October Events in St. Louis Area

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Events Oct 2018

October is our favorite. Here’s a quick guide on celebrating the best this month has to offer. Enjoy!

Sauce Magazine 11th Annual Harvest Festival

Sunday, October 14 | 11am – 5pm

Join Sauce Magazine along with top local artists, musicians, restaurants, breweries and wineries for the 11th annual Harvest Festival. New venue this year – in Tower Grove Park.

Harvest Festival Website

Grant’s Farm

Fall Fest at Grant’s Farm

Every Saturday and Sunday in October near the Clydesdale Stables, Grant’s Farm hosts a fall festival. The pumpkin patch area and animal shows are free. The Kid Activity Zone is $6 per child/day to participate in the activities and free for adults to enter.

Special Activities Includes:

  • Corn Box
  • Inflatable Corn Maze
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Fall Themed Food and Beverage
  • Fall Themed Merchandise
  • Featuring Limited Edition and Fall Seasonal Beers like Elysian Night Owl and Budweiser Copper Lager

Halloween Nights at Grant’s Farm

Enjoy the season with a one-of-a-kind celebration, featuring themed shows, a DJ in the Bauernhof courtyard, and themed Deer Park rides with Halloween lights! Costumes are encouraged and welcome.

October 5 – 6, 11 – 14, 18 – 21, 25 – 28 (Thursday – Sunday) 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Parking Lot will remain open during Halloween Nights Halloween Parking charge($20) will start at 4:30pm. For non-parking walk-ins: $5 per person after 4:30pm.

Grant’s Farm Website

Boo at the Zoo

Nightly, October 16–30, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The St. Louis Zoo presents a non-scary, kid-friendly Halloween experience. Children are encouraged to wear costumes. Children 12 and under will receive a treat bag upon exiting. Boo at the Zoo Nights is not a trick-or-treating experience.
Admission includes entrance to Boo at the Zoo Nights, the Conservation Carousel and the 4D Theater featuring “Happy Family 4D.” Fall-themed activities, animal encounters, and entertainment nightly.
$7 for Zoo members (ages 2+)
$8 for non-members (ages 2+)

Boo at the Zoo Website

Pumpkin Jamboree at Eckert’s

Take a trip to Eckert’s, where you can ride wagons out to the pumpkin patch to search for your great pumpkin. Pumpkins range from a couple of pounds to more than 150 pounds. Wagon rides, music, live entertainment, pony rides, funnel cakes and festival foods make this a fun-filled weekend for everyone! Children’s activities. Petting farm. Fee charged. Visit website for details.

Belleville Farm- 951 South Green Mount Road, Belleville, IL 62220
Millstadt Farm – 2719 Eckert Orchard Lane, Millstadt, IL 62260
Grafton Farm – 20995 Eckert Orchard Road, Grafton, IL 62037

Eckert’s Website

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