Another weekend filled with awesome events in St. Louis. Even if you’re not Racing For the Cure, you should head out to downtown on Saturday morning to check out the festivities. Also, Food Truck Friday is back so grab some friends and chill out in Tower Grove Park. Here are your June 13th-June 16th, 2013 weekend events:
5th Annual International Dine Around Taste of South Grand: An event featuring the variety that South Grand has to offer. You will find Vietnamese, Ethiopian, sushi, Thai, Italian, tapas, gelato and much more. In addition to a deliciously diverse menu, you will also receive discounts from South Grand retailers such as Massage Luxe, Avon, Bali Cargo and more. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 day of and include an appetizer, entree, dessert and drink ticket plus one Wild Card ticket.
Date: Thursday, June 13
Place: South Grand – 3500 Hartford
Food Truck Friday: The monthly Summer foodie event featuring over 15 STL food trucks. Come hang out and gorge on food truck goodness. In addition to food trucks, the Schlafy truck will be on hand to serve up some adult beverages. You can also bring your own beverages and enjoy an evening hanging out in the park with friends. Make sure to bring a lawn chair and bug spray.
Date: June 14
Place: Tower Grove Park
Sips in The City: A Friday Happy Hour event featuring good wine and good conversation. You must be 21 to attend. A donation of $5 is requested, which gets you 2 drinks and appetizers. This month’s event benefits Open Space Council, an organization that helps conserve, protect and sustain land and water resources in the St. Louis area.
Date: Friday, June 14
Place: The Culinaria – 315 N 9th St
Heritage Festival: The 7th annual beer festival joins local beer brewers like 2nd Shift Brewing, 4 Hands, Alpha Brewing, Buffalo Brewing, Civil Life, Crown Valley, Schlafly, Six Row and so many more for a fun weekend of beer tasting. In addition to beer, the event will offer food from local restaurants: Vin De Set, LoRusso’s, 1111 Mississippi and Harvest as well as live music from local bands. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 day of and include a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer samples, live music and demos from local brewers.
Date: June 14 & 15
Time: Fri: 6-10pm, Sat: 1-11pm
Place: Central Fields – Forest Park
Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure: The 15th annual race held in downtown St. Louis to support breast cancer research. The first timed 5K starts at 8:25am, 1-mile walkers start at 9am and the awards ceremony starts at 9:45am. This is by far one of the coolest events to witness in St. Louis. In addition to the race, you can support Komen with Dine Out For The Cure on Thursday June 13th by eating out at a participating Stl restaurant and/or at Caliente For The Cure, a 2-hour Zumba fitness party from 6-8pm at the SLU Simon Recreation Center.
Date: Saturday, June 15
Place: Downtown St. Louis (Market St)
10th Annual Old Webster Street Dance: A free Summer night street dance featuring ‘Ticket To The Beatles’, ‘Chloe G’ and ‘Musyc’. Bring a lawn chair and your dancing shoes for a night of food, fun and dancing!
Date: June 15
Place: Gore & Lockwood, Webster Groves
Glen Carbon Homecoming: “Meet Me On Main Street” is 2-days of action packed events, from parades to hot air balloon rides to races to live music. This annual festival in “Old Town” Glen Carbon will include food and drink booths and fun carnival games and rides. Come out on Friday night for the tethered hot air balloon rides beginning at 8pm and listen the ‘Well Hungarians’ perform live. Or come out for the 5K or 1K Fun Run on Saturday at 7:30am and stay for the parade at 5pm, ‘Vote For Pedro’ and fireworks at 10pm.
Date: Friday, June 14 & Saturday, June 15
Time: Fri: 5pm-12am, Sat: 4pm-12am
Place: Glen Carbon – Main Street
Father’s Day Festival & Car Show: This festival is great for all dads. If your dad has a cool car, you pay the $20 entry fee to let dad show his car in the car show. Or if not, you can make a family day out of it, enjoying the variety of cars, motorcycles and trucks along with fun games like basketball, tennis, disc golf plus attendance prizes and food from STL food trucks plus favorites like kettle corn and funnel cakes. There’s even a women’s world and kid’s zone center so dad can spend some time by himself checking out the cars.
Date: Sunday, June 16
Place: Sioux Passage Park, Florissant, MO
If you’re looking for things to do with Dad this weekend, check out our Father’s Day Brunch and event guide.
Did we miss any festivals? Feel free to e-mail us at reallifestl@gmail. com or comment below with a festival you think we should add.
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