Monday, November 19, 2012
Pedestrians strolled the Tilles Park Winter Wonderwalk this weekend for a preview of Winter Wonderland, which opens on Wednesday.
Winter Wonderland, the million-light holiday display in Tilles Park, opens on Wednesday for the 27th annual showing this year. Pedestrians got a sneak preview this weekend, and food trucks provided fuel for the exercise. See Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook for more photos. (Like it!) The drive-through, by car or horse-drawn carriage, opens Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. and runs through Jan. 1. It's closed Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Saturdays are reserved for carriage rides only. The following information is from the St. Louis County Parks Department. Admission Fees: No reservations are needed. Pay your admission when you leave. Directions: Winter Wonderland - Tilles Park 9551 Litzinger Road St. Louis, MO 63124. All traffic to Winter …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Tilles Park wins the Mid-County Readers' Choice Award for having the best park in the area.
Tilles Park is this week's Readers' Choice winner for the best park in Mid-County. Readers' Choice is a friendly competition among businesses, restaurants and attractions in Mid-County Patch sites including, Clayton-Richmond Heights, Kirkwood, Maplewood-Brentwood, University City and Webster Groves. Tilles Park in St. Louis County won with 29 percent of the vote. Here's how our other nominees placed: Congratulations to Tilles Park for winning this week's Readers' Choice battle. Readers' Choice will be on hiatus next week, but it will return June 18 with a new twist. Stay tuned!
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Open until New Year’s Day, visitors can enjoy an entire mile of holiday magic.
Now in its 26th year, the Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park boasts more than 1 million twinkling lights, making it a magnet for families from around metro St. Louis. “It’s a family tradition,” said Justin Hirsch, special events coordinator for St. Louis County Parks Department. Whether this is your first year to visit the Winter Wonderland or your 26th, you will find holiday scenes new and old. “The display changes every year,” Hirsch said. New and traditional sights New this year is a series of Christmas trees with lights that are synchronized to music. Also new are portions of the lighted tunnel and a snowflake effect that hangs over the roadway. Some of the previous years designs are in different locations this year. Look for the frog …