Summer Freebies & Deals

Ongoing Free Events

St. Louis History Museum

(Museum opens June 20 – Children’s program openings TBD, check website)

Music Mondays– Live music and dance performances.

Tuesdays- History-inspired yoga in the History Clubhouse from 11:30 a.m.-noon.

Tuesdays and Fridays—Storytelling in the Museum from 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m., then Make-and-Take workshops from 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Thursdays—Museum Babies storytelling (recommended for ages 6-24 months) from 10:10-10:25 a.m. Hear a story on the big screen, then stay for activities.  

Amazing Animal Encounters at the World Bird Sanctuary 

Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11-11:30 AM and 2-2:30 PM learn about and meet the amazing animals that call the World Bird Sanctuary home. 

Free Family Nights At The Magic House

(Limited spaces available)

Every third Friday of the month, experience the Magic House for free from 5:30 PM-8 PM.

Free Saturday Morning Yoga at Citygarden

(Temporarily closed- check the website for further updates)

Saturdays, meet at 7:45 AM for 8 AM start. 

Tuesday Tails at the Animal Protective Association 

(Temporarily closed- check the website for further updates)

Tuesdays through the summer, kids are invited to a free storytelling time at the APA, then stay and check out the adoptable critters.

Dino Chat at the St. Louis Science Center

(Science Center slated to reopen June 20  – check website for programs and events)

Daily chats with dinosaur experts, so your dino obsessed kid can get all their questions answered. Times vary, check website for details.

Science At Sunset

(Science Center slated to reopen June 20 – check website for events and activities updates.)

Enjoy extended free hours at the St. Louis Science Center during the summer! Thursdays 5:30 PM-8:30.

Family Sundays at SLAM

(St. Louis Art Museum slated to open June 16)

Hands-on art projects and a family-friendly tour through museum make this a can’t miss event! From 1-4 PM every Sunday.

Barks N Books Reading Days at Purina Farms

(Temporarily Closed – please check website for updates)

Book readings with therapy dogs starts at 11 AM, noon, and 1 PM every Wednesday at Purina Farms. 

Storytime In The Commons With PBS

(Temporarily closed- check the website for further updates)

On select Saturdays from 9:30 AM-11 AM, join your favorite PBS characters for a fun storytime, crafts, and games.

Babywearing Line Dancing

(Temporarily closed- check the website for further updates)

Sponsored by St. Louis County Libraries.  All classes start at 10 AM.

Sensory Story Time

(Temporarily closed- check the website for further updates.)

Story Time curated for kiddos 3-9 years old who have multi-sensory needs, or are on the autism spectrum. Multiple days and times at St. Louis County Libraries.

 

Story Telling At The Museum In Spanish 

(Museum opens June 20 – check website for events and activities updates.)

Storytelling in Spanish at the Missouri History Museum is rounded out with crafts and activities. On select Tuesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 AM.

 

Summer Concert Series 

Movies and Music Under The Stars At Chesterfield Amphitheater

(Temporarily canceled. Please check the website for further updates.)

Free family movies June 20 and July 25. Doors open at 6 PM, movie starts at 8 PM.

Faust Park Summer Concert Series

(Many events canceled or postponed. Please see the website for the most current information.)

Tuesdays from 5:30-9 PM. 

Event is free, food available for purchase. Lots of kid activities and community partners.

Summer Children’s Concert Series at Tower Grove Park

(Summer series kicks off July 1, 2020)

Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 AM through the summer. 

Kid-friendly concerts come complete with juice and snacks, all before nap time! 

Wednesday Lunchtime Concert Series at Citygarden

(While Citygarden is open, events are temporarily canceled. Please see the website for updates.)

Wednesdays from 11:45 AM-12:45 PM

O’Fallon Jammin’ Concert Series

(June events to be held drive-in style at CarShield Field parking lot, while the July and August events will be held at the Civic Park Bandstand.)

Every Tuesday from 6:30-9 PM at Civic Park’s Bandstand. Free event, food available for purchase. 

Whitaker Music Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

(canceled for 2020)

Wednesday nights 5-9 PM. Free admission to the Children’s Garden from 5-7 PM.

Musical Nights At Oak Knoll Park

(Temporarily canceled. Please check the website for updated information.)

The fourth Sunday of the month from 5-7 PM, bring a picnic and relax with other families as you enjoy local music. 

Jungle Boogie Concert Series at the St. Louis Zoo

(Temporarily canceled. Please see the website for the most current information.)

Concerts are most Fridays during the summer from 5 PM-8 PM.