St. Louis Holiday Events

Celebrate the Joy of the Season at St. Louis Holiday Events

Within walking distance from the St. Louis Arch, Hyatt Regency is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays. Our downtown hotel is surrounded by exciting St. Louis holiday events, from the Festival of Lights and the Thanksgiving Day Parade to our Ultimate NYE Party, with live bands, a buffet dinner, and drinks. While you’re here, enjoy St. Louis style BBQ and local beer at the Brewhouse Historical Bar or warm up with hot cocoa or coffee at our Starbucks.

Festival of Lights at Kiener Plaza
November 18

Celebrate a St. Louis tradition at the Ameren Missouri Festival of Lights at Kiener Plaza in downtown. Kick off the holiday season with entertainment and music, the lighting of the Salvation Army Tree of Lights, Winterfest skating rink and fireworks.

Thanksgiving Day Parade 
November 23

Head down to the 32nd Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade, which travels from 7th Street and Market Street in Downtown St. Louis. The parade features musical floats, colorful displays, giant helium balloons, antique cars and firetrucks, marching bands and, of course, Santa Claus.

Hyatt Regency St. Louis’ Ultimate NYE Party
December 31

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch at our Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party. This popular St. Louis holiday event features a full dinner buffet, open bar, Champagne toast, party favors and a confetti drop at midnight. Dance the night away to the live music from local bands - Dr. Zhivegas and Groovethang. Book our special package with overnight accommodations, and ring in the New Year in style.

  • Ultimate NYE Standard Room Package: Overnight stay and two party ticketsstarting at $349.
  • Party Only Tickets: $129 each. Tickets on-sale at

St. Louis Zoo Wild Lights 
November 24 – December 30

Get wild during the holiday season at the St. Louis Zoo. Stroll through the Zoo's captivating holiday wonderland with 500,000 twinkling lights, illuminated animal exhibits, and seasonal music. Named one of the top zoo light displays by USA Today, the U.S. Bank Wild Lights is a festive family tradition.

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