s Eve, and feature “mega trees,” gorgeously lit archways, and thousands of dangling lights. Tune into 90.1 FM to enjoy the synchronized Christmas light show from the comfort of your vehicle. (Probably a Toyota RAV4, right?)
For more details about these O’Fallon Christmas lights, go to the Never Enough Lights Facebook page and click that “Like” button.
Ford Zumwalt Park – O’Fallon, MO
The holiday season is alive and well in O’Fallon, that’s for sure. Each year, the city’s Celebration of Lights event pops up, offering families a front-row view of a Christmas spectacle. For 2019, the O’Fallon Christmas event begins on November 29 (Black Friday) and runs through December 30. Visitors can drive through Fort Zumwalt Park on most days—some dates are reserved for City Train and Holiday Stroll (walk) tours only—and see the holiday decorations. Admission is $10 for passenger vehicles.
74 Atwater Drive – St. Peters, MO
The homeowners at this Atwater Drive residence go all-in with their Christmas lights and decorations. Their display is always whimsical and exceptionally detailed. Drive through the neighborhood if you get a chance.
Rotary Park – Wentzville, MO
This year, Wentzville’s Holiday Night Lights at Rotary Park will feature more than just Christmas décor—it’ll also have live reindeer, carriage rides, a photo booth with Santa, carolers, sleigh hayrides and a hot cocoa station. The Tree Lighting and Parade will officially kick off the festivities on December 1, although the holiday lights show will run from November 29 to December 29, 2019. We recommend getting out of your warm vehicle and taking a walk through the park, as there are lots of sights to see and smells to smell.
2816 Diekamp Farm Trail – St. Charles, MO
It’s one of the most popular places in St. Charles to see Christmas lights as there’s something for everyone. The home features a well-manicured yard with loads of decorative candy canes—there’s a reason it’s known as “Candy Cane House”—tinsel, and hundreds of holiday lights.
Santa’s Magical Kingdom – Eureka, MO
If you live south of St. Peters, you probably already know about Santa’s Magical Kingdom. Situated next to Six Flags in Eureka, MO, this holiday amusement park in Jellystone Park features a very popular holiday light display. We’re talking millions upon millions of Christmas lights that stretch as far as the eye can see. In addition to holiday light displays, Santa’s Magical Kingdom also offers train and wagon rides, a brand-new Fantasy of Lights Runnel, and a gift shop that you’ll undoubtedly want to check out. The Eureka Christmas lights start on November 15, 2019, and run through January 5, 2020. Admission begins at $23 per vehicle.
18 Green Hill Lane – St. Peters, MO
This St. Peters Christmas light display is as charming as it is bright—and it’s plenty bright! Over 22,000 LED holiday lights are placed around the home, and viewers can watch all throughout the season.
Tilles Park – St. Louis, MO
For over three decades, St. Louis’s Winter Wonderland event has been a favorite holiday attraction for residents and visitors. Guests can take a walk or nighttime drive through Tilles Park to see Christmas lights, or embark on a magical carriage-drawn journey around the area. Admission runs from $6 (walk) to $10 (family vehicle) while carriage rides cost $12 and up. Winter Wonderland will operate nightly from November 22, 2019 to January 2, 2020.
32 Valley Gate Court – Lake St. Louis, MO
Tune into 96.1 FM when visiting this synchronized St. Louis Christmas light display. The decorates are animated and synced up to nearly a dozen holiday songs, so stick around for the whole show (and be sure to leave a donation for the Taylor Rozier’s Hope for a Cure Foundation).
Missouri Botanical Gardens – St. Louis, MO
From November 23, 2019 through January 4, 2020, the Missouri Botanical Gardens will celebrate the season by opening Garden Glow. This special St. Louis holiday event features more than one million dazzling Christmas lights and other festive treats for guests, including s’mores and hot chocolate. Ticket prices are also as cheap as $3 on Family Nights (Wednesdays). If you’re looking to spend an evening out with the family, Garden Glow is the place.
Grab a blanket, load up that Highlander, and hit the road this holiday because these St. Peters Christmas lights won’t watch themselves. If you need assistance getting your peepers in range of these festive decorations, allow Pappas Toyota to help. We have great Christmas deals on new Toyota models and used cars in St. Peters. Contact us at (636) 928-1212 to speak with a salesperson.
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