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Special Events

Family Concert at The Magic House

August 3, 2014
1:00 pm

Families are invited to join nationally known childrenís musician Steve Weeks for an interactive family concert in the Museum's play garden. Weeks performance will be filled with music, humor and games! An accomplished childrenís musician, Weeks has four albums, multiple number one hits on Sirius XM satellite radio (Kids Place Live), and several awards to his credit. Families should come prepared to laugh, sing and dance as Weeks performs his toe-tapping, acoustic-based songs that range in style from reggae to bluegrass to folk-hop.


Concert is free with Museum admission.

A Taste of Magic

Thursday, August 7, 2014
6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Magic House Young Professionals Board cordially invites adults 21 and older to attend A Taste of Magic on Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Guests will enjoy two complimentary drink tickets for their choice of Anheuser-Busch beer products or wine; savor a free light bite from The Magic House chef; purchase food from some of the best food trucks in town; and have the entire Museum to themselves to be a kid again! All proceeds benefit The Magic House's Field Trip Scholarship Fund which provides children in need with the opportunity to attend a field trip to the Museum for free.

This is an adults-only event.


$15 in advance, $20 at the door

Breakfast Time with Sid

August 10, 2014
9:00 am

Join us for Breakfast Time with Sid on Sunday, August 10th at 9:00 am. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, get your picture taken with Sid, participate in a fun activity, have The Magic House all to yourselves and enjoy some private playtime in The Magic House's latest exhibit, Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!


$20 per person for non-members
$15 per person for members
Reservations are required.

Worldwide Day of Play

Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Visitors are invited to join The Magic House (and the world!) for a giant play date to celebrate the Worldwide Day of Play, an annual event that encourages kids to turn off the television and play outside. The Magic House will be participating in this playful event with a variety of fun outdoor activities. Kids will have the opportunity to get active outside in the Museumís Play Garden with giant foam blocks from Imagination Playground, Hopscotch from Around the World, a hedge maze, parachute play, jump ropes, hula hoops and much more!


Free with Museum admission

Kids' Flea Market

September 21, 2014
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Magic House is looking for enterprising kids 16 years and younger to sell their handmade craft items, outgrown toys, books, baseball cards, games and more at the Museum's Annual Kids' Flea Market. Not only is this a great opportunity for kids to make their own money, but they can also earn extra points with their parents by cleaning out their rooms! This event is great for bargain hunters as well and is open to the public for shopping. There will be all kinds of hidden treasures to discover. In addition to the great bargains, there will be music and fun activities for the whole family to enjoy while visiting.

The Kidsí Flea Market will take place at Kirkwood School Districtís Nipher Middle School track located next to The Magic House, rain or shine.


$15 per table
Reservations are not required to shop.

Big Truck Day

October 4, 2014
9:30 am – 1:30 pm

October 5, 2014
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Big trucks will be a big deal at The Magic House on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5! Visitors can register to attend the Big Truck Day celebration where they can get up close and personal with some very big trucks including a cement mixer, crane, fire truck and more! Big Truck Day includes a meal, decorating a construction hat to take home and all-day admission to The Magic House.


$18 per person for non-members
$12 per person for members