Take a night hike guided by the light of Jack O'Lanterns at the Jack O'Lantern Trail in Faust Park. This Halloween-themed event includes games, stories, rides on the carousel and trick-or-treating. Costumes are not required but family-friendly costumes are welcome.
Hear the mysteries that lit within the 120-year-old mansion that is The Magic House at Haunted Mansion Night! Embark on a private, spine-tingling tour filled with mystery and magic. Explore where ghostly illuminations and mysterious shadows dance on walls, find out where the secret staircase really leads and brace yourself for an electrifying encounter that will leave your hair standing on end!
Kids can wear their favorite costumes and enjoy a super special day, including meeting superheroes like Black Panther, Wonder Woman, Batman and Spiderman (11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day). Visitors can also make their own superhero mask, design their own Halloween costume and create a pipe cleaner superhero.
Chose a pirate name and head to the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station for Pirate Quest Trick or Treating. Children and annual pass holders will receive a trick-or-treat bag to use to collect pirate booty (aka candy!) There will be six trick-or-treat stations full of treats, how-to-talk-like-a-pirate lessons from Tommy the Otter, storytelling by a pirate and more.
Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, are they ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.
Adventures abound at Trike Town, the outdoor, child-size city at The Magic House. Kids can pick out their favorite little red tricycle and explore the entire city. The adventure includes a stop at the craft shop, where kids can create their own fall-themed craft, a candy shop, firehouse and more.
New this season, Teaching in Room 9 takes learning beyond the classroom as viewers discover our region's resources. Children will explore the coloring wall at the Missouri History Museum, learn about dinosaurs at the Saint Louis Science Center, and experience African art and mummies at the Saint Louis Art Museum, just to name a few.
Daytime Playtime is an open gym for children ages 2-5 where the possibilities for fun and learning (through fun) are endless! Children will participate in activities that build coordination, strength, balance and self-confidence. They'll develop stronger motor skills, social skills, and take part in theme-based creative activities