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Friday, November 22, 2019

St. Charles County Holiday Events 2019

St. Charles County Holiday Events 2019

Happy holidays from St. Charles County, Missouri! St. Charles County has many different types of holiday events to choose from this time of year. The season brings shorter days and longer nights that are perfect for sparkling lights, hot cocoa by the fire and festive holiday events. We’ve put together a handy list of the many different holiday events to choose from. The list is ordered by event start date. If you know of any St. Charles County holiday events missing from this list, contact us and we'll get them added.


The Meadows of Lake Saint Louis Mayor Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 22 from 6-8pm
Clock Tower Plaza in Lake St. Louis
Join us in the clock tower plaza on Friday, November 22nd from 6-8pm for the annual Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony with Lake Saint Louis Mayor, Kathy Schweikert. Celebrate the season with holiday songs from the Green Tree Elementary School Choir, complimentary carriage rides, and a special visit from Santa! Purchase cookies, coffee and hot chocolate from Roasted Coffee & Wine Bar AND, because it’s the season of giving, each person that brings a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots will get a $5 gift card to Prados. Free event.

Treasure Chest Holiday Expo 2019
12th Annual Treasure Chest Holiday Expo!
November 22, 23 and 24

St. Charles Convention Center
The Treasure Chest Holiday Expo offers unique, often one-of-a-kind products, and fun party atmosphere. The event welcomes back highly anticipated returning vendors; and are especially pleased about a great assortment of new, exciting and unique items being offered by new vendors. They'll have over 200 booths with arts, crafts, gourmet goodies, home decor, unique gift items, and more. Find just the right gift for everyone on your list this year. Free admission, free parking, raffles and door prizes throughout the weekend.

O'Fallon Celebration of Lights

November 29 through December 30
Fort Zumwalt Park, 1000 Jessup Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366
Celebration of Lights is a holiday light display held at Fort Zumwalt Park. Each scene is designed and funded by local organizations, churches and businesses. Started in 1991, the event attracts more than 10,000 vehicles each year and more than 10,000 individuals during the Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll. There are no reservations needed to drive through the exhibit. And don’t miss the Old Fashioned Holiday Stroll version of the event where one can walk through the Celebration of Lights on December 9th and 10th. Check their website (link above) for admission fees.

Holiday Train Display and Cookie Decorating

November 30 from 10:00am-5:00pm
St. Charles County Heritage Museum - 1630 Heritage Landing, St. Charles, MO 63303
Explore local history this holiday season when you visit the St. Charles County Heritage Museum's annual train display! Bring your family and friends to see the historical Katy Railroad-themed scenes; this year's display includes extended tracks and new St. Charles County landmark model buildings. Adults and children of all ages will delight in the sights and sounds of the trains as they make their way through part of the museum. In addition to the train display, guests may also tour the exhibits at the museum, which focus on the sporting heritage of St. Charles County. Opening day will also include free holiday cookie decorating (and eating), while supplies last.

St. Charles Christmas Traditions Event 2019

Christmas Traditions Festival
November 30 – December 22
Wednesdays 6-9:00PM, Fridays 6-9:00PM, Saturdays 10:00AM-9:00PM, Sundays 12-5:00PM
Historic Main Street: 230 S. Main St., Saint Charles, MO 63301
Capture in your mind the essence, that time in America when life was simpler, and Christmas was elegant and magical.  Regardless of the evening or weekend you choose to visit Christmas Traditions®, you will find decorated, brick-lined streets, harmonious carolers, unique historic characters and an abundance of shopping and dining opportunities.  There’s something for everyone this holiday season.


Nutcracker Tea
December 1 and 8 From 2-4pm
Foundry Art Centre
Don your finest tea apparel and visit the "Land of Sweets" for Nutcracker Tea! Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland full of art activities, treats, and an accompanied ballet performance. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for adult members, $15 for children 12 and under, and $13.50 for children members. Don't miss this holiday favorite at the Foundry Art Centre. Tickets must be purchase by November 24th. 

Wentzville Holiday Night Lights 2019

Wentzville Holiday Night Lights
December 2 Through the Holiday Season
Rotary Park, Wentzville
Walk, carriage ride or sleigh ride through a multitude of lights featuring beautiful scenes and tunnels of twinkling light. This year, there will be LIVE REINDEER, a photo booth with Santa, cookies, hot chocolate and carolers! The cost for admission is $3 in advance and $5 day of, per person. Costs for carriage and sleigh rides at the link.

