Celebrate Spring and all the animal wonders that come with it at the annual St. Louis family favorite Springtime Village at Purina Farms. Springtime Village includes adorable baby animals to pet, like piglets, chicks and rabbits, and plenty of kid-friendly fun, like face painting, photos with Peter Cottontail, scavenger egg hunt wagon rides, a variety show in the indoor theater, adoptable puppies and all the fun of the farm.
Visit the Family Activity Area in the main show field with carnival games, a canine obstacle course, face painting, inflatable bounce houses, a bubble machine and the Great Golden Egg Grab where one special egg is worth $50! Admission to the Family Activity Area is $5 per child for ages 2-10; children under 2 are free.
Springtime Village is happening Wednesdays through Sundays, 9:30 to 3:30 p.m., March 14 through March 31. Closed on April 1. On Saturdays and Sundays, enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, music and pony rides (additional fee required for pony rides).
Resevations are required by calling 314-982-3232 Monday through Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Walk-ups will not be accepted.
Admission to Springtime Village is free. Parking is $5 per car or $20 per bus. Field trip school buses are free.
Learn more on the Purina Farms Facebook page
People of all abilities can enjoy the popular U.S Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo during Sensory Night, which offers quiet areas and trained Zoo staff to assist families.
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, campfire s'mores, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, 4-D Polar Express Experience and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Parking is free.
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.