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Friday, November 22nd starts at 4:00pm
Kiener Plaza-Downtown St. Louis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, Nov. 22, the Macy's Festival of Lights officially kicks off the season at the May Amphitheater in Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis. The show includes lots of entertainment for families this year. See the complete list of performers and event details below. In addition to the traditional festivities, this year we're featuring the first ever John Beal After Party featuring Griffin & the Gargoyles brought to you by American Patriot Beer and we have invited some of the St. Louis' best food trucks to join us for the celebration.

The tree lighting takes place at 6:25 p.m., followed by a stunning fireworks display. 

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 Macy's Festival of Lights Event Rundown

Friday, November 22, 2013 
Downtown St. Louis at the May Amphitheater in Kiener Plaza 
 
4:00 p.m. at Kiener Plaza - Christmas Village sponsored by Renewal by Andersen and Food Trucks 
5:00–6:30 p.m. at Kiener Plaza – Macy’s Festival of Lights Main Stage 
7:00–9:00pm at Kiener Plaza – John Beal After Party featuring Griffin & the Gargoyles brought to you by American Patriot Beer
 
Live Radio Broadcast by Fresh 102.5: 2:00pm – 7:00pm by Greg Hewitt 
Live TV Broadcast by KMOV Channel 4: 6:00pm – 6:30pm by Sharon Reed

Summary of event: 

Starting at 4:00p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, the Macy's Holiday Festival of Lights officially kicks off the season at the May Amphitheater in Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis. The event will start with a Christmas Village sponsored by Renewal by Andersen and Food Truck Vendors. The show includes lots of entertainment for families this year. The family fun will include the Moscow Ballet Nutcracker St. Louis Dancers, Salvation Army Brass Ensemble, Grand Center Arts Academy Show Choir, the St. Louis Christmas Carols Association, Muny Kids, Show-Me Sound and a special appearance by Santa Claus. Coloring Contest winners announced at the event. Designed by Mary Engelbreit, Honorary Grand Marshal for the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade. The tree lighting takes place at approximately 6:25p.m. followed by a stunning fireworks display. 
 
In addition, the Show-Me Sound marches down a luminaire walkway on 7th street to Washington Avenue for more entertainment and holiday treats at the MX District for the family. 
 

John Beal After Party featuring Griffin & the Gargoyles brought to you by American Patriot Beer

Beginning at 7:00 p.m. the fun continues for the adults. Enjoy more music entertainment at the John Beal After Party featuring Griffin & the Gargoyles brought to you by American Patriot Beer. Trolley rides will be available to Washington Avenue from Keiner Plaza. 
 
Main Stage
Emcees are Vic and Trish from (Fresh 102.5) 
 
Performers:
  • Moscow Ballet Nutcracker St. Louis Dancers (New in 2013) 
  • Grand Center Arts Academy Show Choir (7th and 8th Grade students) 
  • Muny Kids 
  • Show-Me Sound 
 
Performers at Christmas Village: 
  • St. Louis Christmas Carols Association 
  • Salvation Army Band Ensemble 
  • Rivertown Sound Quartet 
 
Special Guests: 
  •  Sharon Reed from KMOV Channel 4 
  •  Cardinals Fredbird 
  •  CVC Snowflake 
  •  Cardinal Glennon Rally Squirrel 
  •  Ameren’s Louie the Lightening Bug 
  •  River City Rascals Ruffy (not confirmed) 
  •  St. Louis Rams Rampage 
  •  St. Louis Library’s Theo Children’s Hospitals Snerdlihc 
  •  St. Louis Blues Louie 
  •  St. Louis Mayor Slay 
  •  Santa Claus 
Mobile Food Trucks on Site: 
  • Zia's
  • Hot Aztex
  • Sarah's Cake Shop
  • 2 Girls 4 Wheels
  • Sweet Devine
  • My Big Fat Greek Truck

Stunning Fireworks | Vendor Food Trucks | Fantastic Performances

Sponsors: Macy’s, John Beal, American Patriot Beer Company, Renewal by Andersen and City of St. Louis | Charitable Partner: Salvation Army 

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