Enjoy authentic food, live Salsa bands, dancing, the Los Niños Kids Corner with piñatas, a petting zoo, Dora the Explorer and Diego, and more at the area’s largest Hispanic festival.
There will also be folkloric dancers, arts & crafts, inflatable rides, a petting zoo, traditional Hispanic games, information booths, and a carnival party at this celebration of the common heritage of Hispanic nations. The Cultural Village will be host to a wide variety of foods and beverages from Latin & South America including Mexico, Venequela, Honduras, Argentina, Belize and more.
At Soulard Park (next to Soulard Market) Sept. 20-22. Free admission. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
More information: hispanicfestivalstl.com
Engage your young scientist in science-related learning at the Saint Louis Science Center's Preschool Science Series. Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem-solving and social skills.
Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged, and each child 12 and under will receive a treat bag when they leave.