Things to Do in St. Louis County

Grant’s Farm

 Former home of President Ulysses S. Grant, Grant’s Farm is open to the public with free admission.  Deer and buffalo roam on the 281 acres owned and operated by Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  Guests young and old enjoy hand-feeding the baby goats and attending the entertaining, educational animal shows in the Tier Garten Amphitheater.  The most familiar residents of the farm are found in the Clydesdale Stable. 10501 Gravois Rd. www.grantsfarm.com


The Magic House St. Louis Children’s Museum

  Imagine yourself in a special place where there’s a world of wonder at your fingertips. The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum is an exciting, unique hand-on museum where children can explore, share, create, discover, pretend, experience and have fun.  The Magic House is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing hands-on learning experiences and educational programming for children in a creative and stimulating environment. 516 S. Kirkwood Road. www.magichouse.org


Riverport Amphitheatre

The biggest names in music can be seen at this 20,000 seat outdoor theatre. For concert Information and ticket sales;  www.riverport.com


Six Flags Over Mid-America

  You will enjoy one of the Midwest’s premier theme parks with its hundreds of thrilling rides, shows, games, shops and special events.  Located at I-44 and Allenton- Six Flags Road. www.sixflags.com

Annual Festivals & Fun In the St. Louis Region

For all  the fun seeker there’s always something going on in the St. Louis area.  You’ll find plenty to do throughout the year. Here are just a few suggestions:


Fair St. Louis

  One of the nation’s biggest and best birthday parties, Fair St. Louis celebrates the 4th of July with local bands and top name entertainment, a huge parade with colorful floats, international food booths, fabulous fireworks displays each night, air shows and lots more.  All the fun is Center along the riverfront in downtown St. Louis. www.fairstl.org


Soulard Bastille Day

   Help celebrate French Independence Day in the historic Soulard neighborhood.  Festivities include a ball, live jazz, an arts festival and bicycle race.  The celebration also features “French Taste of Soulard”


Great Forest Park Balloon Race

  This annual race features over 60 of the nation’s finest hot air balloons and is widely regarded as one of the biggest and best balloon races in the U.S.

First Night St. Louis

      Welcome in the New Year with the entire family in an alcohol-free environment.  Ice carvings, street performers, exhibits, fireworks, giant puppets and colorful banners make this an excellent way to spend New Year’s Eve. www.firstnightstl.org


Mardi Gras

   This 11-Day party in historic Soulard includes a jazz festival, parade, Creole cook-off, charity ball, antique show, art exhibit and much more. www.mardigrasinc.com


The Maifest

   An annual spring celebration in Herman, MO includes wine tours, entertainment with German bands, dancing, show stopper revue and a German Market with crafts of all kinds.


Festival of the Little Hills

  An end of the summer celebration in the historic “Old Town” section of St. Charles, the Festival presents 19th century atmosphere with over 250 craft booths, artwork, antiques, demonstrations, live entertainment, food and beer gardens. www.festivalofthelittlehills.com

Karen Wagner
Karen Wagner
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