Gather at the outdoor amphitheater in Tower Grove Park for a summer of fun children's performances by beloved local entertainers. The free interactive shows are part of the Children's Performance Series, introducing children to the performing arts in a fun interactive way. Storytellers, musicians, dancers and more will encourage kids to clap along and be part of the experience.
All performances are free, open to the public and take place on Friday mornings at 10 a.m. through August 12. Gates open at 9:30 a.m. Registration is not required but does provide a way to communicate event changes. Performances are about 45 minutes in length.
The schedule includes:
June 10: The Story of Babar the Little Elephant
June 17: Celia's Sing Along Dance Party
June 24: St. Louis Irish Arts
July 1: Here Comes the Brass
July 8: Peter and the Wolf
July 15: Puppet Shows with Puppet Paul
July 22: St. Louis Taiko Drummers
July 29: Alma de Mexico
August 5: Marko Polo's Mammal Music
August 12: TBA
More information and to register: towergrovepark.org
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.
More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.