Main Street St. Charles is the setting for this family favorite holiday event. The Santa Parade features all of the Christmas Tradition characters, carolers, and a cavalcade of international Santas, each carrying the flag of their native land.
Mummies and daddies are invited to bring their little ghouls and goblins to a day of Halloween fun at the St. Louis Zoo's Spooky Saturday. Free admission from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hitch up the wagons and head out to Prairie Day at Shaw Nature Reserve for this fun-filled family event.
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the World Bird Sanctuary, live animal shows, a farmers marker, straw maze, kids crafts, Butterfly House programs and more at this free open house.
Learn about wild birds, what they eat, where their food comes from and more from the bird keepers at the World Bird Sanctuary.
Toddlers and preschoolers will explore nature through tactile activities and crafts at this special "messy" event. Children, from walking to age 5, will have a blast getting messy while learning to discover the world around them. Reservations are recommended. Walk-ins are accepted based on availability.
Enjoy a free summer lunchtime concert at Citygarden, the urban oasis in downtown St. Louis filled with sculpture, reflecting pools, fountains, splashpads and, on some days, food trucks.
Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.
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.
Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.
See the amazing sea lions at the Saint Louis Zoo perform for the crowd and cheer them on from the bleachers as the popular Sea Lion Spring Training Shows return. You'll see these beautiful animals perform flipper walks, ball balancing, Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, lots of splashing and even more surprises!
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed for preschoolers. Families will enjoy hands-on activities and private playtime in select exhibit areas like Wonder Works, the STEAM Center, and Xavier Riddle. Recommended for ages 1 to 5.