The Butterfly House in Chesterfield is one of the top children’s attractions in the metro St. Louis area. It’s home to a couple thousand butterflies plus a few bugs and spiders. Don’t worry, the bugs are behind glass! But the butterflies are fluttering loose in an 8,000 square-foot green house for you and your kids to explore. […]
Better get your Butterfly fix in December people, because the Butterfly House in Faust Park will close for it’s annual maintenance right after the conclusion of Winter Jewels. The last day to visit is December 30. Winter Jewels Through November and December, the Butterfly House transforms into an enchanted land full of (tiny) dragons, knights […]
Remember that fish your kid begged for–but you get to clean the tank? Or the dog you have to walk? Or the gerbil…you get the idea. Kids LOVE pets, but they don’t always want to help with the smelly part of pet ownership. The Butterfly House has the perfect pet for you!
Grab your beads and get ready to party with the butterflies at Morpho Mardi Gras! For as long as I can remember the Butterfly House has been hosting March Morpho Mania. The event–where they release a few thousand extra blue morpho butterflies into the conservatory–has been wildly successful. So successful that they decided to extend […]
Looking for not-so-scary Halloween fun around St. Louis? October is “Owls and Orchids” time at the Butterfly House in Chesterfield! It’s just like their famous March Morpho Mania when the Butterfly House is flooded with blue morpho butterflies–but now with tons of spooky owl butterflies! Owl butterflies get their names from the giant eye spots […]
It finally feels a bit like spring today, so I’m gonna start talking parks and playgrounds. When I started this blog, I had the idea to share all the amazing free places to go with your kids in and around St. Louis. Playgrounds are a huge asset to parents looking for a free outing–and we […]