15 Events Happening in St. Louis this January
Kick off the New Year with an amazing lineup of events in St. Louis this January.
Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience | Open through March 30
The amazing exhibit was just extended again! Now through March 30, immerse yourself in Van Gogh’s artwork like you’ve never seen it before. Experience Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience at the Starry Night Pavilion at Saint Louis Galleria. Don’t miss this stunning journey into the world of Vincent Van Gogh.
Steinberg Skating Rink in Forest Park | Open through February
Always a seasonal favorite is a visit to Steinberg Ice Rink in Forest Park. It is the largest outdoor skating rink in the Midwest and is open to the public every day of the week, including holidays.
Hidden Valley | Open through February
Winter fun is minutes away. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding or snow tubing in Polar Plunge Tubing area. Lighted trails. Day, evening, weekend midnight sessions.
Sebastian Maniscalco: Nobody Does This Tour | January 14
Touted as “…the hottest comic in America,” by The New York Times,Sebastian Maniscalco has celebrated heights only a few comedians ever achieve. See Sebastian Maniscalco at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on January 14.
Saint Louis Auto Show | January 14 – 17
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
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 1 in Concert | January 21 – 23
It’s time to go hunting for Horcruxes once more: part one of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ in Concert is coming to Powell Hall! The SLSO performs Alexandre Desplat’s epic score as the franchise’s seventh film is projected onto a giant screen. Join all your favorite characters—and not-so-favorite ones—as they encounter familiar dangers, new threats, and powerful friendships in this once-in-a-lifetime event.
The 39 Steps – Repertory Theatre St. Louis | January 21 – February 13
Hitchcock meets hilarity in this madcap comedy thriller. Richard Hannay is an everyday bloke looking for a little more excitement in his life. But he gets more than he bargains for when he is unwittingly plunged into the world of spies, agents and espionage. Now it’s up to him, with the help of a mysterious woman, to thwart the plot of the dubious organization known as “The 39 Steps.” Don’t miss the tour de force performances at the Loretto Hilton Center.
Monster Jam | January 22 – 23
Get ready for Monster Jam, a night of thrills, spills and high-powered racing action at the The Dome at America’s Center. You’ll be on the edge of your seat as these massive machines and their full-throttle drivers push it to the edge and beyond.
Dino & Dragon Stroll | January 22 – 23
Dinosaurs and dragons are invading America’s Center! Get a up close to life-like and life-sized dinosaurs and dragons as you walk into the Mesozoic Era with prehistoric dinosaurs from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, and surrounded by some fantastical dragons throughout. As you stroll, you’ll have the opportunity to get up close to dinosaurs throughout the exhibit, ranging from babies to life-like and life-size dinosaurs including encounters with a T-Rex, Velociraptor and Stegosaurus, just to name a few.
Winter Whiskey Flights | January 22
Join Live! by Loews for a special menu of light bites and whiskey flights featuring the finest selections from our beverage team.
Mardi Gras Family Winter Carnival | January 22
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!
Maplewood Sweet Tooth Tour | January 22
Discover the sweeter side of Maplewood. Enjoy an afternoon walking through Historic Downtown Maplewood while indulging in samples of hand-crafted sweets from our restaurants and food purveyors.
The Prom | January 25 – February 6
Everyone’s invited to the joyous Broadway hit that New York Magazine hails as “smart and big-hearted” while The New York Times declares it “makes you believe in musical comedy again!” THE PROM is a new musical comedy coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre on a mission to change the world and the love they discover that unites them all.
Scavenger Hunt – Soulard Mardi Gras | January 29
Get ready to explore St. Louis on a fun-filled Saturday afternoon. Your team will solve clues that lead to iconic STL locations. At each location you’ll answer questions and perform activities. Once you’ve completed the hunt, the top two teams will be awarded a prize at an award ceremony.
WWE Royal Rumble | January 29
One of the biggest events of the pro wrestling is set to go down when WWE Royal Rumble lands at The Dome at America’s Center. The event is headlined by 30-men and 30-women Royal Rumble matches with the winners of both receiving a Championship match invitation at WrestleMania in Dallas.
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