Explore the Saint Louis Zoo in the evenings at the new Animals Aglow exhibit. Bring your family to experience the luminous glow of 50 towering lanterns depicting animals, plants and traditional Chinese elements. Don't miss this celebration of culture and art!
See dozens of hand-constructed lantern displays illuminated by thousands of LED lights all around the Zoo. Plus, guests can enjoy nightly Chinese cultural performances. Lanterns are designed to represent the four key biomes: the ocean, rainforest, polar region and prairie.
During Animals Aglow nights, the Zooline Railroad will run Fridays through Sundays, weather permitting, and the Dinoraurus experience will be open nightly. Please note that zoo animals will not be viewable and no animal buildings will be open during Animals Aglow nights. There will be themed food and refreshments available at the Carousel Cafe, Ice Cream Oasis, River Camp Cafe, Lakeside Cafe and Starbucks inside the Zoo.
Ticket prices vary according to date and Zoo membership status. Children under age 2 are free.
Sensory-Friendly Night is Sunday, April 7.
Animals Aglow is open Wednesdays through Sundays from March 13 to May 5, 2024.
Tickets are available online at stlzoo.org
Calling all budding scientists! Let's experiment, measure, and mix things up a bit with a morning full of exploration at Mad Science Time. Kids will get to be hands-on experimenting. All activities can be explored freely and playtime is included.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program.
Preschool Storytime is geared to ages 2-5.
Are you interested in learning more about Kindermusik before committing to a full semester? Are you unsure how your baby or child will respond in a group setting? Join Kindermusik for a musical playdate and see firsthand how singing, moving, playing instruments, and dancing together has the power keep us connected, fuel kids' brains and bring joy.