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 fireside stories, campfire s'mores, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, the 4-D Theater featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Parking is free.
The Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar is a family-friendly event especially for dogs and kids! This St. Louis-favorite returns to the state-of-the-art Purina Event Center the weekend of Dec. 14-15 and offers fun for all ages, including a Kids Activity Area and photos with Santa. Admission and parking are free, and no reservations are necessary.
Celebrate the season at the Saint Louis Art Museum with free performances and art activities inspired by traditions from around the world. Winter Celebrations includes music and dance performances from community organizations representing diverse global cultures, art activities for your little ones and much more during this two-day festival.
Meet Santa's reindeer and have photos taken with these beautiful animals. This free event is part of St. Charles Christmas Traditions.
Visit the Endangered Wolf Center for a post-Christmas Howliday Celebration. Visitors will make fun treats for the animals and watch them celebrate the season. After sunset, you can howl with the wolves!
Young artists and their families are invited to complete a fun art project and preview the latest artwork in the gallery.
Kids ages 3-6 can explore insect defenses in fun, hands-on activities and make their very own bug model to take home. Bug Buddies is free and is presented by Mad Science of St. Louis.
Calling all budding scientists! Let's experiment, measure, and mix things up a bit with a morning full of exploration at Mad Science Time. Kids will get to be hands-on experimenting. All activities can be explored freely and playtime is included.