101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in St. Louis- 2019 | Kids Out and About St. Louis

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in St. Louis- 2019

 

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Santa Sightings

Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Breakfast with Santa at Eckert's Christmas Tree Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 23 PJ’s and Pancakes Cruise with Santa Claus
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Breakfast for Dinner with Santa at Eckert's Christmas Tree Farm
Dec 1  Photos with Santa at Edwardsville Children's Museum
Dec 1 and 8 Breakfast with Santa at The Magic House
Multiple dates starting Dec 5 Pizza with Santa in Eureka
Dec 6 Pet Photos with Santa in Crestwood
Dec 7 Claus and Paws at The Lodge Des Peres
Dec 7 Lunch and Bingo with Santa in Wentzville
Dec 7 Pictures with Santa as Westport Plaza
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 Breakfast with Santa at the Saint Louis Zoo
Dec 7 Cookies with Claus at The Lodge Des Peres
Dec 8 Brunch with Santa and Fredbird at Cardinals Museum
Dec 8  Breakfast with Santa in Godfrey
Dec 8 Santa Skate in Brentwood
Multiple dates starting Dec 10 Santa's House in the City of Festus
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 Supper with Santa at Missouri Botanical Garden
Dec 14 Pet Photos with Santa in Brentwood
Multiple dates starting Dec 16 Dinner with Santa at the Saint Louis Zoo

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 29 Sleigh Rides at Rotary Park
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Belleville Santa House
Nov 30 Pioneer Christmas Village at Camp Lakewood
Dec 7 Christmas at the Laborer's House
Dec 13 - 14 An Old Fashioned Christmas at Campbell House Museum
   
   

 

Light Displays

Nov 22 Tree of Lights in Dardenne Prairie
Multiple dates starting Nov 22 Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden
Multiple dates starting Nov 22 Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park
Nov 23 The Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights at Kiener Plaza
Nov 23 Eureka Holiday Tree Lighting
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Holiday Night Lights Drive Through at Rotary Park
Dec 1 Wentzville Tree Lighting
Multiple dates starting Dec 2 Holiday Decorating Contest in the City of Brentwood
Dec 2 Holiday Night Lights Walk Through at Rotary Park
Multiple dates starting Dec 6 Christmas Candlelight Tours at The Historic Daniel Boone Home
Dec 9 City of Brentwood Holiday Party
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 Indoor Computerized Christmas Light Show
Multiple dates starting Dec 19 Holiday Lights Tour at Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary

 

 

Holiday Theatre

Nov 14 - 15 A Christmas Carol at Edison Theatre
Nov 20 - 21 Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at The Fabulous Fox
Nov 26 The Hip Hop Nutcracker at The Fabulous Fox
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 The Nutcracker at UMSL Touhill Performing Arts Center
Nov 29 - 30 Cirque Dreams Holidaze at The Fabulous Fox
Multiple dates starting Dec 6 White Christmas at Marcus Wehrenberg Ronnies Cinema
Multiple dates starting Dec 6 ELF at Marcus Wehrenberg Ronnies Cinema
Multiple dates starting Dec 6 How The Grinch Stole Christmas at Marcus Wehrenberg Ronnies Cinema
Dec 9 A Very Postmodern Christmas at The Pageant
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 It's a Wonderful Life at Marcus Wehrenberg Ronnies Cinema
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 The Polar Express at Marcus Wehrenberg Ronnies Cinema
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation at Marcus Wehrenberg Ronnies Cinema
 Dec 14 A Pirate Christmas Carol at Sugarcubed
 Dec 18 The Nutcracker Narrated at UMSL Touhill Performing Arts Center
 Dec 19 The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical at Stifel Theatre

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 22 Straight No Chaser at The Fabulous Fox
Nov 23 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at The Fabulous Fox
Nov 29 The Nutcracker at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Dec 4 Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Dec 6 Jim Brickman A Christmas Celebration at the Touhill Performing Arts Center
Dec 7 St. Louis Children’s Choirs: Holiday Magic at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Dec 8 Jazz for the Holidays at Touhill Performing Arts Center
Dec 10 Bach Society Christmas Candlelight Concert at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 Mercy Holiday Celebration at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Dec 13 Santa Jam at Stifel Theatre
Dec 14 HOME FOR CHRISTMAS CONCERT at Salem United Methodist Church
Dec 14 Merry TubaChristmas at Macy's Saint Louis Galleria
Dec 18 - 19 A Gospel Christmas with Kennedy Holmes at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Multiple dates starting Dec 20 Home Alone at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Dec 20 Sing! An Irish Christmas at Stifel Theatre
Dec 26 TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA at the Enterprise Center

