The Poke-HUNT starts with a live Pokémon show in the World Bird Sanctuary amphitheater featuring Braviary, Pidgeot, Mandibuzz, Noctowl, Rowlet, Talonflame and Merkrow, followed by a Poke-HUNT where kids will be able to search the grounds for their very own Pokémon characters that they can keep!
Special Pokemon-themed games (with prizes) will be offered immediately after the conclusion of the Poke-HUNT. There are also three Pokémon Go gyms onsite along with 15 Pokémon Go stops.
Admission is a $5 suggested donation (collected by Merkrow). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park.
More information: worldbirdsanctuary.org
Enjoy a Zoo-themed, family-friendly Oktoberfest at the Saint Louis Zoo's Zootoberfest! Take advantage of the cooler weather and visit the Zoo's animals, exhibits and attractions. Kids can participate in fun activities, including hide and seek. an obstacle course and arts & crafts.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Adventures abound at Trike Town, the outdoor, child-size city at The Magic House. Kids can pick out their favorite little red tricycle and explore the entire city. The adventure includes a stop at the craft shop, where kids can create their own fall-themed craft, a candy shop, firehouse and more.