fun things to do with kids in STL

Play Day in the Park

Play Day in the Park is a fun, free community event sponsored by a few of our local favorite family attractions! Kids of all ages can enjoy bubble play, outdoor games, STEM lab explorations, parachute games, chalk art, building challenges with KEVA planks, learning adventures and more.

 

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Children's Performance Series in Tower Grove Park
Friday, July 19, 2024
Friday, July 26, 2024

Gather at the outdoor amphitheater in Tower Grove Park for a summer of fun children's performances by beloved local entertainers. The free interactive shows are part of the Children's Performance Series, introducing children to the performing arts in a fun interactive way. Storytellers, musicians, dancers and more will encourage kids to clap along and be part of the experience.

 

 

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Tour the Stables at Tower Grove Park
Saturday, August 10, 2024

Tour the historic stables at Tower Grove Park and have the chance to meet the Clydesdale, Moonshine, and the pony, Sheffield, and see the historic structure where they are housed and cared for. This is a free public tour, but capacity is very limited and registration is required.

 

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Parent & Me Pony Rides at Castlewood Stables
Saturday, July 20, 2024
Saturday, July 27, 2024

Enjoy two hours of horse and pony rides at Castlewood Stables during Parent & Me Pony Rides. Your little ones will also get to interact with other farm animals, like mini potbelly pigs, bunnies, tortoises, a miniature donkey, a zebra and more. 

 

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Potty Training 101
Monday, July 15, 2024
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Tuesday, August 13, 2024

Is it time to potty train your toddler? The St. Louis County Library is offering Potty Training 101 to parents of children ages 2-3. This free workshop for parent and child includes a potty-themed storytime, and parents & caregivers will receive information to get them started on the potty training process. Attendees will also receive a potty seat, step stool, training pants and a potty-themed board book. 

 

 

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Splash & Play at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center

Kids ages 0-5 can splash and play in the leisure pool at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center during Splash & Play sessions. Splash & Play is held every Monday and Wednesday in the summer through August 7. Older children, ages 6-1, are welcome when they are accompanied by an adult and a child age 0-5.

 

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