Ballpark Village Grand Opening Activities

Thursday March 27, 2014

ballpark villageAfter years in the making, the much-anticipated Ballpark Village will officially open its doors to the public on Thursday, March 27 at 9 p.m.

The $100 million first phase of the entertainment district will make its public debut  after a ribbon-cutting ceremony and free Third Eye Blind concert, which will be held within FOX Sports Midwest Live!

All venues will open for business following the Grand Opening on March 27’th, with various individual grand opening celebrations planned at each venue. A full listing of the schedule is below,


Thurs., March 27

5 PM – Opening Ceremony
9 PM – FREE Concert by National Recording Artist Third Eye Blind on the FOX Sports Midwest Live! Stage

Fri., March 28

11 AM – Open for Lunch: Cardinals Nation, FOX Sports Midwest Live!, Budweiser Brew House & Drunken Fish
5-7 PM – Founders VIP Event honoring the Construction Workers

Sat. March 29

6-8:30 PM – Cardinals Nation Restaurant Grand Opening Ceremony & Private Party
7 PM – St. Louis Blues Hockey Watch Party in FOX Sports Midwest Live!
8:30 – 10 PM – Budweiser Brew House Grand Opening
8:30 PM – Fireworks Display over Busch Stadium

Sat., March 30

11 AM-5 PM – Ballpark Village Family Fun Event
9PM-1AM – Red Bull Hospitality Party

Mon., March 31

11 AM – FOX Sports Midwest Live! Grand Opening
3:10 PM – Cardinals Season Opener Watch Party at FOX Sports Midwest Live!

Thurs. April 3

6 PM – Throwback Thursday Debut at FOX Sports Midwest Live!

Fri., April 4

5-7 PM – Inaugural Fridays on Clark featuring Dr. Zhivegas
9 PM – PBR St. Louis – A Cowboy Bar Grand Opening Party
9 PM – The Barn at PBR St. Louis Grand Opening Party

Mon., April 7- Opening Day in St. Louis

10 AM – Cardinals Nation Museum & Hall of Fame Grand Opening
Noon – Opening Day Rally on Busch II Infield & Ballpark Village Lot

Below Read about each venue at Ballpark Village, described by the St. Louis Cardinals:

Cardinal Nation & Hall of Fame
The first phase of Ballpark Village will be anchored by a first-of-its-kind 34,000 square foot venue on four levels called Cardinals Nation. Cardinals Nation is comprised of four key elements: a two-story restaurant and bar, an 8,000 square foot world-class Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, a Cardinals Authentic retail store featuring game used memorabilia on the first floor, and a 330-seat roof top deck with spectacular game views and an all-inclusive experience unlike anything in baseball today.

Cardinals Hall of Fame & Museum
The new 8,000 square foot state-of-the art St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum on the second floor of Cardinals Nation in Ballpark Village will celebrate the rich history of baseball in St. Louis and the legacy of one of baseball’s most storied franchises. The Cardinals’ museum collection is the largest team-held collection in baseball and is second only to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in terms of size with over 16,000 memorabilia items and hundreds of thousands of archival photographs.  Fans can learn more about the museum at

Fox Sports Midwest Live!
This is the central gathering place and entertainment plaza of Ballpark Village with two levels and 20,000 square feet of entertainment market space. With a world-class audio and video presentation, including a 40 foot LED Screen and a performance stage, St. Louis sports fans will get one of the best sports-viewing experiences in the country. This will be the place to be year round with a 100 foot long retractable glass roof, one of the largest of its kind in the country, fans can enjoy the nice weather during warmer months. The venue will include, a stage for live concerts and performances, LED ribbon boards circling the entire space, a 200 seat restaurant and VIP lounge area.

Budwesier Brew House
The Budweiser Brew House is a three-level, 26,000-square-foot venue that offers an unparalleled beer and dining experience for baseball fans and visitors in St. Louis. The destination includes an outdoor beer garden, an interior inspired by Anheuser-Busch and Budweiser’s rich heritage and commitment to quality, and a rooftop deck that puts St. Louis Cardinals fans within reach of baseball heaven.<

PBR St. Louis
A live music joint, The Barn will be located inside PBR St. Louis and will continue the great live music tradition PBR venues have become known for around the United States. It will feature the best local, regional and national entertainment on a nightly basis. The intimate setting will feature a stage in front of the grand stone fireplace, state-of-the-art sound and cathedral ceilings exemplifying a chic but rustic barn feel. The Barn will share a 70 foot island bar with PBR and will embark floor to ceiling windows with Arch and city skyline views.

Howl at the Moon
Howl at the Moon’s unique show is centered around party anthems and dance hits performed on everything from guitars, drums, and more to create a non-stop party atmosphere. Howl’s entertainers will take the stage 2 to 5 at a time and will play every night. The 5,000 square foot venue will feature modern saloon style decor, high top tables and a center bar with TVs and 8 Draft taps. The bar will highlight Howl at the Moon’s signature eighty-six ounce buckets of booze as well as some of St. Louis’ best local craft beers. The stage area will feature a modern light display and dedicated dance floor to go with the up-tempo show.

Tengo Hambre
Tengo Hambre, a fast-serve counter brings unique style and approach to Tex-Mex dining in the Live! Marketplace. Tengo Hambre will serve its famous street tacos and margaritas on-the-go.

Ted Drewes
St. Louis’ favorite frozen custard, Ted Drewes, will be a feature product inside FOX Sports Midwest Live! and on the new exterior event plaza located on the former Busch Stadium infield. Ted Drewes has been selling frozen custard and Christmas trees in the St. Louis region since he opened his first Gateway City location in 1930.

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