What to Do in St. Louis This Weekend

 In City Guide, Culture

This Memorial Day Weekend, hit reset at a rooftop community yoga session, get inspired at a three-day dance festival, engage with contemporary urban and artistic themes at a live podcast recording, sample new brews and enjoy live music at two beer festivals and more.

Summer Rooftop Yoga Series at the Chase

Watch the sun set over Forest Park and find your zen on the rooftop at the Chase Park Plaza this summer during its yoga series, presented by Santé Fitness. After each class, mingle and enjoy small bites in the evening air of the Central West End.

When: May 23 at 7 p.m.
Where: Chase Park Plaza
Price: Single tickets for $15, or three classes for $30

Spring to Dance Festival

Dance St. Louis’ twelfth annual Spring to Dance Festival takes over the Touhill Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings with another stacked roster of more than 30 dance companies across three stages. Each night, see a unique lineup of performances in diverse genres including ballet, contemporary, aerial, Indian and hip-hop.

When: May 23-25 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Touhill Performing Arts Center
Price: $5-35 nightly

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Image courtesy of Andrea Palacios.

Monument Lab: Live Podcast and Rooftop Party

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation in Grand Center hosts Monument Lab’s Paul Farber this Friday night as he records a live podcast with artists Anthony Romero, Josh Rios and Matt Joynt. Be there for an inspiring discussion surrounding public landmarks, historical narratives and the monument the artists created for the Luminary’s current community-wide exhibition “Counterpublic.” After the podcast, head to the Pulitzer’s rooftop for mingling and music by Crim Dolla Cray.

When: May 24 from 7-9 p.m.
Where: Pulitzer Arts Foundation
Price: Free

Jungle Boogie Concert Series

The Saint Louis Zoo hosts a summer-long live music series every Friday evening throughout the summer featuring a different local band each week. This weekend, groove to the sounds of Wildfire at Schnuck Family Plaza in the center of the zoo.

When: Fridays from 5-8 p.m.
Where: Saint Louis Zoo
Price: Free

Art Outside

Schlafly is back with another weekend of art, refreshing brews, delicious grub and live bands during the annual Art Outside festival in Maplewood. Sample their new Uncaged Ale, in partnership with The Watering Bowl to support the Animal Protective Association. Bring your furry friends to Schlafly Bottleworks’ bustling parking lot for Puppy Pawtraits, festival fare, a full lineup of Schlafly beer and music all weekend.

When: May 24-26
Where: Schlafly Bottleworks
Price: Free to attend


Image courtesy of Urban Chestnut Brewing Company.


Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. hosts its annual Maifest celebration all day on Saturday at the Midtown location, including the new release of five different Bock beers, a spring barbecue-inspired menu, live music and—if you weren’t already convinced to go—baby goats. Purchase a commemorative glass for discounted refills on UCBC brews all day.

When: May 25 at 11 a.m.
Where: Urban Chestnut Brewing Company in Midtown
Price: Free entry

Caffeine Crawl 2019

Get your caffeine fix this Memorial Day Weekend during the eighth annual Caffeine Crawl around the city. On Friday and Saturday, choose between five different routes for drink samples, chocolate and educational presentations at classic local favorites and newer faces.

When: May 24-25
Where: Various
Price: $26

Featured image courtesy of Nathan Dumlao.

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