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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Not-So-Haunted House at The Magic House
Friday, October 23, 2020
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Sunday, October 25, 2020

It's the Not-So-Haunted House that is oh-so-fun! Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their most "boo-tiful" Halloween costumes and have a ghoulishly good time trick-or-treating at The Magic House and getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters.

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Night Owl Private Playtime
Friday, October 2, 2020

Want to be one of the first to explore the new Wild Kratts: Creature Power! exhibit at The Magic House? You can – along with some very special friends from the World Bird Sanctuary - at Night Owl Private Playtime at The Magic House.

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Halloween Heebee Jeebee Jamboree
Friday, October 16, 2020

Wear your costumes, bring chairs and tables, decorations for your vehicle, dinner, drinks and more to set up in front of your car and participate in the Heebee Jeebee Halloween Jamboree. At this drive-in Halloween themed event you'll enjoy a car decorating contest, costume contest, bingo, games, prizes and giveaways, all from the comfort and safety of your own socially distant area.

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Big Truck Day Private Playtime at The Magic House
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Sunday, October 11, 2020

Big Truck Day is back, but with lots of social distancing and private playtime! Truck lovers of all ages can spend constructive time at this expanded outdoor event - Big Truck Day Private Playtime at The Magic House. Visitors can get up close to a crane, excavator, sleeper tractor trailer, forklift and more.

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Pumpkin Fest at Babler State Park
Saturday, October 24, 2020

Gather up your family, wear your Halloween costumes and celebrate all things pumpkin at the Pumpkin Fest in Babler State Park. There will be pumpkin painting, field games, scarecrows, s'mores and more! 

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Saturday Night Movies at the Ballwin Ballpark
Saturday, September 26, 2020
Saturday, October 3, 2020

Stop in to the Ballwin Ballpark for a free drive-in movie! There will be designed parking spots and attendees can sit outside next to their vehicles on the passenger side. Masks are required outside of personal vehicles unless eating or drinking. 


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Virtual Home School Days with the Missouri History Museum - Open to all Virtual Learners
Monday, September 21, 2020
Monday, October 26, 2020
Monday, November 23, 2020

Virtual Home School Days presented by the Missouri History Museum allow virtual learners across the St. Louis region the ability to tune in to lessons appropriate for individual leaners, those in a learning pods, and traditional home schoolers. Home School Days are held monthly, with new themes each month, and are free. 


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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: Animal Connections

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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