5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 4/15 – 4/17

Thursday April 14, 2016

Happy Friday! It’s time for a fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. If you are still pulling your plans together, here are a few suggestions to help make this a memorable weekend.

2016 U.S. Chess Championships | April 13 – 30

The 2016 U.S. Championship held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is an elite national championship event, featuring 12 of the strongest chess players in America. Over the course of eleven rounds, these competitors will battle for $194,000 in prize money, qualification into the World Championship cycle, and the coveted title of 2016 U.S. Champion.

ThurtenE Carnival | April 15 – 17

If you’re in the search for something to do outside that is fun and the magical word, free, then stop by the ThurtenE Carnival brought to you by Washington University’s student body. Come for food, games, rides and live performances while also taking time to get to know the uniqueness, creativity and hard work of the students.

The Color Run | April 16

The Color Run®, the largest 5k event series in the world, rolls into St. Louis on Saturday, April 16. Thousands of runners are expected to converge in downtown St. Louis.

Monster Energy AMA Supercross, An FIM World Championship | April 16

A motorcycle racing sport involving off-road motorcycles on artificially-made dirt tracks consisting of steep jumps and obstacles at The Dome at America’s Center.

The Bridges of Madison County | April 14 – 17

The Bridges of Madison County, one of the most romantic stories ever written, first captured the nation’s attention as a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller and is now an irresistible, two time Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical.  Catch the show at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of eventsAlso, be sure to share your St. Louis Adventure on Instagram using the hashtag #ExploreStLouis.  I hope you have a great week

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