5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis | May 4 – 6

Friday May 4, 2018

Happy Friday! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend in St. Louis including Cinco De Mayo on Cherokee Street, Microfest, Circus Flora and more.

2018 St. Louis Microfest | May 4 – 5

Cinco De Mayo: A Cherokee Street Festival | May 5

An annual tradition, with a long history, Cinco De Mayo: A Cherokee Street Festival has evolved into a celebration of community and one of the largest and most diverse festivals in the St. Louis area. The festival will pack Cherokee Street with people enjoying authentic food, drinks, music, entertainment. We strive to support as many artists as possible through this event, focusing on diverse talent that reflects the attendees and multicultural backgrounds of the artists and residents that are a part of this community.

Porch Fest STL 2018 | May 6

PorchFestSTL is back for its second year! 20 BANDS – 10+ PORCHES. Porches and public spaces become stages for local bands of many genres. Join hundreds of St. Louisians, wander from porch to porch, and enjoy music of all genres in the Skinker DeBaliviere community.

St. Louis Storytelling Festival | May 2 – 5

Bobby Norfolk, Gayle Ross, and David Gonzalez are just a few of the talents who will mesmerize audiences at what’s become the largest free storytelling festival in the world. The pre-festival started last week; now things go into high gear, with workshops at storytelling sites including multiple branches of the St. Louis Public Library and St. Louis County Library. There will be all kinds of storytelling performances across the region. The finale, on Sunday night at the Touhill Performing Arts Center, includes a showcase of all the festival’s featured storytellers.

Circus Flora: The Case of the Missing Bellhop | Through May 13

There’s only a few weeks left to see St. Louis’ Circus Flora: The Case of the Missing Bellhop in Grand Center. The world-famous Balding Hotel has long been an exclusive getaway for dignitaries and nobility from around the world.  A place where the staff and crew have unusual skills and where people can go about their business without many questions asked – making the hotel famous for luxury and impeccable service.

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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