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Wentzville has a lot of festivities to offer the community during the holiday season. From races to carriage rides, to walk-thrus with reindeer, there is sure to be something for everyone! Check out our full event schedule below! The holiday fun runs Nov. 25-Dec. 30. More details will become available when the Fall/Winter Fun Times is released in August of 2022.

In the event of inclement weather, events may be canceled. Please check Rainout Line on the app or by visiting or call (636)322-6020 to check on the status of the event. 

Holiday Night Lights Drive-Thru
Nov. 25 through Dec 30.

HNL DTThe annual Wentzville Holiday Night Lights display at Rotary Park opens on Friday, Nov. 25. Enjoy a one-mile light display that features large illuminated commercial scenes and tunnels of twinkling lights. This holiday display is a great way to experience the magic and joy of the season close to home. Tickets will be made available for purchase fall of 2022.

Holiday Night Lights 5K and Fun Run
Date TBD at Rotary Park

RaceThe Holiday Night Lights 5K and Fun Run will take you through our amazing light display at Rotary Park just in time for the holiday season! Runners in the 5K will race through the paved sidewalks of Stonemoor Subdivision and into the rolling hills of Rotary Park. This race is fun for the entire family! Each runner will receive a custom fleece-blend crew sweatshirt, finisher medal and post-race snacks. Registration coming soon!

Holiday Night Lights Walk-Thru
Date TBD at Rotary Park. 

This walk-thru event allows participants to enjoy the Holiday Night Lights display at a slower, more intimate pace. Attendees will stroll through the one-mile light display, experience enchanted scenes, twinkling lights and joyful carolers. After walking the illuminated route, come inside the Kolb Building, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland with decorated trees from local businesses and organizations, enjoy refreshments and get your picture taken with Santa! Live reindeer will also be available for a festive holiday photograph! Tickets will be available for purchase fall of 2022.

To donate a tree from your business or organization, please contact or (636) 639-2085.

Sleigh Hayrides
Dates TBD

Sleigh Hay RidesBook a wintertime, tractor-pulled hayride through beautiful Rotary Park to tour the breathtaking Holiday Night Lights.  Sip hot chocolate, munch on cookies and listen to holiday music while sitting around the bonfire. The hayride will hold a maximum of 25 people, including lap children. Rides are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. You must register ahead of time. A two-week notice is required.  See schedule above for available dates. Registration will be made available fall of 2022.

Carriage Rides

Dates TBD

Carriage Rides Get into the holiday spirit by experiencing the Holiday Night Lights display on a majestic horse-drawn carriage and enjoy a magical trip through Rotary Park!  Rides are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis and you must register ahead of time.

Surprise your special someone by proposing during a romantic carriage ride! Limited days and times offered. In order to keep the surprise, please contact or (636) 639-2085. Registration will be made available fall of 2022.

Santa Saturdays
Saturdays in December

Website Calendar - Santa SaturdaysWhile you are enjoying your Saturday drive through the enchanted Holiday Night Lights display, we encourage you to stop by the Kolb Building which has been transformed into a Winter Wonderland and say hello to Santa. 

Letters to Santa
Santa will make his way to the North Pole before we know it! Children may write him a letter using the provided template. Please drop off your letter during your visit or in one of the special mailboxes at Progress Park Recreation Center, around downtown historic Wentzville and of course at the Kolb Building during Santa Saturdays. Mailboxes will be up in late November.

Thank you to our 2022 event sponsors!


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