5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis | August 31 – September 3

Thursday August 30, 2018

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including the Big Muddy Blues Festival, The Art Fair at Queeny Park and more!

Big Muddy Blues Festival | August 31 – September 2

The Big Muddy Blues Festival will celebrate the musical legacy of St. Louis by featuring a 100% St. Louis lineup featuring 3 outdoor stages, 4 indoor stages, 65+ St. Louis musicians, and 19 hours of music throughout the landing. This years festival includes Marquise Knox, Kim Massie, Soulard Blues Band, Big George Brock, Big Mike & The Blu City All Stars and more will all be performing.

The Gateway Cup | August 31 – September 3

If cycling is your thing, then head out to see the racers participating in the Staenberg Group’s Gateway Cup, as they spin through the heart of four unique and historic St. Louis neighborhoods including Lafayette Square, St. Louis Hills, Benton Park and The Hill.

St. Louis Greek Festival | August 31 – September 3

Gyros, moussaka, spanakopita, baklava. . . there’s no better way to spend Labor Day weekend than at the Annual St. Louis Greek Festival at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in the Central West End neighborhood. The annual festival features live entertainment with music by Christos Sarantakis and folk dancing by the St. Nicholas Greek Dancers. Enjoy delicious food & drink, a tour of the beautiful church, and browse the gift shop featuring imported items from Athens.!

Museum Exhibits

We’re in the final days to find Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds at the Saint Louis Art Museum and retrace the steps of the space race in Destination Moon: Apollo 11 Mission at the Saint Louis Science Center. Sunken Cities will move on Sept. 9 and Destination Moon takes off on Sept. 3. Get your hands on a pair of tickets before it’s too late.

The Art Fair At Queeny Park | August 31 – September 2

Queeny Park hosts its fall art fair over Labor Day weekend at the Greensfelder Recreation Complex.  The annual art fair features more than 130 artists from 20 states showing works in various media including painting, sculpture and jewelry making.  In addition the art fair includes children’s activities and wine tastings.  Admission to the art fair is $5 per person.

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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