5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | February 14 – 16

Thursday February 13, 2020

Below are five of the best ways to spend this weekend in St. Louis including the Purina Pet Parade, Riverdance at the Fox Theatre and more.

Purina Pet Parade | February 16

At the world’s largest costumed pet parade, we combine all the fun of Mardi Gras with all the AWWWWs that the most adorable parade participants deserve. It is free to watch and easy to head straight to the Taste of Soulard or Wiener Dog Derby after the parade wraps up.

Ben Folds | February 13 – 14

Top indie rock sensation Ben Folds is back by popular demand to collaborate with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra after sold-out performances in 2017. A champion for orchestras, Folds blends pop and classical music to highlight the beauty of orchestral music, creating an engaging concert experience. Treat your special someone this Valentine’s Day weekend while Ben Folds serenades for this one-of-a-kind performance, featuring fan-favorites and orchestral arrangements with the SLSO.

Hearts for Art | February 14 – 16

Show your favorite work of art some love this Valentine’s Day weekend! Visit  the Saint Louis Art Museum this weekend and pick up a free paper heart at one of the Museum Information Centers. Explore the Museum, find an artwork you adore, and leave your paper heart near the artwork. You can even write a short message on the paper heart describing what the artwork means to you.

Taste of Soulard | February 15 – 16

This self-guided tasting and pub crawl allows you to choose your own adventure through the many Cajun flavors that you will find throughout Soulard. Each purchase includes one drink voucher and six food vouchers that can be redeemed at any of the participating establishments. On Saturday, the world-famous Soulard Trolley Tramps will be shuttling merrymakers to restaurants throughout the neighborhood.

Riverdance | February 14 – 16

See RIVERDANCE, as you’ve never seen or heard it before!   A powerful and stirring re-invention of this beloved favorite, celebrated the world-over for its Grammy® Award-winning score and the excitement, energy and dynamism of its Irish and International Dance. Composer Bill Whelan brings this mesmerizing soundtrack back to life, completely revitalized for the first time since those original orchestral recordings. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary power and grace of music and dance – beloved by fans of all ages.

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

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