The city of O’Fallon, Mo., throws a fantastic, family-friendly celebration at the Ozzie Smith Sports Complex over the 4th of July holiday.
Celebrate Earth Day with Earth-related activities and games, live entertainment, keeper chats and animal enrichment activities at the Saint Louis Zoo.
Go on a hayride after dark around Faust Park. Then wander through the candlelit historic homes where refreshments and storytellers await.
Ride the wagons out to the pumpkin patch to search for your great pumpkin, live entertainment, pony rides, a petting farm, funnel cakes, caramel apples and lots of activities for kids.
Thousands flock to Kimmswick each year for the Apple Butter Festival to buy the local historical society's famous apple butter on Market Street. Kids will love the train rides, petting zoo, pony rides and more.
Located on the beautiful tree-lined parkway of Flora Place at Tower Grove Avenue, the Historic Shaw Art Fair features art activities for kids, great food, live music and amazing art.
Make your mark with the printmakers from Central Print. Learn the craft of woodblock and pressure printing, and create your own two-color prints and valentines.
There are more than strawberries (but plenty of those too) at this festival! Kids can enjoy pony rides, carnival rides, a petting farm, wagon rides, inflatables and lots more.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
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. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX 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.
See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.