May 2019 Events in St Louis

Posted by Suzanne Hunn on Monday, May 20th, 2019 at 1:15pm.

It’s spring going on summer in St. Louis which means there are plenty of family-friendly, fun outdoor activities around the city to participate in– especially over Memorial Day Weekend.

Here is what’s going on in STL this month:

Come From Away

May 14 - 26

This musical at the Fabulous Fox is running until the Sunday before Memorial Day. An award-winning show, Come From Away tells the story of 7,000 stranded passengers in the small town of Newfoundland– all about cultures clashing and how two groups of people ultimately came together.

Pompeii: The Exhibition

May 17 - November 3

This fresh new exhibit at the Saint Louis Science Center relives the story of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii with more than 150 authentic 2,000-year-old artifacts and engaging interactives. The exhibit features casts of Mount Vesuvius to give a visual representation of the catastrophic effects of the volcano as well as an immersive experience of the eruption in the 4D Eruption Theater.

Schlafly’s Art Outside: An Alternative Art Fair

May 24 - 26

Schlafly is hosting a family-friendly event featuring live music from artists you’ve never heard of and art appreciation in Maplewood. Schlafly will serve their varieties of beer as well as limited food over the weekend.

St. Louis County GreekFest

May 24 - 27

The annual St. Louis County Greek Fest is a Memorial Day weekend tradition. Taking place at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Town and Country, this festival is described as “experiencing a taste of Greece without the airfare.” This is an opportunity to experience the Greek community’s deeply rooted traditions and heritages, featuring live Greek music and dancing and a marketplace with great food and shopping.

St. Louis African Arts Festival

May 25 - 27

This annual arts festival has been held in Forest Park since 1991 with a purpose to celebrate and educate about the global contributions of African people and descendants of African people through art and cultural programs. The African Arts festival features art, jewelry, food vendors, and live performances at the Worlds Fair Pavilion.

Eckert’s Memorial Day Festival (Strawberry Festival)

May 25 - 27

Eckert’s Orchards across the river in Belleville offers a three-day Memorial Day weekend festival with live music and food. This is family-friendly featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, carnival rides, inflatables, and of course, enjoying strawberry treats.

Townsend Piano Project

May 26, 1-4 PM

This is a piano concert fundraiser hosted by the Missouri Historical Society at BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups for the purpose of restoring the vandalized historical piano of the Grammy-winning St. Louis blues musician Henry “Mule” Townsend. It was donated by Henry’s son and is meant to be one of the artifacts featured in the Missouri History Museum’s exhibit on St. Louis music history set to open in July 2021.

Memorial Day Flag & Remembrance Ceremony

May 27, 10 AM

A ceremony at Soldiers Memorial Military Museum pays tribute to the St. Louis military service members and honors those who lost their lives in service.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs

May 31, 7:15 PM

Indulge in a classic baseball rivalry at this late May game at Busch Stadium.
We hope you choose to participate in one of these great May events in St Louis. Let us know if you do!

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