Gateway Ringers Holiday Concert 2019

The Gateway Ringers Holiday Concert
December 6 at 7:30pm
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 8945 Veterans Memorial Parkway, O’Fallon, Mo 63366
The Gateway Ringers are members of the Handbell Musicians of America. This auditioned community handbell group performs using five octaves of Malmark handbells & six octaves of Malmark Choirchimes®. See their fantastic holiday concert at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

St. Peters 30th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony to Feature Holiday Hop with Butch Wax and the Hollywoods
December 6 at 6:30pm

St. Peters City Hall, One St. Peters Centre Blvd., St. Peters, MO
Bring the family and enjoy the music, then step outside for the lighting of the tree! Other groups performing at the ceremony will be: Childbloom Guitar Program of St. Charles County, directed by Chris Peleshenko; Fort Zumwalt East High School Orchestra, directed by Jocelyn Garner; and Lindenwood University’s Voices Only, directed by Pam Grooms. Following the music is the countdown to the lighting of the tree, and photo opportunities with Santa in the City Hall lobby. Free Event.

Christmas Candlelight Walk
December 6, 7, 13, 14 from 6:00-10:30pm
Daniel Boone Historic Site
Thousands of candles illuminate a world on the edge of the frontier. Step back into the early 1800s to experience Christmas as it was celebrated in the past with stories, music and hot cider. Limited tickets are available. Reservations are highly recommended.

Augusta Candlelight Christmas Walk
December 6 & 13,  5:00-10:00pm
Downtown Augusta
Experience more than a thousand luminaries lighting the historic town of Augusta, Missouri at the 37th Annual Candlelight Christmas Walk. Catch a ride on a free antique trolley or join in the scavenger hunt. Shop boutiques and galleries for holiday gifts including hand-blown glass, paintings and jewelry. Enjoy food vendors, restaurants, wineries & brewery decked for the season and serving traditional holiday fare.

Holiday House Tour
December 7, 3:00-6:00pm
Augusta, Mo
Step back in time as you walk (or drive) the quaint, picturesque streets of Augusta and tour five beautifully decorated homes for the second annual Augusta Christmas House Tour. The festivities include wine tasting by Montelle and Augusta Wineries at the historic Harmonie Verein. Admission: $15.00 Children under 12 free. Ticket price includes the house tour, wine tasting and a free souvenir Augusta wine Glass.

Santa's North Pole Dash and Children's Snowman Shuffle
December 7
Historic St. Charles
Watch or join in this fun fundraiser for the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce, now in its ninth year and gaining popularity. Come join the fun in historic downtown St. Charles. Children's dash as well as 5k and 1-mile walk also can be enjoyed. Children's Dash begins at 8:00 am at Riverside Drive & Jefferson 5K & 1-Mile Walk starts at 8:30 am at Riverside Drive & Pike Street. Click the link for more detailed information.

St. Charles Municipal Band Holiday Concert
December 10 from 7:00-9:00pm
J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts
The Concert Band will open the concert at 7 PM after a short intermission at 8 PM  the Big Band with vocalist will close out the evening entertainment. There is plenty of parking all around the Center with full handicap access. The Holiday Concert is free with no tickets required.  Santa Claus has promised a visit to greet children of all ages.  Free event.

Winter Wonderland on Ice 2019

Winter Wonderland on Ice Show
December 13 at 7:00pm and December 14 at 5:00pm
St. Peters Rec-Plex, 5200 Mexico Road, St. Peters, Mo 63376
Celebrate the holidays as the Rec-Plex North ice rink comes to life and turns into an enchanted Winter Wonderland on Ice. The best Rec-Plex solo skaters and synchronized skating teams will dazzle audiences with the beauty and skill of their original programs. Beloved holiday characters join in the festivities to make this a delightful event for the whole family. Tickets go on sale Nov. 26 at the St. Peters Rec-Plex, 5200 Mexico Road.  Rec-Plex passholders—$8.50/adult, $6.50/child (12 and under) and $6.50/seniors (55-over); General Public—$9.50/adult, $7.50/child and $7.50/seniors

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There you have it. Get out there and be merry this season! Every day is a gift to make the most of. Join our wonderful communities in St. Charles County and make memories to last a lifetime. And if you're looking for a home in St. Charles County this holiday season, put The Boehmer Team to work for you. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The Boehmer Team!

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