Santa is Coming to Crestwood, December 4th

December 4th Santa is Coming to Crestwood! Plan to join us for an afternoon and evening of holiday fun and giving! We will not be doing our indoor event this year, but we have enhanced our outdoor events!

Car Cruise

Santa Car Cruise

Our car cruise will include a myriad of vehicles that will bring Santa and smiles to Crestwood. The 6.5 mile route through all four wards in Crestwood will featuring Crestwood Fire and Police vehicles escorting Santa as well as an entourage of classic cars and decked out Jeeps. Enjoy the parade from your front yard or along a nearby street.

Interested in being in the car cruise?
Contact Rosann Shannon by phone at (314) 303-4433.

2021 Santa Car Cruise Route Map

2021 Santa Car Cruise Route Map:
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Parade Viewing:
We want everyone to be safe during the parade. If you need to drive to view the parade, there are several locations along the route where you can safely park and view the parade from your vehicle including:

  • Crestwood Elementary School — 1020 Sappington Rd
  • Victory Raceway — 8800 Watson Rd with a short walk to Grant Rd
  • Crestwood Community Center — 9245 Whitecliff Ln
  • Southgate Church — 9820 E Watson Rd
  • First Baptist Church of Crestwood — 9916 E Watson Rd

Food Drive

Goody Bag Food Exchange

After the car cruise, head over to St. Raymond-St. Elizabeth Church, 1420 Sappington Road, for the opportunity to exchange five (or more) non-perishable food items for one children’s goody bag.

200 Goody Bags will be available on a first come basis.

The Goody Bag Food Drive allows us to continue to support local food pantries while providing children with our traditional goody bag of Crestwood fun! Food items will be donated to local food pantries.

Food Trucks

Food Trucks FOOD TRUCKS! Loot’s Lunch Cart and Roll-n-Stone Wood Fired Pizza will be available from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.



The evening will be topped off with a spectacular fireworks display by Brilliant Skies Fireworks, sponsored by Tom Streib and Streib Company at 6:30 in the St. Raymond-St. Elizabeth Church ball field. Pick your favorite vantage point in Crestwood to enjoy a spectacular show while still appropriately social distancing.

Viewing the Fireworks:
We want everyone to be safe (and warm) while viewing the fireworks. If the St. Raymond-St. Elizabeth parking lot fills up, there are several additional parking locations in Crestwood where you can safely park and view the fireworks from your vehicle including:

  • City Hall
  • Crestwood Elementary School
  • Kohls
  • Schnucks/Woodard’s
  • and we have heard the very end of Watson Industrial Court is a good viewing spot

Special thank you to Brilliant Skies Fireworks for their bright and cheerful pyrotechnics again this year.