Grab a spot and get spooky with Halloween Glow and Dark Spider Slime! At Spooky Slime Time at Play Street Museum, kids will learn what makes slime glow, and mix up a batch of spooky glow-in-the-dark slime with some fun spider mix-ins. They'll also enjoy playtime in the museum and take home a treat bag.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Enjoy food from dozens of local restaurants and refreshments from local breweries and wineries. There will also be lots of vendor booths from farmers and artisans, and live music.
The annual Kirkwood Greentree Festival will be held September 17 - 19 in Kirkwood Park. This free, family festival features a parade that steps off on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. beginning at Kirkwood High School, a folk life festival featuring reenactments, entertainment and food from another era, vendor booths and kids activities.
Dog Day Out is going outside! You and your dog are invited to stretch your legs at Purina Farms' outdoor show fields for Dog Day Out. Enjoy a day with your pooch featuring more than 10 different activities designed to challenge your dog mentally and physically, tasty treats, AND a pop-up farmer's market for humans to enjoy.
Festival of Nations is St. Louis' biggest multicultural celebration, and the Grand Finale will be held at a new location this year - Nine Mile Garden in Affton. Food trucks will serve international fare, and there will be gift booths featuring fair trade gifts and hand-made crafts. Guests can also enjoy children's activities.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why.
Purina Farms has reopened its Visitor Center for 2021 where families can experience the popular Purina Incredible Dog Show, watch cow milking demonstrations, take a wagon ride around the rolling hills of the property and lots more.
Free outdoor concerts are back at the Missouri History Museum. The popular Twilight Tuesdays concert series is now the Twilight Thursdays Concert Series at the Missouri History Museum. These concerts include an impressive line-up: Isley Brothers Tribute, Tina Turner Tribute, The Chuck Berry Band and more.
Adventures abound at Trike Town, the outdoor, child-size city at The Magic House. Kids can pick out their favorite little red tricycle and explore the entire city. The adventure includes a stop at the craft shop, where kids can create their own fall-themed craft, a candy shop, firehouse and more.