Browse the craft and vendors, enjoy entertainment and food for sale, with displays on the area's grape-growing and wine industry, art competition. Then take in the wide array of caladiums in an array of hues and types at festival that celebrates the colorful, leafed plants. Plants and bulbs for sale for those who want to add the easy-to-grow plants to the landscape. Bus tour to caladium fields ($10) requires advance purchase and sells out quickly.
Price: Free admission; $10 bus tour of caladium fields.
Busch Gardens celebrates the arrival of summer with extended hours, the Kinetix rock-fueled acrobatic show, fireworks and DJ dancing. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Included with regular daily admission.
To say "thank you" for their service, MOSI offers free admission to active duty military and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Price: $26.95, $25.95 seniors, $20.95 ages 3-12; 2 and younger free. Member discounts available. Separate pricing for IMAX-only admission. It's $15 for the zip line only, or $10 with admission. Ropes course is $10 by itself, or $7 with admission. Parking is $5.