The best holiday events of 2016 near St. Louis, MO

Holiday events and festivals near St. Louis, MO

Holiday events and festivals near St. Louis, MO

The year 2016 is quickly on its way out and that means the holidays are fast approaching. For many people, this also means that holiday stress is rampant. Fortunately, our surrounding communities offer a variety of ways to relax and have some fun with family and friends. Whether you’re looking for an epic holiday light display or simply want to enjoy a nice parade, there are many ways to get into the holiday spirit near St. Louis, MO.


2016 meet Santa times near St. Louis, MO

Santa Express Train Ride Dec. 30, Train leaves at 4:45, 6;15, 7:30, 8:30 p.m. (Wed. – Sun) 1894 National Historic Landmark Terminal Prices vary

Meet Santa’s reindeerMeet Santa near St. Louis, MO 2016 Dec. 17, 3-5 p.m. First Missouri State Capitol 200 S. Main Street, Saint Charles, MO Free

Santa Parade Nov. 26 – Dec. 24 on Sat and Sun, 1:30 p.m. 500 S. Main Street, Saint Charles, MO Route: 1000 S. Main Street to the Jaycee Stage Free

2016 holiday light displays near St. Louis, MO

O’Fallon’s Celebration of Lights Nov. 25 – Dec. 30, Sun & Tue (6-9 p.m.), Fri & Sat (6-10 p.m.), Mon (closed to vehicle traffic, but open to train, wagon or sleigh rides by advance registration) Closed Christmas Day and Dec. 13 $10 per car (Tue special of $7 per non-commerical vehicle)

Never Enough Lights! Holiday Light Display Nov. 24 – Dec. 31, Sun-Thur (5-9 p.m.), Fri-Sat (5-10 p.m.) 607 Calamar Ct., O’Fallon, MO Free – Donation for local food pantry encouraged (donation box at site)

Holiday events 2016 near St. Louis, MO

Candlelight Reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” Nov. 30 – Dec. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. First Missouri State Capitol 200 South Main Street, Saint Charles, MO Free

Main Street Krampusnachts Nov. 30 – Dec. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Colonnade 151 N. Main Street, Saint Charles, MO Free

Christmas Traditions Nov. 26-Dec. 23, Sun. (12-5 p.m.), Wed. and Fri. (6:30-9 p.m.), Sat. (11 a.m.-9 p.m.) Historic Main Street 230 S. Main Street, Saint Charles, MO

Marshmellow Roast with Legends of Christmas Nov. 23 – Dec. 23 on Fridays, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Bike Stop Cafe 701 S. Riverside Drive, Saint Charles, MO Free


What is your favorite way to celebrate the holiday season? Let us know in the comments below! From all of us at Ed Napleton Honda St. Peters, we hope you have a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!