Magic of Lights St. Louis will run nightly from November 17 – January 1, 2018.
Hours: 5pm – 10pm 7 days a week, including all Holidays


  • Military Discount (at gate only, must show military ID): Monday – $10 Tuesday – Sunday $15
  • Online Pre-Purchased Standard Vehicle Pass: $15
  • Standard Vehicle Pass at Gate Monday – Thursday: $17
  • Standard Vehicle Pass at Gate Friday – Sunday: $20
  • Online Pre-Purchased Standard Vehicle Dash Pass: $40
  • Standard Vehicle Dash Pass at Gate: $45
  • Online Pre-Purchased Limo/Bus Pass: $40
  • Limo/Bus Pass at Gate: $45
  • Online Pre-Purchased Limo/Bus Dash Pass: $60
  • Limo/Bus Dash Pass: $65

Standard Vehicle – vehicle with 3 or less rows of seating
Limo/Bus – vehicle with more than 3 rows of seating – must be under 8′
Dash Pass – allows vehicle to skip standard line

Weekly Specials:
Monday: Military Monday – $10 Standard Vehicle Pass with military ID
Tuesday: Santa Paws – Bring your pet to drive through the lights twice for the price of one!
Wednesday: Blues Day Wednesday – Wear your St. Louis Blues gear to drive through the lights twice for the price of one!
Thursday: $25 for two drives through the lights and two FREE light up holiday necklaces!

**all online purchases are subject to online processing fees**


Enjoy the Inaugural Magic of Lights 1.5 mile drive-through Holiday Light Experience at Gateway Motorsports Park in an elegant horse-drawn carriage! Make lasting holiday memories and celebrate a new holiday tradition as you ride through more than 400 LED light displays at the home of all things racing in the St. Louis area.

Available Thursday through Sunday, and the week of Christmas, from 5:30 to 10 PM.

Reserve and pay for your time slot in advance here to make your Magic of Lights night out headache free. Walk-up tickets will be sold based on availability and the pricing will increase on-site, night of the event. Save time and money, book your spot today! Be sure to arrive early for photos, hot chocolate and a bon fire.

Upon entry at the main gate, follow signage to the left directing you to the carriage staging and parking area.

All tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged.


  • Pre-Purchase Carriage Ride (up to 6 riders) – $75
  • Walk-Up Carriage Ride (up to 6 riders) – $90
  • Pre-Purchase Carriage Ride (up to 12 riders) – $150
  • Walk-Up Carriage Ride (up to 12 riders) – $180

**all online purchases are subject to online processing fees**

Wanting to bring your office or church group to experience Magic of Lights? We have you covered!

For parties with 8 or more vehicles, you will receive a discounted price of $3 per vehicle.

Groups must be reserved in advance by calling Taylor at 618.215.8888 ext. 106.

Interested in holding your group or office holiday party at the Magic of Lights?

For all information on private events please contact
Sarah Kay Broeker sarahkay.broeker@gatewaymsp.com or 618.215.8888 ext. 118.

  • How do I purchase a vehicle pass?
    • Advanced Purchases: Purchase online in advance and save! You can purchase your vehicle pass in advance by clicking here to purchase online, credit card only.
    • Onsite Pass Purchases: Vehicle passes are sold at the front gate, Cash or Credit accepted. Advance purchase is recommended for easier admittance.
  • What is a “Dash Pass”?
    • Bypass the traffic with a Dash Pass! For only a few dollars more per vehicle pass you can skip the line and enter the special Dash Pass lane. This special pass is available for all vehicle types at specific venue locations. (A Dash Pass is an upgraded Vehicle Pass, you do not need to purchase a vehicle pass and a dash pass.)
  • What is your refund policy?
    • All sales are final and promotions and discounts cannot be added retroactively. Tickets are valid any day during the open season. If the venue permanently closes for the season due to unforeseen circumstances or inclement weather unused advanced purchased vehicle passes may be refunded at the discretion of the management.
  • Will you close in bad weather?
    • We will do our best to notify the public as quickly as possible if we must close due to bad weather conditions. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for daily updates on Magic of Lights. Closures will also be posted on magicoflights.com/stlouis.
  • Do I have to use my vehicle pass on a specific day?
    • No, you can redeem your vehicle pass any day Magic of Lights is open.
  • Do I purchase a vehicle pass per person or per car?
    • One vehicle pass is redeemable for one carload entry to Magic of Lights. (unless otherwise stated)
  •  How much does a vehicle pass cost per carload?
    • Cost varies by type of pass. Please see all pricing information here.
  • When is Magic of Lights open?
    • Magic of Lights will be open 5pm – 10pm 7 days a week, including holidays, from November 17 – January 1, 2018, weather permitting.
  • How do I become a sponsor?
    • Please email sponsor@funguysevents.com for further information.
  • Do you have group discounts?
    • Yes! Please see our group rates page here for more details.
  • Can I walk through the lights?
    • We do not have any walk-through nights or events. This venue is drive through only.
  • Can I leave my vehicle?
    • You may leave the vehicle before entering the Magic of Lights course. Once inside the course, please remain inside your vehicle at all times for your safety and the safety of other patrons. Photography is permitted from inside your vehicle.
  • Can I re-enter the venue?
    • One vehicle pass is one drive through the Magic of Lights display unless notated by promotion at venue.
  • Do I need to turn off my headlights?
    • Yes, please turn off your headlights when your drive through the Magic of Lights display. If you cannot turn your lights off, please turn lights on dim.
  • How is the Magic of Lights set up at Gateway Motorsports Park?
    • The Gateway Motorsports Park Magic of Lights set-up will start next to the drag strip and continue on to part of the road course, inside the oval track.
  • How fast can I go through the lights?
    • There will be a slowed down speed limit of 15 mph through the light display.
  • What is a Standard Size Vehicle?
    • Any vehicle with 3 rows of seating or less is considered a standard vehicle, if your vehicle has over 3 rows of seating, you will be subject to the Limo/Bus pricing. Please note busses must be under 8′ tall.
  • Can I have people in the back of my pickup truck?
    • No passengers are permitted in the back of pickup trucks.
  • Advanced Purchase Vehicle Pass
    • If you’ve purchased your vehicle pass in advance online, you must present your pass at the gate. We cannot lookup lost of missing passes. You can present a printed pass or pass/receipt on a mobile phone.
  • Vehicle Pass Usage
    • One vehicle pass is valid for 1 visit through Magic of Lights unless otherwise noted or special promotion.
  • Forms of Payment
    • Advanced purchase vehicle passes can be purchased online via credit card. Cash or credit is accepted at the gate.
  • Exiting the display
    • Please remember to turn your headlights back on when exiting the Magic of Lights.