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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Photography by Denise Bertacchi

In honor of the anniversary, enjoy 50-cent admission to the Children's Zoo on May 18. Read more



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This month we celebrate the opening of Grant's Farm, free comic books, and embark on adventures in the park. Read more

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Local egg hunts come with bounce houses, crafts, and more for every age group. Read more


Ferrigno will appear at this weekend's Wizard World Comic Con at America's Center. Read more



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Welcome spring with a new children's museum, Cirque du Soleil, and more. Read more

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Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, Bark in the Park, Festival of the Little Hills, and more Read more

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Photography by Isaac White

The makeshift playgrounds are organized by parents who bring big boxes, tubes, old sheets, and assorted recyclables to a local park for a pop-up community event. Read more


This month we can Mardi Gras with the butterfly krewe, ride a pony, have a Nerf war and celebrate Einstein's birthday with a brand new Magic House STEAM lab. Read more

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This month we can visit China without leaving the city, learn about wild bald eagles, and march with a Mardi Gras parade made just for pets. Read more

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

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

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

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