It’s May in St. Louis, which means it’s time to bring on the food and beer tasting. Here’s a list of some great weekend tasting events from Thursday, May 9th through Sunday, May 12th:
Taste of U-City: Taste food and drinks from over 30 local U-City businesses. Tickets are $20 and include entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and tastings from Bob’s Seafood, Cheese-ology, Dough to Door, Fitz’s, Fro-Yo, Major Brands, Anheuser-Busch, Vernon’s BBQ and more. Donations to Operation Food Search are also requested.
Date: Thursday, May 9
Place: Heman Community Center-975 Pennsylvania Ave
14th Annual St. Louis Dance Festival: A showcase of dances from flamenco to ballet, contemporary, Russian, Indian and many more. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Performers include Arts in Motion, Alexandra Ballet, Leverage Dance Theater, Diva La Tap, Midwest Ballet Theatre, St. Louis Academy of Dance and so many more.
Date: Friday, May 10 & Saturday, May 11
Place: Washington University Edison Theatre
2nd Annual Hill Wine Walk: A wine tasting event through the shops and restaurants of The Hill. Tickets are $25 and include the wine samples plus a souvenir sampling cup, discounts at local shops, restaurants and markets, activity hubs with music, live art and entertainment and festival cabs to take you to each location. Locations include: Steve’s Hot Dogs, Guido’s, Favazza’s, Bartolino’s, Charlie Gitto’s and many more.
Date: Saturday, May 11
Place: Berra Park (corner of Macklind & Daggert)
Strawberry Festival at Eckert’s: The first weekend of the strawberry festival at Eckert’s Orchard in Belleville. A family friendly event with delicious fair food, live music, and fun stuff for the kids such as wagon rides, petting zoo and inflatables. In addition to picking your own strawberries, there will also be delicious pies, muffins and other delicious items from the bakery.
Date: Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 12
Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park: this annual event showcases original works from 150 artists across the country. In addition to art, this event will offer live music and entertainment, and food and drinks. There will be a children’s activities event, Creation Location, on Saturday and Sunday
Date: Friday, May 10-Sunday, May 12
Times: Friday: 6-10pm, Saturday: 10am-8pm, Sunday: 10am-5pm
And don’t forget, Sunday, May 12th is Mother’s Day: Here’s a list of all the Mother’s Day Brunch locations throughout the St. Louis area.
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