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Join the Missouri History Museum for free family fun in June and July at the Summer Family Fun Series! Enjoy a variety of family activities, including crafts, performances from St. Louis children's entertainers, scavenger hunts, workshops and storytelling. More »

Bring your little ones to the Chesterfield Aquatic Center for Tot Time. Kids ages 0-5 can splash and play in the leisure pool with their peers. Older children ages 6-11 are welcome when they are accompanied by an adult and younger children. Open to residents and non-residents. Reservations are not needed. More »

Looking for a summer camp that is fun and completely different? Send your kids to FLY with the Pros at On The Fly Studios Summer Camps! All abilities are welcome and no experience is needed! Full and half-day camps for ages 6-17 include harness and wire flying, silks, games, Lyra, trapeze, dance, arts & crafts and team building! Our exceptional & experienced staff and safety-certified studio ensure a safe and truly unique experience. Camps are held at The Principia in Town and Country. LEARN MORE


Try something new to kick off your summer weekends at Laumeier Sculpture Park's Finally Friday Series. Your family can enjoy some of your favorite food and beverage trucks onsite at the beautiful park from 4-8 p.m.     More »

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.  More »

Gather at the outdoor amphitheater in Tower Grove Park for a summer of fun children's performances by beloved local entertainers. The free interactive shows are part of the Children's Performance Series, introducing children to the performing arts in a fun interactive way. Storytellers, musicians, dancers and more will encourage kids to clap along and be part of the experience.     More »

Give dad a family adventure he'll never forget! Dads get free adventures all weekend long at RYZE Adventure Park for Father's Day.      More »

At this free art program for ages 3-6 the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Dress to get messy! More »

Returning to the Saint Louis Zoo is the bird show “Winging It,” presented in partnership with World Bird Sanctuary. Birds will take the stage at the Lichtenstein Sea Lion Arena. In this amazing, free-flying presentation, a variety of exotic and native birds will demonstrate their natural abilities, and some will even soar over the audience.     More »

Splash and play with your little one in this fun morning activity. No registration is necessary.   More »

Suson Farm Fridays are the perfect way to experience all the fun at Suson Park! Farm Fridays include hayrides, fishing, farm games, candle making, barn tours, horse petting, Kona ice, balloon creations and more.  More »

With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard has been transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit.  More »

It's the food truck event that started them all! Local food trucks gather for an evening of friends, fun, live music and plenty of great food at Sauce Food Truck Fridays. St. Louis' favorite mobile restaurants will be dishing out fresh fare and local brews in Tower Grove Park. More »

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This Week's Top Posts
Experience Big Changes and New Events at Purina Farms All Season Long!

Pet lovers heading to Purina Farms this spring and summer will notice some exciting developments at one of the region’s favorite free family attractions. After a multi-year construction project, Purina Farms is putting the final touches on its revamped Visitor Center to create a more welcoming and inviting place where guests of all ages can learn about dogs, cats, and the rest of our furry and feathered friends.

SUE: The T. Rex Experience to Roar Into the Saint Louis Science Center

This summer. families can meet Sue, the most complete, best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever found, in the Lou! The Saint Louis Science Center will welcome SUE: The T. rex Experience beginning June 8. The special exhibition features the latest scientific discoveries about the species as a whole along as well immersive, sensory exploration of life in the Cretaceous period.

Farmer's Markets Make Great Family Outings! Here is Your 2024 Guide to Farmers Markets Across the St. Louis Area

A trip to the farmer’s market is a fun outing for the entire family – and it can be educational too. Make plans to visit one (or several) of these top St. Louis farmers’ markets this spring and summer, so that you and your kids can learn more about where your food comes from and indulge in some of the freshest, seasonal produce the St. Louis region has to offer. Plus, many of these markets offer activities just for kids, feature food trucks, welcome dogs, and more.    

COCA Ignites Creativity and Sparks Fun for Kids of All Ages, All Summer Long

Stroll along the Walk of Fame in the Delmar Loop, and you’ll spot the playwrights, actors, and artists who got their start in St. Louis, from Tennessee Williams and Katherine Dunham, to Tina Turner and John Goodman. Just a few steps away and around the corner, a new generation of Gateway City superstars will discover their love for the visual and performing arts this summer.

Looking Ahead
Dads Get in Free for Father's Day at City Museum »
Sunday, June 16
You and Me Under the Canopy at Tower Grove Park »
Thursday, June 20
Boeing STEAM and Space Day at the Challenger Learning Center »
Saturday, June 22
Movies in the Park »
Friday, June 21
Youth Fishing Derby at Des Peres Park »
Saturday, June 22
Kirkwood Freedom Festival and Fireworks »
Thursday, July 4
Star Wars Night at The Magic House »
Friday, July 26

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