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.

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Hearts for Art at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Show your favorite work of art some love this Valentine's Day weekend at the Saint Louis Art Museum! Visit the Museum from February 14th through the 16th and pick up a free paper heart at one of the Museum Information Centers. Explore the Museum, find an artwork you adore, and leave your paper heart near the artwork. You can even write a short message on the paper heart describing what the artwork means to you. 

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Curious George Breakfast at The Magic House

Go bananas because Curious George is coming to the Magic House! Families are invited to swing into the morning and enjoy a delicious breakfast (bananas included) with visits from Curious George himself. Children will also enjoy private playtime in the museum, create a hat to take home inspired by The Man in the Yellow Hat, and get to explore the Magic House's newest exhibit, Curious George: Let's Get Curious! Registration is required. 

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7 St. Louis Area Pumpkin Patches Your Kids Will Love

It’s not really fall in St. Louis until you get lost in a corn maze or find that perfect pumpkin in a field of thousands. Thankfully, no matter where you live in the region, there’s a local farm right in your backyard offering a variety of autumn-themed attractions perfect for every member of the family, from toddlers to teens.

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The Pigeon Comes to St. Louis: A Mo Willems Exhibit Opens at The Magic House

The exhibit is inspired by the art and characters of the beloved children's book author and illustrator, Mo Willems. Many familiar characters will be featured, including best friend duo Elephant and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny, and The Pigeon, the wily city bird best known for his antics in Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Activities will give children the opportunity to make art that is inspired by Mo Willems and to learn about the rich social and emotional lives of the author's characters. 

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Autumn Outdoor Fest
Saturday, September 19, 2020

Visit downtown Kirkwood for the Autumn Outdoor Fest on September 19. There will be live music, and many businesses will feature specials and sidewalk sales. 

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Applefest at Eckert Farms

Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, a petting zoo and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for the whole family. There will be pony rides, a children's carnival, opportunities to feed goats and other farm animals, caramel apples, funnel cakes and more. 

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Slime Time at Play Street Museum
Saturday, September 19, 2020

Attention little mad scientists! It's Slime Time at Play Street Museum! In addition to two hours of awesome playtme, you'll get to create your own batch of slippery, gooey slime! 

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