St. Louis Holiday Parties & Events 2022

It’s that time of year again when we get together as a community to celebrate the Holidays and each other! Here’s a list of all the Startup, Marketing, and Tech Holiday Parties and Events we could find in the St. Louis Region all in one place.

Now thru January 1

Winterfest | Gateway Arch Park Foundation
Winterfest is back at Keiner Plaza and is bringing all the fan favorites, including ice skating, s’mores stations, and igloos underneath 70,000 twinkling lights in the shadow of the Gateway Arch. Certain Winterfest weekends will include hockey tournaments and lessons, visits from princesses and superheroes, and a family-friendly New Year’s Eve fireworks spectacular. December 3rd will showcase the best of St. Louis – not just sports teams, but the cultures interwoven into the fabric of St. Louis, along with some of the region’s favorite retail vendors for a special Winter Market. (Free/$)

December 1

Missouri Coalition for the Environment Holiday Party
This is Missouri Coalition for the Environment’s annual holiday party. Join them to enjoy food, drinks, and cheerful discussions about the work they’ve accomplished in 2022. (Free)

December 3

Holiday Market at The City Foundry
JOYA, Golden Gems & May’s Place have teamed up to host an outdoor winter market at The City Foundry this holiday shopping season! Each market will have over 40 local vendors, as well as the existing retailers on the street. Featuring: DJ Mark Lewis, Celia’s Yuletide Express, Hot Chocolate Bar, Gift Wrap Bar. Additional Dates: December 10: DJ Mark Lewis, S’mores and Kettle Corn bar, Gift Wrap Bar, more flash mob caroling & December 17: Celia’s Yuletide Express, DJ Mark Lewis, Hot Chocolate Bar, fun last-minute gift wrap bar and giveaways (Free)

December 4

WintrMarkt – Webster Groves | The Women’s Creative & Joya
This must-attend market event at Olive & Oak is a highly curated indoor boutique market featuring over 30 amazing local businesses. (Free)

December 7

Holiday Huddle & Fundraiser at the Hideaway! | STLX
Dive in and hide away from the holiday hustle and huddle with your STLX pals for a come-as-you-are, all cozy vibes gathering. We’ll be celebrating finally getting to gather and spreading holiday cheer to the community by raising funds and goods for the St. Louis Activity Center. Holiday flair is encouraged but not required. Anything goes from woodland onesies to formal biz attire. (Free)

AAF STL’s Carol-oke | Ad Club St. Louis
Join AAF STL for our first ever Carol-oke! Enjoy a night of singing, friendly competition and giving back. Aside from belting out tunes, they’re collect donations for the St. Patrick Center. The agency with the most donations at the end of the night wins. ($)

December 9

NEW YOU New Year Vision Board Social | #SheCanConnect Summit
Who’s waiting on January 1st to create their vision board for an amazing year? #SheCanConnect is kicking off 2023 with solid plans.. set to GO!! Come dressed in your sparkles and glitter for a fun girls’ night purpose party! ($)

December 13

39 North HOLIDAY Coffee with Colleagues
Hear a brief preview of happenings in 2023 – community events, space planning, 39 North progress and new initiatives – all while you enjoy HOLIDAY cheer with friends and colleagues, fresh baked goods from My Sweet One, and as much coffee as your heart desires! (Free)

Vetworking STL Annual Holiday Party
Join Vetworking STL at Sports & Social inside BPV for their annual Holiday Party. This event is for you if you are a student veteran or transitioning service member/Guard/Reservist or Military/Veteran Spouse looking to build your network and professional relationships. Guests are encouraged to bring a +1 as we get festive during the holidays. (Free/$)

December 14

Light Up The Commons | Cortex
Music, Countdown and Lighting! There will be Hot Chocolate, Sweet Treats, A Build-A-Snowman Stuff -A- Station, life-size Snow Globe Station for a memorable photo opportunity, a custom snow globe favor with your logo/photo, Holiday House Decorating Contest, a One Coat Drive (Free)

Hot Chocolate & Hot Topics: How to Engage Your Audience With STORIES!
Tis the season to load up your CONTENT ARSENAL for 2023! Reels are popping, but the GLORY is in Stories! Join Hot Chocolate & Hot Topics to mix, mingle, learn AND implement the 7 top effective ways to transform your COLD audience to piping HOT in 60 seconds or less using Stories. Holiday attire such as ugly Christmas Sweaters, sparkles, bells, velvet, etc are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED for this event. (Free)

8th Annual – Every Startup’s Holiday Party | Spark St. Louis
This year Spark is co-hosting with Katie’s Pizza and Pasta to throw one BIG holiday celebration! Come celebrate your 2022 success with other growing companies and individuals building the local St. Louis startup & entrepreneurial ecosystem! Your ticket price serves as your donation to Girls on the Run. So put on your ugliest holiday sweater and join the fun! ($)

December 15

AMA St. Louis Holiday Open House
Join AMA St. Louis at Mission Taco Kirkwood for traditional holiday nachos, arcade games, and drinks. AMA St. Louis is hosting their Holiday Open House that evening, and YOU’RE INVITED! This is a great chance to network with fellow marketers while having fun and learning about how you can get involved. (Free)

St. Louis DNA Holiday Party
The DNA Holiday Party will take place at The Thaxton. Like any good Speakeasy, you’ll want to enter through the entrance in the alley behind the building. Two drink tickets (beer and wine) will be provided as well as complimentary appetizers. No RSVPs are needed. (Free)

Winter Soirée Holiday Gathering | Venture Cafe St. Louis & TechSTL
This is the final Thursday Gathering of 2022, so they are going out with a BANG! Join Venture Cafe & TechsSTL for an evening of food, music, specialty cocktails, games, prizes and awards! The entire evening will be one big Gathering with a huge focus on showing GRATITUDE to the VenCaf community! Mark your calendars and dust off your dancing shoes. (Free)

December 16

Bourbon Friday Holiday Special
Join us at Techartista UCity on Friday, December 16th, for our last event of 2022. This will be a special Bourbon Friday with holiday cocktails, light bites, gifts, prizes, and a little bit of Bourbon! Come and celebrate the St. Louis startup scene one last time before the New Year! (Free)

Holiday Mixer | The African Chamber of Commerce
Join them for some African Food, African Music, and Great networking opportunities as we celebrate 2022. ($)

CET SQ1 Holiday Celebration 2022
Join them for some African Food, African Music, and Great networking opportunities as we celebrate 2022. (Free)

December 17

WintrMarkt – Delmar Divine | The Women’s Creative & Joya
This is a highly curated indoor boutique market featuring 30+ amazing local businesses and is the perfect one-stop-shop to knock out your holiday wish list while supporting local businesses. (Free)

12 Bars of Charity – St. Louis 2022
The 10th Annual 12 Bars of Charity is Back, Back again! The event is a friendly competition between 8 local charities. The charities are split up into “teams,” and each is assigned a team color. The largest charity team with the most sign-ups gets a $1000 bonus! Finally, a charity event where you don’t have to break the bank, attend an expensive dinner, or run 5 miles. So, round up your crew and get signed up for 12 Bars of Charity!

December 19

St. Louis .NET/Azure Meetup Holiday Party and Cloud Adoption Panel
Join this fun Holiday Meetup/Happy Hour at TOPGOLF in Chesterfield Valley. In addition to hanging out with some old and new friends from the local technology community, there will be a panel discussion, and Q&A focused on the cloud and other current topics related to our industry. (Free)

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