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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Books and Butterflies

Experience this storytelling adventure at The Butterfly House. Your little ones will enjoy fun storytime readings with some very special guests. Books and Butterflies is included with Butterfly House admission.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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