10 THINGS TO DO IN ST. LOUIS IN SEPTEMBER

August 31, 2015 admin

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What’s happening around town this month? Dozens and dozens of fun events. Here are just 10 of all the fun things you should add to your calendar.

St. Louis Cardinals Home Game

Where: Busch Stadium, 700 Clark Ave. in St. Louis

When: Multiple Dates

Why: Baseball is America’s summer pastime so why not head out to Busch Stadium for some Cardinals baseball before the season ends. There are a variety of home game dates this month and tickets are really affordable.

Website: Click here to see tickets.

St. Louis Rams Football Game (Pre-Season)

Where: Edward Jones Dome, 901 North Broadway in St. Louis

When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Why: Catch a glimpse of the hometown team in action against the Kansas City Chiefs. Plenty of tickets are still available and many are pretty affordable.

Website: Click here to purchase tickets.

98th Annual St. Nicholas Greek Festival

Where: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 4967 Forest Park Blvd.

When: 5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, 11 a..m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5-6, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7

Why: This free festival features authentic Greek food, pastries, dance demos, live music, shopping and other entertainment.

Website: Click here for more information.

Summer Yoga

Where: Ballpark Village, 601 Clark St. in St. Louis

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October

Why: Well besides the health benefits of doing yoga, these classes are free! Yep. That’s right. Totally free. All ages and levels are welcome, and there is also a yoga tank giveaway each week, too.

Website: Click here for the full schedule.

Ballpark Village Monday Movie Night Series

Where: Ballpark Village, 601 Clark St.

When: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Why: This is the final night of the free summer music series and the featured flick is “The Sandlot.” The movie is shown outside on the big screen at Busch II Infield. Dugout Bar will be open to serve food and beverages.

Website: Click here for the event page.

Fall Art Fair at Queeny Park

Where: Greensfelder Recreation Center in Queeny Park, 550 Weidman Rd. in St. Louis

When: 5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6.

Why: This art fair features more than 130 artists from around St. Louis and about 20 other states. From photography and ceramics to mixed media and sculpture, there will be a variety of artistic styles represented. In addition, there will be wine tasting, live music, and activities and demonstrations for all ages.

Website: http://www.artfairatqueenypark.com/

Labor Day Parade

Where: Downtown St. Louis, 13th and Olive Street

When: 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 7

Why: The annual parade begins at 13th and Olive Street. It will go to Tucker and travel south to Market. It will then go west on Market to 15th Street. The event is free and open to the public.

Website: Click here for a map.

LouFest

Where: Forest Park, 5595 Grand Dr.

When: Sept. 12-13

Why: This is a sustainable music festival for all ages that features local and national acts. There are three stages, tons of food options, shopping and more. Some of the featured acts are Ludacris, Billy Idol, Nate Reuss and The Avett Brothers.

Website: http://www.loufest.com/

11th Annual Budweiser Taste of St. Louis

Where: Chesterfield Amphitheater, 631 Veteran’s Place Dr.

When: 4-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20.

Why: This event has been named the “Best Food Event” by St. Louis Magazine’s A-List Readers’ Poll for three years running. That should be enough reason right there! The event is free and open to the public, and showcases more than 35 restaurants on 214 Hot Sauce Restaurant Row, entertainment, shopping and activities.

Website: http://www.tastestl.com/

Q In The Lou: The St. Louis BBQ Festival

Where: Soldier’s Memorial Plaza in Downtown St. Louis, 1315 Chestnut St.

When: Sept. 25-27

Why: This is the inaugural Q in the Lou event and it features educational seminars, local music, competitions, drinks and some of the best barbecue in the nation.

Website: http://www.qinthelou.com/

Looking for more things to do this September? Check out Explore St. Louis and DowntowntSTL.com for more ideas!