Weekend Events, December 23, 24, and Christmas Day: Light Displays, Santa Send-Off

Christmas Wreath

Merry Christmas from 70 West Sentinel! Even though it’s a holiday weekend, there are still some events to check out around town, including the drive-through light displays in O’Fallon and Wentzville.

Want your event included in our weekend round-up? Just send your information to tammy@70WestSentinel.com.


Friday, December 23

  • Extra recreational swimming hours at the Renaud Spirit Center, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Bingo, doors open 5 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., American Legion Post 323, Wentzville. Smoking and nonsmoking available, 50/50, attendance prizes, concessions available.
  • Celebration of Lights, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fort Zumwalt Park, O’Fallon. $10 per car.
  • Holiday Night Lights, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Rotary Park, Wentzville. $8 per car.
  • Christmas Traditions, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Historic Main Street, St. Charles. Jack Frost and Friends, 7 p.m. at Berthold Square. Marshmallow Roast with the Legends of Christmas, 7 p.m. at Bike Stop Café. Candlelight procession to the gazebo, 8:45 p.m.
  • Public Stargazing, 7 p.m., Broemmelsiek Park. Weather permitting, telescopes available. Free, registration required for large groups.
  • At the Meadows, Lake Saint Louis: Santa pictures 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., free carriage rides, noon to 4 p.m., free gift wrapping, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, December 24

  • Holiday hours at the Renaud Spirit Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Recreational swim 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Traditions Closing Ceremony and Santa Send-Off, 1:30 p.m., parade from 1000 South Main Street to Jaycee Stage in Frontier Park.
  • At the Meadows, Lake Saint Louis: free gift wrapping, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free carriage rides, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Celebration of Lights, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fort Zumwalt Park, O’Fallon. $10 per car.
  • Holiday Night Lights, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Rotary Park, Wentzville. $8 per car.

Sunday, December 25

Have a wonderful Merry Christmas!