Events

Not-So-Haunted House

                                            

Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22
Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29

  • Friday: 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

Children of all ages are invited to dress in their most “boo-tiful” costumes and have a ghoulishly good time trick or treating and getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters at this candy-free celebration.

Not-So-Haunted House is made possible with the support of Schnucks.

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – Tumbling Time

When: Friday, November 3, 2017
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. This month, join our friends from The Little Gym for Tumbling Time. 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.

Homeschool Monday

When: Monday, November 6, 2017
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:

  • November 6, 2017
  • 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: Back to the Books with Bobby Norfolk

                                            

When: Saturday, November 11 & Sunday, November 12, 2017
Times: 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm Performances

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.

In celebration of National Family Literacy Month in November, storyteller Bobby Norfolk presents Back to the Books, a lively program that brings characters to life as he highlights the joy of reading.

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, November 11 or Sunday, November 12, 2017
Time: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm

Aspiring princes and princesses will have the opportunity to dine on assorted pastries and fruit while enjoying a short, live production of Cinderella. Following the play, kids can meet Cinderella, Prince Charming and the Fairy Godmother. Reservations required.

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

Kids CAN Help Food Drive

                                            
When: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
When: Sunday, November 12, 2017
Time: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

Children can help those less fortunate and get into The Magic House for FREE during the Museum’s annual canned food drive.

Cost: Children under the age of 12 who bring in three canned goods per person will be admitted to the Museum free of charge.

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

When: Friday, December 1, 2017
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: The Nutcracker

When: Saturday, December 2, 2017
                                            

Times: 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm Performances

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.

The Imaginary Theatre Company presents this beloved holiday classic. On Christmas eve, Marie’s godfather arrives with a mysterious present. Marie soon discovers that the gift—a nutcracker—is no ordinary toy. He leads Marie on a magical adventure full of evil mice, dancing fairies and distant lands, showing her that holiday magic can last all year long.

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Breakfast with Santa

                                            

When: Sunday, December 3, 2017
Time: 8:30 am, 9:45 am, 11:00 am, 12:30 pm or 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, December 10, 2017
Time: 8:30 am, 9:45 am, 11:00 am or 12:30 pm

You and your little short stack are invited to join us for our annual Breakfast with Santa! Make your morning (or evening) sizzle with a yummy pancake breakfast cooked by a pancake flipper extraordinaire. Enjoy a fun holiday craft to take home, all-day admission to The Magic House and the chance for little ones to sit on Santa’s lap. It’s sure to “stack” up to your expectations! Reservations required.

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

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.

Super Hero 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.