Young revelers who may not be able to stay awake until midnight to celebrate the New Year can ring in 2023 at Noon New Year's Eve, a free celebration for kids and families at the Missouri History Museum.
Someone has left candy canes all over the grounds of Faust Park. Bring your flashlights to help find them! When kids arrive at Faust Park for the Candy Cane Hunt, they'll receive a bag to decorate and use to collect candy canes. Please dress for the weather.
You can always watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on television, but if you want the real-life parade experience, bundle up the kids and head downtown bright and early on Thanksgiving morning to see the 38th annual Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Take memorable photos with Santa at The Missouri Botanical Garden's Garden Glow light display. During these special evenings, you and your family can take photos with Santa at Christmas-card worthy photo spots located around the Garden, including the inflatable snow globe, and fun holiday frames.
Santa's Reindeer have been busy hiding candy canes in Kirkwood Park. Some have prizes attached to them. Kids can come early to decorate a hunting bag. Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m. The hunt starts at 10 a.m., and after the hunt, kids can take pictures with Santa and enjoy some hot chocolate.
The magical sights of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation's Winterfest return to downtown St. Louis this holiday season. Winterfest includes family fun, beautiful holiday lights, s'mores stations, ice skating and festive activities and fireworks, plus winter markets, special character visits and a New Year's Eve celebration.
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 fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.
Learn about Waldorf education by observing classes in session at the Waldorf School of St. Louis.
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.
Bring your family to Cardinals Nation Restaurant & Bar on select Wednesday nights this off season for Family Night with Fredbird! Meet Fredbird from 6:30-7:30 p.m., play games and win prizes! Kids 12 and under eat free per adult meal purchased.