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Ways to Celebrate Christmas in St. Louis

St. Louis comes alive during the Christmas season. Here's your guide to all things Christmas in St. Louis including holiday light displays, Christmas tree lightings, special events for kids and much more.

St. Louis Holiday Guide 2013
The holiday season is a busy time in St. Louis. There's so much going on that it's hard to know where to start. Here's a quick and easy guide to holiday shopping, Christmas light displays, holiday events and more in St. Louis.

Holiday Lights in St. Louis
For many families, going to see local holiday light displays is a favorite yearly tradition. It's a great way to jump-start your holiday spirit! So bundle up, jump in the car and spend an evening taking in some of these great holiday light displays.

2013 Holiday Events in St. Louis
The holiday season is here and there are so many ways to get into the spirit in St. Louis. Below are some of the events just begging to become an annual holiday tradition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah or Kwanzaa, there's something for everyone this holiday season.

Free Holiday Events in the St. Louis Area
The holiday season can be expensive, but there are ways to enjoy the season without spending money. Here are the best free holiday events in the St. Louis area.

Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park
Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park is one of the St. Louis area's most popular Christmas light displays. Here's information on hours of operation, admission prices and how to have a great time at Winter Wonderland.

Santa's Magical Kingdom in Eureka, Missouri
Millions of Christmas lights make Santa's Magical Kingdom in Eureka, Missouri, a special place to visit during the holidays. Here are details on hours of operation, admission prices and more at Santa's Magical Kingdom.

Celebration of Lights in O'Fallon, Missouri
O'Fallon, Missouri, glows with the spirit of Christmas at the Celebration of Lights at Fort Zumwalt Park. Here's information on hours of operation, admission prices and more for Celebration of Lights.

Way of Lights in Belleville, Illinois
The beauty of the Christmas season is on display each year at the Way of Lights at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine in Belleville. Here's information on hours of operation, admission policies and more for the Way of Lights.

Wild Lights at the St. Louis Zoo
Wild Lights is the annual Christmas light display at the St. Louis Zoo. Here's information for visitors about Wild Lights.

Photos of the Way of Lights Display at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine
The Way of Lights at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine in Belleville is one of the St. Louis area's most popular Christmas lights displays. Here are pictures of the display, which uses more than a million lights to tell the story of Jesus' birth. Visit the Shrine in Belleville, Illinois, just 10 mintues east of St. Louis.

Pictures of the Wild Lights Display at the St. Louis Zoo
The St. Louis Zoo lights up during the holidays with its annual Wild Lights display. Here are pictures from the St. Louis Zoo's Wild Lights display. Wild Lights runs Fridays through Sundays, November 28 - December 14, and then daily December 19 - 30, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, when the Zoo is closed.

Christmas Wonderland Light Display in Alton, Illinois
Christmas Wonderland is the biggest holiday light display in Alton, Illinois. The annual display is a tradition in Rock Spring Park.

Best Neighborhood Christmas Lights in St. Louis
Some St. Louisans really know how to decorate for the holidays. Here's information on where to go to see some of the best neighborhood Christmas lights in the St. Louis area.

Garden Glow Holiday Lights at Missouri Botanical Garden
The Missouri Botanical Garden lights up the holidays with a special Christmas light display called Garden Glow.

Holiday Night Lights in Wentzville
Holiday Night Lights is an annual Christmas light display in Wentzville, Missouri. The display is set up each year in Rotary Park. Here's information about dates, times, admission prices and more.

Holiday Lights - What is the Best Christmas Light Display in St. Louis
Christmas lights are a big part of the holidays for many St. Louisans. What is the best holiday light display in the St. Louis area?

Where to Get a Real Christmas Tree in the St. Louis Area
A real Christmas tree is a tradition in many St. Louis homes. Whether you cut down your own at a Christmas tree farm or pick the perfect one at a tree lot, here are the best places to get a real Christmas tree in the St. Louis area.

Pea Ridge Puts the Magic Back in Christmas Trees
Nothing beats a real Christmas tree, and Pea Ridge Forest outside St. Louis is great place to choose and cut your own tree. Make a trip to Pea Ridge part of your family's Christmas tradition.

Gardenland Express Holiday Train Show
The Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show is one of the top Christmas events at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. Here's information on this year's show.

Where to Have Breakfast with Santa in St. Louis
Many of the top attractions in St. Louis host Breakfast with Santa events during the holiday season. Here's information on when and where to attend.

Holiday Magic at America's Center
Holiday Magic is an annual event held at the America's Center in St. Louis. The celebration includes shopping, food, music, rides and more.

Christmas on the Hill - St. Louis' Italian Holiday Celebration
St. Louis' Hill neighborhood hosts an Italian Christmas celebration each year complete with a nativity walk, carriage rides and a free holiday concert.

Christmas Candlelight Tours at Daniel Boone Home
Visitors can enjoy the beauty of an old-fashioned holiday during Christmas Candlelight Tours at the historic Daniel Boone Home in Defiance, Missouri, near St. Louis

Where to Eat Out on Christmas
Here is information on restaurants in the St. Louis area that are open on Christmas Day.

What to Do on Christmas Day in St. Louis
When you're done opening presents on Christmas, you might be looking for something else to do. Here are the local restaurants, stores and attractions that are open on Christmas Day.

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