Many St. Louis family attractions have re-opened with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Many are hosting virtual and socially distanced events, which you'll find in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (required in St. Louis City and County), practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently.

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Pumpkin Glow in Historic St. Charles
Friday, October 23, 2020
Saturday, October 24, 2020

At the Historic St. Charles Pumpkin Glow you and your family can bask in the glow of carved pumpkins throughout the historic district while the merchants along Main Street stay open late to offer scary good deals, and the street will be illuminated with hundreds of eerily glowing pumpkins. This is not a trick or treating event.

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MICDS Virtual Open House
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Discover what makes MICDS one of the nation's leading independent schools for students age 4 through grade 12. Families attending the MICDS Virtual Open House will have the opportunity to get to know the inclusive school community. This event will include presentations from school leaders and community members along with options for virtual campus tours. 

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Bonfire Nights at Babler State Park
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Nothing means fall has arrived like a bonfire! Create new family memories in a safe, beautiful outdoor setting at Babler State Park in Wildwood.

 

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Family Workshop: Wheel Throwing - Not So Spooky
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Explore the fun and messy world of clay through hand building at Family Workshop: Wheel Throwing - Not So Spooky, at Laumeier Sculpture Park. You and your kiddo will learn all the tricks of basic wheel throwing to complete a piece suitable for treats.You'll also learn how to add texrures and glazes for a finished work of art.

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Trucks & Tails: A Virtual Experience from Purina Farms
Saturday, October 3, 2020

Don't miss this once-a-year favorite from Purina Farms! Trucks & Tails is going virtual this year to give your kids a first-hand look inside some of their favorite trucks, let them "meet" a wide variety of dogs and learn how trucks and working dogs have long been perfect pairings to accomplish many important tasks. 

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Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House MADE for Kids
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Attention parents of preschoolers! Looking for some socially distanced, in-person learning and fun? Visit MADE for Kids, the satellite location of The Magic House for Toddler Tinker Time. Toddler Tinker Time is free for members of The Magic House and free for residents of the city of St. Louis, and $5 per person for others. Includes all-day admission to MADE for Kids.

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City Museum on Air

Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making). 

 

 

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Explore Purina Farms: Responsible Pet Care

Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids. 

 

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Family Movie Night at Vago Park in Maryland Heights
Friday, October 2, 2020

Bring your picnics, lawn chairs and blankets for a free family movie. Arrive early and enjoy free ice cream, courtesy of the Maryland Heights Police Department and Fire District starting at 6:30 p.m. All attendees will need to observe 6 foot social distancing guidelines while attending the movie. Pre-registration is required.

 

 

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