5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis | April 6 – April 8

Friday April 6, 2018

Happy Friday! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including the Cardinals home opener, Hamilton at The Fox, GO! St. Louis Marathon, and more.

St. Louis Cardinals vs The Arizona Diamondbacks | April 7 – 8

The 2018 baseball season kicked off last week—but for St. Louis, the season started on Thursday April 5, when the gates opened at Busch Stadium.  The home opener activites continue Saturday and Sunday as the Cardinals take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at 1:15pm.

Hamilton | April 3 – 22

The hottest show on broadway, makes its St. Louis premier at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical is the story of Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now.

Meet Me Outdoors in St. Louis | April 7 – 8

Climb into the tree canopy, shop for native plants, or take a nature scavenger hunt to kick off spring at the Missouri Botanical Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve, and Butterfly House. Enjoy food, music, special exhibitors, and more at three of the St. Louis area’s most beautiful destinations.

18th Annual GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend | April 7 – 8

This popular competitive fitness event attracts more than 25,000 participants and includes races for all ages and fitness abilities. The weekend includes a full marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, 7K, 5K, children’s fun runs, and more!

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – In Concert | April 6 – 8

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™, cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. Relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen as the St. Louis Symphony performs John Williams’ unforgettable score at Powell Hall.

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 here.  For more events, festivals and things to do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.

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