activities for kids in St. Louis

The Secret Garden

In this live, free stage production, a young orphan girl who comes to live with her uncle in the English countryside discovers a garden filled with memories that has been locked for years.

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Living History Hayrides at Fort Belle Fontaine

Enjoy fall at historic Fort Belle Fontaine on a hay wagon where costumed re-enactors from the War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and other periods explain their uniforms and equipment.

History Hayrides at Fort Belle Fontaine are $7 a person and limited space is available. Some walking is required. Advance reservations are required.

Saturday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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O’Fallon Jammin’ Outdoor Concert Series

Jam out to some great tunes every Tuesday evening at the Civic Park Bandstand in O'Fallon, Mo., at a kid-friendly concert complete with some of your favorite food trucks.

Bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

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NeuroDay 2016

NeuroDay offers a unique opportunity to learn about the human brain and what's happening with cutting-edge research. This full-day expo features free hands-on activities and engaging demonstrations.

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Eagle Days/Winter Wonders at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

View eagles as they soar over the Confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers at the Eagle Days/Winter Wonders event at the Columbia Bottom Conservation Area. Learn what brings these magnificent birds here and how they stay warm.

Scopes will be set up to zoom in on these phenomenal fliers and there will be a warming tent and short walks. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No reservations are needed. Free. 

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Suson Park Farm Friday
Friday, June 14, 2024
Friday, August 2, 2024

Suson Farm Fridays are the perfect way to experience all the fun at Suson Park! Farm Fridays include hayrides, fishing, farm games, candle making, barn tours, horse petting, Kona ice, balloon creations and more. 

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Food Truck Friday in Tower Grove Park
Friday, June 14, 2024
Friday, July 12, 2024
Friday, August 16, 2024

It's the food truck event that started them all! Local food trucks gather for an evening of friends, fun, live music and plenty of great food at Sauce Food Truck Fridays. St. Louis' favorite mobile restaurants will be dishing out fresh fare and local brews in Tower Grove Park.

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