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Brewery Lights at Anheuser-Busch

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 12/30/2023
Witness and experience the magic of more than a million twinkling lights during the annual Brewery Lights at the Anheuser-Busch St. Louis Brewery. Starting on November 18th, guests are invited to stroll down Pestalozzi Street to marvel as the brewery is turned into a remarkable holiday experience with something for everyone.

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Brewery Lights dates: Nov., 18, 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, 30 and Dec. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8,9,10,14,15,16,17,21,22,23,27,28,28,30

Will there be a drive-thru option this year?

Yes – Every Monday thru Wednesday starting November 20th.

DRIVE THRU CLOSED: Nov. 22, 29, Dec. 4, 6, 12, 13, 25

On these nights, the public is free to enter and exit Pestalozzi Street at the main gate located at Busch Place and Arsenal. They're allowed to start entering at 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

What is new this year?

·  Enhanced parade with Clydesdales (Vintage truck, street performers etc)

·   25ft long light curtains

·   Giant Branded Nutcrackers

·  Yule Groove interactive stage performance (2x a night!)

·   Brewhouse and Old School House Museum will be open and decked out in holiday gear

Will Brewery Lights be canceled if it rains?

Brewery Lights is rain or shine. However, the parade will be canceled if there is rain. If the parade is canceled, we will post on our social channels. Please e-mail if you would like to reschedule due to the parade cancellation!

 Do you require reservations for Brewery Lights?

Reservations are required for Brewery Lights 2023. Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis, so we recommend booking in advance to ensure your spot.  

When can I show up to Brewery Lights?

In order to avoid lines, we advise that you show up within the hour of your allotted time slot. If you purchase a 5pm slot, please arrive between 5-5:59pm.

Will Brewery Lights have the Fire Pits and Igloo experiences this year?

Fire Pits will be back as well as our Heated Hospitality Tent. No igloos this year.

Will the Clydesdales be at Brewery Lights and can we get a photo with them?

Yes, our world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be at Brewery Lights. Make sure to stick around for the nightly parades (7:30pm) which will include floats, trolley, and of course the Clydesdales! Be sure to preorder your Brewery Lights Souvenir Photo at check out to get your picture taken with them! 

Will the Gift Shop be open?

Yes, our Gift Shop will be open, perfect for finding holidays gifts for yourself or loved ones! It will close each night at 9:00 pm. 

 Where do I check in?

Check-in for Brewery Lights will take place in our front parking lot. All guests (21+) will receive a complimentary beer before entering our check-in tent. Plan for about a 10-minute wait during the check-in process. Note: VIP tickets have a separate entrance. 

Can we bring our pet?

While we love all animals, only service animals are allowed at Brewery Lights. We do encourage everyone to visit our world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales.   

What food will be available?

Our Biergarten will have a variety of food, such as toasted ravioli, chili, brats & much more, available for purchase. Food is available from 5:00pm-8:00pm 

You may also purchase a Fire Pit Package to receive a private, all-you-can-eat buffet along with a s'mores kit!

How late are you serving beer?

All beer sales will end at 9:00 pm nightly.

Where do I receive my complimentary beer that is included with my ticket price?

Guests will receive their beer once they check in in the parking lot.

Do children enter for free?

Children 5 and under enter for free with a General Brewery Lights Admission Ticket. However, if a VIP package is purchased, children over the age of 1 need to be counted towards your final number. Please note this is due to buffet access.

What activities are there for kids?

Our Kid's Winter Wonderland is back again and better than ever before! This Wonderland includes a free Train Ride, Munchkin DJ Radio playing every night, children's inflatable obstacle course and our Ice Maze.

Does it cost to park?

Parking is free this year at a first come, first serve basis. Note: VIP tickets have preferred parking. 

What does a Brewery Lights reservation include?

Your Brewery Lights reservation includes Free Parking, A Complimentary 16 oz Beer, a 10-minute Light Show extending down to the end of the street, 50' tall Digital Holiday Tree & our newly enhances Kid Winter Wonderland, all surrounded by dazzling light displays and plenty of photo opportunities. 

If you are interested in even more festivities, you can purchase a Fire Pit Package, Souvenir Photo, or a S'mores Kit! 

What is included in a VIP ticket?

Fire Pit Package:

Access to the Heated Hospitality Tent & Private Restrooms

**NEW** live music in the tent

Complimentary Beer/Soft Drinks

Brewery Lights Souvenir Cups for each guest

Private Fire Pit Seating (8-12 guests)

One Complimentary Ornament & Bag for your group

Buffet (6-8pm) & S'mores kits

Preferred Parking


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1127 Pestalozzi Street
St. Louis, MO, 63118
United States
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