Event Highlight: Hanging with Heroes: A Back-to-School Bash


Over 200 people gathered at Millennium Park in Creve Coeur on Sunday, August 8th, for our annual Hanging with Heroes Back-to-School Bash sponsored by Kiddie Academy! With three St. Louis area locations, Kiddie Academy empowers children across the St. Louis area, including Chesterfield, Des Peres, and O’Fallon, Missouri!


Captain America, Batman, and Spiderman pose with a young boy at STL Mom’s Hanging with Heroes event

All heroes, big and small, joined in the fun. 

Balloon decor provided by Balloon Theory.

Custom Lawn Signage by Goloongo.

Food provided by Salt + Smoke.

Cool treats provided by Cool Times.

Adult beverages were provided by Barley and Vine Drink Truck.

Heroes and royalty visited from Dream Time Princess Events.

Giggles provided by The Bubble Bus STL.

Face paint artistry by Faces By Rachael.

Super sweet petting zoo by Castlewood Stables.


Thank you to our real-life heroes, The Creve Coeur Police Department, for greeting their fans at our Hanging with Heroes Back-to-School Bash, and The Creve Coeur Fire Department  for their fabulous swag that our guests got to take home with them!



Huge thanks to our awesome vendors – who almost washed away in the rain – Goldfish Swim School & Just Between Friends.


We hope you had as much fun as we did!

We can’t wait to celebrate with you again next year!


 a young girl gets a kiss from a Clydesdale at Hanging with Heroes, a STL Mom event


a plate of pulled pork with a bun and chips with bottles of Salt + Smoke BBQ sauce on the table nearby super heroes and princesses visited an event as a young boy poses for a picture Faces by Rachael face painter draws a super hero face on a young boy

Thank you to our presenting sponsor and everyone who made this event possible!








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