There are so many fun events going on all around the city in the next couple days. We’ve compiled the following list to help you maximize your weekend in the Lou.


Kirkwood Greentree Music Festival
Kirkwood City Park
This family event features music by the Fabulous Motown Revue, the Creek Rocks, the Scandaleros, Al Holliday and the East Side Rhythm Band, Falling Fences and the Jeremiah Johnson Band.

Shakespeare in the Streets 2017: Blow, Winds
St. Louis Public Library
This adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear begins at 8 p.m. nightly with pre-show activities, beer sales and food trucks beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Park(ing) Day 
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nebula
“Park(ing) Day ( is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers, and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks.”

Great Forest Park Balloon Glow
Noon at Forest Park
The oldest and most well-attended free hot air balloon event in the world celebrates its 45th year.

Serendipity’s Spirited Shakes Competition
5 p.m. at Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream
You get to be the judge as six mixologists create shakes crafted with local flavors and spirits.


HOP in the City 2017
Noon at Schlafly Tap Room
HOP showcases Schlafly’s passion for 40 styles of beer and 6 specialty tappings.

Science Uncorked
7 p.m. at Saint Louis Science Center
“This event features 70-plus wine and spirit tastings, small plates, science demonstrations, live music and more.”

8th Annual St. Louis Garlic Fest
Noon at Carondelet Park Boathouse
Celebrate all things garlic with vendors featuring an assortment of garlic .


Passport to Korea
1 p.m. at Saint Louis Art Museum
Learn from experts of Korean culture and tradition.

The Movement Series: A Monthly Day Party Experience
4 p.m. at the Gramophone 
“The Movement Series, a monthly day party experience hosted every third Sunday of the month, is a call to those who are committed to realizing a day where St. Louis is just and equitable.”

All info from event webpages. M