Celebrate the City of St. Charles Sestercentennial (250) and National Kids to Parks Day at the First Missouri State Historic Site's annual Historical Children's Festival, where you can experience life and play as children did in the 1820s. Hear interesting stories about life in St. Charles when our first legislators were struggling to organize Missouri into statehood. Children can pick up a passport and journey through the 1820s while participating in period hands-on activities, including butter churning, candle dipping, craft demonstrations, fire starting, quill pen writing and more.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 18 and 19 at the First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site in St. Charles. Free.
More information: historicstcharles.com
Enjoy authentic food, live Salsa bands, dancing, the Los Niños Children's Pavilion with piñatas, a petting zoo, Dora and Diego and more at the area’s largest Hispanic festival.