St. Louis & St. Charles Area Events & Attractions


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American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog | Ballwin
A fine arts museum devoted to man’s best friend. Displays include paintings and artifacts by artistic masters throughout the ages. Gift shop and library available to visitors.

Ameristar Casino | St. Charles
Some of the best gaming and entertainment in St. Louis with the largest selection of gaming options in the market. Seven great restaurants and live music in the Bottleneck Blues Bar. Free valet and covered parking. Open 24 hours. Hot action and best rewards in festive Mardi Gras or tropical island-themed casinos. Enjoy great dining in seven restaurants and relax in luxurious 291-room hotel.

Anheuser Busch Brewery | Soulard
Witness the brewing of Anheuser Busch beers. You'll follow the making of Budweiser from raw natural ingredients like barley malt, rice, hops, yeast, and water to the full-bodied, crisp-tasting, refreshing brew loved across the globe. The tours include the brewhouse, stables, and cellar then finish up with a free beer tasting.

Argosy's Alton Belle Casino | Alton, IL
Themed floating casino complex along the historic Alton riverfront with restaurants, lounges, Fun Barge and Music Hall. Unlimited stakes wagering, unlimited boarding, and unlimited fun. Just 25 minutes from St. Louis. Free parking and free admission.

Bellefontaine Cemetery | Bellefontaine
Grave sites include William Clark's grave.

Bigfoot 4x4, Inc. | Hazelwood
Home of the original monster truck.

Bissell House | Bellefontaine
The home of Daniel Bissell, military commander of the Upper Louisiana Territory. Built in 1812, it now displays family artifacts and other decorative arts and furnishings from the 19th century.

Bonne Terre Mine | Bonne Terre
Bonne Terre Mine, a national historic site, is the world's largest manmade caverns and lake. Water conditions remain constant with over 100 foot visibility, Sights include: mammoth architecture, guaranteed year round diving conditions. cal falls, oar carts, scaffolding, grating, staircases, pillars, slurry pipes, the famed elevator shaft, and much more. Bonne Terre Mine is one of the most unusual, beautiful, and relaxing full service dive resorts anywhere. Your accommodations located In the rolling foot hills of the Ozark mountains are elegant at the nearby 1909 Depot, or if you prefer a more casual atmosphere, the Divers Lodge, located at the Mine.

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site | Cahokia, IL
The remains of the most sophisticated prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico are preserved at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. Within the 2,200-acre tract, located a few miles west of Collinsville, Illinois, lie the archaeological remnants of the central section of the ancient settlement that is today known as Cahokia.

Campbell House Museum |Downtown
1851 home of Robert Campbell restored to its 1880s high Victorian style.

Casino Queen | E. Saint Louis, IL
The Casino Queen is a four-story replica of a 19th century side-wheel riverboat located directly across from the Gateway Arch. 4 restaurants and free parking.

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis (New Cathedral) | Central West End
World’s largest collection of mosaic art.

Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion and Museum | Benton Park
Home to Henri Chatillon, grandson of Clement Delor Treget, founder of the Village of Carondelet. Also home to Nicolas and Emelie DeMenil, great-granddaughter of the Laclede-Chouteau family, founders of St. Louis. Tours focus on the French history and culture of the St. Louis area. The mansion features the largest collection of 1904 World's Fair memorabilia on display in the City of St. Louis.

City Museum |Downtown
Explore the unexpected at this exciting museum for children and adults. Art, science, history and fun weave together in this one-of-a-kind downtown attraction.

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis | Grand Center
A leading institution for contemporary art exhibitions in an innovative environment with community partnerships, education programs and outreach.

Craft Alliance |
Fine contemporary crafts in clay, glass, metal, fiber and wood. Call for current exhibition.

Dance St. Louis | Grand Center
Bringing the great dance of the world to St. Louis audiences. World-renowned companies range from ballet, modern, folkloric, jazz, tap to cutting-edge.

