Many St. Louis family attractions are open 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.

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Trucks & Tails: A Virtual Experience from Purina Farms

Don't miss this once-a-year favorite from Purina Farms! Trucks & Tails is going virtual this year to give your kids a first-hand look inside some of their favorite trucks, let them "meet" a wide variety of dogs and learn how trucks and working dogs have long been perfect pairings to accomplish many important tasks. 

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Luau at the Park

Join in on a family friendly luau at Schroeder Park. Families should bring a picnic dinner, then kids can go play, make crafts, have a dance party and play games. Adults must stay in the park but can go for a walk, play tennis/pickleball, disc golf, or just enjoy some peace and quiet.

 

 

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Family Movie Night at Vago Park in Maryland Heights

Bring your picnics, lawn chairs and blankets for a free family movie. Arrive early and enjoy free ice cream, courtesy of the Maryland Heights Police Department and Fire District starting at 6:30 p.m. All attendees will need to observe 6 foot social distancing guidelines while attending the movie. Pre-registration is required.

 

 

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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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Christmas in July at the Brentwood Community Center

Beat the heat and celebrate Christmas early this year at Christmas in July with the Brentwood Parks & Rec Department. Wear your best Christmas attire and bring your holiday spirit while enjoying a morning filled with games, crafts and fun. You'll even have the chance to have a glass of milk and cookies with Santa Claus! Pre-registration and parent participation is required. For ages 2 and up. 

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Free Socially Distanced Movie in the Park

See Toy Story 4 for free at the Schroeder Park Amphitheater in Manchester. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for your family's seating. The movie starts around 8 p.m. or when the sun goes down. Social distancing guidelines must be observed. Concessions will be open. 

 

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Cupcake Creation

Kids can enjoy an evening at the Brentwood Community Center where they'll have a chance to bake, decorate and then eat the cupcakes they create! They'll learn new and exciting ways to decorate a cupcake using different ingredients and toppings. Each parent and child will have the opportunity to bring home their cupcakes at the end of the class. 

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Winterfest
Thursday, November 26, 2020

The magical sights of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation's Winterfest return to downtown St. Louis this holiday season! Kiener Plaza will transform into a dazzling wonderland featuring more than 70,000 lights in the park's trees, complementing the breathtaking backdrop of the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse. 

 

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Wonderlight's Christmas in St. Louis
Thursday, November 26, 2020

Wonderlight's Christmas in St. Louis is a dazzling display of Christmas lights synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking music, played through your car stereo. At this drive-through experience, you'll see shooting stars, floating snowflakes, dancing candy canes and lollipops, giant Christmas trees and five enchanting tunnels of lights. 

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Explore Purina Farms: Responsible Pet Care

Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids. 

 

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Books and Butterflies
Friday, November 27, 2020
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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. Reading are posted on Facebook for virtual visitors.

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