5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 2/24 – 2/26

Thursday February 23, 2017

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.

Mardi Gras Bud Light Grand Parade | February 25

The Bud Light Grand Parade is the Midwest’s largest and most spectacular pre-Lenten celebration. The parade begins just south of Busch Stadium and winds through the streets of Downtown South and Soulard to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Crews from over 100 floats will toss over 10,000,000 strands of beads and other sought-after goodies to crowds gathered along the route. After the parade, stick around to enjoy entertainment including the Bud Light Block Party, the High Heel Drag Race, live music at neighborhood venues, and a giant post-parade street party and celebration held throughout Soulard

Art in Bloom | February 24 – 26

This annual festival has more than 30 renowned works of art from the Museum’s collection that are imaginatively interpreted floral designs. You’ll experience fresh floral displays throughout the galleries created by the most talented floral designers in the region, paired with the Museum’s works of art, as well as lectures and floral demonstrations, free family activities, live music, and unique shopping and dining opportunities.

Shen Yun | February 24 – 26

Discover the glory of a fantastic rich culture, that of classical China, brought to life through brilliantly choreographed dance and mesmerizing, all-original orchestral compositions. Discover Shen Yun.

Hot Country Nights – Eli Young Band | February 24

Get ready to get your country on with Eli Young Band performing live on the FOX Sports Midwest Live! stage as Ballpark Village continues their 92.3 WIL HOT COUNTRY NIGHTS Presented by FORD series.

Morpho Mardi Gras | February 23 – March 31

Bring your crew to the Bug Parade, make a masquerade mask, and immerse yourself in a sea of blue as the Butterfly House floods the tropical conservatory with thousands of Blue Morpho butterflies. With the sounds of jazz in the air, inaugurate the season with these and other majestic creatures. This year’s event will feature a larger-than-life glass Blue Morpho sculpture, by Craig Mitchell Smith.

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