Eckert's Country Store & Farm |Multiple Locations
Pick your own fruit in the orchard at any of Ecker's three locations. Seasonal self-pick produce include strawberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, and christmas trees. Their Country Store includes a large selection of produce, specialty foods, and gift items nestled in a surrounding of antiques.

Edison Theatre | Washington University Campus
The highest quality national and international artists in music, dance and theatre perform innovative new works or contemporary interpretations of classical works.

Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum | Downtown
Childhood home of Eugene Field, the “children’s poet,” and Roswell Field, lawyer for Dred Scott. Special exhibits and large collection of toys on display all year.

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site | St. Charles
St. Charles was our State Capitol from 1821 to 1826. Visit the fully restored legislative chambers and interpretive center.

Florissant Civic Center Theatre |Florissant
A wide variety of professionally staged productions including the St. Louis Family Theatre Series, Florissant Fine Arts Council events and concerts.

Forest Park Boathouse |Forest Park
Boat rentals and restaurant in the middle of Forest Park.

The Fox Theatre | Grand Center
Opened in 1929 and today presents live entertainment with superstars, Broadway shows, family shows and concerts

Gateway Arch |Downtown
Our nation's tallest manmade monument at 630 feet tall.Take the tram ride to the top, see a documentary film, view a giant screen movie on "Lewis & Clark," visit our museum or go shopping.

Gateway International Raceway |Florissant
Major motorsports including Indy Racing League, NHRA POWERade Drag Racing, NASCAR Busch and Craftsman Truck Series plus special and weekly events, Richard Petty Driving Experience.

Grand Center | Downtown Saint Louis
Home to 26 different arts groups, offering the widest mix of exceptional arts and entertainment in the St. Louis region.

Grant's Farm |Affton
Grant's Farm is a 281 acre wildlife preserve and historical site located just south of the city of St. Louis, Missouri and is operated by Anheuser-Busch, Inc. The Farm is home to hundreds of exotic animals from around the world. Grant's farm is free and includes tram rides, petting zoo, animal shows and free beer tasting in the Bauernhof.

Hollywood Casino | Maryland Heights
Hollywood Casino St. Louis can open the door to a world of St. Louis entertainment. Hollywood's St. Louis Hotel & Casino opens November 2, 2012.

Hidden Valley | Wildwood
Ski resort in Wildwood that is able to provide all the snow necessary for an average 70-day season. Fresh snow on their slopes for your winter enjoyment. Lighted trails for night skiing every evening and midnight skiing on Fridays and Saturdays in late December.

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center | Creve Coeur
Photographs, artifacts and audio-visual displays.

International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame | Downtown
Home of the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum across from Busch Stadium. Two great sports museums in one place. 5,000 years of bowling history, more than a century of St. Louis baseball and four free frames of bowling.

The Jewel Box | Forest Park
Flower & plant displays.

Laclede's Landing | Downtown
Entertainment district in downtown St. Louis with shopping, clubs, restaurants and event.

Laumeier Sculpture Park & Museum | Sunset Hills
One of the major sculpture parks in the U.S.

Lewis & Clark Boat House and Nature Center | Saint Charles
Interprets the Lewis & Clark expedition through exhibits, literature and educational programs.

Lumiere Place | Downtown
75,000 square foot casino floor filled with the hottest in new video gaming technology and table games, not to mention the Ladies and Gents of Lumière, our casino is the place to whet your appetite for action, seven nights a week.

The Magic House | Kirkwood
Nationally acclaimed children’s museum that offers four levels and more than 100 hands-on educational exhibits for kids from 1 to 101. Explore the Children’s Village, Math Path and three-story slide.

Mastodon State Historic Site | Imperial
Museum of Missouri’s Ice Age animals and the Native Americans who hunted them more than 10,000 years ago.

Meramec Caverns | Stanton
Meramec Caverns is the largest commercial cave in the state of Missouri. Nestled agelessly among the lush foothills of Missouri's rolling Ozark's, these magnificent caverns chronicle over 400-million years of history including: The formation of caves and stalactites, fossils and limestone, Indians of Missouri, European miners and explorers, dramas of the Civil War, train robberies and great escapes, ballroom dances around the 1900's, the Great Depression, World War II, Hollywood movies, and the list goes on.

Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis | Bevo
Permanent and special exhibits feature dolls and dollhouses, roomboxes and vignettes, furniture and accessories in all scales. Gift shop and library devoted to miniatures.

Missouri Botanical Gardens | Tower Grove
The Garden offers a place of serenity amidst the hustle of the city. Visit the Japanese gardens, indoor rainforests, Garden Cafe and Garden Gate Shop.

Museum of Contemporary Religious Art | SLU Campus
World’s first museum of interfaith contemporary art, housed in a spacious former chapel

Missouri History Museum | Forest Park
Tour “Seeking St. Louis,” a new permanent exhibition spanning three exciting and interactive galleries. Dine in the fabulous restaurant. Watch for special events and traveling exhibitions.

The Muny | Forest Park
Fabulous Broadway-style entertainment in Forest Park under the stars at America’s oldest and largest outdoor musical theatre.

Museum of Transportation | Valley Park
More than 300 pieces including locomotives, passenger and freight cars, trolleys, automobiles, streetcars, buses, aircraft and a Missouri River towboat.

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows | Belleville, IL
Largest outdoor shrine in North America.

New Cathedral | Central West End
Otherwise known as the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis. Houses the world’s largest collection of mosaic art.

Old Cathedral | Downtown
Otherwise known as the Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, St. Louis’ earliest church. The present structure is 167 years old and is a national monument. Museum contains countless religious artifacts.

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis | Webster Groves
One of the country’s most respected opera companies located at Webster University.

The Pageant | University City
A state-of-the-art, 33,000 sq. ft. concert nightclub designed for live music productions and special events. The 1,500-plus capacity venue features superb sightlines and acoustics, plus a balcony.

Powell Symphony Hall | Grand Center
Home to Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, the nation’s second oldest orchestra.

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts | Grand Center
The PFA seeks to foster an understanding and appreciation of the relationship between contemporary art and architecture through its building, artwork, library and program collaborations.

Purina Farms | Gray Summit
Live animals and hands-on activities.

Raging Rives Water Park | Grafton, Illinois
Along the scenic Great River Road in Grafton, Illinois, Raging Rivers WaterPark is cool when it's hot. Many features including the Cascade Body Flumes and lazy Endless River.

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis | Webster Groves
Offers the thrill of the live theater experience. Each season, The Rep produces a wide variety of plays on its two stages.

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience l Madison, IL
Rusty Wallace Racing Experience provides fans and racing enthusiasts with an authentic NASCAR racing experience. Drive a real, current stock car with a real NASCAR champion.

The Saint Louis Art Museum | Forest Park
The Fine Arts Palace of the 1904 World’s Fair; among the leading art museums in the country. Collections from ancient to contemporary.

Saint Louis Black Repertory Company | Downtown
Contemporary works by African-American playwrights.

Saint Louis Blues Hockey | Downtown
The St. Louis Blues Hockey season runs from October - April. Their home games are played in the Savvis Center in downtown St. Louis.

Saint Louis Cardinals | Downtown
The St. Louis Cardinals baseball season runs form April - October. Their home games are played in Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis.

Saint Louis Carousel | Chesterfield
Restored 1920s Dentzel carousel.

Saint Louis Children's Aquarium | Downtown
St. Louis Children's Aquarium is located in the City Museum. It has over 40,000 gallons of hands-on learning available for group visits. Within 1- 1 1/2 hours, our tour guides will take your children in small, personalized groups on a most amazing adventure in our indoor aquarium where you will go through Midwest caves, Amazon forests, and to the ocean.

St. Louis Fun Trolley Tours l Downtown
Get acquainted with the popular sights and local favorites that St. Louis has to offer during our fully narrated 75 minute tour aboard an authentic, climate controlled trolley with brass rails, bells and all!

Saint Louis Rams | Downtown
The St. Louis Rams football season runs from August - December. Their home games are played in the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis.

