Microfest & Cinco De Mayo Highlight The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide

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Microfest, Cinco de Mayo & Cardinals -Cubs Highlight The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide For May 3-6, 2018

The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for Thursday, May 3 through Sunday, May 6, 2018 features Cinco De Mayo festivities, Microfest at Forest Park, Cardinals-Cubs at Busch Stadium and much more.

Feel like getting away this weekend? We’ll also give you an idea for a short road trip to see cute doggies on Sunday.

It’s the St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for May 3-6. 2018.

Cinco De Mayo and Microfest highlight the St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for May 3-6, 2018.
Cinco De Mayo and Microfest highlight the St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for May 3-6, 2018.

DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are in town this weekend for a three-game series with the Redbirds.

For Saturday’s afternoon contest, the first 30,000 fans 16 & older will receive a pet jar courtesy of Purina. Friday and Sunday’s night games are Academy Sports + Outdoors and Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sunday, respectively.

Miles Mikolas and Luke Weaver are scheduled to start the first two games of the series for Matheny. The Sunday starter has not been named yet.  Saturday’s game is set to be the free game of the day.

St. Louis Cardinals Schedule
May 4,5 & 6
Busch Stadium
700 Clark Ave St. Louis, MO 63102

Cinco de Mayo Street Festival At Roaslita’s

Rosalita’s Cantina is holding its annual Cinco de Mayo street festival on Saturday, May 5. They’ll be plenty of great food and music along with a mechanical bull, photo booth and much more. The festival runs from 11 am – 11 pm.

Facebook Event Page
Saturday May 5
Rosalita’s Cantina
Washington Avenue

Derby Day at 360

The Kentucky Derby takes place this Sunday and St. Louis has several places to celebrate. One of those place is 360 St. Louis atop the Hilton at the Ballpark hotel.

There will be contests for Best Dressed and Best Hat as well as hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails.

10% of the $45 tickets goes to Make-A-Wish Missouri.

Facebook Event Page
Saturday 5 3-6 PM
360 St. Louis
1 S Broadway St. Louis, MO 63102

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CENTRAL ST. LOUIS

St. Louis Microfest

The 23rd annual edition of St. Louis Microfest takes place May 4th and 5th in the Upper Muny parking lot at Forest Park.

This year’s event will start with the first session on Friday night from 6 pm – 10 pm. There are two sessions on Saturday with one running from 1 pm – 5 pm and another from 6:30 pm to 10 pm.

Ticket sales through the event itself have ended, but check the website to get a head start for next year.

The 23rd edition of St. Louis Microfest takes place this weekend in Forest Park. It's featured in the Weekend Events Guide from RealLifeSTL.
The 23rd edition of St. Louis Microfest takes place this weekend in Forest Park. It’s featured in the Weekend Events Guide from RealLifeSTL.

Facebook Event Page
May 4 & 5
Upper Muny parking lot
Forest Park

Spring For Strays Rooftop Party

Stray Rescue is hosting a fun event on the Moonrise Hotel rooftop this Sunday. According to the event Facebook page music, drink specials, ad a Drag Queen show are on the agenda. There will also be live and silent auctions to raise money for the rescue organization.

Tickets to the event are $10.

Facebook Event Page
Sunday May 6 1-5 PM
Moonrise Hotel
6177 Delmar in the Loop, St. Louis, MO 63112

SOUTH ST. LOUIS

Cinco De Mayo 2018: A Cherokee Street Festival

Cherokee Street just south of downtown St. Louis is the place to celebrate Cinco De Mayo in town. the all-day festival will feature plenty of authentic food and drinks,  live music and other a whole bunch of other entertainment.

The highlight of the day, the People’s Joy Parade, takes place at 1:11 pm.

Facebook Event Page
Saturday May 5 11 AM-10 PM
Cherokee Street
3407 S Jefferson Ave St. Louis, MO 63118

CONCERTS

Thursday May 3 – Jay Allen w/ Andrew Ryan — Blueberry Hill 
Friday May 4 – Hayley Kiyoko with Allie X — Delmar Hall
Friday May 4 — U2 — Scottrade Center
Saturday May 5 – Lincoln Durham with Gavin M. — Blueberry Hill

SOUTH COUNTY

Lisa Lampanelli At River City Casino

Facebook Event Page
Saturday May 5 8 PM
River City Casino

777 River City Casino Blvd St. Louis, MO 63125

Saint Louis FC vs Portland Timbers 2

Saint Louis FC takes on the USL side from Portland on Saturday night at World Wide Technology Soccer Park in Fenton. Kickoff is set for 7: 30 pm but show up early to tailgate with the St. Louligans.

Match Preview
Saturday May 5 7:30 pm
1 Soccer Park RD Fenton, MO 63026

ST. CHARLES

Main Street In Bloom

Take a trip down to the historic Main Street area in St. Charles on Saturday or Sunday this weekend. The Fife & Drum Troop will be parading through the streets and there will be plenty of floral displays to see while doing your Mother’s Day shopping.

Facebook Event Page
May 5 & 6
St. Charles Historic District
230 S Main St. St. Charles, Missouri 63301

Need A Road Trip?

Are you in need of a road trip? Do you just need to get away? Starting this week, we’ll give you an event each week that is within an easy drive from St. Louis. If you just want to pick up and go, do it!

Wenwood Woof Fest 2018

Wenwood Farm Winery in Bland, Missouri hosts Woof Fest 2018 this Sunday. Bland is about a 2-hour drive from downtown St. Louis down Highway 44. The “Wine & Canine Extravaganza” benefits Unchained Melodies dog rescue out of Columbia, Missouri.

Facebook Event Page
Sunday May 6 12:30 – 4 PM
Wenwood Farm Winery
1132 Brick Church Rd Bland, Missouri 65014

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P.S. Check out our Weekend Movie Guide by clicking the image below

Overboard, Bad Samaritan and Tully open in movie theaters across the country this week. They highlight the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.
Overboard, Bad Samaritan and Tully open in movie theaters across the country this week. They highlight the Weekend Movie Guide from RealLifeSTL.

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