The Animals 'R Us Petting Zoo will be at Union Station on Sunday and Monday, May 28 & 29, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Purina Performance Plaza.
The Magic House, MADE for Kids will be hosting an exhibit of its own as TapeScape, an innovative playscape made almost entirely out of packing tape, opens for play on June 2 in the makerspace.
Be both an electrician and a carpenter for a day with your child by your side. Build your own wood scrap lamp using upcycled wood. Use your artistic skills to design your table lamp while learning how upcycling materials for art saves the planet.
Families are invited to take part in activities hosted by the Contemporary Art Museum, the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, and the Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries. There will be food, fun art activities and interactive performances in the shared outdoor spaces near all three institutions.
Try something new to kick off your summer weekends at Laumeier Sculpture Park Finally Friday Series. Your family can enjoy some of your favorite food and beverage trucks onsite at the beautiful park from 4-8 p.m.
Enhance your Friday fun at HullabaZoo at the Saint Louis Zoo! These themed afternoons and evenings are full of family activities unique to the Zoo. Enjoy live entertainment you can dance to, and kid favorites like the Bubble Bus. Plus, kids can join in animal-related educational activities focusing on conserving endangered species.
There are more than strawberries (but plenty of those too) at this festival! Kids can enjoy pony rides, carnival rides, a petting farm, wagon rides, inflatables and lots more.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.