For the second year, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra brings the sounds of the season to St. Charles. the Mercy Holiday Celebration with Byron Stripling will be performed at Lindenwood University's J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts in St. Charles. Gather your loved ones for this holiday tradition — and be on the lookout for Santa himself!
Join the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Education Team for a two-part series of fun-filled, live family activity sessions featuring music and movement. Tiny Tunes; Giraffes Can't Dance, is an online, live interactive event where no matter your background, your entire family will be singing, dancing, and playing instruments together!
You know it's the holidays in St. Louis when the St. Louis Symphony performs its annual Holiday Celebration in a decked-out Powell Hall. This celebration is so big that Santa himself stops by for a visit!
Visit City Museum for a New Year's Eve Party for the whole family! Play games like Jenga, cornhole and more, and sing your heart out doing karaoke to your favorite holiday tunes. To celebrate the new year, visitors can pop the balloons from the balloon drop at 8:30 p.m. and enter a raffle to win prizes. There will also be a "champagne" toast to 2023!
Celebrate the holidays with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra! Enjoy the family film Elf with a live symphony playing the score while the full film plays on the big screen.
Celebrate the holidays at MADE for Kids and enjoy Cocoa and Cookies with Santa! You can take photos with Cocoa Santa and Mrs. Clause, create personalized gifts for family and friends and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies.
Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa at The Lodge in Des Peres. You'll have a yummy breakfast and get to take photos with Santa! Santa will also accept wish lists, so be sure to bring yours. You'll be taking pictures with your own camera.
Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.
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.
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.
See the amazing sea lions at the Saint Louis Zoo perform for the crowd and cheer them on from the bleachers as the popular Sea Lion Spring Training Shows return. You'll see these beautiful animals perform flipper walks, ball balancing, Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, lots of splashing and even more surprises!
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed for preschoolers. Families will enjoy hands-on activities and private playtime in select exhibit areas like Wonder Works, the STEAM Center, and Xavier Riddle. Recommended for ages 1 to 5.