12 Events Happening in St. Louis this February

Tuesday January 31, 2017

Here are 12 Things to Do in St. Louis this February:

Soulard Mardi Gras | All Month Long

February is Mardi Gras time and the Soulard neighborhood hosts the biggest party in town.  The events happening this month include the Cajun Cook Off,, Taste of Soulard, Pet Parade and Grand Parade.

NHL Centennial Fan Arena | February 3 – 5

This interactive traveling fan experience will visit St. Louis Feb. 3-5 at the St. Louis Public Library in downtown St. Louis.  The NHL Centennial Fan Arena is part of the NHL’s Centennial festivities honoring a century’s worth of extraordinary players, teams, remarkable plays and unforgettable moments.  Attendees can experience a mobile hockey museum, VR Zamboni and the Stanley Cup.

Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show | February 4 – March 26

The annual Orchid Show offers visitors a once-a-year opportunity to see a rotating display of hundreds of orchids from the Garden’s expansive permanent living collection amid a tropical oasis inside the Orthwein Floral Display Hall. The Orchid Show theme changes annually.

Monster Jam | February 4

Don’t miss the ear splitting, full-throttle thrills of the world’s biggest and baddest motorized machines competing in both monster truck racing and freestyle competitions.   when Monster Jam powers into the Edward Jones Dome. This action-packed live event at the Dome at America’s Center features competitor Grave Digger, Monster Mutt, El Toro Loco, and more!

Something Rotten | February 7 – 19

Don’t miss Something Rotten at the Fabulous Fox Theatre this month. This hilarious smash hit tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first Musical.   With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is Ingenious! Outrageous! Irresistible!” (Variety).

Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream | February 9 – 12

Disney on Ice presents a fun show for the kids.  Join your hosts Mikey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four of your favorite Disney Princesses from a wide variety of Disney shows.

Science on Tap | February 11

Join the Saint Louis Science Center for a beer-tasting event for your brain. Learn about the chemistry and science behind the entire beer brewing and bottling process.  This event will feature 80+ beer tastings, science demonstrations, live music and more! This total sensory experience will let you be hands-on with some of beer brewing’s most popular ingredients. Experience molecular gastronomy with your favorite beer, discover how buoyant your beer is and learn how Sam Adams Nitro technology works.

Valentine’s Day | Until February 14

Valentine’s Day is a chance to do something special for the one you love. St. Louis is the perfect destination to keep romance alive with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.  St. Louis has many traditional and offbeat ways to celebrate. You can enjoy dinner at a romantic restaurant or treat your Valentine at the Fox Theatre.

Centennial Beer Festival | February 16

Tempt your taste buds with more than 200 beers from around the world at the annual St. Louis Centennial Beer Festival. Schlafly, Urban Chestnut and other local brewers will be on hand for the festivities.

Sting: 57th & 9th Tour | February 17

See rocker Sting at the Pageant this month. The show also features Joe Sumner and The Last Bandoleros. a and While She Sleeps. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Art in Bloom: February 24 – 25

The Saint Louis Art Museum is in full bloom during this annual festival as more than 30 renowned works of art from the Museum’s collection are imaginatively interpreted through floral design. You’ll experience fresh floral displays throughout the galleries created by the most talented floral designers in the region, paired with the Museum’s works of art, as well as lectures and floral demonstrations, free family activities, live music, and unique shopping and dining opportunities.

Shen Yun: February 25 – 26

Prepare to be mesmerized by gorgeous traditional Chinese dancing and original compositions in this performance that takes us through 5,000 years of China’s cultural history at the Peabody Body Opera House.

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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