More than a half million lights will illuminate some of the Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays will delight crowds of all ages.
Visit one of the most dazzling holiday light displays in the Midwest on these special Family Nights when children's tickets are just $3.
A St. Louis family favorite – the Children's Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden – will be put to bed for the season on Nov. 2-3, and children are invited to have an adventure exploring all the Garden has to offer before the gates close.
The Butterfly House becomes The BOOterfly House in October to celebrate all things creepy and crawly. Kids can spy on spectacular spiders, enjoy story times from Miss Muffet and see Live Carnivorous Plant feedings with Professor Von Trap.
Participate in a live reading of animal stories with educators from the Saint Louis Zoo. At this Zoom presentation, kids will also get to meet the live animals featured in the stories!
Eye Thrive will provide free, on-site vision screenings, eye exams and prescription glasses to eligible children ages 4 through 12th grade at these clinics held at St. Louis County Library locations.
Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making).
The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages.