Play Dates with the Contemporary Art Museum are free and open to all. Play Dates follow a monthly theme that invites close looking, hands-on art making, and safe, creative play. Plus, you'll enjoy performances from guest artists that get everybody moving!
Each month, families with children of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in this in-person event.
Play Dates start at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Prior registration for either hour is strongly encouraged due to limited capacity. Upcoming themes include:
November 13: Scale + Size (register here)
December 11: Composition (register here)
January 8: Rhythm (register here)
Learn more at camstl.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 fireside stories, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Timed-ticket reservations are required and must be purchased in advance.
Surround yourself with the magic of the season as the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House becomes alive with living jewels. Escape the cold and enjoy the warm temperatures inside the Butterfly House's tropical conservatory as more than 1,000 jewel-toned butterflies surrounding you in free flight.
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.
Visit one of the most dazzling holiday light displays in the Midwest on these special Family Nights when children's tickets are just $3.