Family Events in St. Louis

Omnimax Movies at the Saint Louis Science Center

Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown with the power of IMAX film technology. Sit under the four-story screen while taking in awe-inspiring scenery in a state-of-the-art, wrap-around, domed theater. NEW! Dream Big.

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Greater St. Louis Metro Area Train Show

The Greater St. Louis Metro Area Train Show features an entire gymnasium full of hundreds of feet of operating train layouts and another gymnasium full of train sets and Thomas Trains for sale by dealers from across the country.

Kids can get up close to a large "garden railroad" featuring trains running on the gymnasium floor. There will also be a large operating layout made entirely of LEGOS, a Thomas the Tank model train, and dozens of detailed scenes including a lock and dam and automobile plant.

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First Friday: Journey to Middle Earth

First Fridays at the Saint Louis Science Center include free parking and fun activities centered around a theme. This month: Journey to Middle Earth. You'll see amazing science demonstrations, Planetarium shows, Center Stage activities, special movie showings and more.

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Summer Concerts in Faust Park

Summer concerts in Faust Park are a great way to enjoy the outdoors with your family. In addition to live music by local bands, beer, wine, soda, popcorn and candy are available for purchase. Local food trucks will be on hand too. 

The park opens at 5:30 p.m. for seating and concessions are available beginning at 5:30. The concert begins at 7 p.m. In Faust Park, Chesterfield.

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Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019

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.

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Applefest at Eckert Farms
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019

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. 

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Fox Park Fall Festival
Saturday, September 21, 2019

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.

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