things to do in St. Louis with kids

Family Sunday at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Sunday, September 29, 2019

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum every Sunday afternoon for free hands-on art activities with fun themes, special performances, engaging demonstrations and a lively, 30-minute family tour through the galleries. 

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Kids CAN Help Food Drive
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Sunday, November 3, 2019

Children can help families with food insecurity in our local communities and get into The Magic House or The Magic House @ MADE for free during the annual Kids Can Help food drive. Children under the age of 12 who bring in three canned goods per person will be admitted to The Magic House free of charge on November 2 and 3.

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Zootoberfest at the Saint Louis Zoo
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Enjoy a new take on Octoberfest at the Saint Louis Zoo's Zootoberfest. This family-friendly Octoberfest includes all the fun of the zoo, including your favorite animals, with German food for purchase, a "biergarten" for adults and root beer for kids, and kids activities.


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JB Blast

Enjoy music by The South Side Johnny Band under the stars in the Veterans Memorial Amphitheater and a brilliant fireworks display to usher in the 4th of July. Admission and parking are free. 

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Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Art Fair at Laumeier is a nationally acclaimed fine art and craft fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park featuring food and beverage vendors, hands-on art activities for kids, live music and more. Now in its 32nd year, the fair is a Mother's Day Weekend tradition in St. Louis. 

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Grant's Farm Opens for the Season

Visit one of St. Louis' favorite summer family attractions on opening day. Enjoy animal shows, train rides, the famous Budweiser Clydesdale stallion barn, the Bauernhof, Grant's cabin, feeding the animals and lots more.

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Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival
Friday, September 20, 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019

Enjoy authentic food, live Salsa bands, dancing, the Los Niños Children's Pavilion with piñatas, a petting zoo, Dora and Diego and more at the area’s largest Hispanic festival. 

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