Happy Halloween 2017

HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS - 2019

SOLD OUT - Halloween Hayrides at Faust Park

Join us after dark for a hayride around Faust Park. Then wander through candlelit historic homes where refreshments and storytellers await. Warm up with a bonfire and enjoy live music. Tickets must be purchased in advance for the hayride from our reservation website or by calling 314 615-8332 or 314 615-4386. Visit just the Historic Village for $5. Open 6:30-10 p.m.

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All Ages
Faust Park
October 4 & 5
6 p.m. / 7 p.m. / 8 p.m.
$10/person
Pumpkin Painting

Fun, artsy or ghouly—get creative as you paint on pumpkins! Learn how to mix paint to capture all of the beautiful colors Fall has to offer and leave with a unique Halloween decoration.

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Ages 4-12
Laumeier Sculpture Park
October 19
Noon - 2 p.m.
$35/person
(with a favorite grownup)
An Evening in the Cemetery

Governor Frederick Bates has been at rest for 193 years, and he’s now rested well enough to visit with you at his graveside. Join Frederick, his wife Nancy, other members of the family, and a few more resident ghosts in the family cemetery behind Thornhill, in Faust Park. The house will be appropriately decorated, and historically dressed docents will explain mourning practices and superstitions of the period. Please come; the Governor is dying to meet you. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or in advance from our reservation website or by calling 314 615-8332 or 314 615-4386.

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All Ages
Thornhill at Faust Park
October 18 & 19
6:30 - 9 p.m.
$5/person (under 4 are free)
SOLD OUT - Ghost Stories at Jefferson Barracks

Hear spooky stories told by costumed storytellers above the bluffs of the Mississippi at the Barracks. Candlelight and creaking floors in the buildings and wood fires and noises from the woods set the scene for this once-a-year exclusive. Two story times offered. Limited space available. Meet at the Jefferson Barracks Visitor Center. Advance registration is required. You may register online at our reservation website. For more information call 314 615-8800 or e-mail [email protected].

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All Ages
Jefferson Barracks Park
October 26
6:30 p.m. / 8 p.m.
$5/person
Haunted Shelter Extravaganza

Come enjoy candy, hot chocolate, S’mores and other treats under the Haunted St. Vincent Shelter. There will be best costume prizes, sand volleyball and other fun activities for the entire family. Call 314-615-8788 for more information.

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Ages 5+
St. Vincent Community Center
October 26
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free
Mad Science Halloween Party

This party will feature a host of wicked activities that are sure to captivate both the kids and the kids at heart. This eerie event will take party goers into the haunted Mad Science lab where they will learn about air pressure and attempt to help a vicious vampire in his coffin after a night of feasting. Then Countess Meggbert falls under a witch’s spell while the children use science to figure out how to reverse the spell. Afterwards, the indoor fireworks will wow the children out of their seats, and floating eyeballs will amaze everyone. Finally, the children will experience a cemetery effect that is guaranteed to spook and thrill any audience! With the enchanting experiments, spooky spells and daunting demonstrations this spine-- chilling party will make this Halloween season one to remember! Snack and carousel ride will -be provided after the party. Spacing is limited, so be sure to call to reserve your place 314 615-8345.

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Ages 5 - 12
St. Louis Carousel in Faust Park
October 26
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$20/child
Halloween Storytelling & Crafts

Join Ms. Karen as she tells non-spooky Halloween stories helps the kids with a Halloween themed craft. Costumes are encouraged! To register, visit our reservation website or call 314 615-8877.

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Ages 4 - 10
The Pavilion at Lemay
October 26
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
$5/child
Pumpkin Carving in the Parks

Hey Kids! (And Adults too!) It’s time for Halloween and time for some pumpkin carving. Join a Park Ranger for a fun afternoon of carving pumpkins in the park. Pumpkins, carving tools and designs will be provided. You can also bring your own favorite design, or just free-hand your carving. Advanced registration required. Call 314 615- 4386 or visit our reservation website.

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All Ages
Suson Park (Spindler Shelter)
October 27
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
$10/carver
Halloween Boo-nanza

Enjoy this family fun event which includes hayrides and a marshmallow roast around the bonfire. You’ll love our scavenger hunt where the first 10 to finish will win a prize! We’ll have more fun with crafts, pumpkin, a costume contest and our “Haunted Caverns” at the end of the program. Call 314 615-8840.

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All Ages
North County Recreation Complex
October 31
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free