5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | March 15 – 17

Wednesday March 13, 2019

Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including Saint Patrick’s Day parades, Classic French Film Festival and the Nike Mid-East Qualifier.

St. Patrick’s Day Parades | March 16 – 17

St. Patrick’s Day is here! The 50th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Mar. 16) will take place beginning at 12pm in downtown St. Louis. The parade features over 120 units, including marching bands, floats, large balloon characters and 5000 participants. Before the parade, there is a 5-mile St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run through the streets of downtown St. Louis starting at 9 a.m. The Ancient Order of Hibernians Parade (Mar. 17) kicks off by the fabulous Pat Connolly Tavern in the Dogtown Neighborhood at 11 a.m. and marches down Tamm Ave.

2019 Nike Mid-East Qualifier | March 15 – 17

This weekend the halls of America’s Center Convention Complex (including The Dome) will be full of volleyball players once again as girls of all ages will compete in the 2019 Nike Mid-East Qualifier with tournaments in the following divisions: Open, National, USA and American. Good luck girls!

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical | March 12 – 17

The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.  See it at the Fabulous Fox Theater through March 17.

11th Robert Classic French Film Festival | Through March 27

The 11th annual festival, presented by TV5MONDE and produced by Cinema St. Louis, embraces St. Louis’ Gallic heritage and France’s cinema with films (with English subtitles) from the 1930s through the ’90s.

Cherish the Ladies | March 15

The All-female Celtic super-group Cherish the Ladies returns with their award-winning blend of virtuosic musicianship, captivating vocals and stunning step dancing. Under the leadership of All-Ireland flute and whistle champion Joanie Madden, Cherish the Ladies have played the White House and the Olympics, recorded 17 acclaimed albums and brought the best of Irish music, dance and humor to the world! See it at the Sheldon Concert Hall.

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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