Voting is now closed. Thanks for casting your vote to help St. Louis Sprout determine the top seven family events of 2013! The top seven vote-earners will be named 2013 Sprout Seven Awardees.
Nominations for Sprout Seven were based on reader and Sprout staff member feedback. Public events that occurred between Dec. 1, 2012, and Nov. 30, 2013, are eligible for the 2013 Sprout Seven Awards.
2013 Sprout Seven Nominees Baby Kid Expo (April 13, 2013, St. Charles Convention Center) "Beauty and the Beast" (Nov. 1-3, 2013, The Fabulous Fox Theatre) Birds in Concert (Thursdays throughout summer 2013, World Bird Sanctuary) Debut of Baby Priya the Elephant (May 2013, Saint Louis Zoo) Challenger Learning Center's 10th Anniversary Celebration Day (Nov. 16, 2013, Challenger Learning Center) Christmas Traditions (Wednesdays and weekends throughout December 2012, Historic St. Charles) Color Run (April 27, 2013, Downtown St. Louis) Dance St. Louis' Spring to Dance (May 23-25, 2013, Touhill Performing Arts Center) FIRST Championship Weekend (April 25-27, 2013, Edward Jones Dome) Girl Talk (Jan. 26, 2013, St. Luke's Hospital) Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Race (Sept. 20-21, 2013, Forest Park) Haunted Hayloft (Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-27, 2013, Purina Farms) Holiday Magic 2013 (Nov. 29 - 30, 2013, America's Center) Maple Sugar Festival (Feb. 2, 2013, Rockwoods Reservation) MLB National League Championship Games in St. Louis (October 2013, Busch Stadium) MOSAICS Missouri Festival for the Arts (Sept. 13-15, Historic St. Charles) Nina, Pinta Tours (May 21-27, 2013, The Loading Dock) Opening Day of Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden (March 30, 2013, Missouri Botanical Garden) Pet-acular Holiday Bazaar (Dec. 8-9, 2012, Purina Farms) Pumpers and Pistons (May 18, 2013, Museum of Transportation) Springtime Village (March 13-30, 2013, Purina Farms) St. Patrick's Day Parade (March 26, 2013, Downtown St. Louis) Wetlands for Kids Day (April 6, 2013, August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area) World Eagle Day (March 24, 2013, World Bird Sanctuary)
The Sprout Seven winners will be announced on Monday, Jan. 6, 2013.