March is a Great Time to Visit St. Louis
Spring will return early this year. We’ve got celebrations, shows and action-packed events for your amusement. So say goodbye to winter, put an end to your cabin fever and look forward to these events in St Louis.
Calling all boaters and lovers of the great outdoors, the time is now to start planning your next outdoor adventure at the 2016 Progressive St. Louis Boat and Sportshow Feb. 24-28. And finally, you certainly won’t want to miss the 2016 Builder’s Home & Garden Show on March 3-6 where you’ll find all of the home improvement essentials to get started on that remodeling or DIY project you’ve been dreaming about.
Connoisseurs of art and the like are happy for an early spring which means fabulous flowers and the return of Art in Bloom on March 11 at the Saint Louis Art Museum. More than 35 works of art from the collection will be creatively interpreted into floral displays. The festival will include a full schedule of lectures, live music, and activities for the entire family.
The tale as old as time, Disney’s Beauty & the Beast, comes to the Fabulous Fox Theatre on March 11-13. Enjoy a night out with the kiddos and a live performance of the smash hit Broadway musical featuring Belle, her Beast and many more unforgettable characters.
Make a weekend of it. St. Louis annual Irish celebration is one weekend featuring 3 events. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 12 is one of the top parades in the country, a 5 mile run will precede the parade and a dinner is held the night before. And you won’t want to miss the Ancient Order of Hibernians Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Dogtown on March 17. May the luck of the Irish be with you.
As March begins, basketball returns to the forefront with the start of March Madness. The Missouri Valley Conference will host our very own Arch Madness Basketball Championship presented by State Farm with four days and nine games of college basketball. Experience the excitement up close and personal on March 3-6 at the Scottrade Center. In St. Louis, we’ll be a part of the action as the world tunes in for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Basketball Championship on March 18-20 also at the Scottrade Center.
Stay tuned, we’re about a month away from the Grand Opening of the National Blues Museum. If you’re looking for more to see in do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.