 

Christmas Tree Experience

Open Now  E.H. Glueck & Co. and Christmas Trees
Opening Nov 17  Country Pines Christmas Tree Farm
Opening Nov 17  Sullivan Farms Christmas Trees
Opening Nov 23  Pea Ridge Forest Christmas Tree Farm
Opening Nov 23  Eckert's Christmas Tree Farm
Opening Nov 29  Christmas Traditions Tree Farm
Opening Nov 29  Heritage Valley Tree Farm
Opening Nov 29  Meert Tree Farm
Opening Nov 29  Brushy Fork Pines Christmas Tree Farm
Opening Nov 28 Tangled Tinsel Christmas Tree Farm

 

Ice Skating

Opened Nov 1 Webster Groves Ice Arena
Opening Nov 15 Steinberg Skating Rink
Opening Nov 23 Winterfest Skating at Kiener Plaza

 

Hanukkah

Dec 21 Havdalah and Hanukah with PJ Library, Brodsky Library, and CJL
Dec 22 Chanukah: Festival of Lights at Missouri Botanical Gardens

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Multiple dates starting Nov 22 Fenton Winter Market
Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Market at Winterfest
Nov 24 Holiday Pop and Shop at Four Seasons Hotel
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Belleville Christkindlmarkt
Dec 7 and 8 OBPA Holiday Craft Fair at Oakville Senior High School
Dec 14 Holiday Zootique at Saint Louis Zoo
Dec 14 Fenton Holiday Craft Fair/Boutique

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 30 NYE in Fenton
Dec 31 New Year's at Noon at Edwardsville Children's Museum
Dec 31 Noontime New Year’s Eve at The Magic House
Dec 31 Noon Year’s Eve Celebration at Missouri Historical Society
Dec 31  Winter Getaway at Missouri Historical Society
Dec 31 BMO Wealth Management New Year's Eve Celebration at St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Dec 31 Flipside NYE Overnighter
Dec 31 Rockin' New Year's Family Celebration at YMCA Trout Lodge
Dec 31 St. Peters New Year's Eve Lock-In
Dec 31 NEW YEAR’S EVE AT NOON at The Lodge Des Peres
Dec 31 NYE Celebrations - Multiple St. Louis County locations

 

Miscellaneous

Nov 17 Belleville Gingerbread Contest
Nov 23 KIDS CANVAS PAINTING- Elf on the Shelf at Wild About Art
Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Holiday Fun Gingerbread House Workshop at Eckert's Christmas Tree Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Holiday in the Park at Six Flags
Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Winterfest at Gateway Arch Park
Nov 24 KIDS CANVAS PAINTING- Charlie Brown Christmas Tree at Wild About Art
Nov 29 Belleville Santa Parade
Nov 30 Toys for Tots at Grant's Farm
Dec 4 Disney Junior Holiday Tour
Dec 6 Godfrey Snowflake Festival
Dec 6 - 12  PSYCHEDELIC CHRISTMAS THEMED WEEK at YMCA Trout Lodge
Dec 7  Gingerbread Workshop at Edwardsville Children's Museum
Dec 7  Visiting Artist Series: The Elves and the Shoemaker at The Magic House
Dec 7 KIDS CANVAS PAINTING- THE GRINCH at Wild About Art
Dec 7 City of Festus Winterfest
Dec 7 Belleville Gingerbread Run/Walk
Dec 7 Winter Wonderland at Rossman School
Dec 8 Belleville Candlelight Tour
Dec 8 Holiday Night Lights Run in Wentzville
Dec 13 St. Nick Pup Pics in Fenton
Dec 14 and 15 Winter Celebrations at Saint Louis Art Museum
Dec 15 KIDS CANVAS PAINTING- The Nativity at Wild About Art
Dec 15 Brentwood Winter Carnival
Dec 17 Pint Size Holiday Party at Crestwood Community Center
Multiple dates starting Dec 19 Sugarplum Fairy Dining at UMSL Touhill Performing Arts Center

 

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