Thank you to all those who visited, volunteered and worked to bring Celebration of Lights to life! We look forward to bringing you another amazing experience in 2023. Please note: Tickets purchased for the 2022 display will NOT be valid for the 2023 display. Information below, including dates, time, and prices are subject to change for 2023.

Monday, December 4, & Tuesday, December 5
6–8:30 p.m., Fort Zumwalt Park

Experience the magic of the holidays up close with walk-through nights at Celebration of Lights. Started in 1991, Celebration of Lights is a tradition for many families and attracts more than 10,000 individuals during the Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll.

Holiday Stroll (Tickets must be purchased in advance!)
  • Admission:  $5 per person; ages 2 and under are free.
  • Parking with free shuttle service to the Holiday Stroll: First Baptist Church of O’Fallon, 8750 Veterans Memorial Parkway; O’Fallon Christian Church, 9380 Veterans Memorial Parkway.
  • A fireworks display will occur over Lake Whetsel at 7:00 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. both nights. Each display will last approximately five minutes.
  • Pedestrians are welcome to bring strollers, wagons, walkers and wheelchairs, but no pets or dogs (except service dogs), motorized hoverboards, kids’ scooters, bikes or skateboards will be allowed.
  • Ticket sales are final and non-transferable.
  • Specialty rides will not be available these nights.
  • The event is held rain or shine!

Visitors may walk along the illuminated route, enjoy holiday music, visit with Santa and watch a fireworks show. Holiday gifts and food will be on sale from O’Fallon-based non-profit organizations. Fireworks displays at 7 and 7:45 p.m.

Local organizations and non-profits create festive, inventive holiday scenes
A holiday event isn't complete without a visit with Santa Claus!
Enjoy the Tunnel of Light, just one of many incredible light attractions
The stunning fireworks display is a highlight for families during the Holiday Stroll
Your whole family will get into the holiday spirit at Celebration of Lights
The entire park glows during this holiday event
Enjoy over a mile of holiday displays and dazzling lights
The Tunnel of Light is a popular photo spot for timeless memories

Drive Through the display or book a Specialty Ride

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I redeem our tickets on either night?

I didn't use some of the tickets I bought. Can I get a refund for the unused amount?

I need one more ticket! Can I please buy an extra?

If it's not sold out, can I buy tickets at the event?

Is there a list of things I can’t bring to the event?

Tickets are sold out. How can I still get tickets?

What is the distance of the Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll?

When is the fireworks display?

When tickets go on sale, how do I buy them?

Where do I park for the Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll?

Plan a route to Celebration of Lights

1000 Jessup Lane, O'Fallon, MO 63366

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