Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, a petting zoo and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for the whole family. There will be pony rides, a children's carnival, opportunities to feed goats and other farm animals, caramel apples, funnel cakes and more.
While the Edwardsville Children’s Museum’s doors have been closed for more than a year due to COVID-19, its team has been hard at work creating brand new exhibits to wow visitors and introducing new safeguards to protect them.
On Saturday, June 26, ECM will begin welcoming families back with four must-see exhibits.
In March, more than 100 volunteers from the Edwardsville community planted 100 trees to get the Edwardsville Children’s Museum Micro Forest off the ground. On April 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., ECM will plant a second round of trees in celebration of Earth Day, and your family is invited to join the effort.
Hop on down the bunny trail and fill your basket with fun! Eckert’s Annual Egg Hunt includes animals for viewing, tractor rides around the farm, planting seeds to take home, and a free photo scene with the Easter Bunny.
There's something to be said for longevity, and Vetta Sports Summer Camps have been around for more than 30 years. Simply put – we play sports and have FUN. As part of their summer camp experience, your child will discover a variety of activities, including classic sports such as soccer, basketball, tennis, inline hockey and kickball. But the fun doesn't stop there! Campers also learn innovative team-building skills, play archery tag, and get creative with arts & crafts. Special guests educate and entertain kids with animals, introduce science concepts, teach athletic skills and much more.
Purina Farms has reopened its Visitor Center for 2021 where families can experience the popular Purina Incredible Dog Show, watch cow milking demonstrations, take a wagon ride around the rolling hills of the property and lots more.
Cool down at the Dog Days of Summer Science Spetacular as Mr. Science creates an ice cold cloud, turns packing peanuts into snow and performs other cool science experiments.