St. Louis Spring Events Guide 2018

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Spring is right around the corner, and there’s so much to do in the St. Louis area. We’ve put together a list of exhibits, dances, seminars, movies, events, and other attractions to keep you busy this spring.

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Activities, Festivals, and Shows

Visit the annual Orchid Show, February 3 to March 25, for a once-a-year opportunity to see the Botanical Garden’s display of hundreds of orchids, and explore the “orchid mania” of the Victorian era.

Check out a seed and plant exchange, March 10, with your extra bulbs, plants, and seeds, and share your knowledge of gardening or learn a new technique.Bloom into Spring Image

Break out your cowboy boots, hats, and Western attire, and dance the night away at the City of St. Peters’ Bloom into Spring Dance, April 13.

Head to Forest Park for the 2018 St. Louis Earth Day Festival, April 21-22, for food, music, activities, and to learn more about sustainable products and services.

St. Louis Teen Talent Competition ImageFox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation presents the 8th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition, April 28. With acts showcasing a variety of talents including baton twirling, aerial arts, juggling, acting, dancing, singing and even a punk rock band, there’s something for everyone to see.

On your mark, get set, GO! Run on over to St. Charles Community College’s annual That ‘80s Run, April 28. Race down the scenic 5K route, run a 1-mile fun run, and browse a Health and Wellness Expo with all event proceeds benefiting health and wellness projects and scholarships at SCC.


Fun for the Kids

Children Playing Image Hop on over to the St. Louis Zoo for Breakfast with Bunny, March 17, 24 & 31. Enjoy breakfast, meet costumed characters, and pose for a photo with the bunny.

Swing into Ballpark Village for movie night featuring Ferdinand, March 28, and movie related activities, photo opportunities, and more.

Float into spring with a Dive-In Movie featuring Despicable Me 3, April 20.

Arts and Learning

Visit the St. Louis Art Museum’s Art in Bloom, March 2-4. The annual celebration of flowers and fine arts will feature dozens of works from the region’s most talented florists, floral presentations and lectures, family activities, dining, shopping and more.

Chicken ImageHead to the Science Center on the first Friday of every month for a night of learning the science behind science fiction. Find the First Friday dates and times here. While you’re at the Science Center, check out their Family Urban Farmer Series events. Discover ways to grow mushrooms, March 17, or learn how to prepare your backyard and care for a flock of chickens, April 21.

Laumeier Sculpture Park’s 31st Annual Art Fair, May 11-13, is St. Louis’ favorite Mother’s Day weekend tradition and features local food and beverage vendors, activities for kids, live music, and artists from across the country.

Learn about emerging security threats and risks that business owners and executives need to plan for in 2018 at Lopata, Flegel & Company LLP’s Sharp and On Point – New Cybersecruity Threats in 2018, May 15.Sharp and On Point Image

Explore Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds, March 25 – September 9. The St. Louis Art Museum will be the first North American art museum to tell the story of the cities buried under the Mediterranean Sea for over a thousand years.

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