Children 12 and under can participate in trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, face painting, Halloween music, a costume contest and more.
Have fun at the not-so-scary Terror in Tower Grove Park Halloween festival for all ages.
Families can enjoy games, Halloween activities, a costume contest, a hay maze and giveaways. Every pre-registered child age 14 and under will receive their own pumpkin.
Bring your kids and your pets in costume to this Halloween pet parade in the Delmar Loop. There will be candy for kids and treats for dogs along the parade route.
During Fall Into Science: Farm Fest, you'll learn how dinosaurs were the original chickens and enjoy a solar observation. There will also be a home brewing demonstration wtih Urban Chestnut Brewing Company at 2 p.m. Your family can explore everything the GROW exhibit has to offer, including lots of hands-on activities for kids.
At Fall Into Science: The Great Pumpkin Fest, your kids will love Science Goes Squash: The Pumpkin Edition, there will be pumpkin ice cream samples (1-4 p.m.) pumpkin pastries all day, and a pumpkin seed demonstration at 2 p.m.
At Fall Into Science: Chili Fest, you'll chill out learning about liquid nitrogen, enjoy chili cookoff samples from Local Harvest, Chris' Pancake House, Culvers and Cafe Manhattan (1-4 p.m.), and a hot sauce demonstration.
There are more than strawberries (but plenty of those too) at this festival! Kids can enjoy pony rides, carnival rides, a petting farm, wagon rides, inflatables and lots more.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.