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Sunday, June 16th
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Bring your whole family (including your dog!) to the Countrytime Festival and Kids Carnival at Purina Farms June 15-16. Enjoy live music from Nashville-based Royal South and local favorite Wild Horse Creek Band, a Kids Carnival featuring more than 10 games, pony rides, face painting, a trackless train, inflatable bounce house, festival foods like BBQ and kettle corn, duck hearding demos and lots more. More »

In celebration of Father's Day, dads will be admitted free at The Magic House and its new satellite Makerspace (The Magic House @ Made) on Sunday, June 16.  More »

Circus Flora, St. Louis' original one-ring circus, is now in its 33rd season! This beloved show is an unbelievable mix of excitement, charm, daring, and comedy, all under an intimate Big Top setting. See mesmerizing circus acts, storytellers and performers in this year's show, The Caper in Aisle 6. Daytime and evening shows are on select nights June 6 through 30 with special 10 a.m. performances for young children, a sensory-friendly performance and a special Peanut-Free Preview night for those with nut allergies.  More »

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum every Sunday afternoon for free hands-on art activities with fun themes, special performances, engaging demonstrations and a lively, 30-minute family tour through the galleries.  More »

Treat dad like a king this Father's Day at this barbecue and beer lunch at the Saint Louis Zoo.  More »

Grab a spot for Open Play by Reservation at Play Street Museum in St. Charles. Kids and families can explore the museum during these special weekend hours. More »

Free, fun, family-friendly environmental education programs are presented by the naturalists at the World Bird Sanctuary featuring reptiles, birds and mammals. During Amazing Animal Encounters you'll get to meet some of the animals at the sanctuary and see some fly! More »

Learn all about the world of dinosaurs including what they ate, newly discovered dinosaurs and more. More »

Visit Creation Station at the Museum of Transportation, a hands-on learning environment dedicated to introducing young children to all modes of transportation. More »

Sweet Family Fun Awaits at the Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show

The Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show brings the fun of a cake, cookie and candy expo to the Midwest. This two-day event includes as-seen-on-TV celebrity cake artists, edible art demonstrations, cupcake decorating for kids, hands-on classes, booths with local and worldwide industry vendors, live Cake Battles and more. Kids get in free!

Children up to age 12 can compete for free in the decorated cupcake competition. They can also decorate a cupcake to eat on site or bring home for later. Participate in the Little Baker Fashion Show for added fun! The Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show will be held July 13 & 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Charles Convention Center. Children's free passes must be reserved in advance. More information and tickets:


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Looking Ahead
Aladdin Jr. from STAGES Performing Arts Academy »
Thursday, June 20th
Movies Under the Stars at the Chesterfield Amphitheater »
Thursday, June 20th
Star Wars Night at The Magic House »
Thursday, June 27th
Heritage and Freedom Fest »
Tuesday, July 2nd
Wee Weekend at the Saint Louis Art Museum »
Saturday, July 6th
Free Family Day at Laumeier Sculpture Park »
Sunday, July 14th
COCA Presents Into the Woods »
Friday, July 26th

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