Take a night hike guided by the light of Jack O'Lanterns at the Jack O'Lantern Trail in Faust Park. This Halloween-themed event includes games, stories, rides on the carousel and trick-or-treating. Costumes are not required but family-friendly costumes are welcome.
Enjoy two hours of horse and pony rides at Castlewood Stables during Parent & Me Pony Rides. Your little ones will also get to interact with other farm animals, like mini potbelly pigs, bunnies, tortoises, a miniature donkey, a zebra and more.
Toddlers and preschoolers will explore nature through tactile activities and crafts at this special "messy" event. Children, from walking to age 5, will have a blast getting messy while learning to discover the world around them. Reservations are recommended. Walk-ins are accepted based on availability.
Enjoy a Zoo-themed, family-friendly Oktoberfest at the Saint Louis Zoo's Zootoberfest! Take advantage of the cooler weather and visit the Zoo's animals, exhibits and attractions. Kids can participate in fun activities, including hide and seek. an obstacle course and arts & crafts.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
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.