August means back-to-school for most area students, so the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is important for St. Louis families to note. In the state of Missouri, the three-day holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 2 and runs through, August 4.
Treat your kids to a free concert that will introduce them to different musical styles in beautiful Tower Grove Park.
It's the food truck event that started them all! Local food trucks gather for an evening of friends, fun, live music and plenty of great food. St. Louis' favorite mobile restaurants will be dishing out fresh fare and local brews in Tower Grove Park.
The Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden is an open-air music festival of free Wednesday night concerts under the stars. Bring the kids, because there is free admission to the Children's Garden from 5-7 pm.
Visit the Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden for two festive fun-filled days of hands-on activities celebrating the changing of the seasons. There will also be activities throughout the Garden to celebrate this special weekend.
Kids can spend President's Day learning how to handle any emergency! At The Little Medical School President's Day Camp, kids ages 4-11 will role-play emergencies and perform first aid, CPR, splinting and more.
Storybook STEM is for ages 3 to 5. Each session uses a thought-provoking storybook to engage children in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) challenges. Little engineers will learn science and math concepts as they design and create solutions to problems connected to the story or their everyday lives.
Kids can spend President's Day learning about all things color as they relate to wildlife at President's Day Camp at the Saint Louis Zoo: Colorful Critters. Campers will also enjoy animal-related games, crafts and hands-on activities. Advance registration is required.