Many St. Louis family attractions have re-opened with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Many are hosting virtual and socially distanced events, which you'll find in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (required in St. Louis City and County), practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently.

fun activities for kids in St. Louis County

Night Owl Private Playtime
Friday, October 2, 2020

Want to be one of the first to explore the new Wild Kratts: Creature Power! exhibit at The Magic House? You can – along with some very special friends from the World Bird Sanctuary - at Night Owl Private Playtime at The Magic House.

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Halloween Heebee Jeebee Jamboree
Friday, October 16, 2020

Wear your costumes, bring chairs and tables, decorations for your vehicle, dinner, drinks and more to set up in front of your car and participate in the Heebee Jeebee Halloween Jamboree. At this drive-in Halloween themed event you'll enjoy a car decorating contest, costume contest, bingo, games, prizes and giveaways, all from the comfort and safety of your own socially distant area.

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Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House MADE for Kids
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Attention parents of preschoolers! Looking for some socially distanced, in-person learning and fun? Visit MADE for Kids, the satellite location of The Magic House for Toddler Tinker Time. Toddler Tinker Time is free for members of The Magic House and free for residents of the city of St. Louis, and $5 per person for others. Includes all-day admission to MADE for Kids.

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Big Truck Day Private Playtime at The Magic House
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Sunday, October 11, 2020

Big Truck Day is back, but with lots of social distancing and private playtime! Truck lovers of all ages can spend constructive time at this expanded outdoor event - Big Truck Day Private Playtime at The Magic House. Visitors can get up close to a crane, excavator, sleeper tractor trailer, forklift and more.

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Pumpkin Fest at Babler State Park
Saturday, October 24, 2020

Gather up your family, wear your Halloween costumes and celebrate all things pumpkin at the Pumpkin Fest in Babler State Park. There will be pumpkin painting, field games, scarecrows, s'mores and more! 

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Saturday Night Movies at the Ballwin Ballpark
Saturday, September 26, 2020
Saturday, October 3, 2020

Stop in to the Ballwin Ballpark for a free drive-in movie! There will be designed parking spots and attendees can sit outside next to their vehicles on the passenger side. Masks are required outside of personal vehicles unless eating or drinking. 

 

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Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym
Friday, September 18, 2020

Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Space is limited to 10 kids per session. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

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Storytelling in the Museum from the Missouri History Museum
Friday, September 18, 2020
Friday, September 25, 2020
Friday, October 2, 2020

Storytelling in the Museum is now offered virtually on Zoom from the Missouri History Museum! Tune in every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for engaging stories with themes like My Missouri, Pets, Fall into Outdoor Fun, Friendly Bears, and Happy Halloween.

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Kids' Night In at The Lodge Des Peres
Friday, September 18, 2020
Friday, October 16, 2020
Friday, November 6, 2020

Parents can enjoy a night out as kids enjoy a night in at The Lodge. The night will include fun games and crafts, and each night has a different theme.

 

 

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City Museum on Air

Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making). 

 

 

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