St Louis and the surrounding communities offer many fun and safe events for kids and the whole family. If you’re traveling to St. Louis this October with your kids, stop by these great events for some quality family fun without all the frights.
Boo at the Zoo – St. Louis Zoo
The Saint Louis Zoo is hosting the annual Boo At The Zoo. Families can dress up and participate in ghoulish games and amazing animal attractions. Children can listen to interactive storytellers, and participate in educational activities. Covid precautions are in place to protect all visitors while they enjoy festive activities. To learn more or purchase tickets visit their website: https://www.stlzoo.org/events/calendarofevents/booatthezoo
Six Flags Hallowfest
During the day the Six Flags Hallowfest is full of spooky fun for the whole family. Kids can dress up and enjoy rides, performances, and festive treats! Adults are encouraged to stay late and enjoy the frights of the night! Find tickets and more at their website: https://www.sixflags.com/stlouis/special-events/hallowfest
Science Spooktacular – Saint Louis Science Center
The Saint Louis Science Center is offering a no cost, candy-free event for the whole family. Dress up and explore science labs. Enjoy live demonstrations from a mad scientist on the energy stage! To learn more visit their website: https://www.slsc.org/event-overviews/science-spooktacular/
Union Station Halloween Experience
In addition to the Wheel, families can get a extra dose of Halloween thrills by experiencing the Union Station Halloween Experience. Train cars will be decorated and kids will be able to ‘trick or train’. Find out what else Union Station is offering here: https://www.stlouisunionstation.com/halloween-train-ticketing#/package
Not So Haunted House, The Magic House at The St. Louis Children’s Museum
Kids can put on their costumes and meet their favorite story book characters at The Magic House at The Saint Louis Children’s Museum. This event is free with the cost of admission and includes all the fun of the regular museum attractions. Plan your visit here: https://www.magichouse.org/events-programs/events/
Check out about more events here: https://explorestlouis.com/celebrate-halloween-2020-in-st-louis/.
Note: Many of these events may be canceled or altered in 2020, so be sure to check the official organizer’s website for the latest details.