The Anheuser-Busch Grant's Farm is a popular summer attraction in St. Louis known for its famed Clydesdale horses, but it's also a great place to go in the fall for a little Halloween fun. On select nights in October each year, Grant's Farm hosts a family-friendly Halloween event complete with food, music, games, costumes, and plenty of holiday activities. Get into the Halloween spirit with themed shows and rides through Deer Park at this one-of-a-kind celebration.
What to Do During Halloween at Grant's Farm
Halloween at Grant's Farm starts with a tram ride to the center of the park where a variety of ghosts, goblins, and other decorations light the route along the way. While the decor is spooky, it's still designed to be a kid-friendly way to see the animals at Grant's Farm in the dark, so bring a flashlight to help you spot them.
After the tram ride, walk around and see more of the animals. If you're looking for a good place to hang out and enjoy the evening, head over to the Bauernhof Courtyard where you'll find a DJ playing music, a variety of food for sale, and free samples of Anheuser-Busch beers for those 21 and older. The Grant's Farm Halloween celebration also has plenty of fun for the kids including goat feeding, carousel rides, pumpkin decorating, and a variety of holiday-themed shows.
In 2019, Halloween at Grant's Farm takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. on October 4 and 5, 11 to 13, 17 to 20, and 24 to 27. While admission to the event is free, there is a parking fee per vehicle, and it also costs a small amount to participate in a number of activities on-site.
Information About Grant's Farm
Grant's Farm is a family-run historic farm located at 10501 Gravois Road in St. Louis, Missouri, about 20 minutes southwest of downtown. Named after its founder and the 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, Grant's Farm was established in 1848 and later purchased by the Anheuser-Busch family, who maintained it until 2015, when the St. Louis Zoo took over ownership. It now operates as a free zoo year-round and is home to buffalo, elephants, camels, kangaroos, and the famous Budweiser Clydesdale horses.
More Halloween Fun Nearby
Grant's Farm is just one of the many local attractions that host special Halloween events in the St. Louis area for kids and adults alike. From thrilling (but not too scary) daytime adventures to all-night dance parties, there's plenty for everyone happening in and around the city this year.
Kids can enjoy a safe evening of Halloween fun at Boo at the Zoo at the St. Louis Zoo or the Not-So-Haunted House at the Magic House in Kirkwood. Meanwhile, there's also a big party in the Central West End on Saturday before Halloween that offers trick-or-treating and a costume contest for kids during the day and adult events in the evening.