Play Dates follow a monthly theme that invites close looking, hands-on art making, and safe, creative play. Plus, you'll enjoy performances from guest artists that get everybody moving!
Learn about The College School's Reggio-inspired and Experiential approach to early childhood education at the Early Childhood Open House! This event is geared toward families considering preschool and kindergarten for their children.
The Great Candy Exchange is a chance for kids to wear their costumes one more time, win prizes, have their faces painted, enjoy balloon artists and live shows, free healthy snacks, and donate their leftover Halloween candy to the troops through the USO of Missouri. (Candy donation is not required to attend this free event.)
Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-12. Registration is required for this free program.
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see twinkling light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.
More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.
Enjoy the iconic lights that adorn the Anheuser-Busch Brewery close up during walking tours. Brewery Lights features more than one million twinkling lights and lots of family friendly activities. New this year is an enhanced parade with Clydesdales and street performers, giant branded nutcrackers and interactive stage performances.
The Saint Louis Science Center has expanded its Preschool Science Series to include new offerings for different age groups of young scientists. Storybook STEAM is for ages 3 to 5.