What To Do in St. Louis This Weekend

 In City Guide, Culture

This weekend, support local talent at several music and arts festivals, dress to impress for an outdoor summer party, see two unique live performances, and more. Read on for the best in dining, art, and entertainment in St. Louis this weekend.

RFT ShowcaseSTL
Now in its 18th year, the Riverfront Times’ Showcase STL brings together a diverse roster of artists and performers from the region for the largest all-local music festival in the country. Head to The Grove on Saturday for over 100 performances at 10 locations along Manchester.

When: June 22
Where: The Grove
Price: $20

Free Yoga
Celebrate the International Day of Yoga this Friday with a free all-levels class courtesy of Yoga Buzz. Bring a mat to the Cortex Commons and close out the week with a relaxing 45-minute flow.

When: June 21 at 7 a.m.
Where: Cortex Commons
Price: Free

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Image courtesy of JD Mason.

2nd Shift Criderfest: What’s Lager Got To Do With It
Join 2nd Shift Brewing in South City for the ninth installment of Criderfest, their annual beer festival, when they welcome some of the region’s best breweries for an afternoon of craft beer and mingling. This year’s event centers around lagers, so come beat the heat and taste a variety of refreshing options.

When: June 22 at 12 p.m.
Where: 2nd Shift Brewing
Price: $10-65

Tower Grove Park Pavilion Party
The Young Friends of Tower Grove Park host a Pavilion Party this weekend complete with live music, an open bar and delectable bites provided by Seed Sprout Spoon. Play yard games and groove to local artists BoogieFoot and Wayward Souls for a good cause—all proceeds go to support the preservation of historic Tower Grove Park.

When: June 22 from 7-10 p.m.
Where: Tower Grove Park Piper Palm House
Price: $60

Loop Arts Fest
Spend your Saturday in The Delmar Loop during Loop Arts Fest, a day celebrating culinary innovations, visual art, literature and more. Come for the cooking demonstrations, live music, pop-ups from local artisans an vendors, artist-led activities and specials and discounts at Loop businesses.

When: June 22
Where: The Delmar Loop
Price: Free entry

summer delmar loop alive guided st louis

Image courtesy of Max Delsid.

RISK! True Tales Boldly Told
Fans of live storytelling should not miss RISK! at Delmar Hall this Saturday, an evening of hilarious, touching and plain risky true stories. Kevin Alliston’s podcast has tens of millions of downloads and has featured the likes of Sarah Silverman, Dan Savage, Margaret Cho, and members of communities around the world. Shows tend to sell out, so snag your tickets early.

When: June 22 at 7 p.m.
Where: Delmar Hall
Price: $20

That Uppity Theater Company and projects+gallery Collaboration
Join a diverse group of artists, community members and activists this Saturday afternoon for a musical collaboration between That Uppity Theatre Company and projects+gallery, “The Mueller Report: Read, Sing, Resist,” focusing on communal artistic expression in response to current events. Welcome the political parody group Sing Out, Louise as it starts a new St. Louis chapter, and enjoy free Stag beer in projects+gallery’s space in the Central West End.

When: June 22 from 2-5 p.m.
Where: projects+gallery
Price: Free

Sauce Magazine’s Saucy Soirée
Foodies unite—Sauce Magazine hosts its annual Saucy Soirée this Sunday evening at Union Station in Downtown St. Louis. Get unlimited samples of food from over forty local culinary hot spots, as well as beer, wine and spirits from local wineries and breweries.

When: June 23 from 5-8 p.m.
Where: St. Louis Union Station
Price: $40

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