5 Issues To Do in St. Louis This Weekend | April 30 – Might 2


Here are 5 ideas to help you Explore St. Louis this weekend.

Spring High Tea

The beloved tea tradition at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is back! Spring High Tea will return on May 2 and May 16, in their new space, The Solarium. Enjoying tea on this magnificent indoor/outdoor rooftop garden terrace on the mezzanine will certainly be the highlight of your week. Space is limited!

The Oddities and Curiosities Expo

This Saturday, May 1, bring your family to explore all things weird at The Oddities and Curiosities Expo at the Dome at America’s Center. You’ll find items such as taxidermy, preserved specimens, original artwork, antiques, handcrafted oddities, quack medical devices, and much more. There is truly something weird for everyone at this event. Tickets for this event are only available in advance.


Head to the Missouri Botanical Garden for OrigamiintheGarden: A Monumental Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. Families will be able to explore 18 awe-inspiring large-scale sculptures including a majestic tower of 1000 cranes, flying birds, painted ponies, emerging butterflies, floating boats, and more. OrigamiintheGarden is included with Garden admission and viewable 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays–Sundays.

Midnight Madness

Rev up your engines! It’s time for Midnight Madness at the Worldwide Technology Raceway. The event occurs every Friday starting April 30th and features Test ‘n’ Tunes for street-legal cars and motorcycles, drifting, DJs, contests, and attractions. Gates will open at 6 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. This program is offered as a safer alternative to illegal street racing.

Six Flags St. Louis

Six Flags St. Louis is our gateway to thrills, excitement, and more! This weekend, experience the thrill with your friends and family. Re-explore the pulse-pounding roller coasters and the gentler options for kids for their 50th Anniversary!

We hope you enjoy your weekend in St. Louis. Make sure to share your St. Louis photos with us using #ExploreStLouis, you could be featured on our social page. For more events and things to do in St. Louis, check out our events calendar.


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