Can’t-Miss February Events in St. Louis

by Holly Riddle

Feb 10, 2019

St. Louis, Missouri © Kenny Tong | Dreamstime

Tips / Destination


Spending some time in St. Louis this month? Check out these cool eventsyou won’t want to miss.


St. Louis Soulard Mardi Gras

You don’t have to be in New Orleans to have a great Mardi Gras experience. St. Louis celebrates all through February, until March 5, with tons of fun activities, including parades, parties and pageantry, culminating in the Bud Light Grand Parade March 2. Up until then, you can enjoy a Cajun cook-off, Feb. 16; the Missouri Lottery 5K run, Feb. 23; the Taste of Soulard, Feb. 23–24; and the Purina Pet Parade and Wiener Dog Derby, Feb. 24.


Centennial Beer Festival

Calling all beer fans! Feb. 21–23, you can celebrate all things beer in St. Louis, with more than 200 beers from not only across St. Louis, but across the entire world available for tasting. The festival kicks off with a brewmaster dinner on Thursday and then includes beer tasting sessions Friday and Saturday, as well as some VIP experiences.


Missouri Botanical Garden Annual Orchid Show

Each year through February, the Missouri Botanical Garden puts on its annual orchid show. It’s a once-a-year opportunity to see hundreds of orchids from the garden’s permanent collection. Each year has a different theme. You can catch the show through March 26.

One Day in Vegas

You already know you’re going to spend your nights in Las Vegas on casino floors, playing machines, or in swanky clubs and restaurants — maybe you’ll even get a chance to see a show.

ATL Skypointe

Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.

Under $100 / Europe
Feb 16, 2019

Under $100: Lyon, France

Somewhere between Paris, Provence and the border with Switzerland is the charming riverside city of Lyon, a burgeoning culinary capital in a country with one of the world’s best cuisines. Lyon’s reputation as a food destination grew within the past decade, and visitors flock to the less-crazed and friendlier town for a more laid-back approach to French cuisine.

Work and Play in Italy

Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.

Products / Clothing
Feb 16, 2019

Winter Hiking Gear

For winter hikes or cold-weather activity in general, it’s important to stay warm and protected from the elements. With that said, you’ll also be pretty active and may want to be mobile, able to remove or add layers and adapt to your changing body temperature. Consider packing some gear to help you stay on top of it all.