It’s officially fall in St. Louis – and while the temperatures might still feel like summer, fall brings us some festive events that are family friendly! Get into the spirit of autumn with some cooler weather activities around the St. Louis-area. Just don’t forget to stay mosquito safe until the temperatures cool down further…
The Lantern Festival in Eureka, Missouri
Happening Saturday, November 5th at Brooksdale Farms is a festive and family-friendly party featuring live music, s’mores, and an evening lantern release. You and your family can spend the evening watching thousands of lanterns being released in unison, glowing in the sky.
For two weekends in October (October 1-2 and October 8-9), our beloved Saint Louis Zoo is hosting its annual Ottertoberfest celebration, featuring traditional German beer, bratwursts, live music, and special kids’ activities – all with free admission!
The Great Godfrey Maze in Godfrey, Illinois
Take a family road trip to Godfrey, Illinois to celebrate Godfrey’s 25th anniversary on their 7-acre field full of corn maze fun. There will even be an additional haunted maze that opens later in October for Halloween fun. Prices range from $6 for adults, $4 for children 6-11, and 5-and under are free.
Taking place on Saturday, October 29th, the Insane Inflatable 5k promises to be a fun, wild and insane race course through fun inflatable obstacles. Children of all ages (and adults too!) will love this interesting challenge. Why not have fun while breaking a sweat?