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10 Festive and Fun Holiday Events for Your Family This Holiday Season

Your family's holiday season won't be complete without these St. Louis holiday experiences.

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Family New Year's Eve Party at City Museum
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Visit City Museum for a New Year's Eve Party for the whole family! Play games like Jenga, cornhole and more, and sing your heart out doing karaoke to your favorite holiday tunes. To celebrate the new year, visitors can pop the balloons from the balloon drop at 8:30 p.m. and enter a raffle to win prizes. There will also be a "champagne" toast to 2023!

 

 

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Elf in Concert
Thursday, December 29, 2022
Friday, December 30, 2022

Celebrate the holidays with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra! Enjoy the family film Elf with a live symphony playing the score while the full film plays on the big screen. 

 

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Cocoa & Cookies with Santa
Friday, December 9, 2022

Celebrate the holidays at MADE for Kids and enjoy Cocoa and Cookies with Santa! You can take photos with Cocoa Santa and Mrs. Clause, create personalized gifts for family and friends and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies. 

 

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Flannels & Flapjacks
Saturday, December 10, 2022

Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa at The Lodge in Des Peres. You'll have a yummy breakfast and get to take photos with Santa! Santa will also accept wish lists, so be sure to bring yours. You'll be taking pictures with your own camera. 

 

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Santa Saturday at A Christmas Carol
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Saturday, December 17, 2022

Don't miss Santa Saturdays at A Christmas Carol!  Get in the spirit and enjoy a matinee and pictures with Santa! Pictures will be taken after the show and are FREE.

 

 

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Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt at Faust Park

Someone has left candy canes all over the grounds of Faust Park. Bring your flashlights to help find them! When kids arrive at Faust Park for the Candy Cane Hunt, they'll receive a bag to decorate and use to collect candy canes. Please dress for the weather.

 

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

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.

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Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Garden

More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.

 

 

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Family Night With Fredbird
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Bring your family to Cardinals Nation Restaurant & Bar on select Wednesday nights this off season for Family Night with Fredbird! Meet Fredbird from 6:30-7:30 p.m., play games and win prizes! Kids 12 and under eat free per adult meal purchased.

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