5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | October 16 – 18

Thursday October 15, 2020

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


Find your inner lumberjack this weekend – it’s Choptober at Amp Up Action Park! Put on your fall flannel and go chuck some axes. It’s a great stress reliever and fun for the whole group. Advanced reservations are available, but not required. Cost is $21 per lumberjack per hour for ages 14 and older.

US Chess Championship

This Saturday, October 17 to Monday, October 19, tune into the 2020 U.S. Senior Chess Championship hosted by the Saint Louis Chess Club. The prize for the winner is $50,000. Don’t miss out – this is an extraordinary chapter in the history of American chess – it’s the first time the Championships will be offered virtually. Check the full schedule for the remaining 2020 U.S. Chess Championships, visit: www.uschesschamps.com.

STL Greek Festival

STL Greek Festival is going curbside this weekend! Presented by the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., get a taste of Greece without leaving your car. Meal tickets for gyros, baklava, spanakopita, and more, can be ordered online for curbside pick-up.

Halloween Fun

Looking for a spooky good time? St. Louis has a wealth of Halloween activities, events and festivals for all ages and preferences. Check out our halloween blog for a list of  frightfully fun Halloween events and activities.

Pop-Up Picnic in the Park

This Sunday, October 18, grab your loved ones and head to Tower Grove Park for Butler’s Pantry’s Brunch Pop-Up Picnic in the Park. All you need is a blanket and they provide the rest from delicious brunch offerings, mimosas & bloody marys, a caffeine fix, and more. Pre-order by 10 a.m. on Friday, October 16, and pick up in the park on Sunday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. They have options for all ages!

Find a full list of places to re-explore responsibly at Passport to STL. Make sure to share your St. Louis photos with us using #ExploreStLouis, you could be featured on our social page.

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