St. Louis festivals

Festival of Nations

Festival of Nations is St. Louis' biggest multicultural celebration, drawing thousands each year to Tower Grove Park to enjoy music, great food, dance, craft making and more.

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Eureka Days

Enjoy an old-fashioned community festival at Eureka Days. This annual event includes lots of children's activities, carnival rides, fireworks, nearly 80 vendors, live music, bounce houses and lots more. 

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St. Louis African Arts Festival

Children's activities include storytelling, arts and crafts, mask-making and educational workshops. In conjunction with the festival, the Saint Louis Zoo will have special activities focused on a different African animal each day.
 

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FunFest 63119

FunFest 63119 is a community event with music, food and fun for all ages, including kids-favorite entertainer Babaloo, a baby T-Rex, Jeff the Musician, Wonderwoman, Spiderman, Fredbird and lots more. 

 

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Paint Louis 2016

See more than 100 artists from around the world painting the Mississippi River floodwall in downtown St. Louis during Paint Louis 2016. Kids can take part in Scrap Cans for Kids and learn the art of spray painting. 

 

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Benton Park 150th Anniversary Festival

Enjoy a wide variety of live music, make-and-take art project for kids provided by Artscope, food, and fun at this community festival celebrating 150 years of the Benton Park neighborhood.

The festival begins at 11 a.m. with a full schedule of local bands at the Benton Park Pavilllion and Lagoon at the corner of Jefferson and Arsenal.

Free. More information: bpnastl.org

 

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Halloween Nights at Grant's Farm

Get into the Halloween spirit with some spooky fun and celebrate with the animals at Grant's Farm. Enjoy Halloween-themed shows, a devilishly good DJ, spooky decorations and moonlit rides through Deer Park. Costumes are encouraged.

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Halloween Workshops at Yucandu Art Studio
Friday, October 18, 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019

Kids in 1st through 5th grade can make a fun Halloween craft while enjoying popcorn and cider at Yucandu Art Studio's Halloween Workshops and Halloween Party. You can drop the kids off and enjoy a night out!

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Free Family Night at The Magic House @ MADE
Friday, October 18, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
Friday, December 20, 2019

Located in the Central West End, this 7,000 square-foot makerspace is designed for kids ages 4-14 to play, explore create and collaborate. Visitors have a chance to "paint" on the digital easel, use a pottery wheel to create a clay creation, design for a 3D printer, launch air rockets, build robots and circuits and more!

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Free Family Night at The Magic House
Friday, October 18, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
Friday, December 20, 2019

Some of the best things in life are free! The Magic House holds Emerson Free Family Nights every third Friday of the month from 5:30 pm to 8 pm.

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