5 Things to Do this Weekend in St. Louis 9/18 – 9/20

Friday September 18, 2015

Happy 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.

11th Annual Budweiser Taste of St. Louis: September 18-20
If you are looking to sample some of the finest cuisine our region has to offer, then make your way over to the 11th Annual Budweiser Taste of St. Louis this weekend (Sept. 18-20) at the Chesterfield Amphitheater. This ultimate food experience showcases more than 35 local restaurants, with live entertainment, cooking demonstrations and so many mouthwatering surprises you’ll find yourself coming back for seconds, or even thirds!

Kirkwood Greentree Festival: September 18-20
Started as a nature-conservation and tree-appreciation event in the ’70s, the festival has evolved into a celebration of all things Kirkwoodian. The weekend includes a dog show, book fair, food, live tunes, and arts and crafts

The Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Balloon Race: September 18-19
You know it’s fall in St. Louis when you see hot air balloons drifting through the sky. The Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Balloon Race is back for its 43rd year. You’ll want to be there on Friday night for the balloon glow, followed by a spectacular fireworks display. And then make sure you return on Saturday to watch the race and catch all the activities, including a children’s entertainment area, skydivers and a photo contest prior to the launch of the hare and hound balloons!

The 17th Annual HOP in the City Beer Festival: September 19
Every year, Schlafly Beer brews a ton of different beer styles. At HOP in the City you can try over 40 of them. Enjoy great food, live music, and unlimited beer samples at the biggest Schlafly party of the year. Featured beer list and link to purchase tickets below!

Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival: September 19
This year is the 15th consecutive year for the Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival, which hosts local jazz and blues artists in the heart of downtown Webster.  Some of this year’s acts have influences from rock, funk, R&B, jazz, blues and soul. There will be live performances throughout the day on both the Webster University stage on Gore Avenue and the Allen Avenue stage.

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of eventsAlso, 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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