Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About St. Louis

Wildlife Rescue Center

The Wildlife Rescue Center is a non-profit professional wildlife rehabilitation facility, resting on 15 acres of land next to Castlewood State Park. It is the ideal setting to explore and learn about Missouri's native wildlife community.
1128 New Ballwin Road
Ballwin , MO , 63021
Phone: 636-394-1880
38° 33' 6.156" N, 90° 33' 0.4752" W

The Butterfly House

More than a thousand live tropical butterflies fly freely in the glass conservatory at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. Watch a butterfly emerge from a chrysalis right before your eyes.
15193 Olive Boulevard
Chesterfield , MO , 63017
Phone: 314-577-0888
38° 39' 53.4528" N, 90° 32' 33.9756" W

Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge

The refuge was established in 1958 to protect and enhance habitat for migratory birds. Located between the Mississippi River and Illinois River, the refuge encompasses 9,225 acres of riverine and floodplain habitat scattered around the confluence of the rivers.
1 Hagen Rd
Brussels , IL , 62013 38° 56' 13.0452" N, 90° 32' 33.216" W

Camp Lakewood

YMCA Camp Lakewood is a coed summer residential camp for ages 6-17 located on 5200 wooded acres and large lake. We get kids outdoors exploring and learning in a safe Y environment with a culturally-diverse staff. Kids experience water activities, sports, high adventure, equestrian, arts & crafts, nature, caving and more, along with personal growth and making new friends.
YMCA Camp Lakewood 13528 State Hwy AA
Potosi , MO , 63664
Phone: 573-438-2155
37° 57' 3.3948" N, 90° 55' 53.1552" W

Location:

13653 Lodge Blvd
Grafton, IL, 62037
United States

Phone:

618-786-3323

Bald Eagle Festival

Dates: 
01/27/2019
Time: 
11 am - 3 pm

Location:

2360 Hwy. D
St. Charles, MO, 63304
United States

Birds: Owl Prowl at August A. Busch Conservation area

Dates: 
12/14/2018
Time: 
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location:

951 South Greenmount Road
Belleville, IL, 62220
United States

Phone:

(618) 233-0513

Breakfast with Santa at Dinnertime (Belleville)

Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/21/2018
Time: 
5 pm - 7 pm

Location:

Anheuser-Busch Brewery Lights
1200 Lynch St.
St.Louis, MO, 63118
United States

Brewery Lights

Dates: 
12/30/2018
Time: 
5:30pm -10:00 pm, Thursday - Sunday

Organization:

Location:

Camp Ben Frankel Office 3419 West Main Street
Belleville, IL, 62226
United States

Phone:

618-235-1614

Camp Ben Frankel

Dates: 
06/23/2019
06/24/2019
06/25/2019
Time: 
All Day - overnight camp

Location:

Fort Zumwalt Park
1000 Jessup Drive
O'Fallon, MO, 63366
United States

Phone:

(636) 938-1005

Celebration of Lights Carriage Services

Dates: 
12/12/2018
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
Time: 
Tuesday through Sunday, 6:00pm-9:00pm except December 10, 11 and 25

Location:

Fort Zumwalt Park
1000 Jessup Drive
O'Fallon, MO, 63366
United States

Phone:

636-379-5614

Celebration of Lights in O'Fallon

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organization:

Meert Tree Farm

Location:

14560 Dry Fork Road
Festus, MO, 63028
United States

Phone:

636-931-3901

CHRISTMAS TREES at Meert Tree Farm

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
9 am-5 pm

Location:

Rock Springs Park- Alton
2116 College Ave
Alton, IL, 62002
United States

Phone:

(800) 258-6645

Christmas Wonderland- Rock Spring Park

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
Monday-Friday the lights will be on from 6-9 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday the lights will be on from 5-9 p.m.

Organization:

Westport Plaza

Location:

111 Westport Plaza Dr. Suite 550
St. Louis, MO, 63146
United States

Phone:

(314) 317-6403

Free Carriage Rides at Westport Plaza

Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/22/2018
12/29/2018
Time: 
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm , (7-10 pm on Dec 31)

Organization:

Location:

150 East Argonne Drive
Kirkwood, MO, 63122
United States

Phone:

314-822-0084

FRESH CHRISTMAS TREE LOT- Kirkwood

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

4344 Shaw Blvd
St. Louis, MO, 63110
United States

Phone:

(314) 577-5100

Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
5–10 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

19620 Crown Ridge Rd
Sainte Genevieve, MO, 63670
United States

Phone:

573-883-9909

Holiday Lights Tour at Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary

Dates: 
12/20/2018
12/21/2018
12/22/2018
Time: 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:

400 Jefferson Drive
St. Louis, MO, 63110
United States

Phone:

(314) 367-Rink or (314) 361-061

Ice Skating at Steinberg Ice Rink

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
Sunday-Thursday 10am-9pm Friday-Saturday 10am-11pm Extended Holiday Hours: (ALL DAY EVERYDAY) November 21-24 10am-11pm Dec 21-Jan 1 10am-11pm

Organization:

Location:

307 Pinetum Loop Road
Gray Summit, MO, 63039
United States

Phone:

(314)577-9555

Little Nature Explorers: Owl Friends

Dates: 
02/22/2019
Time: 
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Organization:

Location:

307 Pinetum Loop Road
Gray Summit, MO, 63039
United States

Phone:

(314)577-9555

Little Nature Explorers: Winter Wonderland

Dates: 
01/25/2019
Time: 
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Organization:

Mardi Gras, Inc.

Location:

2200 Dolman
St. Louis, MO, 63104
United States

Phone:

(314) 771-5110

Missouri Lottery 5k Run For Your Beads

Dates: 
02/23/2019
Time: 
9:00 am

Location:

2360 Hwy. D
St. Charles, MO, 63304
United States

Location:

968 Meyer Road
Wentzville, MO, 63385
United States

Phone:

636-332-9236

New Year’s Eve Lock-In in Wentzville

Dates: 
12/31/2018
Time: 
7PM-7AM

Location:

Good Life Growing's GreenCubator
4057 Evans Ave
St. Louis, MO, 63113
United States

Phone:

3148990801

Seedfolks

Dates: 
04/13/2019
04/14/2019
Time: 
1:00pm - 7:00pm

Organization:

Location:

442 South De Mazenod Drive
Belleville, IL, 62223-1023
United States

Phone:

618-397-6700

Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Annual Way of Lights

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
Indoor Activities 5 – 9 p.m. nightly Outdoor Light Display 5-9 p.m. nightly Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas & New Year’s Day. (Outdoor light display will remain open.)

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

(314) 781-0900

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Zoo

Dates: 
12/12/2018
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
Time: 
5:30pm – 8:30pm

Location:

Rotary Park- Foristell , MO
2577 W. Meyer Road
Foristell, MO, 63348
United States

Phone:

636-332-9236

Wentzville Holiday Night Lights

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
5:30-9:30 pm

Organization:

Westport Plaza

Location:

111 Westport Plaza Dr. Suite 550
St. Louis, MO, 63146
United States

Phone:

(314) 317-6403

Westport Plaza New Year's Eve Firework Display

Dates: 
12/31/2018
Time: 
6 PM – 6:10 PM

Location:

2360 Hwy. D
St. Charles, MO, 63304
United States

Location:

Tilles Park
9551 Litzsinger Road
St. Louis, MO, 63124
United States

Phone:

314-615-5572

Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park

Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
see schedule