5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | March 1 – 3

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including Monster Jam, Soulard Mardi Gras Bud Light Grand Parade, Art and Bloom and more!

Monster Jam | March 2 – 3

Don’t miss the ear splitting, full-throttle thrills of the world’s biggest and baddest motorized machines when Monster Jam powers into the Dome at America’s Center.  Competitors include Grave Digger, Max D, El Toro Loco and other famous trucks.

Soulard Mardi Gras: Bud Light Grand Parade | March 2

The Soulard Mardi Gras: Bud Light Grand Parade is the crown jewel of the Soulard Mardi Gras season and is the biggest parade outside of the Big Easy. It begins at Busch Stadium and proceeds through the streets of Downtown South and Soulard to the place where your beer was born: Anheuser-Busch Brewery.  This year’s theme is “40 Years of Magic, Music, and Memories”. Help Mardi Gras Inc celebrate a century of this St. Louis institution as krewes ride nearly 100 floats that bring to life 1980, or 1981, or 1982, or 1983, or 1984, or 1985, or 1986, or 1987, or 1988, or 1989, or 1990,…and throw over 10,000,000 strands of beads to the throngs of Mardi Gras revelers lining the parade route.

2019 Spring Chess Classic | March 2 – 10

The 2019 Spring Chess Classic is the first of four tournaments each year featuring international chess professionals. The Spring Chess Classic is comprised of two 10-player Round Robin tournaments. Over the course of 10 days, these competitors will battle for more than $30,000 in prize money and gain valuable experience in top-level events.

Art in Bloom | March 1 – 3

Celebrate spring at the Saint Louis Art Museum Art in Bloom, the Museum’s annual celebration of flowers and fine art. Dozens of works from the Museum’s collection will be imaginatively interpreted through floral design by the region’s most talented florists. In addition to the floral displays, the festival includes floral presentations and lectures, family activities, dining, and shopping.

Rock of Ages | March 1 – 3

The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is is coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre! ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Know What Love Is, Feel the Noise, and Take Your Best Shot at one of the Sunset Strip’s last epic venues, a place where the legendary Stacee Jaxx returns to the stage and rock-n-roll dreamers line up to turn their fantasies into reality.

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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