Explore St. Louis

St. Louis Festival Calendar

Details on events, transportation, maps, and attractions throughout the St. Louis Area. Maintained by the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Anheuser Busch Brewery Tours

Complimentary Tour

While on the complimentary tour, you will observe the entire 7-Step Brewing Process and also see the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales at our historic stables built in 1885.

Day Fresh Tour

The Day Fresh Tour is an eye-opening look at the journey of a beer from “Seed to Sip.” Guests will tour with a visit to the Budweiser Clydesdale Paddock and Stables, and then visit the Beechwood Aging Cellar, historic Brewhouse, BEVO Packaging Facility and more. Tickets are $10 for guests 21+, $4 for guests aged 3-20

Ballpark Village

Visit this dining and entertainment district across from Busch Stadium. Food, special events, and sports make this a great destination during your visit to St. Louis.

Gateway Arch

At an astounding 630-feet tall, the magnificent Gateway Arch remains the tallest man-made national monument in the United States. An enclosed tram inside the Arch takes you to the top, where you will experience breathtaking views of modern St. Louis – up to 30 miles in each direction on a clear day. Along with the surrounding Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the Gateway Arch opens up a world of history about how St. Louis served as the Gateway to the West for early settlers. Tickets are $13 for guests 16+ and $10 for guests aged 3-15.

Old Courthouse Tours

Explore a significant part of U.S. history when you visit the Old Courthouse, which was built between 1839 and 1862. Tour this architectural masterpiece with restored courtrooms and experience a time and place where Dred and Harriet Scott sued for their freedom and Virginia Minor fought for women’s right to vote. Through special exhibits, learn about St. Louis’ role in early settlers’ movement into western America. Open daily from 8 am-5 pm.

Riverboat Cruises

Take a relaxing cruise and discover the best view of the St. Louis skyline from replica nineteenth-century paddle-wheel riverboats. The one-hour sightseeing cruises run daily, March-November. Adult tickets are $18 and children (age 3-15) are $8.

Missouri History Museum

Museum is free except for some special exhibits.

St. Louis Art Museum

Current and Future Exhibitions – Self-Taught Genius: Treasures for the American Folk Art Museum (June 19-September 11); Impressions of War (August 5-February 12, 2017); Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan (October 16-January 8, 2017)

St. Louis Science Center

Hours – 9:30 am-4:30 pm and admission is free. *Open until 5:30 pm on August 27th trip.

St. Louis Zoo

Hours – 9 am-5 pm and admission is free. *Open until 7 pm on August 27th trip

Steinberg Skating Rink

Hours – 10 am-midnight. All Ages & All Day Skate Admission: $7; Skate Rental: $6. Cash-only establishment. *Only open for the December 3rd trip.

Botanical Gardens

Current and Future Exhibits – Art and Science in the Garden for the World (through September 1); Best of Missouri Market and More (October 1); Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show (November 19-January 1, 2017); Garden Glow (5-9:30 pm, November 30-December 4). $8 adults (13+); $4 for St. Louis City/County residents. Open 9 am-5 pm.

City Museum

Hours 9 am – Midnight and admission is $12.00 (plus tax)

Fitz’s Bottling Company

America’s original soda microbrewery located in the vibrant Delmar Loop neighborhood. Watch the bottling of St. Louis’ nationally acclaimed signature soda, Fitz’s Root Beer, on vintage bottling equipment located right inside the restaurant. Besides draught root beer, Fitz’s is a local favorite for burgers, house-smoked barbecue, and famous floats. Open daily at 11 am.

Grant’s Farm

A popular St. Louis destination since 1954, Grant’s Farm is the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family, named for Ulysses S. Grant who originally worked a portion of the land. This unique landmark combines history, heritage and wildlife to create an unforgettable experience! *Only open for the August 27th and October 1st trips.

Six Flags St. Louis

Non-stop, over-the-top, high-speed thrills around every turn. Heart-pounding roller coasters, family rides, and attractions are just the ticket to fun for kids of all ages. *Open for the August 27th, October 1st, and December 3rd trips.

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

This popular destination on Old Route 66 is known for its “concretes,” a malt or shake so thick that it is served upside down.


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