Denise Bertacchi

Denise Bertacchi is a mom on a mission to find all things fun for kids to do in St. Louis. Read more at, or follow her at @stlmotherhood on Twitter and Instagram.


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This month, families can meet television favorites, watch eagles soar, and experience a kid Mardi Gras. more


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Photography by Micah Usher

This month, kids can skate circles across Kiener Plaza, join the Zoo's animals for holiday lights, and meet Christmas characters on Main Street St. Charles. more

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The real showstopper is a 100-pound, five-foot tall, dark chocolate Gateway Arch. more



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Kids can explore history, fly away with Aladdin, dine with Fredbird, and get ready for the Jolly Old Elf this month more

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These pumpkin patches have corn mazes and petting zoos, are pet-friendly, and more. more

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Kids can dress up for Grant's Farm's costume party, hunt for ghouls and ghosts in St. Charles, and more. more

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A trip to a pumpkin patch is about more than getting a gourd. It’s creating a memorable experience, scenic or spooky. more



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Create your own masterpiece at the Saint Louis Art Fair, rock out at LouFest, and see Harry Potter on the big screen. more

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Experience Japan in the Missouri Botanical Garden, cheer on cyclists through St. Louis neighborhoods, and spend one last summer evening at the zoo. more

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Camp with Yogi, play golf without clubs, and take your pooch on a day trip. more

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This weekend, chow down at the St. Louis World's Fare in Forest Park, watch "Field of Dreams" in the outfield, and get into The Magic House without paying admission. more



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This weekend, celebrate World Elephant Day at the zoo, watch "Justice League" by Westport Plaza Lake, groove in the garden at The Magic House, and more. more


Watch a movie on Art Hill, walk with dinosaurs in St. Charles, and party with FredBird at Ballpark Village. more

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Prep for the new school year, have a frosty Nerf war, learn about tigers, and watch a favorite Christmas film poolside. more

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Watch a movie on Art Hill, learn about space travel, and tackle a muddy obstacle course at Queeny Park. more

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day, hit an artsy block party, and watch "Moana" from the pool. more

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Play with mud at the Magic House, listen to a story with Arthur and Clifford, and celebrate the start of Shark Week at the Saint Louis Zoo. more

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Enjoy story time with the birds, meet a dinosaur, and learn about bugs. more

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See "The Wiz," catch a food truck at Grant's Farm, go fishing in Ferguson, or break out some chalk on the Loop. more

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There's plenty of Father's Day fun. more

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