Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About St. Louis

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

More than a 1500 tropical butterflies fly freely in the glass conservatory at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. Discover gorgeous botanical gardens and even watch a butterfly emerge from a chrysalis, right before your eyes. Escape to the tropics year round, rain or shine!
15193 Olive Boulevard
Chesterfield , MO , 63017
Phone: 314-577-0888
38° 39' 53.4528" N, 90° 32' 33.9756" W

Missouri Botanical Garden

Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark. It is a center for botanical research and science education, as well as an oasis in the city of St. Louis.
4344 Shaw Blvd
St. Louis , MO , 63110
Phone: (314) 577-5100
38° 36' 57.978" N, 90° 15' 29.0412" W

Organization:

Night Lights

Location:

242 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
United States

2021 Night Lights: Sky Lantern Festival - Cedar Lake Cellars

Dates: 
10/16/2021
Time: 
2 PM – 8:30 PM

Location:

Pere Marquette State Park
PO Box 158
Grafton, IL, 62037
United States

Phone:

877-462-6979 or 618-462-6979

32nd Annual Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair

Dates: 
10/02/2021
Time: 
10am- 5pm

Organization:

Location:

12803 Broom Road
Carlinville, IL, 62626
United States

Phone:

(217) 854--3514

Apple Festival at Broom Orchard

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
9 am to 6 pm

Location:

951 South Greenmount Road
Belleville, IL, 62220
United States

Phone:

(618) 233-0513

AppleFest - Belleville Farms

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organization:

Downtown Kirkwood

Location:

130 E. Jefferson Ave.
Kirkwood, MO, 63122
United States

Phone:

314.822-0084

Autumn Outdoor Fest

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
10 AM- 5 PM

Organization:

Location:

800 Guy Park Drive
Wildwood, MO, 63005
United States

Phone:

636-458-3813

Babler's "Howl"-oween

Dates: 
10/30/2021
Time: 
4 P.M. - 8 P.M.

Organization:

Location:

800 Guy Park Drive
Wildwood, MO, 63005
United States

Phone:

636-458-3813

Babler's Fourth Annual Fall Festival

Dates: 
10/30/2021
10/31/2021
Time: 
see schedule

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Backyard Biology: Exploring Plants and Animals Around You - Online after-school class

Dates: 
10/09/2021
10/16/2021
10/23/2021
Time: 
Classes available at 11:00 AM EDT, 5:00 PM EDT, and 8:00 PM EDT

Organization:

Location:

13187 State Hwy M
Wright City, MO, 63390
United States

Phone:

636-745-3031

Big Joel's Spooky Safari

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
09/27/2021
Time: 
Weekdays 9:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays 9:00 - 5:00 pm & Sundays 10:00 - 5:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

13187 State Hwy M
Wright City, MO, 63390
United States

Phone:

636-745-3031

Big Joel's Winter Wonderland

Dates: 
11/26/2021
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Location:

125 Bald Eagle Ridge Road
Valley Park, MO, 63088
United States

Phone:

(636) 225-4390

Books & Buddies at World Bird Sanctuary

Dates: 
10/04/2021
10/18/2021
Time: 
10 am

Location:

Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex
13161 Taussig Rd
Bridgeton, MO, 63044
United States

Phone:

314-739-5599

Bridgeton Family Fall Fest

Dates: 
10/08/2021
Time: 
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

8004 Twin Rivers Road
Eureka, MO, 63025
United States

Phone:

(636) 938-1005

Brookdale Farms Corn Maze

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
Wednesday - Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Organization:

Kimmswick, MO

Location:

Kimmswick Visitor Center 314 Market St
Kimmswick, MO, 63053
United States

Phone:

(636) 464-7407

Christmas Open House & Parade in Kimmswick

Dates: 
11/20/2021
Time: 
10am – 9pm

Organization:

Meert Tree Farm

Location:

14560 Dry Fork Road
Festus, MO, 63028
United States

Phone:

