Grant's Farm | Saturday, April 12, 2014
Help Grant's Farm celebrate its 60th season! Take the tram through Deer Park, feed the baby goats, whirl around the carousel and enjoy the animal shows when Grant's Farm reopens on Saturday, April 12. Don't forget to say howdy to the Budweiser Clydesdales, too. Learn more about Grant's Farm.
St. Louis Live Steamers | Saturday, April 12, 2014
Passengers can take a free ride on the large-scale model railroad when the St. Louis Live Steamers returns for the season with its first public run Saturday, April 12, 2014. Learn more about the St. Louis Live Steamers.
Food Trucks in Frontier Park | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Sample food from the area's top food trucks along the Missouri River at Food Trucks in Frontier Park in St. Charles. Food Trucks in Frontier Park will be held Tuesdays April 15, June 17, Aug. 19 and Oct. 2. Learn more about Food Trucks in Frontier Park .
Sauce Magazine's Food Truck Fridays return to Tower Grove Park Friday, May 9, and Feast in the Park kicks of its summer season at Food Truck Fridays at Laumeier Sculpture Park Friday, June 6.
Stingrays at Caribbean Cove featuring Sharks | Saint Louis Zoo, Friday, April 18, 2014
Touch and feed cownose and southern stingrays when Caribbean Cove reopens Friday, April 18. Visitors can also see horseshoe crabs, white-spotted bamboo sharks and bonnethead sharks in this popular 17,000-gallon pool. Learn more about Caribbean Cove.
Muckerman Fountain and Pop Jets at Tower Grove Park | Thursday, May 1, 2014
Although the swings and slides of the traditional playground beckon in springtime, when summer heat settles in, seek relief at one of the area's many spraygrounds. The Muckerman Fountain and pop jets in Tower Grove Park reopen for the season Thursday, May 1, 2014, and the wading pool reopens June 14. Water features at the Citygarden were turned on April 1, and pool monitors return on Memorial Day. Fountains at the Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden are turned on when temperatures reach 70 degrees. Find out more about these and other top area spraygrounds.
Farm Fridays at Suson Park | Friday, May 2, 2014
What says summertime better than farm-fresh family fun? Farm Fridays return to Suson Park Friday, May 2, with fishing, barn tours, pony rides and more. Learn more about Farm Fridays.
Wabash Frisco and Pacific Railroad | Sunday, May 4, 2014
Take a trip back in time aboard the 12-inch gauge live steam railroad when the Wabash Frisco and Pacific Railroad reopens Sunday, May 4. The train is open Sundays May through October. Learn more about the Wabash Frisco and Pacific Railroad.
River City Rascals | Friday, May 9, 2014
The River City Rascals, O'Fallon's minor league baseball team, takes on the Wichita Wingnuts in the season home opener at 11:05 a.m. Friday, May 9, at T. R. Hughes Ballpark. See the complete River City Rascals home schedule.
Sandcastle Beach | The Magic House, Thursday, May 15, 2014
Grab your sunscreen — it's time for a beach getaway! The Magic House will once again be transformed into a beach boardwalk, complete with a spectacular sandcastle, seashells and tons of sand to build your very own castle. Sandcastle Beach reopens on Thursday, May 15, and remains open through late June. Learn more about Sandcastle Beach.
Water Park Openings | Saturday, May 24, 2014
Ride the waves, twist down water slides and more when Raging Rivers WaterPark and Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags St. Louis reopen Saturday, May 24.
Public Pools | Memorial Day Weekend
Most public swimming pools open Memorial Day weekend, but be sure to check your local pool's schedule before putting on those floaties. New to St. Charles County for summer 2014 is Splash Station Aquatic Park, opening in Wentzville May 24. Learn more about Splash Station. Lemay Aquatic Center is slated to open this summer, too.
St. Louis Sprout & About Virtual Camp Fair | Ongoing
Summer camp season is right around the corner, and we have two fantastic resources to help you plan the perfect summer for your kids. Just visit the St. Louis Sprout Virtual Camp Fair.
Miniature Train at Museum of Transportation | Saturday, March 1, 2014
The train is back on track at the Museum of Transportation starting Saturday, March 1. You can catch the next train between 9:20 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. on Saturdays. The train runs 11:40 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. on Sundays, and from 9:20 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. Tuesday through Fridays through Memorial Day. The train operates longer throughout the summer months.
Purina Farms Visitor's Center | Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Play in the barn, milk a cow, check out the pet center, which is home to Purina's most pampered dogs and cats, and watch the Pro Plan Performance Team dogs demonstrate their agility skills. The Purina Farms Visitor's Center in Gray Summit reopens for the season on Wednesday, March 12. Learn more about Purina Farms.
Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden | Saturday, March 29, 2014
The Missouri Botanical Garden's children's garden reopens March 29-30 with special garden-related events. Pot plants, make seed packets and create fairy cottages and gnome homes as you explore the garden designed just for active kids. Special activities are available 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days. Learn more about the children's garden opening weekend.
Six Flags St. Louis | Saturday, April 5, 2014
Get your adrenaline pumping when Six Flags St. Louis reopens Saturday, April 5. The main park is open to thrill-seekers weekends only through May 17, when daily operation begins. Learn more.
St. Louis Cardinals | Monday, April 7, 2014
Busch Stadium will fling open its gates for baseball fans on Monday, April 7, for the St. Louis Cardinals home opener. The game versus the Reds is at 3:15 p.m. Learn more.