Here are 5 ideas to help you Explore St. Louis this weekend.
Cartwheel into the St. Lou Fringe Festival this week, and enjoy theater, dance, storytelling, spoken word, burlesque, acrobatics, visual arts and more, all performed by independent artists. This festival is an opportunity to experience art that is accessible and affordable in a pressure-cooker of artistic expression. Buy your tickets HERE to experience what CNN named one of its Nine Intriguing US Fringe Festivals and the New York Times’ included in its Fifty Essential Summer Festivals list.
Dust off your painterly techniques and head to the Missouri History Museum to participate in their new exhibit, Coloring STL. This hands-on exhibition explores the history of St. Louis architecture and encourages visitors to draw inside the lines and interact with over 50 iconic St. Louis structures from the past and present, directly on the walls. Schedule a time with family and friends to put your mark on St. Louis.
Hop on over to the inaugural Brewed Arts Festival this Saturday and try over 20 unique brews in Cherokee Street’s shops, galleries and bars. Curated by Saint Louis Hop Shop, tasty beers will be matched with music and live art curated by Screwed Arts Collective, with indoor and outdoor painting and live performances. Purchase your ticket HERE for an artful stroll along Cherokee Street.
Rev up your engines and attend Bommarito Automotive Group’s 6th Annual INDYCAR Series race at the World Wide Technology Raceway this weekend. From Friday at 7:30 a.m. to Saturday at 11 p.m., the racetrack has a list of activities longer than a lap of the track. With events ranging from the Indy Pro 2000 Series and Indy Lights Series races to Indy exhibitions and live concerts, you will not want to miss out, so purchase tickets now for this epic event.
Don’t miss Pig & Whiskey, billed as possibly the biggest block party Maplewood has ever seen. Schlafly Beer and The Riverfront Times have joined forces to host the “area’s most beloved BBQ joints, national and local bands, craft cocktails, lots of local Schlafly beer, and of course – whiskey, bourbon, scotches, and more!” And it’s all free! Tomorrow through Sunday, this family-friendly festival will also include bounce houses, a vendor village and even bull riding.
We hope you enjoy your weekend in St. Louis. Make sure to share your St. Louis photos with us using #ExploreStLouis, you could be featured on our social page. For more events and things to do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.