Minutes west of St. Louis, The Wildwood Hotel is perfectly situated near dozens of exciting festivals, parades, races, carnivals, fairs and other events that take place throughout the year!
View our calendar of events and consider visiting during one of our favorite upcoming events:
Builders Home and Garden Show
March 3-6, 2016
The Builders St. Louis Home & Garden Show, produced by the Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri, is Missouri’s largest home product market place! For nearly 40 years the Show has been THE place for area consumers to see, touch, compare and buy everything they need for their homes, yards and gardens. Approximately 400 exhibitors, many local, in 1,800 booths fill almost 400,000 square feet of America’s Center. New products, informative speakers, exciting attractions and family fun areas make the Home & Garden Show a must-see event!
Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Run
March 12, 2016
Downtown St. Louis
Elaborate floats, marching bands, and giant helium-filled balloons fill the streets of St. Louis for the annual parade, which steps off at noon from 18th and Market streets on the Saturday prior to St. Patrick’s Day. The five-mile Michelob ULTRA run begins at Busch Stadium and wends its way through the streets of downtown.
GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend
April 9 – 10, 2016
Venue: Downtown St. Louis
Held in April each year, this race continues to attract over 25,000 participants internationally. The Family Fitness Weekend features events and races for people of all ages and fitness abilities including a marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, 5K run/walk, children’s fun runs, mature mile and fitness expo. Marathoners start downtown and run past St. Louis landmarks including Busch Stadium, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Forest Park, Clayton and University City.
St. Louis Earth Day Festival
April 24, 2016
Forest Park, Muny Grounds
The annual St. Louis Earth Day Festival in Forest Park is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the Earth while learning about resources, products and services that enable practicing Earth Day every day. Enjoy three stages of entertainment, local food, 200+ booths, and hands-on activities for the whole family.
Art Fair at Laumeier
May 6-8, 2016
Laumeier Sculpture Park
A nationally acclaimed fine art and crafts fair featuring national artists representing clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking/drawing, sculpture and wood with live music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, a beer and wine garden, the Creation Station kids’ area and more.
Saint Louis BluesWeek
May 24 – 26, 2016
A 10-day celebration of St. Louis’ Blues heritage that includes a Blues history panel discussion, workshops, a land-based “Blues Cruise” pub crawl, the annual St. Louis Blues Awards ceremony and a free two-day music festival in downtown St. Louis.
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis
June 3 – 26, 2016
Watch Shakespeare under the stars in beautiful Forest Park. Bring blankets or chairs for lawn seating and pack a picnic or enjoy a box dinner from the on-site caterer. Come early for the traditional Green Show where dancers, musicians, jugglers and other entertainers interact with the audience.
June 2 – July 3, 2016
Grand Center Arts & Entertainment District
St. Louis’ intimate one-ring circus offers a unique circus experience under an air-conditioned Big Top.
Whitaker Jazz Festival
June 1, 2016
Missouri Botanical Garden
Enjoy cool jazz on warm summer nights under the stars. The concerts feature a variety of local artists performing after-hours concerts in the lush surroundings of the Missouri Botanical Garden.