5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | March 22 – 24

Thursday March 21, 2019

Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including the 2019 U.S. Chess Championships, Maplewood Coffee Crawl and more!

2019 U.S. Chess Championship | March 18 – April 1

St. Louis is proud to be an international chess destination. Through April 1, experience the Saint Louis Chess Club’s 2019 U.S. Chess Championship & U.S. Women’s Championship where competitors will compete for more than $30,000 in prize money and gain valuable experience in these high-level tournaments.

Rachel Whiteread Exhibit | March 17 – June 9

London to Vienna to D.C., and finally, St. Louis! The Rachel Whiteread Exhibit is now on display at the Saint Louis Art Museum.  See more than 90 innovative sculptures, drawings, and photographs from one of the world’s leading contemporary artists

Schlafly Stout & Oyster Festival | March 22 – 23

Beer, shuckers and over 80,000 oysters converge on St. Louis from both costs for the annual Schlafly Stout and Oyster festival. There’s no handy metaphor for the atmosphere created by 20 professional shuckers with live music as their backdrop and a selection fifteen-plus stouts on tap.

Maplewood Coffee Crawl | March 23

Historic Downtown Maplewood will be the mecca for all things “caffeine,” as the 10th Annual Maplewood Coffee Crawl takes to the streets on Saturday, March 23, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., for a walkable celebration of everyone’s favorite morning beverage.

RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles | March 24

There will never be another band quite like The Beatles. But thankfully, there are more than a few tribute bands. Celebrating the release of Abbey Road, The Best of Abbey Road Live! brings the album’s greatest hits and memories along with it.

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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