Must see Christmas lights of 2020 season


Ainslee Harkins

Never Enough Lights

Never Enough Lights- 607 Calamar Ct, O’Fallon, MO 63368

Video: Ainslee Harkins Wish You a Merry Christmas, Roasted Turkey

Cost: $0

Highlights: This light display is located within 10 minutes of Howell. It is open starting Nov. 27 every night from 5 to 9 p.m. The light display on the house is synchronized to music. There is different music every night ranging from “Blue Christmas” by Elvis Presley to “It’s Raining Tacos” by Parry Gripp. While it is free all donations in the dropbox in front of the house go to the Hope Ministries Food Pantry.


Wonderlights Christmas-  700 Raceway Blvd, Madison, IL 62060

World Wide Technology RaceWay

Cost: $7 per person or $30 per carload

Highlights: Wonderlights Christmas is open from Nov. 20 to Jan. 3 from 5 to 10 p.m. The attraction is located in Madison, Illinois just outside of the St. Louis area. It’s comprised of a two mile drive on the World Wide Technology Raceway of one million LED lights synchronized to music. 



Anheuser-Busch Brewery Lights- 1200 Lynch St, St. Louis, MO 63118

Holiday Lights at Anheuser Busch headquarters, St. Louis, Missouri

Cost: $0

Highlights: Due to Covid-19 the brewery lights will be a drive through only event. The event is free and they are taking donations on Friday and Saturday nights of packaged food for the St. Louis Food Bank. The lights will be open from Nov. 15 to Dec. 30 from 5 p.m. to 12 A.M.







Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park- 9551 Litzsinger Rd, St. Louis, MO 63124

St. Louis County Parks

Cost: $10 per vehicle

Highlights: Open from Nov 20 to Jan 2 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The park offers both car drive through and carriage rides through the lights-carriage rides are an extra cost. These lights can get busy from 6:30 to 7:30 P.M and might have a long wait, so it’s better to go either earlier or later in the night.



Way of Lights at Our Lady of the Snows-442 S Demazenod Dr, Belleville, IL 62223

Cost: $0

Highlights: Located just outside of St. Louis the Way of Lights is a drive through event. The lights span the entirety of the shrine of Our Lady of the Snows. The display has been open since 1970 and they accept donations that go towards funding the next year of lights.


Garden Glow at the Botanical Gardens-4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63110

Botanical garden glow from the STL Botanical Garden’s Facebook. (Ning He)

Cost: $20 per person

Highlights: The Garden Glow at the Botanical Gardens allows guests to walk through the park decorated with lights. Due to Covid-19 the Garden Glow will be running at 25% capacity, so there will be limited tickets for this event. It is open from Nov. 11 to Jan. 2 from 5 to 10 p.m. 



U.S Bank Wild Lights at the St. Louis Zoo-1 Government Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis Zoo website (Micah)

Cost: $13 per person

Highlights: While getting to walk around and visit the animals at the St. Louis Zoo guests also have the opportunity to see the lights in the park. Other amenities include open fire pits, weekend entertainment, and food services. The display will be open Nov. 27 to Jan. 2 from 

5 to 8:30 p.m. Guests must reserve their time slots for the event.


Holiday in the Park-4900 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO 63025

Cost: $30 online $60 at the park per person

Highlights: Nov. 21 to Jan. 3 Six Flags hosts Holiday in the Park. All rides will be open during the event, so guests have the opportunity to see lights and ride rollercoasters at the park. The lights will be open from 5 to 10 p.m. There will be a limited capacity due to Covid-19, so guests must make reservations to visit the lights.


Santa’s Magical Kingdom at Jellystone Park-5300 Fox Creek Rd, Pacific, MO 63069

Cost: $25 per vehicle (Cash Only) 

Highlights: Santa’s Magical Kingdom is open Nov. 20 to Jan.10 from 5:30 to 11 p.m. The event is drive through only and includes multiple drive through scenes that guests can drive through. Lines can get long for this attraction, so it is advised to go later in the night to avoid the line.


Celebration of Lights at Fort Zumwalt Park-1000 Jessup Dr W, O’Fallon, MO 63366

Brookdale Farm’s Celebration of the lights. (

Cost: $12 per vehicle

Highlights: Put on by the City of O’Fallon since 1991 the Celebration of Lights is open from Nov. 27 to Dec. 30.

There are no reservations needed. The display is open from 6 to 10 p.m. Dec 7 & 8. the display will be hosting a Holiday Stroll where guests can walk through the display for $5 a person.