fun things to do with kids in STL

Fall Color Tour Train Rides Along the Meramec River
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Enjoy a scenic ride along the Meramec River in the mini train of the Wabash & Frisco Railroad. Trains pulled by historic live steam locomotives and diesels will take you on a 30-minute journey that travels just over two miles through the trees and along the bluffs of the Meramec River Valley.

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Fall Into the Arts
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Head to O'Fallon's newest park for the all-new Fall Into the Arts festival, featuring artists, vendor booths, live music, food vendors, wine and craft beer vendors, and free, hands-on art activities.

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South Grand Chalk Walk
Saturday, October 12, 2019

South Grand Chalk Walk invites everyone – all ages and all abilities – to come together to make art or watch art being created. Enjoy fresh air, prizes, live music and fun activities for kids. 

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Kids Open Play at Ultimate Ninjas
Friday, August 23, 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019

Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended. 

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