5 Events You Don’t Want to Miss in St Louis This February
If you’re starting off the new year in one of Arch Interim Housing’s corporate apartments, you’re already on the right track to a great 2016! Arch Interim Housing offers over 30 corporate housing locations in the most desirable areas of St Louis to ensure that you’re comfortable on your temporary stay. Whether you’re spending your extended stay in Downtown St Louis, the Central West End area of St Louis, or at any of our other locations there are many exciting events going on in February that you need to know about! Winter is almost over and as we prepare for spring, the best way to kick off the start to the new season is by enjoying any or all of these local activities!
Soulard Mardi Gras – Soulard is home to the second largest mardi gras celebration in the U.S. (compared to New Orleans)! The Mardi Gras festivities go on for weeks in Soulard, but The Grand Parade and Bud Light Party Tent events will be happening on February 9th, 2016. Over 100 krewes will be showcasing floats they’ve been working on for months while marching bands play through the streets! Get your mardi gras beads while watching The Grand Parade which begins at 11am at Busch Stadium (700 Clark Ave.) and ends at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery (1200 Lynch St.)! Then make your way over to the Bud Light Party Tent (tickets are $99 and must be purchased in advance here.) where you can enjoy a creole buffet, music, and, of course, drinks! Located at Soulard Market Park, there will also be tons of neighborhood restaurants selling food and drinks in outdoor booths.
Orchid Show at the Botanical Garden – If you’re spending an extended stay in St Louis and you haven’t made it the Botanical Garden, now is the time! Bring in the new spring season by enjoying the Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden. You have the opportunity to see a rotating display of orchids from the garden’s permanent living collection! The Botanical Garden’s orchid collection includes more than 7,000 orchid plants and the Orchid Show them changes every year! Ticket prices are $5 (ages 3 and up) plus general admission $8 (ages 13 & over, children 12 and under are free).
Centennial Beer Festival – Staying in one of Arch Interim Housing’s furnished apartments? Take a break from work, school or whatever else is tying you down and meet fellow beer drinkers at the Centennial Beer Festival! Over 25 local breweries join forces at the Schnaider Brewery Malt House for an exceptional tasting event. Located in the Lafayette Square neighborhood of St Louis, in a restored malt house that was built in 1876! There are multiple historical rooms to explore while you taste over 25 breweries and more than 200 beers with unlimited samples! Tickets to the beer tasting vary from $31.75 – $34.75 depending on if you attend Friday 2/26, Saturday 2/27, or Sunday 2/28 and can be purchased here. The Schnaider Brewery Malt House is located at 2017 Chouteau Ave. St Louis 63103.
Fire and Ice Party – After a long work/school week get ready to party! Start your weekend off right by attending the Fire and Ice Party at Three Sixty Rooftop Bar, located in the Hilton at The Ballpark at 1 South Broadway, St Louis, MO. Craft cocktails, adult snow cones, hot chocolates, frozen treats, and more are being served up at Three Sixty Rooftop Bar on Friday, February 26th! Enjoy the views 400 feet about Downtown St Louis while hanging out in front of a fire pit and joining the s’mores station fun or at the ice bar and luge!
Celebration Day: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin – St Louis musicians gear up to cover the most popular Led Zeppelin songs as a tribute to the band! Located at The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd. St Louis 63112. The Pageant is one of the best music venues in the country! Built as a concert venue from the ground up with optimal sight lines and incredible acoustics. No matter where you sit or stand, you will always be within 70 feet of the stage! Every seat at The Pageant is a good seat! Whether you’re residing in corporate housing due to work or school, it’s important to get out and enjoy one the most beautiful cities the U.S. has to offer! Enjoy a night listening to songs from one of your favorite bands in one of the best venues St Louis has to offer!
Arch Interim Housing invites you to browse through our 30+ corporate housing locations, contact us today at (866) 921-5888 or by filling out our online contact form to reserve your fully furnished apartment in St Louis. We look forward to working with you in providing the best possible corporate apartment experience.