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5 St. Louis Events this Spring that Promote Active Living With Loved Ones

Updated: Mar 28, 2019

With longer days due to Daylight Saving Time and spring just around the corner, there are many fun opportunities for aging individuals to start living more actively. For those in the St. Louis area, March is a great time to get out of the house with family, friends or loved ones to take advantage of the exciting cultural events happening this month.

Here are just a few outing ideas to enjoy:

Enjoy Family Time at the St. Louis Art Museum

At this renowned institution, Sunday afternoons are dedicated to family fun with Family Sundays at the Art Museum. Take in art throughout the museum with a spirited tour, or participate in a variety of guided hands-on activities designed to fit a different theme each week.

Every Sunday from March through May

1pm - 4pm


See a Show at the Fabulous Fox Theatre

St. Louis is lucky enough to be the place the Fabulous Fox Theatre calls home. With a season full of Tony Award-winning musicals ahead, the theater brings Broadway to St. Louis. In the coming weeks, grab tickets to see shows that celebrate your favorite legendary musical acts like, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical or Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles.

3/12 - 3/17 - Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

3/24 - Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles

(prices vary)

Stop and Smell the Flowers at the Orchid Show

You’ll find beautiful things at the Missouri Botanical Garden year-round, but now is the time when it really shines. Enjoy hundreds of blooming orchids at the Orchid Show to really catch spring fever.

Daily until Sun, 3/24

9am - 5pm

$6 (ages 13 - 64), $4 seniors (ages 65 & up)

Attend a Festive St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend by attending a parade. Downtown, thousands will gather to watch festive floats and marching bands make their way down Market Street at the 50th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. In addition to the parade, families can enjoy live entertainment and go shopping for food, drinks and other trinkets at the Irish Village at Ballpark Village. In the Irish neighborhood of Dogtown, there will be the Dogtown Irish Festival with community festivities with a parade, traditional Irish dancers and music.

Downtown Parade - Sat, 3/16, 1pm

Dogtown Parade - Sun, 3/17, 11am


This year is the 40th anniversary of the Annual Hermann Wurstfest, where attendees gather to celebrate the German traditional art of sausage making. Families can enjoy a wide selection of food and activities from sausages samples and sauerkraut-making classes to traditional German music and dancing, and so much more.

Stone Hill Winery and the Wurst Market

Sat, 3/23 through Sun, 3/24, times vary per activity

These are just some of the many exciting things the St. Louis area has to offer this month. Considering creating fun family moments with an outing to one of these fun arts and/or cultural events!

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