5 Family-Friendly Events in St. Louis

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Katie G. and Wendy J. from the Lombardo Homes St. Louis team contributed to this story.

Running out of cold-weather activities? We hear you. Instead of building your 30th blanket fort of the winter, round up the family and check out these five upcoming events in the St. Louis area.

  1. Cabin Fever Daze: January 30 – 31
    11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at O’Fallon Sports Park
    Ditch the winter blues at O’Fallon’s frozen festival, Cabin Fever Daze. The $5 all-you-can-play wristband gives you access to mini golf, human sphere (yes, please!), laser tag, and more, with a variety of free activities also included. Parking is free, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
  1. Saint Louis Auto Show: January 28 – 31
    America’s Center and Edward Jones Dome
    The perfect event for your family’s car buff! Fueled by Phillips 66, the Saint Louis Auto Show is the largest automobile event in the St. Louis area and features more than 500 new cars, trucks, SUVs and luxury vehicles from more than 25 manufacturers. Tickets are $11 for adults, $6 for children 6-12 years, and free for children under 6 years. Group discounts are available. Be sure to share your photos on Twitter and Instagram using #STLAutoShow!
  1. Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition: Opens January 29
    Saint Louis Science Center
    The Saint Louis Science Center’s new, highly interactive special exhibition immerses you in flight and space travel, with simulations that allow guests to experience flight as a bird, ride in a space elevator, and even design and test-fly a supersonic jet. The exhibition is produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in association with Boeing, in collaboration with NASA and the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Tickets range from $4 – $10.
  1. The Price Is Right Live: February 11
    7:30 p.m. at The Family Arena
    Love The Price is Right? Forget waiting in line for hours at the studio in Los Angeles – check out The Price Is Right Live, instead. Eligible individuals will have the chance to “come on down” to win prizes such as appliances, vacations, and possibly a new car. Play classic games from the television game show, including Plinko, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel, and Showcase. Tickets range from $33 – $48. Parking is $10.
  1. Moolah Shrine Circus: March 17 – 20
    The Family Arena
    Ever had one of those days where you wanted to run away and join the circus? Experience the sights and sounds of the circus at the Moolah Shrine Circus, from gravity-defying trapeze artists and crazy clown antics to the roar of tigers and trumpet of elephants. The Moolah Shrine Circus has your favorite carnival food – cotton candy, peanuts, popcorn, and more – as well as numerous different animals. Tickets range from $18.50 – $41.50, with $5 for parking.

Know of other events in St. Louis? Add them in the comments!

Photo – “Saint Louis Science Center Entrance” by AfricanGeo, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.


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