holiday events in St. Louis 2018

Grinchmas on South Grand

The Grinch will arrive on south Grand to spread some holiday cheer and raise funds for Shriners Hospitals for Children. For a $7 donation to the hospital ($5 with a toy donation), participants can have their photo taken with the Grinch.

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The Shoemaker and Santa's Elves

Christmas is around the corner and the Shoemaker and his family can't seem to make enough shoes to pay their rent. When the landlord threatens to kick them out, it's up to Santa and his elves to save the day!

 

 

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Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Garden

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

 

 

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Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar at Purina Farms

The Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar is a family-friendly event especially for dogs and kids! This St. Louis-favorite returns to the state-of-the-art Purina Event Center the weekend of Dec. 15-16 and offers fun for all ages, including a Kids Activity Area and photos with Santa. Admission and parking are free, and no reservations are necessary.

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Tuesday Tails

Visit the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri for a free story time for preschoolers and help foster their love of animals.

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