5 Things to do in St. Louis this Weekend 2/28 – 3/2

Friday February 28, 2014

Happy Friday, everyone! Here are five things you’ll want to make sure you do in St. Louis this weekend.

Mardi Gras PeopleMardi Gras Bud Light Grand Parade – March 1
Don’t miss one of the largest parades in the Midwest! Starting at Busch Stadium, the parade’s colorful floats and entertaining participants make their way to Anheuser-Busch. Scream, shout and gather as many beads as you can before continuing the party with Hurricanes, Bud Light and culinary treats all day in the Soulard neighborhood.  Click here for everything you need to know before you head to the parade.

Delta Dental Winter Zoo – Mardi Gras – March 2
Grab the kids for the best family Mardi Gras celebration in town! The Saint Louis Zoo-style party is complete with mask-making, beads and grand finale parade.

Dance St. Louis presents Diavolo – February 28 – March 1
Composed of modern dancers, athletes, gymnasts, ballet dancers, martial artists, actors and stunt performers, Diavolo pushes the boundaries of dance through its dynamic movement and signature use of colossal set pieces, including skateboard ramps, a 15-foot staircase, an 18-foot aluminum and steel spinning wheel and a giant cube that turns into a pyramid.

Art in BloomArt in Bloom – February 28 – March 2
View more than 30 imaginative floral interpretations of works of art in the Saint Louis Art Museums collection. These fresh floral displays are created by designers and garden clubs from throughout the area. Each florist is assigned one art work as inspiration.  Judith Farr, the celebrated set designer for Downtown Abbey, highlights a schedule of workshops and performances. The weekend also offers free family activities, live music and unique shopping and dining opportunities.

St. Louis Boat & Sports Show – February 28 – March 2
It’s time to start thinking about summer! The St. Louis Boat & Sportshow is in full swing at America’s Center! The show features the latest in boats, marine accessories, special guest by Duck Dynasty’s John Godwin and more!

If none of these events are your thing, check our calendar of events for a bunch more. Whatever you do this weekend, I hope you have a great time.

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