Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey bring the greatest show on earth to Enterprise Center in St. Louis.

5 Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend | December 7 to 10

Thursday December 7, 2023

By Rachel Huffman

Among festive light displays and outrageous holiday popups, St. Louis has riveting events for people of all ages.

Our list of 5 things to do in St. Louis this weekend includes everything from a circus performance to an adult play date and a wine tasting to a wedding convention.

For fun ways to enjoy the holidays in the Gateway City, check out our roundup of holiday traditions.

December 7

Time to wine down at Winslow’s Table. On Dec. 7, beverage and retail director Kara Flaherty will host a wine class that spotlights regional pairings. The class includes wine tastings, small bites and tips for entertaining with the option to purchase featured wines from the cellar. Flaherty will also share some great wines to keep in stock for the holiday season – plus, bottles that make great gifts for your loved ones.

December 7

At The Magic House’s final adult play date of the year, you can enjoy cocktails and holiday cheer. The festive evening will feature holiday-themed appetizers and cocktails, photo opportunities with Santa and fun in the museum, which will be decked out for the holidays. Reservations are required; ugly sweaters are optional. You must be 21 or older to attend.

December 8 to 10

MOTheR, a new work by choreographer Kirven Douthit-Boyd, centers on a family that uses the power of dance to elevate their existence. Mother and her four sisters – magical agents of change – will lead their family on a journey, which is both worldly and ethereal. This original production encompasses alchemy, robust sound, vibrant imagery inspired by the cultural aesthetic of Afrofuturism and movement vocabulary that blends cultural and contemporary dance to tell the story of these five women who will stop at nothing to protect the prosperity of their children.

December 9 and 10

The Greatest Show On Earth comes to Enterprise Center this weekend. The reimagined Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey invites people of all ages to a spectacle of superhuman feats, which push the limits of possibility and thrill multigenerational audiences. Get closer to the action with an immersive, 360-degree environment and new technology that creates real connections between you and performers from all over the world. Witness daring, never-before-seen acts on a high-wire, trapeze and bicycle, share the laughter and awe-inspiring spirit of the circus and ignite your family’s spark of fun right here in St. Louis.

December 10

Signed, sealed, delivered! The Missouri Bridal & Wedding Expo returns to the America’s Center Convention Complex on Dec. 10. The convention features an amazing selection of wedding professionals who can help you find the perfect gown, reception venue, invitations, photographer, music, menu, honeymoon destination and so much more. Admission is free with online registration or $10 at the door.

While you’re out and about in the area, make sure to share your photos with us using #ExploreStLouis, and you could be featured on our social pages.