636-931-3901

Christmas Tree Opening Weekend at Meert Tree Farm

Dates: 
11/26/2021
11/27/2021
11/28/2021
Time: 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Organization:

Yaquis on Cherokee

Location:

2728 Cherokee St
St. Louis, MO, 63118
United States

Phone:

(314) 400-7712

Curbside Concerts with The Gaslight Squares

Dates: 
09/24/2021
10/01/2021
10/08/2021
Time: 
6-8pm

Organization:

Location:

12580 Rott Road
St. Louis, MO, 63127
United States

Phone:

314.615.5278

DISCOVER LAUMEIER

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Organization:

Location:

12580 Rott Road
St. Louis, MO, 63127
United States

Phone:

314.615.5278

Discover Laumeier

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Organization:

Landis Arboretum

Location:

174 Lape Road P.O. BOX 186
Esperance, NY, 12066
United States

Phone:

5188756935

Dragonflies and Damselflies

Dates: 
07/24/2022
Time: 
1:00PM - 3:00PM

Organization:

Kimmswick, MO

Location:

Kimmswick Visitor Center 314 Market St
Kimmswick, MO, 63053
United States

Phone:

(636) 464-7407

Elf on the Shelf in Kimmswick

Dates: 
12/11/2021
12/12/2021
12/18/2021
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Location:

One Government Drive
St. Louis, MO, 63110
United States

Phone:

(314) 781-0900

Emerson Dinoroarus at Saint Louis Zoo

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
See website for details

Organization:

Location:

8004 Twin Rivers Road
Eureka, MO, 63025
United States

Phone:

(636) 938-1005

Eureka Fear Farm

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
10/01/2021
Time: 
7 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Fall 2021 Gardening Lecture Series

Dates: 
09/26/2021
10/24/2021
11/07/2021
Time: 
7:00PM EST (Sept 1), 2:00 pm EST (other dates)

Organization:

Location:

10501 Gravois Rd.
St. Louis, MO, 63123
United States

Phone:

314-843-1700

Fall Fest, Presented by Schnucks

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
10/09/2021
Time: 
9 am - 4:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Dates: 
09/25/2021
11/11/2021
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

Broemmelsiek Park
1615 Schwede Road
Wentzville, MO, 63385
United States

Phone:

636-949-1893

Friday Night Public Stargazing

Dates: 
09/24/2021
10/01/2021
10/08/2021
Time: 
7-10 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Fun Garden Projects to do with your Kids

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
2:00 pm EST

Organization:

Location:

201 N. Second St.
St. Charles , MO, 63301
United States

Phone:

636-949-7535

Geoquest 2021

Dates: 
09/27/2021
10/04/2021
10/11/2021
Time: 
Parks are open daily, 7 a.m. - 30 minutes past sunset

Organization:

Location:

10501 Gravois Rd.
St. Louis, MO, 63123
United States

Phone:

314-843-1700

Grant's Farm Halloween Drive-Thru

Dates: 
09/30/2021
10/01/2021
10/02/2021
Time: 
varies

Location:

The Pavilion at Lemay
305 Gregg Road Jefferson Barracks Park
St. Louis, MO, 63125
United States

Phone:

(314) 615-8877

Halloween Extravaganza

Dates: 
10/29/2021
Time: 
6-8 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

249 Schneider Drive
Fenton, MO, 63026
United States

Phone:

(636) 349-1225

Halloween Farm Fun Days at Stuckmeyers Farm Market and Greenhouse

Dates: 
09/26/2021
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
Time: 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Organization:

Historic Shaw

Location:

4103 Shenandoah Ave
St. Louis, MO, 63110
United States

Phone:

(314) 771.3101

Historic Shaw Art Fair

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
Time: 
Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm

Organization:

Kimmswick, MO

Location:

Kimmswick Visitor Center 314 Market St
Kimmswick, MO, 63053
United States

Phone:

(636) 464-7407

Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival

Dates: 
10/30/2021
10/31/2021
Time: 
10am – 5pm

Location:

Boulevard Park- Lake Saint Louis
2550 Lake Saint Louis Boulevard
Lake Saint Louis, MO, 63367
United States

