Lace up your running and walking shoes and chase down a costume because this fun event has something for all ages. The 5K and 10K runs are out-and-back courses, and there is a half mile Children's Fun Run for ages 10 and under.
Costumes are encouraged for all ages.
Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in the annual GO! St. Louis Halloween 10K, Half Marathon and 1-Mile Fun Run. Dress up and compete in the costume contest for prizes and pumpkin pies. The event also features a 1-Mile Fun Run popular with families.
Enjoy special evening hours at The Butterfly House during October for the Owls and Orchids Animal Encounters events. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings, guests can get an up-close view of the beautiful Owl Butterflies, which are most active at dusk and dawn.
Evening hours are 4:30 to 7 p.m. with separate admission from daytime hours. Admission is $6 per person general admission; $3 per person for members of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Sprinkle in a fun playtime for your toddler or preschooler at Sweetplay Happy Hour. This creative and tasty play experience includes cookie decorating and sensory play and is designed for children 5 and under.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House, MADE for Kids for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers and their parents and caregivers. Toddler Tinker Time is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 am. to noon at The Magic House, MADE for kids. It's free with admission.
Children up to six years old are invited to join in a play group at The Waldorf School of St. Louis. Little ones, along with the favorite grown up, will enjoy baking, circle time and free play. Parents can get to know other parents of young children.