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Christmas Light Displays

Tis’ the season for spectacular light displays. We have several throughout our 22 counties that are sure to make the holidays brighter and the family memories last forever.

Festival of Lights – Clark County Fairgrounds, Marshall

Holiday Lights in the Park – Northside Park, Breese

Holiday Lights and Train Rides – Little Toot Railroad & Charley Brown Park, Flora


Magic of Lights at Gateway Motorsports Park

Magic of Lights is a dazzling 1.5-mile drive-through holiday lights show featuring more than 300 spectacular displays using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of St. Louis’s newest favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price. Magic of Lights is a great family entertainment value, and every ticket to Magic of Lights benefits Cardinals Care.

Lebanon’s Winter Wonderland – Horner Park, Lebanon

Christmas Lights in the Park – Carlyle City Park, Carlyle

Way of Lights – National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville


Du Quoin’s 18th Annual Holiday Lights Fair

Three-mile drive through Christmas lights display is open every night. Weekends in December, the beautifully decorated winter wonderland in Expo Hall will have vendors with items for sale, food, kids corner and musical entertainment.

Christmas Light Display – Olney City Park, Olney

Christmas Lights Wonderland – American Farm Heritage Museum

Fantasy of Lights in Centralia

Presented by the Centralia Foundation, Fantasy of Lights is a holiday tradition you won’t want to miss. Take a drive through Foundation Park to experience twinkling candy canes, golfing Santa, or Rudolf catching some rays. Don’t forget to visit 600 N. Pleasant Ave. for more Christmas displays and the challenge of finding “Wanda”! Open from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. each night at no charge. Don’t miss Santa who will be at his cottage on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Festival of Lights – Fairfield

Holiday Light Display – Coulterville City Park, Coulterville


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