5 Things to Do this Weekend in St. Louis 6/12 – 6/14

Wednesday June 10, 2015

Lantern festivalHappy Friday! It’s time for a fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. If you are still pulling your plans together, here are a few suggestions to help make this a memorable weekend.

Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined: Through August 23, 2015
Celebrating the Garden’s ongoing botanical research in China, 22 all-new sets crafted from silk and steel are now on display offering visitors from around the world the opportunity to experience an event rarely staged outside of Asia.

Twangfest: June 10 – 13
Ready for incredible musical performances by musicians from all over the country? Look no further than Twangfest. The festival works to preserve and promote the tradition and culture of Americana music. You won’t want to miss out on the country event happening the weekend. Get your tickets here.

9th Annual St. Louis Brewers Guild Heritage Festival: June 12 – 13
Celebrate the art of brewing in St. Louis at the 9th Annual Brewers Guild Heritage Festival. More than 35 St. Louis area brewers and over 100 different types of beer will be showcased at the weekend event. For those of age, there will be live music, food trucks, and special beer sampling. Make sure to try out all the tasty samples from local brewers and perhaps you will find a new beer you can’t live without. Sessions begin at 7pm on Friday and Saturday, however, come for the Saturday afternoon session beginning at 1pm. Get your tickets here.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ For Linemen 200: Saturday, June 13
Don’t miss any of the thrills as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ For Linemen 200 series makes a stop at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday. Prior to the stars of NASCAR racing under the lights, the historic USAC Traxxas Silver Crown cars will take the track in an epic 100 lap shootout to start the day.

A Walk in 1875 St. Louis Exhibit: Through February 16, 2016
The latest exhibit at the Missouri History Museum, A Walk in 1875, is now open to the public providing one of the most amazing maps ever created to transport guests back to 1875 St. Louis. This 6,000 square-foot exhibition also explores historic St. Louis through photographs, artifacts, news, writings and firsthand accounts of the day.

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of events. Also, be sure to share your St. Louis Adventure on Instagram using the hashtag #ExploreStLouis.  I hope you have a great weekend.

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