Wonderlight's Christmas in St. Louis is a dazzling display of Christmas lights synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking music, played through your car stereo. At this drive-through experience, you'll see shooting stars, floating snowflakes, dancing candy canes and lollipops, giant Christmas trees and five enchanting tunnels of lights.
Metro Theater Company presents a special virtual event for families featuring local and nationally known celebrities, athletes, first responders, media personalities, artists and civic leaders. A Christmas Carol: A St. Louis Virtual Holiday Reading brings the beloved holiday story of redemption, transformation, and goodwill to life and is appropriate for ages 6 and up.
Enjoy a delicious and magical morning with Santa during Pancakes with Santa at Union Station. You'll also meet the jolliest of elves! Every child can pose for pictures with Santa in the festively decorated Grand Hall and tell the Jolly Old Elf what they want for Christmas.
Your little ones can get into the holiday spirit at Gingerbread Paint & Play, where in addition to playtime in Play Street Museum, kiddos can enjoy painting and decorating their very own wood gingerbread house to take home.
Celebrate the season with the new Planetarium show Seasons Greetings. Viewers will discover the nature of our seasons and why the winter solstice has long been a time of celebration. This live star show lets you gaze up to the winter sky, but also look back at how the cultures are united in celebration during the winter season and how these celestial sights still influence our holidays today.
Bring your whole family for a festive holiday experience at the Saint Louis Zoo. Santa will be the guest of honor with treats for the kids and a delicious meal for everyone.
Engage in a virtual read-a-long brought to you by The Wilson School. You'll expand your home library with a new book each time, and enjoy an activity and snack afterwards. These virtual story times are free and are designed for blooming readers ages 3-6.
COCA presents a holiday classic like never before in Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol! Through hundreds of paper puppets, miniatures, silhouettes, and a live original score, Chicago-based performance collective Manual Cinema takes on the Charles Dickens classic with an imaginative and visually stunning twist specifically created for the 2020 holiday season.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Grant's Farm welcomes visitors this holiday season to the 2020 Holiday Fun Drive-Through Experience featuring dazzling light displays, a gingerbread village, Deer Park that has been transformed into a winter wonderland, and of course, the animals!
Extended your holiday fun into the evening at Magical Nights at The Magic House! Enjoy the twinkling light display after dark, story time with Mrs. Claus, cookies and milk, plus photos with Santa in his socially distanced sleigh. Reservations are required for this extremely limited-capacity (approximately 5% of full) event.