5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 9/16 – 9/18

Thursday September 15, 2016

Happy Friday! It’s time for another fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. If you are still pulling your plans together for the weekend, here are a few suggestions to help.

Canceled due to Wet Conditions – Great Forest Park Balloon Glow & Balloon Race | September 16 – 17

Founded in 1973, The Great Forest Park Balloon Race is celebrating its 44th year. Come out and enjoy one of St. Louis’ most picturesque traditions. Along with the balloon races, the event also features pony rides, local musical entertainment and concessions. Get there early to get your picture taken with your favorite balloon.

Budweiser Taste of St. Louis | September 16 – 18

Taste the flavors of more than 35 of St. Louis best restaurants in Restaurant Row, the Stella Artois Chef Battle Royale, the School of Cooking Stage, and kids can join in on the fun in the Kids’ Kitchen – Cooking with STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts and Math).

Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival | September 17

The annual Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival begins on Saturday, Sept. 17 in Webster Groves. The festival features two stages—one located on Gore Ave. and one located on Allen Avenue—and runs from 11:30am to 11pm.

Hop in the City Beer Festival | September 17

Returning for its 18th year, Schlafly’s “Hop in the City” kicks off at noon on Saturday, Sept. 17. The festival, located on the grounds of the Schlafly Tap Room, will feature 40+ Schlafly beers, fresh food and an impressive music lineup featuring acts like White Denim and Calexico. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $15.

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder | September 13 – 25

Gentleman’s Guide tells the story of Monty, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by – you guessed it – eliminating the eight relatives (all played by one fearless man) who stands in his way. All the while, Monty has to juggle his mistress, his fiancée and the constant threat of landing behind bars! Of course, it will be worth it if he can slay his way to his inheritance…and be done in time for tea.

For additional events this weekend check out our event calendar.  Also, be sure to share your St. Louis Adventure on Instagram using the hashtag #ExploreStLouis.  We hope you have a great weekend.

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