Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

One of the great joys of parenthood is Christmas, as crazy as that sounds right now. Fighting all the crowds while questing for their dream gift (whatever it is this year), staying up late to assemble a bike, having to coordinate the aunts and uncles and grandparents so there's no gift duplication -- that's all work. But you can also make kids' eyes spin in their sockets just by bringing 'em to see Santa. And if you bring them to Santa's home, well, their little bodies vibrate with glee. Give 'em a jolt and take 'em right to the old gent's hometown, with a nighttime visit to Santa's Magical Kingdom at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Resort (Six Flags and Fox Creek roads, Eureka; This place has everything -- a tunnel of lights to drive through, Elfland, Candy Cane Village, gigantic 3-D toys in Toyland, a train the whole family can ride and even a light-up version of the Gateway Arch. Santa's Magical Kingdom is open 5:30 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday until Sunday, January 5, 2014. Admission is $20 to $30, depending on the size of your vehicle.
Dec. 1-Jan. 5, 2013

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.

Related Locations

Latest in Night & Day

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 16, 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