Laura Ingalls Wilder is famous for her series of Little House on the Prairie books, but fans may not know the real-life story behind these beloved tales. Join the Imaginary Theatre Company for a look at the remarkable writer, philosopher, and chronicler who left us a charming and captivating record of life as an American pioneer.
Travel to Funland with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and actors from The Black Rep as they bring to life the enchanting tale of Carlo Collodi's most beloved marionette, all while entertaining, educating and introducing your family to the riches of live music. Arrive early to visit the instrument playground.
A St. Louis family favorite – the Children's Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden – will be put to bed for the season on Nov. 4-5, and children are invited to have an adventure exploring all the Garden has to offer before the gates close.
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.