Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

It's Santa's Kingdom 

We're just driving through it

Holiday magic is an intangible yet very real part of the season. At Santa's Magical Kingdom, the beaming drive-through light display in Eureka, there's magic in spades — along with healthy doses of whimsy, wonder and general Christmas glee. The reason? This kingdom is revealed but once a year, so the elves who live here are able to conserve joy in the off-season and dish it out with heavy little hands from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. nightly through Sunday, January 4. Santa's helpers have got so much joy, in fact, that even if the new laptop you were dreaming of unwrapping on Christmas morn manifested as a hideous holiday sweater, a slow roll through St. Nick's realm is almost guaranteed to bring some merry feelings closer to the surface. Plus, a portion of your vehicle's $17 admission fee supports the Children's Miracle Network — we've heard somewhere that it's better to give than to receive anyway. To check out the kingdom and its twinkling lights, browse through Kringle's General Store, and pose for a free picture with Santa, point your ride in the direction of Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park (exit 261 off I-44, near Six Flags). And to learn about train and wagon rides, visit or call 636-938-5925.
Nov. 21-Jan. 4, 2008

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Speaking of...

Latest in Night & Day

More by Alison Sieloff

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 1, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation