Lutheran Education Association

St. Louis Welcomes the 2019 Lutheran Education Association Convocation

We look forward to having you in St. Louis October 10-12, 2019.

Let this site be your guide to the best restaurants, shopping, entertainment and attractions the gateway city has to offer.

St. Louis is full of unique attractions, exceptional music, arts, and cultural institutions, and enough stores and specialty shops to keep any shopper happy. Experience Forest Park, home to world-class attractions like the Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis Science Center and the Missouri History Museum. Take a stroll through the Missouri Botanical Garden, or take a tour of the Anheuser-Busch brewery, Old Courthouse and the Gateway Arch.

Hungry? Try out one of our unique restaurants. From Vietnamese fare to Italian cuisine to BBQ, there are plenty of options to satisfy every craving. When the sun sets, the action heats up with casinos, live music, professional sports, and outstanding nightlife throughout downtown and St. Louis’ unique neighborhoods.

St. Louis continues to reinvent itself with exciting projects like Ballpark Village, the National Blues Museum and the re-imagined Gateway Arch National Park. Historic buildings in the Gateway City are undergoing transformations and being re-purposed for 21st century uses. From loft condos and apartments to restaurants, retail and entertainment venues, new life has been breathed into downtown St. Louis.

We can’t wait for you to experience it for yourself!

Additional Resources


2019 LEA Convocation Website

Downtown St. Louis Map Graphic

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