What to Do in St. Louis This Weekend

 In Culture, Guide

This weekend, celebrate August’s zenith with an outdoor happy hour, a festival in Forest Park, live music, a monthly evening of creative activities, and more.

Parties on the Plaza at Westport Plaza
Come ring in Friday with a party at Westport Plaza during their Happy Hour Series, once a month through October. Sip on premium libations and enjoy a rotating featured artist providing live music at each event.

When: Aug. 16 at 4 p.m.
Where: Westport Plaza
Price: Free admission

Battle of the Slices
Pizza connoisseurs and fans alike, head to The Boulevard St. Louis on Thursday evening to vote for your favorite St. Louis slice in several categories, including Frozen, St. Louis-style, Restaurant, and Wood-Fired. Tickets include samples from competitors like Firecracker Pizza & Beer and Racanelli’s New York Pizzeria, and access to an evening of 21+ revelry and entertainment.

When: Aug. 16 from 6-10 p.m.
Where: The Boulevard St. Louis
Price: $25 General Admission, $35 VIP includes 2 complementary drinks courtesy of Bud Select

Natalie Prass at Blueberry Hill
Don’t miss singer-songwriter Natalie Prass as she tours the stunning follow-up to her breakout album. After the 2016 election, Prass set aside what was intended to be her sophomore album to record the tracks that became ‘The Future and the Past.’ Prass’ powerful lyrics and delicate orchestrations meditate on what it means to be a woman in Trump’s America.

When: Aug. 17 at 8 p.m.
Where: Blueberry Hill Duck Room
Price: $15 Advanced GA, $18 day-of-show

St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival
Head to the World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park this weekend for the fifth annual heritage festival presented by Sauce magazine. Celebrate the region’s diverse population with live entertainment, art, and food, including fare from Farmtruk, Locoz Tacoz and Bombay Food Junkies, as well as beer provided by Urban Chestnut Brewing Company.

When: Aug. 17-19
Where: World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park
Price: Free

Third Friday at Third Degree Glass Factory
Go inside the Third Degree Glass Factory on the third Friday of the month for family-friendly activities, including glassblowing and flameworking demonstrations, a summer weenie roast, live music, and more. Anyone ages ten and up can participate in guided glass art experiences. Don’t forget to bring school supplies to donate to children in the City of St. Louis, and receive a free snow cone from St. Louis Snowcone!

When: Aug. 17 at 6 p.m.
Where: Third Degree Glass Factory
Price: Free admission for all ages; glass art experiences $35 per project

Friday Night Deck Party at Budweiser Brew House
Every Friday night after a home Cardinal’s game, transport the party to the Budweiser Brew House for dancing and drinks on the deck. Each week a DJ will spin late into the night, so feel free to tear up the dance floor until two in the morning.

When: Aug. 17 at 10 p.m.
Where: Budweiser Brew House
Price: Free entry

Image courtesy of Quentin Dr.

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