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Botanical Garden's Garden Glow canceled for New Years; more events canceled

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Below freezing temperatures forced water to freeze at Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park Thursday (Credit: Mark Griffin / News 4) Below freezing temperatures forced water to freeze at Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park Thursday (Credit: Mark Griffin / News 4)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The bitter cold temperatures have caused several local companies to cancel their events this weekend.

The Botanical Gardens announced Garden Glow will be canceled Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 due to the extreme cold weather. The event will still be open Dec. 30. Those who have tickets for canceled evenings can use them for entrance Dec. 30.

The Botanical Garden and Gardenland Express will be open regular daytime hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 30, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

The weather forecast predicts frigid temperatures with wind chills below -10 degrees to continue throughout the weekend.

CANCELED: 

  • Winterfest at the Arch
  • Westport Plaza's NYE fireworks and carriage rides 
  • Downtown Kirkwood Winter fireworks (rescheduled for Sat. Feb. 10) 
  • Annual Frozen Open Golf Tournament at the Forest Park Golf Course (rescheduled for Jan. 13)
    • The golf course is closed until Jan. 2
  • Holiday in the Park at Six Flags St. Louis
  • Garden Glow at the Botanical Gardens Dec. 31, Jan. 1

NOT CANCELED:

  • Steinberg Skate Rink ( will remain open from 10 a.m. until the following morning on NYE at 12:30 a.m. despite weather conditions)
  • Webster Groves' Fire & Ice event 
  • MO Dept. of Conservation's NYE stroll at the Confluence
  • Wild Nights at the St. Louis Zoo will open on Saturday, Dec. 30
  • Garden Glow at the Botanical Gardens Dec. 30
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery Lights (however, all sampling stations will be moved inside)

INDOOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENTS: 

  • Noontime New Year's Eve at the Magic House St. Louis Children's Museum 
  • Noon Year's Eve Celebration at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis 

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