Enjoy a new take on Octoberfest at the Saint Louis Zoo's Zootoberfest. This family-friendly Zootoberfest includes all the fun of the zoo, including your favorite animals, with German food for purchase, canned and bottled brews for adults and root beer for kids, and fall-themed activities for kids.
Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 2 and 3, and Oct. 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint Louis Zoo.
Zootoberfest 2021 is free for all guests at the Zoo. Masks/face coverings are required indoors for all guests, including those who are vaccinated. Guests who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear masks/face coverings both indoors and outdoors.
Free timed-ticket reservations are required for all guests to visit the Zoo and Zootoberfest.
More information: stlzoo.org
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why.
Purina Farms has reopened its Visitor Center for 2021 where families can experience the popular Purina Incredible Dog Show, watch cow milking demonstrations, take a wagon ride around the rolling hills of the property and lots more.
Free outdoor concerts are back at the Missouri History Museum. The popular Twilight Tuesdays concert series is now the Twilight Thursdays Concert Series at the Missouri History Museum. These concerts include an impressive line-up: Isley Brothers Tribute, Tina Turner Tribute, The Chuck Berry Band and more.
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.