5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | September 17 – 19

Thursday September 16, 2021

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

Great Forest Park Balloon Race

The race is on! The 49th annual Great Forest Park Balloon Race presented by PNC Bank will take place this Friday and Saturday. This free event will bring friends and family together at Emerson Central Fields in Forest Park for outdoor fun and “wow” moments.

Schlafly HOP in the City Festival

The Schlafly HOP in the City Festival is back! There will be local food trucks, live music, and the same big vibes from the longest annual beer festival. Still hosted at the Tap Room downtown, this FREE event will celebrate a variety of Schlafly styles ranging from fruited favorites to beloved hop heavies to traditional classics.

Saint Louis Art Museum

Two new exhibits coming to the St. Louis Art Museum! Damon Davis: All Hands on Deck and Currents 120: Jess T. Dugan will be opening up tomorrow, September 17th at the museum and will be open until February 2022.

2021 Greentree Festival

This weekend, head to Kirkwood Park for the 2021 Greentree Festival. The event will include a parade, food, live music and entertainment, and craft vendors. Dogs are not allowed at the festival unless they are participating in the Dog Show or Frisbee contest tomorrow night.

Rock the Dock Concert Series

Live music is coming to the Riverboat Dock! The Rock the Dock Concert Series will take place Sunday, September 19th from 12-4 pm. Safely enjoy live musical performances by some of St. Louis’ popular bands while taking in incredible views of downtown St. Louis.

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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