The Saint Louis Art Fair is a free, three-day celebration of the visual and performing arts that includes a Creative Castle area for kids on Saturday and Sunday.
Festival of Nations is St. Louis' biggest multicultural celebration, and is back in Tower Grove Park again this year. Enjoy a wide variety of live music, international fare, and gift booths featuring fair trade gifts and hand-made crafts. Guests can also enjoy children's activities.
Celebrate Oktoberfest at Grant's Farm! Families can tailor their experiences for this event to include Clydesdale Close-up tours, Animal Encounters, a fun pass that includes carousel rides, animal feedings and frozen treats, and lots more. Oktoberfest also features German music and dancers, and traditional German food.
Enjoy the free, all-day SciFest at the Saint Louis Science Center showcasing how STEM concepts, innovation, play and creativity all go together. At SciFest, you can meet, work and play alongside artists, authors, innovators, STEM experts, creatives and entrepreneurs. There will be a wide variety of hands-on activities as well as meet & greets, robotics demonstrations, story times, game competitions and more.
Beautiful Forest Park is the setting for the annual free concert performed by the St. Louis Symphony, complete with fireworks to end the show.
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.
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.
Meet up at the Anne O'C. Albrecht Nature Playscape in Forest Park for a fun storytime followed by nature adventures! These free story times are open to children of all ages and their caregivers.
New this season, Teaching in Room 9 takes learning beyond the classroom as viewers discover our region's resources. Children will explore the coloring wall at the Missouri History Museum, learn about dinosaurs at the Saint Louis Science Center, and experience African art and mummies at the Saint Louis Art Museum, just to name a few.
Daytime Playtime is an open gym for children ages 2-5 where the possibilities for fun and learning (through fun) are endless! Children will participate in activities that build coordination, strength, balance and self-confidence. They'll develop stronger motor skills, social skills, and take part in theme-based creative activities