Saint Louis Science Center | Forest Park
The St. Louis Science Center offers more than 700 free hands-on exhibits for you to enjoy. In addition there’s the OMNIMAX® Theater, Discovery Room, James S. McDonnell Planetarium, and special traveling exhibitions.

Saint Louis Union Station | Downtown
Once the world’s largest train station, Union Station, built in 1894, now boasts 80 shops and restaurants.

Saint Louis University Billiken Basketball | SLU Campus
A charter member of Conference USA, the Billikens play exciting college basketball at Savvis Center.

Saint Louis Walk of Fame | University City
Stars honoring famous St. Louisans.

The Saint Louis Zoo | Forest Park
The 5th largest zoo in the country. Free admission. New Penguin Puffin Coast and River's Edge displays. Children's Zoo, Insectarium and Conservation Carousel.

Sappington House Museum | Crestwood
Federal-style and furnished -- oldest brick house in St. Louis area. Very rare in Missouri. Also, Library Americana, gift shop and Barn Restaurant.

The Sheldon Concert Hall | Grand Center
Built in 1912, The Sheldon hosts a wide variety of concerts. The 702-seat concert hall has been expanded with new art galleries.

Six Flags St. Louis |Pacific
Amusement park includes a free waterpark with normal admission price. Newest ride is Xcalibur where riders aboard 16 gondolas, dangling from a spinning wheel, are catapulted 113 ft. into the air and turned head over heels.

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum | Downtown
Dedicated in 1936 to St. Louis’ veterans and war dead. Exhibits include uniforms, photographs, weaponry, war souvenirs and regalia.

Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House | Chesterfield
A carefully controlled environment that houses more than a thousand tropical butterflies in free flight. As many as 60 butterfly species and 150 tropical plant species are exhibited. Few moments in nature are as magical as watching a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis. This rarely seen transformation becomes an everyday occurrence in the Miracle of Metamorphosis display sponsored by May Department Stores. Hundreds of chrysalides from around the world are on display with butterflies emerging before your very eyes.

Stages St. Louis | Kirkwood
Presenting the finest in American musical theatre in the intimate, air-conditioned Robert G. Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Civic Center.

Steinberg Rink | Forest Park
Outdoor skating rink.

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard | South Saint Louis
Ted Drewes opened in 1929, Ted Drewes and is a Route 66 landmark. Their thick frozen vanilla custard is blended with your choice of flavor and then served to customers upside down.

Tivoli Theatre | University City
Magnificently restored to its 1924 splendor. Elegant display cases are filled with movie memorabilia, golden-age movie posters and more. Three screens feature the best new independent films plus a classic cinema series.

Touhill | Bellerieve
The Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis at the Florissant Road/University Boulevard exit of Interstate 70.

Unity Theatre Ensemble | Florissant
Presenting plays, musicals and original works that express the African-American experience, examine issues and celebrate achievements.

Upper Limits Indoor Rock Gym and Pro Shop l 3 locations across St. Louis area
Upper Limits offers something for everyone! Our massive arches will challenge experienced climbers, while our introductory classes allow novices to learn the ropes. To experience the thrill of indoor rock climbing without taking a class, our autobelays are the perfect option.

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater | Maryland Heights
The state-of-the-art sound system and six video screens allow concert-goers to experience a front-row view.

Washington University Gallery of Art (Kemper Art Museum)|Saint Louis
Founded in 1881, the Gallery of Art at Washington University in St. Louis is the oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River and is considered one of the finest university museums in the country.

Wild Canid Survival Center | Eureka
The Wild Canid Survival and Research Center popularly known as the Wolf Sanctuary, was founded in 1971. It is a private, nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to the preservation of the wolf and other endangered canids through education, research and captive breeding. The Wild Canid Center is located on 63 isolated wooded acres within Washington University's Tyson Research Center approximately 20 miles southwest of St. Louis, Missouri. This small facility is the premier wolf conservation, education, reproduction and research center.

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