5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 5/6 – 5/8

Thursday May 5, 2016

Happy Friday! It’s time for another fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. There’s lots going on including Mothers Day brunchMary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration, and so much more! Here are 5 of the must hits.

St. Louis Microfest | May 6 – 7

Join beer-lovers from everywhere in a tasting of over 100 international and craft beers at the Annual St. Louis Microfest. The festival includes live music, a silent auction, tastes from 75 breweries, food and fun! Proceeds go to benefit Lift for Life Gym, an organization that, since 1988, has provided safe and supervised activities for children 8 to 18, five evenings a week, free of charge.  Tickets are $42.00 per person

St. Louis Storytelling Festival | May 6 – 7

This festival invites speakers from all around the country to celebrate the historical art of storytelling.

Cinco De Mayo on Cherokee Street | May 7

On Saturday, three stages will fill the city’s Latin quarter with music, including Javier Mendoza, Tef Poe, Syna So Pro, and So Many Dynamos, among plenty others. Eat and drink yourself as silly as you please. Art will be happening before your eyes, as well as Lucha Libre wrestling and mechanical bull rides. The People’s Joy Parade’s struts through the neighborhood, from Minnesota and Cherokee, starting at 1:11 p.m.

Spring Fling in the City | May 7

Love local, handmade and vintage goods? Come to The Spring Fling at the Old North St. Louis Restoration Group to fill your closets and line your walls with old-new clothes and home decor sold by local vendors. Food and music will be provided.

Laumeier Art Fair | May 6 – 8

This annual Mother’s Day tradition features local food and beverage vendors, beer and wine tastings, live music, artists, and activities for kids. Price: $10 – Ages 12 and up; $5 – Ages 6 to 11; FREE – Ages 5 and under

For a full list of events happening this weekend, check out our calendar of events. Also, be sure to share your photos of your St. Louis adventure using the hashtag #ExploreStLouis.

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