Winterfest's One Nation celebration features a day of ice skating, our beloved local sports teams and their mascots, prizes, games and some special surprise visits! Wear your favorite team's garb and enjoy local entertainment and a Winter Market.
Winterfest will host some of your children's favorite princesses and superheroes this year, and you're invited to meet and take photos with them!
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 free, two-day festival.
Extended your holiday fun into the evening at Magical Nights at The Magic House! Enjoy the twinkling light display after dark, story time with Mrs. Claus, cookies and milk, plus photos with Santa in his sleigh! The entire museum is open for private playtime.
Looking for unique gifts this holiday season? Visit the Holiday Pop-Up Shop at Laumeier Sculpture Park for gifts for all ages from local vendors.
The Rep rings in the spirit of the season with the second annual production of A Christmas Carol! At long last, the ghosts of Ebenezer Scrooge's past, present and future have caught up with him. Now London's most infamous miser face down his demons, reconcile the consequences of his choices and experience the power and joy of a miraculous redemption. Don't miss Santa Saturdays and Scouts Night and Military & First Responders Appreciation Weekend! Plus, get our promo code for buy two/get two tickets!
This is one breakfast your family is sure to flip over! You and your little short stack are invited to enjoy Breakfast with Santa at The Magic House. Registration is required.
Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience.
Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.
See the amazing sea lions at the Saint Louis Zoo perform for the crowd and cheer them on from the bleachers as the popular Sea Lion Spring Training Shows return. You'll see these beautiful animals perform flipper walks, ball balancing, Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, lots of splashing and even more surprises!
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed for preschoolers. Families will enjoy hands-on activities and private playtime in select exhibit areas like Wonder Works, the STEAM Center, and Xavier Riddle. Recommended for ages 1 to 5.