Events

Noontime New Year’s Eve

When: Sunday, December 31, 2017
Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
                                            

Ring in the new year a little bit early with our Noontime New Year’s Eve celebration at The Magic House. New Year’s revelers of all ages (even those with a bedtime!) are invited to join in the festivities as they make noise makers and wish wands, strike a pose in a photo booth with fun 2018 themed props and dance the day away to some rockin’ tunes.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – The Nutcracker

When: Friday, January 5, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
                                            

On the first Friday of every month, kids are invited to spend some FREE time getting fit at Fit Kid: Free Kid sponsored by St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge upon arrival can earn free admission to the event! Registration required. 

Cost: Free for children 12 and under with advance registration.

Superhero Night at The Magic House

When: Saturday, January 6, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
                                            

Dress up like your favorite superhero and join us for a superhero-themed evening filled with action-packed activities! Enjoy a super fun pizza party, tour the Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks exhibit in a single bound, take some super silly pictures at a photo booth, create your very own superhero mask and have a super time meeting some of your favorite superheroes including Super Girl and Batman! Reservations required.

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$20 per person for non-member
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Homeschool Monday

When: Monday, January 8, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
                                            

On select Mondays from 9:30 – 11:30 am, homeschool families and organizations can tour The Magic House when the Museum is closed to the public. The two-hour reserved program includes exploration of the Museum at a discounted rate.

Upcoming dates:

  • January 8, 2018
  • February 5, 2018

Cost: The discounted admission rate for this program is $3.00 per person 12 months and older. Reservations not required.

Visiting Artist Series: Ceramics

                                            

When: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, January 14, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Visiting Artist Series is a yearlong celebration of the arts. One weekend every month, Museum visitors have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professional artists as they demonstrate their techniques.

Get behind the wheel as ceramicists from Krueger Pottery demonstrate the art of working with clay. Kids will coil, pinch and throw their own creations.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – Heart Health

When: Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
                                            

On the first Friday of every month, kids are invited to spend some FREE time getting fit at Fit Kid: Free Kid sponsored by St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge upon arrival can earn free admission to the event! Registration required. 

Cost: Free for children 12 and under with advance registration.

Robotics Day

When: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
                                            

Teams from FIRST Robotics will be at The Magic House to showcase their amazing robots in action!  Kids can get inspired by some of the coolest inventors in town as well as get a chance to test drive some robots and learn more about FIRST Robotics.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Visiting Artist Series: Chinese Brush Painting

                                            

When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, February 11, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Visiting Artist Series is a yearlong celebration of the arts. One weekend every month, Museum visitors have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professional artists as they demonstrate their techniques.

Brush up on the ancient Chinese art form of brush painting with Ping Yan. Ping shares her techniques for painting bamboo, flowers, birds and other traditional subjects.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Chinese New Year

When: Saturday, February 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
                                            

The Magic House is celebrating the kick off to the Year of the Dog with a festival of fun! During the event, families can enjoy a Lion Dance performance, Kung Fu lessons and demonstrations and Chinese face painting.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – Irish Dancing

When: Friday, March 2, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
                                            

On the first Friday of every month, kids are invited to spend some FREE time getting fit at Fit Kid: Free Kid sponsored by St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge upon arrival can earn free admission to the event! Registration required. 

Cost: Free for children 12 and under with advance registration.

Bunny Breakfast

                                            

When: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Time: 8:30 am, 10:00 am and 11:30 am

Follow the bunny trail to The Magic House and get your morning hopping at the Museum’s Bunny Breakfast featuring our special guest – the Easter Bunny! Every-bunny will have a great time as they enjoy a delicious breakfast, participate in a fun, hands-on activity, get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and enjoy all-day admission to the Museum! Reservations required.

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$20 per person for non-member
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Egg Roll

When: Monday, April 2, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
                                            

Visitors get things rolling on The Magic House’s front lawn for the annual Egg Roll. In the great tradition of the White House, The Magic House, with its own replica Oval Office located in the Museum’s Star-Spangled Center, is inviting children to roll up their sleeves and participate in an egg-citing race as they use large spoons to roll their eggs across the finish line. Plus, families will have the opportunity to meet a very special guest – the Easter Bunny!

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – Fitness Slam Dunk

When: Friday, April 6, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
                                            

On the first Friday of every month, kids are invited to spend some FREE time getting fit at Fit Kid: Free Kid sponsored by St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge upon arrival can earn free admission to the event! Registration required. 

Cost: Free for children 12 and under with advance registration.

Visiting Artist Series: Recycled Art

                                            

When: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Visiting Artist Series is a yearlong celebration of the arts. One weekend every month, Museum visitors have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professional artists as they demonstrate their techniques.

Celebrate Earth Day a little early with do-it-yourselfers from Perennial, a St. Louis nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainability. Reduce waste while recycling materials into new pieces of jewelry, decor and stationery.

The Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Fairy Tale Tea

                                            

When: Saturday and Sunday, April 21 & 22, 2018
Time: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Aspiring princes and princesses will have the opportunity to sip tea or apple juice, dine on fine pastries, make a bejeweled tiara or crown to take home and enjoy a short, live production of Cinderella inside the Whitaker Theater at The Magic House. Following the play, kids can see their favorite characters up close as Cinderella, Prince Charming, and the Fairy Godmother visit with guests and sign autographs. Guests are encouraged to dress in their storybook best. Reservations required.

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$20 per person for non-member
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.