The long-awaited opening of the St. Louis Wheel at Union Station is here! Families are invited to ride St. Louis' newest attraction on its first day of official operation. You can also try the new St. Louis Union Station Soda Fountain.
Purina will be on hand with adoptable dogs from local shelters on the Purina Performance Plaza. Kids will have the chance to test their skills on the Purina agility course, and pet owners will be able to take home a bag of dog or cat treats.
The St. Louis Wheel is a 200-foot high observation wheel with 42 fully enclosed, climate controlled gondolas that seat up to six adults each. Wheel passengers will take three to four rotations high over the St. Louis skyline. The St. Louis Wheel at Union Station will be open every day of the year.
The grand opening begins at 10 a.m. Tickets are $15 for ages 13 and up, $10 for ages 3 to 12, and free for ages 2 and under.
More information: stlouiswheel.com
Visit the World Bird Sanctuary for a fun drive-through safari experience from the safety of your car. Come see eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, and reptiles all from the luxury of your own vehicle. World Bird Sanctuary's dinner and drive through lets you experiene the birds without dealing with the summer heat.
The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages.
Bring the family for a fun movie night on the lawn or from your car at the B&B Wildwood 10 Theater. See Secret Life of Pets. For lawn seating, please bring bag chairs or blankets. Some parking will be allowed on the lawn. Attendees must maintain social distancing and wear a mask.
Learn about amphibians at this in-person event in Babler State Park and meet some of the amphibians who live there. This free outdoor event will observe social distancing guidelines. Meet at the front of the Visitor Center for this 10 a.m. program.