10 Things to Do in St. Louis This February
Here are 10 Things to Do in St. Louis this February:
2016 Orchid Show: “Where the Wild Things Grow” | February 6 – March 27
Journey into a world filled with beautiful orchid flowers and their amazing pollinators during the Missouri Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show. You’ll stroll through a lush display to discover hundreds of rarely seen orchids from the Garden’s collection Victorian gazebo, pollinators of all shapes and sizes, and hundreds of orchids.
Soulard Mardi Gras – Bud Light Grand Parade | February 6
This a Mardi Gras Event you don’t want to miss. The parade steps off at 11am on Saturday at Busch Stadium and moves through Soulard, finishing off at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. See what more than 100 krewes have been working on all this time and collect beads in whatever way you see fit.
Gregory Porter | Februray 6
A singer/songwriter, Porter composes socially conscious songs and performs them with such a rich depth of talent that each of his first three albums were Grammy-nominated.
Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America | Februray 6 – May 8
From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism the exhibit provides an unprecedented perspective on terror and espionage on American soil. Created by the International Spy Museum in Washington DC, the exhibition uncovers the forgotten stories of domestic terrorists, foreign agents, militant radicals, and saboteurs who have threatened America’s sense of security over the past 200 years.
Shen Yun |February 12 – 14
Prepare to be mesmerized by gorgeous traditional Chinese dancing and original compositions in this performance that takes us through 5,000 years of China’s cultural history at the Peabody Body Opera House.
Capitol Sports Presidents Weekend Tournament | Februray 12 – 15
The America’s Center will be filled with volleyballs for Capital Sports Presidents Weekend and the President’s Day Classic, a spectacular tournament that servers up some of the best youth volleyball competition in the midwest.
Marcus Roberts Trio | Februray 17 – 20
The Marcus Roberts Trio, featuring long-time members Jason Marsalis on drums and Rodney Jordon on bass, is known for its virtuosic style and entirely new approach to jazz trio performance. While most have the piano front and center, all members of the Marcus Roberts Trio share equally in shaping the direction of the music by changing its tempo, mood, texture, or form at any time.
Monster Jam | Februray 20
Don’t miss the ear splitting, full-throttle thrills of the world’s biggest and baddest motorized machines when Monster Jam powers into the Edward Jones Dome. Competitors include Grave Digger, Monster Mutt, El Toro Loco, and more!
Beautiful The Carole King Musical | Februray 23 – March 8
See the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in music history.
St. Louis Centennial Beer Festival |February 25 – 27
Tempt your taste buds with more than 200 beers from around the world at the annual St. Louis Centennial Beer Festival. Schlafly, Urban Chestnut and other local brewers will be on hand for the festivities.
For a full list of what’s happening this month in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of events.