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

Thursday September 2, 2021

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

St. Louis Gateway Balloon Festival

Hot air balloons are returning to the St. Louis area! The St. Louis Gateway Balloon Festival will start this Friday, September 3rd and end Monday, September 6th! Head to the World Wide Technology Raceway for a display of static hot air balloons glowing in the dark and a chance for a tethered ride.

Japanese Festival

Celebrate the history, culture, and people of Japan this weekend! The Missouri Botanical Garden will be hosting its annual Japanese Festival starting this Saturday. The festival will feature authentic Japanese music, art, dance, food, and entertainment.

Chicago at The Muny!

This weekend is your last chance to see Chicago at The Muny! This six-time Tony Award-winner is the longest-running American musical in Broadway history and includes showstopping standards such as “Cell Block Tango,” “Mister Cellophane,” and the notorious “All That Jazz.”

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification at Mummies of the World: The Exhibition at the Saint Louis Science Center. This is the final weekend to see the exhibition featuring 40 real human and animal mummies. Tickets are required!

The Roots

Head to The Factory to see three-time Grammy award-winning hip hop legends The Roots live! Attendees of their shows are treated to a lesson in hip-hop that shows off the genre’s history and scope, with elements of jazz, rap, funk, and even metal.

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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