The Best of Missouri Market at the Missouri Botanical Garden features more than 80 vendors offering handcrafted items, locally produced food, native plants and more, plus a Kid's Corner with farm animals, pumpkin decorating, an instrument petting zoo and more.
Take your kids to explore the history of Willoughby Farm at Fall Farm Day. Check out wagon rides, visit with goats, horses, rabbits and sheep, decorate a pumpkin, grab some kettle korn, and enjoy games and craft vendors.
Celebrating the history, culture, and people of Japan, the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the United States. Your family can enjoy guided walking tours, bonsai, cooking, martial arts and origami demonstrations, sumo wrestling, and special activities for kids.
The Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden reopens for the season at the Missouri Botanical Garden on June 8 for the general public. The garden introduces youngsters at their most impressionable age to the significance of plants and nature in fun and innovative ways. Occupying nearly two acres west of the Climatron conservatory, the Children's Garden brings botany and 19th-century history to life through a variety of interactive themes will appeal to both kids and adults.
The Butterfly House becomes The BOOterfly House in October to celebrate all things creepy and crawly. Kids can hang out with Professor Von Flytrap and his friends in the Creepy Crawly Cave and have lots of hair-raising fun.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why.
Halloween is bigger and more boo-tiful than ever at The Magic House! Visit The Magic House for Halloween Magic, featuring outdoor experiences, decorating mini pumpkins, a spiderweb maze, Halloween-themed trike town and all of your favorite Magic House exhibits – with a Halloween twist!