Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Annual Way of Lights | Kids Out and About St. Louis

Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Annual Way of Lights

Wintertime sparkles at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows as the Annual Way of Lights Christmas display illuminates the grounds. Since 1970, the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate have invited one and all to make the Way of Lights a part of their family tradition. This breathtaking display focuses on the birth of Christ, the one true light of the world. Donations are accepted to help us continue bringing this family tradition to our community each year.

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Way of Lights Hours:

Outdoor Light Display 5-9 pm nightly

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas & New Year’s Day. (Outdoor light display will remain open.)


Military Mondays

Show your military ID to get: $1 off a camel ride

Discount is for the immediate family members of military personnel.


Family Night Tuesdays

Tuesday is a fabulous night to visit the Way of Lights to avoid large crowds and enjoy discounts on activities such as camel rides!

Family Night Discounts:

  • Kettle Corn – $.50 off any size
  • Camel and Pony Rides – $1.00 off
  • Buy one, get one free on carrots to feed the animals

Special Events & Activities

Girls Day Out
Saturday, November 20

Christmas Eve Mass
Friday, December 24
5 pm – Livestreamed available at
8 pm

Christmas Day Mass
Saturday, December 25
9 am – Livestreamed available at

Way of Lights Run
Sunday, January 2, 2022

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


442 South De Mazenod Drive
Belleville, IL, 62223-1023
United States


618-397-6700 or 1-800-682-2879
Contact name: 
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
Email address: 
5-9 pm
Free - donations accepted


All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids