Visitors Guide to
Ongoing Exhibits & Events

in the Middle Mississippi River Valley
   
The Middle Mississippi River Valley is home to a number of venues that are the home to ongoing events that that last for a period of time. The venues range from the institutions at Forest Park in St. Louis including the Zoo, Science Center, and History Museum. Other events include nature outings and corn mazes. 




 
CURRENT EXHIBITS & EVENTS
  Weekends through November 29, 2017
Special Nature Exhibit
FIRST BANK SEA LION SHOWS
 
VENUE: SAINT LOUIS ZOO

St. Louis, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  Through January 15, 2018
History Exhibit
WORLD WAR I: MISSOURI AND THE GREAT WAR
 
VENUE: MISSOURI HISTORY MUSEUM

St. Louis, MO
FREE
   
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  Through April 15, 2018
History Exhibit
#1 IN CIVIL RIGHTS
 
VENUE: MISSOURI HISTORY MUSEUM

St. Louis, MO
FREE
   
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  Through March 25, 2018
Special Exhibit
PINNED!
 
VENUE: WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME

St. Louis, MO
FREE
   
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  Through March 25, 2018
Special Exhibit
VICTOR VASARELY: CALCULATED COMPOSITIONS
 
VENUE: WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME

St. Louis, MO
FREE
   
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  Through April 1, 2018
Special Exhibit
GLOBAL MOVES: AMERICANS IN CHESS OLYMPIADS
 
VENUE: WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME

St. Louis, MO
FREE
   
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  Through August 12, 2018
History Exhibit
PANORAMAS OF THE CITY
 
VENUE: MISSOURI HISTORY MUSEUM

St. Louis, MO
FREE
   
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  ONGOING
Nature Activity
KEEPER TALKS
 
VENUE: WORLD BIRD SANCTUARY

St. Louis, MO
FREE
   
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ONGOING HOLIDAY EVENTS
  Through December 15, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
FESTIVAL OF TREES

Wynne, AR
FREE
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  Through December 24, 2017
Annual Art Exhibit and Sale
ORNAMENTS SHOW & SALE

St. Louis, MO
FREE
   
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  Through December 27, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
LIGHTS OF THE DELTA

Blytheville, AR
ADMISSION
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  Through January 1, 2018
Annual Holiday Event
GARDEN GLOW

St. Louis, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  Through January 1, 2018
Annual Holiday Event
GARDENLAND EXPRESS

St. Louis, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  Through January 1, 2018
Annual Holiday Event
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS

St. Louis, MO
ADMISSION
   
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UPCOMING HOLIDAY EVENTS
    November 23 - December 26, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
CITY OF CHRISTMAS

Keokuk, IA
FREE
   
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    November 23, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Annual Holiday Event
WINTER WONDERLAND AT TILLES PARK

Ladue, MO
ADMISSION
   
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    November 24 - December 23, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS

St. Charles, MO
FREE

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  November 24 - December 23, 2017
Annual Holiday Art Event
BELLEVILE'S CHRISKINDLMARKT

Belleville, IL
FREE
   
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  November 24 - December 27, 2017
Annual Holiday Lights Display
CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND

Alton, IL
ADMISSION
   
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  November 24 - December 30, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS
O'Fallon, MO
ADMISSION
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  Select Days: November 24 - December 30, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
ST. LOUIS ZOO WILD LIGHTS

St. Louis, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  November 24, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
GINGERBREAD WALK

Belleville, IL
FREE
   
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    Saturdays: November 25 - December 23, 2017
Annual Holiday Festival
VICTORIAN FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS
Hannibal, MO
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
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    November 25 - December 31, 2017
Annual Holiday Event
PARADE OF LIGHTS FLOAT DISPLAY

Fort Madison, IA
FREE
   
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FEATURED ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE GREAT RIVER ROAD
Fort de Chartres
State Historic Site
Mississippi
River Ferries
Lewis and Clark
State Historic Site
U.S. Grant
National Historic Site
     

 

 
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