Here are my favorites:
Science Center First Fridays
Friday, Jun 3rd 10:00 am – 11:45 pm
Learn the real science behind science fiction at the Science Center’s First Fridays events! Each month has a different theme, features free hands-on activities and culminates with a free 10pm screening of a classic science fiction move in the OMNIMAX® Theater. First Friday favorites like public telescope viewings, scifi trivia and special prices for OMNIMAX® films are a staple at every event.
Tickets for the free 10pm show are available starting at 6pm on the evening of the First Friday event and are distributed on a first come, first served basis. First Friday activities such as our presentations, sci-fi trivia, 10pm sci-fi film, etc. are primarily designed for adults and recommended for audiences 16 years and older. Our public telescope viewings and free 7pm Planetarium show are recommended for all ages.
View more information HERE.
Missouri History Museum – Storytelling At The Museum – Destination Vacation
Friday Jun 3rd 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Each week the Missouri History Museum hosts Storytelling at the Museum. The programs engage young visitors and their families in historic objects and museum settings by using traditional and contemporary storybooks. Children also enjoy a hands-on craft. Each 45-minute session is FREE in the History Clubhouse.
This program is recommended for children ages 2–5. Kids only (adults welcome with children).
The Magic House – Free Admission During The Centene Fit Kid Event
Friday, Jun 3rd 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Magic House is hosting their Centene Fit Kid Event on Friday June 3rd from 4 – 7 pm.
Let by registered yoga teachers, children will have the opportunity to learn a variety of yoga poses structured just for kids.
Kids 14 and under are invited to compete a fitness challenge upon arrival to earn Free admission to the event. Regular admission rates will apply to those 15 years of age and older.
Suson Park Farm Fridays
June 3rd 10am — 1pm
All children ages 2-12 are $10, Adults free.
Farm Friday activities include Barn Tours, Hayrides, Pony Rides, Candle Dipping, Face Painting, Fishing, Pedal Tractors.
You can now register on the web at www.stlouisco.com/parks or call 314-615-8822 for more information.
This is an all-weather event and there are NO REFUNDS.
If you want to stay and bring a lunch, they will reserve shelters for your picnic and you can play on the “fun”tastic playground.
Great for schools, day camps, day cares, individuals.
Suson Park – 6073 Wells Rd. 63128
St. Louis Zoo – Jungle Boogie – Push the Limit (Top 40/Motown/Rock)
Jun 3rd 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Animal-related kids activities will focus on conservation of endangered species through the Zoo’s WildCare Institute.
The City of Shrewsbury – Sundown Park Party
Jun 3rd 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The City of Shrewsbury invites everyone to attend the Sundown Park Party on Friday, June 3rd from 7:00-10:00PM. This special outdoor concert takes place at the Festival Site Pavilion in Wehner Park. Bring your friends, family and a blanket/chair and enjoy the sounds of rock, pop and blues band Lunar Levitation. Outside food and beverage is allowed. All ages; FREE admission.
The Sundown Park Party is a FREE family & pet friendly concert series.
5200 Lenox Avenue St. Louis, MO 63119
Kimmswick Strawberry Festival June 4th & 5th
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Here’s a fun event to add to your calendar. The Kimmswick Strawberry Festival is June 4th & 5th from 10am until 5pm.
The Kimmswick Strawberry Festival has grown into the second largest festival in Kimmswick. Only the Apple Butter Festival in October is larger.
During the 1st weekend in June, Kimmswick is overflowing with strawberries. If it is made with strawberries you will find it at this festival. Everything from Fresh Strawberries, Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, and Strawberry Cheesecake, to Strawberry Iced Tea and Strawberry Wine.
Craft and food vendors line the streets as live entertainers perform at several areas throughout town. There is even a area filled with rides for the kids. This is a great event for the whole family to enjoy and help Kick-Off the Kimmswick Festival Season.
The 6th Annual Kimmswick Bluegrass Festival will be playing both days in the park area.
Additional attractions include a petting zoo, train rides, pony rides, bounce houses, small children’s rides, games for the kids, face painters, and caricature artists.
Sounds of Summer Concert Series at Chesterfield Amphitheater
Saturday June 4th 6:45
All performances are free. Fixed seating is available, or bring a blanket or chairs for lawn seating. Concessions will be available for purchase, but concert goers are welcome to bring their own food and beverages (no glass).
Go HERE for more information.
City of Clayton Picnic in the Park
Sunday June 5th 4pm – 8pm
Join Clayton Parks and Recreation and the Clayton Century Foundation at Picnic in the Park on Sunday, June 5 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. We will have activities for all ages including live music by Javier Mendoza, the Bubble Bus, bounce houses, crafts by Perennial, lawn games and food trucks!
The event is free and open to all with drinks available for purchase from a local charity and food available for purchase from some of our favorite food trucks.
Go HERE for additional information.
Check out more St. Louis Events in the St. Louis Staycation Guide!