10 Events Happening in St. Louis this January

Thursday December 20, 2018

Kick off the New Year with an amazing lineup of events in St. Louis this January.

Eagle Ice Fest | January 5

Kick off the eagle season at the highly-anticipated annual Alton Audubon Eagle Ice Festival. This free, family-friendly event takes place in the Alton Visitor Center where you can see a live American bald eagle up close, let the kids enjoy cold weather games including Ice Putt Putt Golf, Ice sculptures and more.

Schlafly Cabin Fever | January 12

Embrace winter with Schlafly’s annual outdoor Cabin Fever Festival at the Bottleworks! Sample from 40 of Schlafly’s favorite styles ranging from seasonals to year rounds to high gravity winter warmers.

St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm Up | January 19 – 21

Baseball fans can see their favorite Cardinals players at the annual Winter Warm-Up. The three day event includes autograph sessions, baseball clinics and a sports memorabilia show. Tickets are $40 for adults and $10 for children ages five to 15. Children younger than five get in free. Money from the event goes to Cardinals Care, the team’s charity to help children in the community.

The Wolves | January 16 – February 3

Nine teenage girls prepare for battle on a soccer field. As they stretch and warm up together, the teammates’ nonstop banter reveals how a collection of disparate personalities bonds to form a team. With its engrossing flow of dialogue and authentic characters, DeLappe’s acclaimed new play at The Repertory Theatre St. Louis distill the raw passion, confusion and wonder of adolescence into exhilarating theatre.

PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue!” | January 18 – 20

Come roll with the PAW Patrol as everybody’s favorite heroic pups race to the rescue on the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race at the Stifel Theatre. When Mayor Goodway goes missing, Chase, Marshall, Skye and the rest of the PAW Patrol will need to team up with Ryder to save Adventure Bay’s mayor and stop Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger from winning the race.

Loop Ice Carnival | January 18 – 20

Celebrate the winter season at the Loop Ice Carnival in University City.  This family friendly event heats up with dozens of great activities like game booths, a temporary tattoo scavenger hunt, ice slides, ice carving demonstrations and more. If your not interested in the Loop Ice Carnival The Loop is also the home of some great venues like The Pageant and Blueberry Hill. You can also enjoy the St. Louis Walk of Fame dedicated to famous St. Louisans like Chuck Berry and Nelly.

Eagle Days at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge | January 19 – 20

Eagle lovers of all ages are invited to the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge on January 19 and 20to watch eagles fishing, riding the ice floes, soaring overhead or roosting in nearby trees. Visitors are welcome to view eagles through spotting scopes staffed by trained volunteers.

Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert | January 24 – 27

Journey to a galaxy far, far away and relive the intergalactic adventure of Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert like never before as the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs the score live. Experience the iconic film on the big screen at Powell Hall for the most epic space adventure of all time!

St. Louis Auto Show | January 24 – 27

The largest automobile event in the St. Louis area, the Saint Louis Auto Show features more than 500 new cars, trucks, SUVs and luxury vehicles from over 25 manufacturers all under one roof.  Auto Show goers can also enjoy, Motorcycles and Custom Bikes Million Dollar Mile, Kid Zone, Indoor Zipline and Live drift demos

6th Annual Maplewood Sweet Tooth Tour | January 26

Outdoor, self-guided culinary tour (with an emphasis on the sweet, not the savory) includes stops at 15 locations throughout historic downtown Maplewood.

Mardi Gras Family Winter Carnival | January 26

This free, family-friendly event will keep the kids busy with bounce houses, storytime, fire trucks, and police vehicles. Kids can also check out fun interactive displays provided by local artists and organizations. The whole family can pick out festive crowns, masquerade masks, and face paint to get in the Mardi Gras spirit!

Make sure to share your St. Louis photos with us using #ExploreStLouis, you could be featured on our social page here.  For more events, festivals and things to do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.

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