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Top 10 Halloween Events for St. Louis Families

Don't miss our annual list of the Top 10 Halloween events in St. Louis! With so many family-friendly Halloween events taking place all month long, your little ghosts and goblins have tons of opportunities to show off those costumes and collect plenty of tasty treats.

 

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8 Essential Events for St. Louis Families in October

Halloween may be the ultimate October event for many families, but don’t forget that there are many other kid-friendly events taking place throughout St. Louis too. Check out our top picks for Family Fun this October.

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Owls and Orchids Animal Encounters

Enjoy special evening hours at The Butterfly House during October for the Owls and Orchids Animal Encounters events. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings, guests can get an up-close view of the beautiful Owl Butterflies, which are most active at dusk and dawn.

Evening hours are 4:30 to 7 p.m. with separate admission from daytime hours. Admission is $6 per person general admission; $3 per person for members of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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8 Essential Events For St. Louis Families In August

It’s hard to believe that it’s already time to make plans for August! Get out of the house and enjoy the final days of summer with our top picks for the month’s most entertaining and fam

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Evening Insect Adventure: Blacklighting

Explore the wonderful insects that fly at night at The Butterfly House during this special event to celebrate National Moth Week. Entomologists will set up black lights, which will attract night-flying insects from miles away. This one-of-a-kind experience will give you a chance to closely observe rarely seen nocturnal insects that come to the light. Sightings may include large moths, beetles, crickets and other fascinating insects. 

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6 Ways to Spend Spring Break in St. Louis

It’s been a long, hard winter for St. Louis parents. Personally, I’ve lost count of just how many snow days my kids have enjoyed this year, but I know we’re well into double digits.

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Circus Flora: The Caper in Aisle 6

Circus Flora, St. Louis' original one-ring circus, is now in its 33rd season! This beloved show is an unbelievable mix of excitement, charm, daring, and comedy, all under an intimate Big Top setting. See mesmerizing circus acts, storytellers and performers in this year's show, The Caper in Aisle 6. Daytime and evening shows are on select nights June 6 through 30 with special 10 a.m. performances for young children, a sensory-friendly performance and a special Peanut-Free Preview night for those with nut allergies. 

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Tuesday Tails

Visit the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri for a free story time for preschoolers and help foster their love of animals.

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Disney's 101 Dalmations Live on Stage
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Join the evil Cruella De Vil and her two klutzy henchmen as they try to steal a litter of the cutest puppies ever to hit jolly old London Town. But not to worry, this fur-raising adventure ends happily with plenty of puppy power to spare! This production of Disney's 101 Dalmations is performed live on stage by STAGES St. Louis at the Robert G. Rein Theatre in Kirkwood, with special daytime performances perfect for little ones. 

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