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 things to do with kids in St. Louis

Halloween Workshops at Yucandu Art Studio
Friday, October 23, 2020
Friday, October 30, 2020

Kids in 1st through 5th grade can choose from three different fun evenings of spooky crafts, popcorn and cider. Parents can drop off their kids and enjoy an evening out. Enrollment is limited.

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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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Homecoming Evening Parade in Manchester

When life gives you lemons, have a parade! Manchester, Missouri will hold an evening Homecoming Parade on Sept. 12 and all are welcome. The Theme is "When Life Gives You Lemons." The parade kicks off at approximately 7 p.m. at Schroeder Park and will proceed through Manchester. 

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Camp MEHS Family Camp Out

Animal rescue doesn't stop in the face of a global pandemic, and the Metro East Humane Society (MEHS) is offering a way for families to have fun and support animals in need at the same time. Camp MEHS on September 5 will feature a take home "camp" kit for families, including t-shirts and bandanas to tie dye, crafts, s'mores kits, Chef's Shoppe popcorn, Annie's Bow Wow Cups, smoothies from Source Juicery, Four Muddy Paws goodies for your four-legged friends, beverages for adults and kids, and more.

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Explore Purina Farms: Animal Connections
Monday, October 19, 2020

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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Boo at the Zoo Nights

Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged.

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Halloween Magic at The Magic House

Halloween is bigger, better and more boo-tiful than ever at The Magic House in 2020! Visit The Magic House for Halloween Magic, featuring expanded hours, added outdoor experiences, opportunities for socially distanced trick or treating and other "spooktacular" activities. 

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