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

Wednesday September 29, 2021

Here are 5 ideas to help you Explore St. Louis this weekend.

Q in the Lou

All eyes and tastebuds will be on Q in the Lou this weekend in St. Louis – welcoming the best pitmasters in the country. This BBQ festival will take place in Kiener Plaza! Don’t miss this chance to grab an ice-cold brew and sample pure smoked bliss from award-winning pitmasters.

Best of Missouri Market

It’s time for the Best of Missouri Market festival! This event showcases the region’s finest food producers and artisans. Attendees will enjoy live music, a food court, wine, beer samples, and more! Head to the Missouri Botanical Garden to get in on the fun!

Historic Shaw Art Fair

On the beautiful tree-lined parkway of Flora Place at Tower Grove Avenue across from the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Shaw Art Fair features 135 artists and includes food, music, art demonstrations and kid’s activities, and most importantly – great art!


Head over to the Grove neighborhood this weekend for GroveFest!  This free annual event has food, shopping, street performers, a family area and main stage performances!

Schlafly Art Outside

Beer and art are two things that bring people together, why not enjoy both of those things this weekend at the Schlafly Art Outside Festival? Over 60 artists and art including photography, mixed media, and woodwork will be featured at the Bottlewood location in Maplewood.

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 and things to do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.

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