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

Thursday May 2, 2019

Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including St. Louis Microfest, Cinco De Mayo, Grant’s Farm opening Day and more.

St. Louis Microfest | May 3 – 4

Taste beers from more than 80 breweries and 100 international and craft brews during this annual beer festival. A ticket to one of three sessions includes a commemorative tasting glass, as well as access to cooking demonstrations, a silent auction, live music, food tents, and more.

Cinco De Mayo on Cherokee Street | May 4

Experience St. Louis’ exciting annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Cherokee Street. Join in on the fun on Saturday, May 4th from 11am-10pm. The festival is filled with people enjoying authentic food, drinks, music and entertainment and also provides a variety of free kid and family friendly artistic activities throughout the day.

Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration | May 4

Get ready to walk in the steps of history as the Annual Mary Meachum Celebration takes place on Saturday, May 4, from 12 – 5 p.m. along the Mississippi Greenway (28 E. Grand Ave.). All ages are invited to the reenactment of this important part of history. This year’s theme is “Africans to Americans: 400 Years of History.”

Grant’s Farm Opening Day | May 3

A St. Louis treasure, Grant’s Farm, will open for the season on Friday, May 3.  For 65 years, the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch Family features more than 900 animals and representing more than 100 different species from six continents.

World-Record Attempt at the Largest Modern-Jazz Dance Class | May 4

Get your dancing shoes ready! The Missouri Historical Society and The Muny need your help as they attempt to set a record for the world’s largest modern-jazz dance class. On Saturday, May 4, 2019, more than 600 people will gather to shimmy and shake their way into history. Participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt as well as exclusive access to the Muny Memories: 100 Seasons Onstage exhibit (open through June 2nd).

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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