Phone:

(636) 561-4620

Movies In the Park-Lake Saint Louis

Dates: 
10/08/2021
Time: 
Dusk

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Norman Bird Sanctuary Scarecrow Competition

Dates: 
10/06/2021
10/07/2021
10/08/2021
Time: 
12:00 AM

Organization:

Location:

6588 State Rd Y
Hillsboro, MO, 63050
United States

Phone:

636-789-1347

October Horse Show

Dates: 
10/23/2021
Time: 
9Am

Organization:

Suson Park

Location:

6073 Wells Road
St Louis, MO, 63128
United States

Phone:

(314) 615-8472

Pumpkin Carving in the Parks

Dates: 
10/30/2021
Time: 
2-4 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

12803 Broom Road
Carlinville, IL, 62626
United States

Phone:

(217) 854--3514

Pumpkin Festival at Broom Orchard

Dates: 
10/09/2021
10/10/2021
Time: 
9 am to 6 pm

Location:

Des Peres Park
12325 Manchester Road
St. Louis, MO, 63131
United States

Phone:

314-835-6150

Pumpkin Glow on Des Peres Pond

Dates: 
10/08/2021
Time: 
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Organization:

Meert Tree Farm

Location:

14560 Dry Fork Road
Festus, MO, 63028
United States

Phone:

636-931-3901

Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze at Meert Tree Farm

Dates: 
09/29/2021
09/30/2021
10/01/2021
Time: 
9AM to 4:30PM

Organization:

Location:

4256 Magnolia Avenue
St. Louis, MO, 63110
United States

Phone:

(314) 771-2679

Sauce Food Truck Friday

Dates: 
10/01/2021
Time: 
see schedule

Organization:

Location:

6588 State Rd Y
Hillsboro, MO, 63050
United States

Phone:

636-789-1347

September Horse Show (Speed Events only)

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
9Am

Organization:

Six Flags St. Louis

Location:

P.O. Box 60, 4900 Six Flags Rd
Eureka, MO, 63025
United States

Phone:

(636) 938-5300

Six Flags Fright Fest

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Sky Wars

Location:

13604 State Highway M
Wright City, MO, 63390
United States

Phone:

3147300793

Sky Wars' 16th Annual Fireworks Championship

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
2 to 10 p.m.

Location:

Foundry Art Centre
520 North Main Center
St. Charles , MO, 63301
United States

Phone:

(630) 571-5466

St. Charles Lions Club Farmers Market

Dates: 
09/25/2021
10/02/2021
10/09/2021
Time: 
7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

210 South Linn Street
Wentzville, MO, 63385
United States

Phone:

(800) 373-0357

St. Louis Renaissance Festival

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
10/02/2021
Time: 
10 am-6 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Teen Talk Tuesday: Armchair Botany Teen Edition

Dates: 
11/16/2021
Time: 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Teen Talk Tuesday: Disturbing Wildlife

Dates: 
10/19/2021
Time: 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

2431 Highway E
New Haven, MO, 63068
United States

Phone:

(314) 974-3198

U Pick Pumpkins at Pin Oak Farms

Dates: 
09/24/2021
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

14318 Manchester Road
Manchester, MO, 63011
United States

Wild + Free West County STL Story Time

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/16/2021
Time: 
9:00AM

Organization:

Richmond Nature Park

Location:

11851 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC, V6X 1B4
Canada

Phone:

604-238-6188

Wildlife in Your Classroom - Virtual Programs Register Today!

Dates: 
09/28/2021
09/30/2021
10/05/2021
Time: 
Tue: 9:00 – 9:45 am; 10:15 – 11:00 am; 1:15 – 2:00 pm Thu: 9:15 – 10:00 am; 10:30 – 11:15 am; 11:45 – 12:30 pm; 1:30 – 2:15 pm

Organization:

City of Festus

Location:

711 W Main Street
Festus, MO, 63028
United States

Phone:

636-937-4694

WINTERFEST - City of Festus

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
see website for details