Family Day Oktoberfest includes performances by Circus Flora and Metro Theater Company, magical activities provided by The Magic House, dog-friendly fun with pet-related activities for kids from Purina, a children's tent with cookie decorating, a petting zoo, arts & crafts, live music, coloring, lawn games for the whole family, and lots more.
With school back in full swing, plan a fun escape to Marcus Theatres for Disney's Enchanted Tales Film Series! On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through September 29, head to Marcus Theatres in Chesterfield, Des Peres, O'Fallon, Mo., Ronnie's in South County and St. Charles for an amazing line-up featuring Cinderella, Peter Pan and The Little Mermaid.
Kickaroos is an instructional soccer program for kids ages 18 months to 6 years that's built on having fun! Kids learn the basics of the game, including sportsmanship, foot-eye coordination, balance, ball skills, teamwork, and lots more. Children are grouped according to age. Sign up for a free trial class, and use promo code STLP10 to save $10 on class sessions.
Visit the newest interactive reading experience for kids in the St. Louis area – Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms! This free book reading features USO comfort dogs and gives your kids the opportunity to read to them. Reservations are not necessary.
Calling all ghosts, goblins, witches, princes and princesses! You're invited to a Halloween Party at the Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles for some trick or treating, crafts, a scavenger hunt, a costume contest, music and even a (non-scary) haunted house!
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 Halloween goodies and tastings.
Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged, and each child 12 and under will receive a treat bag when they leave.
Engage your young scientist in science-related learning at the Saint Louis Science Center's Preschool Science Series. Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem-solving and social skills.