St. Louis Family Events

Sea Lion Shows at the Saint Louis Zoo

See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.

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Celebrate Wildwood

The city of Wildwood is holding a community-wide celebration open to all that includes a parade, kids' activities including bounce houses, pony rides, a rock climbing wall, and face painting. Celebrate Wildwood also includes live music, fireworks, plenty of food and drinks, and vendor booths.

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Bug Ball

Step into the wonder and beauty of butterflies, insects, spiders and their many-legged friends at the Bug Ball.

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Grove Fest

Grove Fest is a family friendly street festival now in its 17th year. It features main stage performances, a family area, street performers and artists, great food, paint-by-numbers street mural painting, a merchant area with local vendors and more. Family entertainment includes The Bubble Bus, Juggling Jeff, the STL Hoop Club, African dancers, a fire performer and more.

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Festival of Nations

Festival of Nations is St. Louis' biggest multicultural celebration, and is back in Tower Grove Park for 2022. Enjoy live music, international fare, and gift booths featuring fair trade gifts and hand-made crafts. Guests can also enjoy children's activities.

Festival of Nations will be held on August 27-28 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free.

More information: festivalofnationsstl.org

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U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.

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Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Garden

More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.

 

 

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