Things to Do in St Louis 5/17-5/19 2013

may 2013Looking for things to do in St Louis This Weekend?

There is plenty to choose from!

Friday 5/17 is National Pizza Party Day so why not have a pizza from one of St Louis Best Pizza places?

Be sure to check out my favorites at Guido’s Pizza and Pizza A Go-Go

Eckert’s Strawberry Festival,

Saturday & Sunday 5/18 & 19

Enjoy some family fun picking strawberries at Eckert’s Strawberry Festival in Belleville, IL this weekend. There will be hayrides, carnival rides, a play area and even a petting zoo for the kids. Strawberry bakery items will also be available for purchase in the bakery at the orchard. This festival is sure to get you in the summer spirit. Admission to the festival is free!

Missouri Botanical Garden Chinese Culture Days,festival

Saturday & Sunday 5/18 & 19 10– 5

The Missouri Botanical Garden celebrates China this Saturday and Sunday during their annual celebration. A 70-foot dragon and lion dancers open this springtime celebration that includes a Grand Parade and acrobatics, theater, martial arts, Chinese calligraphy, paintings and authentic regional cuisine. Take in tea tastings in the Grigg Nanjing Friendship Garden, where special tours focus on the symbolism of many plant species and architectural details. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 Children (3-12), and $5 Admission for Garden members

Art on the Square,

Friday & Saturday 5/17 & 18 in Belleville Ill

Of course there is art — jewelry, sculpture, painting, photography and other works from 100 national artists. But the annual art fair also offers live music, a children’s art tent and the “Living With Art” design stage featuring demonstrations from floral, landscape and interior designers.

Annie Malone May Day Parade/May Day Blues Fest,

Sunday, 5/18 Parade beings at 1.
Celebrating 125 years of service to families and children with a parade through downtown featuring colorful floats, St. Louis’ best marching bands and appearances by local leaders. The parade is followed by the May Day Blues Fest in Kiener Plaza. Parade begins at 1 p.m.


Looking for something on Saturday that is also Pet Friendly?


Taste of Maplewood:

Saturday 5/18 noon-9:00 p.m.

Taste of Maplewood Street Festival is On Saturday, May 18th, Sutton Boulevard will be transformed into a mini-paradise for foodies, shoppers and everyone in between at the 5th Annual Taste of Maplewood Street Festival. The event will be on Sutton Blvd., just South of Manchester from

Bark in the Park:

May 18 -8:00 AM-3:00 PM

Bark in the Park – presented by Purina ONE, is Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Cricket Field in Forest Park. In addition to the 1-mile fun walk, we’ve added a 5K run! And for just $7, add the all new Pancake Breakfast. Register now and start raising pledges to earn great prizes and help homeless animals! 8:00 AM-3:00 PMbark in park

Forest Park Boat House

Anytime 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM Most nights

This is a great place to bring your pet to the patio and enjoy a relaxing lunch, later take a boat ride or a walk, the perfect pet friendly activity!


Didn’t find anything you like? Find more events this weekend here!


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