Events

Elephant and Piggie Party

When: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
                                            

You are invited to a party! A Magic House Elephant and Piggie Party! Enjoy a celebration in a bun at this Mo Willems-inspired event where families wiggle-waggle and robot walk with Elephant and Piggie from the books, explore the new Mo Willems exhibit, enjoy private playtime throughout the Museum and partake in fun take-home activities. A hot dog dinner will be served followed by yummy, great, tasty, cool ice cream for dessert – sharing with Piggie is not required. 
Registration is required.

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$22 per person for non-member
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable. 

 

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – Get Outdoors with
Upper Limits

When: Friday, June 7, 2019
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 is required. 

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

Visiting Artist Series: Sand Sculpture

                                            

When: Saturday, June 8, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

When: Sunday, June 9, 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.

Join world-champion sand sculptor Dan Belcher as he builds a 75-ton sandcastle outdoors on the shores of The Magic House. Then visitors can get digging and create their own “sandsational” sculpture using only sand and water.

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

A Grand Boardwalk Beach Bash

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
                                            

School’s out for summer, which can only mean one thing – The Magic House is heading to the beach! Enjoy a delicious dinner and create a “cool” treat at a build-your-own sundae ice cream bar. Visit must-see Boardwalk attractions include live music, face painting, a spectacular performance from Juggling Jeff, a fun photo booth, a unique sandcastle made from 75-tons of sand and an exciting Scavenger Hunt throughout the Museum.

All proceeds from A Grand Boardwalk Beach Bash support the Grandparent Scholarship Fund which helps provide these free field trips, outreach programs and family nights to children from schools in disadvantaged areas of our community.

Grooving in the Garden – Miss Jubilee

When: Friday, June 14, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                                            

Join us for Grooving in the Garden, a musical extravaganza that is sure to hit the right note with visitors of all ages. On the second Friday of the month throughout the summer from 4:00 to 6:30 pm, families can dance and sing the night away in the front garden while enjoying samples from Andy’s Frozen Custard (while supplies last).

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Adult Play Date @ MADE

When: Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
                                            

Cost: $50 per ticket, $65 per VIP ticket

The Magic House is making a big deal about our new satellite location, The Magic House @ MADE!  Big kids, 21 and over, are invited to an Adult Play Date @ MADE hosted by The Magic House Young Professionals Board.

Adult Play Date attendees can create their own masterpieces with paint, clay, lasers, LEGOS, robotics and more while enjoying delicious appetizers, beer, and wine.  Guests will also have the chance to join MADE artists as they craft a wine charm, mold a pinch pot and paint a canvas.

Looking to upgrade your experience? VIP guests will enjoy an exclusive area of The Magic House @ MADE that includes a private bar with additional beer and wine options, a specialty drink, and have the opportunity to silk-screen their own t-shirt or tote bag!

Created in partnership with the Cortex Innovation Community and MADE STL, The Magic House @ MADE is a 7,000- square- foot interactive space featuring a Makers’ Workshop, an Artists’ Studio, a Designers’ Lab and an Entrepreneurs’ Marketplace.

Star Wars Night

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
                                            

Calling all Jedi! Young Padawans and their families are invited to dress up like their favorite Star Wars characters for Star Wars Night at The Magic House! Guests will enjoy dinner, participate in some out-of-this-world activities and even have the opportunity to meet Darth Vader, Stormtroopers and more from a galaxy far, far away! Registration is required. 

Cost:
$15 per person for member
$22 per person for non-member
Registration fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable. 

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Fit Kid: Free Kid – Summer Sports

When: Friday, July 5, 2019
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 is required. 

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

Grooving in the Garden –
Brothers Walker

When: Friday, July 12, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                                            

Join us for Grooving in the Garden, a musical extravaganza that is sure to hit the right note with visitors of all ages. On the second Friday of the month throughout the summer from 4:00 to 6:30 pm, families can dance and sing the night away in the front garden while enjoying samples from Andy’s Frozen Custard (while supplies last).

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Visiting Artist Series: Book Making

                                            

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

When: Sunday, July 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.

Families are invited to join book artist Melanie Daniels in the Museum’s Art Studio to learn the ABCs of making pocket-sized books from recycled materials based on the alphabet.

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 – Home Run Health with
the Cardinals

When: Friday, August 2, 2019
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 is required. 

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

Grooving in the Garden – Diamond Empire Band

When: Friday, August 9, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                                            

Join us for Grooving in the Garden, a musical extravaganza that is sure to hit the right note with visitors of all ages. On the second Friday of the month throughout the summer from 4:00 to 6:30 pm, families can dance and sing the night away in the front garden while enjoying samples from Andy’s Frozen Custard (while supplies last).

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Squirmy, Slimy, Scaly, Slithery Creatures Kids Love

When: Saturday, August 10, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
                                            

The Magic House is playing host to creatures big and small from a mighty python to a tiny gecko! Visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy a thrilling presentation by Serengeti Steve, featuring some of his favorite critters and loads of audience participation!

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Visiting Artist Series: Chalk Art

                                            

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

When: Sunday, August 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.

Museum visitors are invited to watch professional chalk artist Craig Thomas create an amazing masterpiece at The Magic House. Chalk it up to experience as Thomas shares his tips and techniques on chalk drawing with Museum visitors.

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

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Grooving in the Garden – Tommy Holloran’s Guerrilla Swing Band

When: Friday, September 13, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                                            

Join us for Grooving in the Garden, a musical extravaganza that is sure to hit the right note with visitors of all ages. On the second Friday of the month throughout the summer from 4:00 to 6:30 pm, families can dance and sing the night away in the front garden while enjoying samples from Andy’s Frozen Custard (while supplies last).

Cost: Free with Museum admission.