Celebrating the history, culture, and people of Japan, the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the United States. Your family can enjoy guided walking tours, bonsai, cooking, martial arts and origami demonstrations, sumo wrestling, and special activities for kids.
Free, fun, family-friendly environmental education programs are presented by the naturalists at the World Bird Sanctuary featuring reptiles, birds and mammals. During Amazing Animal Encounters you'll get to meet some of the animals at the sanctuary and see some fly!
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. St. Louis' favorite mobile restaurants will be dishing out fresh fare and local brews in Tower Grove Park.
Join other parents and their little ones for a stroller walk at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center and discover how nature appeals to our senses no matter what our age.
You and your kids can learn about space, science, the solar system and lots more in a fun, hands-on way during Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center. Simulated Space missions are geared for families with kids ages 6 and up, and some for families with kids ages 11 and up.
Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, a petting zoo and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for the whole family. There will be pony rides, a children's carnival, opportunities to feed goats and other farm animals, caramel apples, funnel cakes and more.
Kids can enjoy bubble fun from The Magic House, the St. Louis Police Department Operation Polar Cops ice cream truck, face painting, games, and explore the St. Louis Fire Department fire truck. There will be 300 free lunches provided for children 12 and under.