“Summertime and the livin’ is easy” as the song goes. Here in St. Louis, the summer is in full swing, and that means there’s a ton of things to do around the area. So what’s on your St. Louis summer bucket list? Here are some ideas to get you started.
Take in a Free Concert
Summer brings out the hottest beats and coolest jams in all of us. The St. Louis music season comes alive in the summer with live music and entertainment at numerous venues throughout the area. There are weekly concerts at the Missouri Botanical Gardens and monthly shows at the Ryan Hummert municipal park in Maplewood, to name a few.
Have a Blast at Fair St. Louis
Storied Forest Park is the epicenter for a bang-up Fourth of July spectacular that should be on every St. Louisans’ summer bucket list. Last year’s event drew upwards of 250,000 attendees. This fantastic salute to America’s Birthday spans the July 4th Weekend with a dizzying array of top-flight entertainment, fireworks, activities, rides, and mouth-watering food. Sammy Hagar, Eddie Money, and Flo Rida is as “bucket worthy” a superstar lineup if every we saw one!
Take in a Show At The Muny
America’s oldest and largest outdoor musical theater presents a stellar lineup of outstanding live productions during its 98th season with such blockbuster shows as Young Frankenstein, The Music Man, Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida, Mamma Mia, and Fiddler on the Roof.
Take a Riverboat Cruise
Riverboats plying the Mississippi in the 1800s and 1900s played a pivotal role in the expansion of St. Louis as a major transportation hub, as well as its development into the gateway to the West. Relive this amazing history on one of the several meticulously recreated riverboats operated by Gateway Arch Riverboats. Enjoy an evening dinner cruise, a “blues cruise,” and other exciting special cruises while you get a new perspective on St. Louis.
Enjoy a Night Out at Ballpark Village
Be a part of the renaissance of downtown St. Louis. Experience the incredible new entertainment district in the heart of St. Louis. It’s where you’ll find the trendiest hotspots, restaurants, dance clubs, live entertainment venues and more.
Participate in the 5th Annual 2016 Schnucks Freedom 4-Miler
Show your patriotism and run for a worthy cause supporting USO Missouri on Saturday, July 2nd at Ballpark Village. Wear your red, white & blue and salute our brave troops.
Go on a “Brewspedition”
St. Louis and Anheuser-Busch are inescapably intertwined, and it should be on everyone’s summer bucket list to tour their historic brewery. And what brewery tour wouldn’t be complete without a visit with the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales. There are many breweries throughout the region offering up their own unique beers and beverages. Just remember to drink responsibly and avoid a bucket-busting DUI with a designated driver.
Stretch Your Imagination at The City Museum
This extraordinary learning space is a feast for the senses with an incredible array of interactive exhibits and activities. Experience more than 10,000 sea creatures at the World Aquarium and learn how to really clown around with fun-filled circus-themed classes.
Get Your Art On
The world-class St. Louis Art Museum, Mildred Lane Kemper Museum, and Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis offer fascination exhibits of art and sculpture, as well as a variety of educational opportunities. Enjoy special performances of the St. Louis Symphony among many other worthwhile artistic endeavors.
Have a Wild Summer at The Zoo
The world-famous St. Louis Zoo is one of the nation’s leading zoological parks with more than 18,000 exotic animals spanning 700 species situated in the rolling expanse of Forest Park.
We’ve barely scratched the surface of the many exciting, unusual, thrill, and wonderful things that should be on your St. Louis summer bucket list. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and have some St. Louis summer fun!
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Visit our Mazda dealership near Creve Coeur, St. Charles, Maryland, Heights, and Hazelwood Heights today for a great deal on a new or pre-owned Mazda. We’re conveniently located at 1025 N. Lindbergh, St. Louis MO 63132. To schedule a test drive or for more information, please call us at 314-254-2756. For Service, call 314-236-6629.