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Must-Attend Arts and Music Festivals in St. Louis for 2024

Must-Attend Arts and Music Festivals in St. Louis for 2024

Here is your guide for all the must-attend arts and music festivals in St. Louis in 2024. The weather is getting warmer, it is time to slip on those short shorts and start buying some festival tickets. From art fairs to music festivals, St. Louis has it all!

Spring Break Fun in the Arts in St. Louis

Spring Break Fun in the Arts in St. Louis

Spring Break in St. Louis! Whether you are traveling to town or are looking for a staycation, St. Louis Arts has all your Spring Break needs. From art-filled flower weekends to sipping a beer and crawling around the City Museum, you don’t have to go all the way to the beach to enjoy your break.

Music at the Intersection Announces Artist Lineup

Music at the Intersection Announces Artist Lineup

Music at the Intersection returns for its fourth year with a diverse, roots-inspired and decades-spanning artist lineup. Headliners include psychedelic soul band Black Pumas, 10x Grammy winning queen of funk Chaka Khan, rapper Big Boi (of Outkast), New Orleans trombonist and trumpeter Trombone Shorty, 5x Grammy winning jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding, St. Louis rapper Chingy and many more.

Big Concerts Coming to St. Louis in 2024

Big Concerts Coming to St. Louis in 2024

It’s the year for concerts, and St. Louis will be hosting some big artists in 2024. From country to rap, you can find something to fit your music taste. Here are some of the big names coming to...

Holiday Happenings in the Lou

Holiday Happenings in the Lou

An incredibly creative hip-hop remix of Dickens’ classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol. A joyous, sprawling bazaar with more than 100 artists filling Cherokee Street storefronts, bars and venues. The beloved St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performing the movie Home Alone in concert. This is St. Louis during the holidays, and there are a multitude of ways to be merry and bright. 

St. Louis Named Top 20 Arts Community in U.S.

St. Louis Named Top 20 Arts Community in U.S.

St. Louis is an arts town, and it’s being recognized nationally for it. The Eighth Annual Arts Vibrancy Index by SMU DataArts just released its list of top arts-vibrant communities for 2023, and St....

Fall for Art in St. Louis

Fall for Art in St. Louis

Sweater weather is here, and autumn in St. Louis is as cozy as it comes. Mild temperatures, beautiful fall colors popping, and endless things to do invite you to investigate every neighborhood and hidden gem. As fall turns to winter, we make it easy to get into the holiday spirit and fill your days and nights with creative cheer.

Flyover Comedy Festival Announces Incredible Lineup for 2023

Flyover Comedy Festival Announces Incredible Lineup for 2023

The Flyover Comedy Festival is returning to St. Louis Nov 9-11, 2023 with three days of stand-up, improv and sketch comedy. Some big names are headlining the event happening in The Grove neighborhood including Jeff Ross, Sheng Wang and Janelle James. 

Evolution Festival: Music, Bourbon & BBQ

Evolution Festival: Music, Bourbon & BBQ

The Evolution Festival is planting its roots smack dab in the middle of St. Louis with headliners The Black Keys, Brandi Carlile, Ice Cube, The Black Crowes, Brittany Howard, and Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals. Historic Forest Park, one of the largest, most scenic urban parks in the United States and an STL treasure, is a fitting backdrop for such an epic festival.

Summer Fun in the Arts in St. Louis

Summer Fun in the Arts in St. Louis

St. Louis comes alive in the summer. You never have to look far to find folks who are thrilled to be outside getting up close to some truly unique events. The long, sunny days send good vibes throughout the entire community. As the weather warms up, dip your toes into the local arts scene with these unforgettable experiences.

12 Free STL Arts Activities

12 Free STL Arts Activities

Fun, accessible AND free? Yes, please. Make no mistake – we are 100%, unambiguously in favor of purchasing a ticket and paying to support local artists and arts institutions. That’s money well spent...

20 Must-See Sculptures

20 Must-See Sculptures

Wherever you are in St. Louis, seriously amazing public art enhances your surroundings. While it’s nearly impossible to settle on a single list, here are 20 sculptures you really need to see up...

Murals of St. Louis

Murals of St. Louis

Like peanut butter to jelly or a late night to a slinger (what's a slinger?), St. Louis and stunning murals go hand-in-hand. Some are displayed prominently, elevating the atmosphere of a...

Explore St. Louis Neighborhoods

Explore St. Louis Neighborhoods

These eclectic neighborhoods encourage exploration. Each one, with character all its own, invites visitors to discover distinct architecture, live entertainment, a vast variety of incredible...