5 Things To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | September 27 – 29

Thursday September 26, 2019

Below are five of the best ways to spend this weekend in St. Louis, including Q in the Lou, Oktoberfest St. Louis, Art in the Park and more.

Q in the Lou | September 27 – 29

The 5th annual Q in the Lou is back! Q in the Lou will be smoking more than 18,000 pounds of mouthwatering meat and hosting live music on Kiener Plaza. BBQ, drinks and more will be available to purchase. OR Get all you can eat & drink with our Q Pit Pass. Your Pit Pass gets you in any of four exclusive Q Pit Lounges along Pit Row where you’ll enjoy 2.5 hours of all you can eat BBQ, free signature cocktails, beer, wine and soft drinks with no waiting and private bathrooms.

Oktoberfest St. Louis | September 27 – 29

The annual Munich-style event is back for its ninth year. It’s free to attend and will include live music on two stages, plus plenty of German food and beer. Sunday is considered Family Day, with circus performers and kid-friendly activities under the Big Top. There will be several favorite food trucks on hand, plus local vendors selling handmade goods. On Sunda, don’t miss the Masskrugstemmen, the popular stein-holding competition.

Strange Folk Festival  | September 27 – 29

The Strange Folk Festival brings indie crafters together for its 13th year, celebrating the theme “Enchanted Uprising.” In addition to more than 100 arts-and-crafts vendors, visitors can take part in DIY activities and demonstrations. There will be live music and local food.

St. Louis Hills Art in the Park | September 29

Fourteen years and going strong! Art in the Park returns to Francis Park in St. Louis Hills on Sunday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., when artists fill the space on both sides of the lily pond to showcase their creative wares amid live music, delicious food and children’s activities.

Stéphane Denève conducts Mahler | September 27 – 28

Stéphane Denève, to close his first month as the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s new Music Director, collaborates with a huge ensemble of instrumentalists and singers for performances of Gustav Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection.” Mahler’s “Resurrection” offers the composer’s view on the life and afterlife and features Denève leading massive instrumental and vocal forces. Joining the SLSO and St. Louis Symphony Chorus are renowned vocalists Joélle Harvey, soprano, and Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano.

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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