5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | October 11 – 13

Thursday October 10, 2019

Below are five of the best ways to spend this weekend in St. Louis including Hello, Dolly at the Fox Theatre, Prost! in Maplewood and more.

Brew in the Lou | October 12

Lined up along the Lily Pond will be more than 100 vendors from restaurants, craft artisans, and more than 40 regional craft breweries where event-goers can try samples from Goose Island, Old Bakery Beer Company, Urban Chestnut, Rockwell Beer Co., and more. Along with beer, wrist bands include unlimited tastings of wine, spirits, barbecue, coffee, and desserts. Tasters can then vote for their favorite brews, chili recipes, and brats. Enjoy live entertainment by the Lutheran South High School Jazz Band and Steve Ewing Band

Gateway Arch Riverboats – Oktoberfest Cruise | October 13 – 27

Celebrate the annual German Oktoberfest festival in a very St. Louis way – with a Mississippi River cruise! Savor authentic German food with a tasty buffet, dance to live German music, and toast to good friends and fun times on the river. Buffet includes beef roulade, bratwurst, sweet and sour cabbage, knoodle kugle, German chocolate cake and much more.

Hello Dolly | October 9 – 13

Winner of four Tony® Awards including Best Musical Revival, HELLO, DOLLY! is the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year! Based on a Thornton Wilder story, the classic musical about a matchmaker comes to the Fabulous Fox Theatre. The show inspired a 1969 big-screen version starring Barbra Streisand, and Louis Armstrong had a hit with the title tune. Bette Midler starred in the 2017 Tony Award-winning revival.

Zootoberfest | October 12 – 13

Enjoy a new take on Oktoberfest with some Saint Louis Zoo flair! This is a family-friendly Oktoberfest that you can’t find anywhere else. After you’re all “oompah-ed” out, enjoy a walk around the Zoo and see some of your favorite animals! Several German bars serving a wide variety of beers* (authentic German Oktoberfest, local and national Oktoberfest, and seasonal),root beer for the kids, and German specialties including bratwurst and pretzels.  You can also enjoy live music, and fall-related kids’ games and crafts!

Prost! | October 12

Join us in Historic Downtown Maplewood as we celebrate Oktoberfest Maplewood style! Stroll through the streets and enjoy music, games, beer tastings, food pairings, and chats with local brewers. Retailers throughout will also be offering specials throughout the day.

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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