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8 Essential Events for St. Louis Families in February

Spring may be just around the corner, but winter isn’t over yet. Get out of the house and cure your cabin fever this February with these top eight essential events for St.

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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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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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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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Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival
Friday, September 20, 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019

Enjoy authentic food, live Salsa bands, dancing, the Los Niños Children's Pavilion with piñatas, a petting zoo, Dora and Diego and more at the area’s largest Hispanic festival. 

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