Kids can wear their favorite costumes and enjoy a super special day, including meeting superheroes like Black Panther, Wonder Woman, Batman and Spiderman (11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day). Visitors can also make their own superhero mask, design their own Halloween costume and create a pipe cleaner superhero.
Chose a pirate name and head to the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station for Pirate Quest Trick or Treating. Children and annual pass holders will receive a trick-or-treat bag to use to collect pirate booty (aka candy!) There will be six trick-or-treat stations full of treats, how-to-talk-like-a-pirate lessons from Tommy the Otter, storytelling by a pirate and more.
Are your sugar plums ready for the Nutcracker Ballet Party? Reserve your child's spot at Play Street Museum's Nutcracker Ballet Party, where kids will listen to a story, decorate a wooden nutcracker figure and enjoy a special performance by a little ballerina!
Home Alone in Concert from the St. Louis Symphony is back by popular demand! The 1990s classic Home Alone is the highest-grossing holiday film of all time, and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs the John Williams score live.
Families from across the St. Louis metro area are invited to attend the Grand Opening Celebration at the new Olympia Gymnastics Center & Ninja City in Manchester on Sunday, Oct. 16 from noon to 4 p.m. There will be free, unlimited open gym for all kids, face painting, balloon animals, popcorn and prizes! Plus, enter to win a FREE YEAR of gymnastics or ninja lessons for your child!
More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.
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.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.