What To Do in St. Louis This Weekend
Burgers, beer, specialty cocktails, carnival fare—find all of this deliciousness and more this weekend at an annual city-wide dining event and a yearly outdoor festival. There’s also music, film and wearable art during a bustling schedule of live performance opportunities, public movie screenings and design pop-ups.
St. Louis Burger Week 2019
Take a culinary tour of participating restaurants during St. Louis Burger Week, a week-long celebration of St. Louis’ most juicy and creative burgers. Every stop on the map—including Carnivore, The Blue Duck, Frida’s, Hi-Pointe Drive-In, Layla and many more—will prepare its own unique take on this classic menu staple, each for just $6. Collect at least four stamps on your Burger Passport to enter an exclusive giveaway.
When: July 29-Aug. 4
Where: More than 40 locations in the metro area
City Nights: Glamp Out at City Museum
Spin, climb and slide through the City Museum Thursday evening during another City Night on this iconic Downtown rooftop. Sip 4 Hands beer, sample the new 1220 Spirits canned cocktail line and enjoy hand food and ice cream. Purchase tickets ahead of time to secure your spot, as these parties fill up fast.
When: Aug. 1 from 7-11 p.m.
Where: City Museum
Open Highway Music Festival
Off Broadway hosts a diverse lineup of live musicians this weekend during the Open Highway Music Festival, including John Moreland, North Mississippi All Stars with The Blue Lotus Revue, Hayes Carll with Travis Linville, Jade Bird, Justin Townes Earle and more. Before the shows begin, head to the Benton Park venue’s cozy patio for food from Grace Meat + Three, as well as drink specials from 4 Hands Brewing Company, Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. and Echo Echo Wines.
When: July 31-Aug. 4
Where: Off Broadway
Art Hill Film Series: ‘The Goonies’
Jump back in time to the 1980s during a showing of “The Goonies” this Friday. It’s the final installment of the Art Hill Film Series. In the early evening, enjoy food, drink and activities overlooking Forest Park, then at 9 p.m. travel with the Goonies on their quest to uncover a pirate’s treasure.
When: Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.
Where: Art Hill
FarFetched Presents: Katarra Parson and Tonina
The Pulitzer Arts Foundation has partnered with FarFetched this summer to present an inspiring performance series featuring locally and nationally renowned musicians and artists. This weekend, arrive early to the Pulitzer’s gorgeous space in Grand Center to see singer-songwriters Katarra Parson and Tonina perform.
When: Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.
Where: Pulitzer Arts Foundation
Pop-Up Event at Mesa Home
It’s hard to resist the curated, drool-worthy collection of vintage clothing, shoes and accessories at Mesa Home on a normal day, but we’re especially excited to pay their store on Cherokee Street a visit for a pop-up event this Saturday, when pieces from Carol Lara Visual Artisan’s unique jewelry line will be available for just one afternoon. Shop from her collection of quirky, colorful designs and watch as she crafts new wearable art then and there.
When: Aug. 3 from 12-4 p.m.
Where: Mesa Home
Price: Free entry
Grace City Wide Fair
On Sunday, picnic in Tower Grove Park during the Grace City Wide Fair, a collaboration between The Grove’s Grace Meat + Three and one of the city’s most popular craft breweries, 4 Hands Brewing Company. Enjoy local chefs’ takes on county fair menu items, listen to live music and enjoy family-friendly carnival activities like face painting, balloon artists and caricaturists.
When: Aug. 4 from 12-5 p.m.
Where: Tower Grove Park
Price: Free entry, food and drinks for purchase
Featured image courtesy of Oliver Sjostrom.