14 Fantastic Things to do in St. Louis in February

Last updated on January 28th, 2023 at 05:07 am.

February may be the shortest month of the year but it is not short on fun in the St. Louis area! We searched and found fun and unique things to do in St. Louis in February.

Swing by Soulard to enjoy the legendary, annual Mardi Gras celebrations, or if you are looking for a family-friendly Mardi Gras celebration, head over to Frenchtown! We even have an out-of-the-ordinary Valentine’s Day event.

things to do in February in St Louis Mo

Put your thinking caps on, and take part in some special trivia events. And don’t miss out on the unique entertainment opportunities and live performances offered in St. Louis this February!

13 Fantastically Fun Things To Do in St. Louis This February!

Here are our favorite fun and unique events to attend in St. Louis, MO in February 2023.

1. Orchid Show | Through February 26, 2023


The Orchid Show is returning to the Missouri Botanical Gardens. This event allows visitors to explore the unique beauty and diversity of the Garden’s Orchids. The gardens typically keep the orchids in a greenhouse so they can be cared for by the horticulture team.

However, during this event, the orchids are on full display while they are blooming! The Missouri Botanical Gardens has over 6,000 plants from 700 different types of orchids that they will all be on display. The different orchid species will bloom at different times during the show! Admission to this show is included with a ticket purchase to the gardens.

Location: Missouri Botanical Gardens; 4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63110

2. Disney On Ice Presents Into The Magic | February 2- 5, 2023

This event is for the young and the young at heart! Get ready to experience the magic that is Disney on Ice! Hosted by the iconic Mickey and Minnie Mouse themselves!

Watch your favorite Disney and Pixar characters put on the show of a lifetime in front of a breathtaking background. Moana sails the seas and Beauty finds herself in the Beast’s castle, and a dozen more stories will be told. Ticket prices range by show performance.

Location: St. Louis Enterprise Center; 1401 Clark Ave St Louis, Missouri 63103

3. Grand Center Arts District First Friday | Feburary 3, 2023

On the first Friday of every month, museums and galleries in Grand Center Arts District are free and open until 9:00pm. Discover the remarkable array of visual arts in St. Louis’s premier neighborhood for arts and culture while enjoying cocktails, conversation, and entertainment. Stick around for after-party events, dinner or a show!

4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens In Concert | February 4, 2023

Star Wars lovers get excited about this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens in Concert conducted by Norman Huynh. Spend a lovely evening enjoying John William’s famous score live while enjoying the film!

You can take your experience to the next level by purchasing the Premium Pass, which includes valet parking, complimentary snacks, and access to a special private bar! Ticket prices vary by seat and the Premium Pass is an additional $30.

Location: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra; 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103

5. St. Louis Food And Wine Presented by Schnucks | February 10-11, 2023

St. Louis Food And Wine Presented by Schnucks

Who doesn’t love the classic combination of tasty food and refreshing wine? If you do, be sure to check out the St. Louis Food and Wine Presented by St. Louis’s own Schnucks.

This event will have hundreds of domestic and international wines and craft beers to sample, along with dozen of tasty foods to indulge in. Tickets range from $25 – $225.

Location: Grand Hall at Union Station; 1820 Market Street St. Louis, MO 63103

6. Adam Sandler Live | February 10, 2023

Adam Sandler live in St. Louis, Missouri

This is a rare event! Adam Sandler brings his act to St. Louis this February and you will not want to miss this one! Who knows if or when the famous Actor/Comedian/Songwriter will be back in the St. Louis area?

Keep in mind this performance is for people 16 years old and older and will feature some mature content! Ticket prices start at $36.50 and range to $166.50.

Location: St. Louis Enterprise Center; 1401 Clark Ave St Louis, Missouri 63103

7. Valentine’s Day Vegas-Style Pop-Up Chapel at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis | February 10, 11, 14, 2023

Valentine’s Day Vegas-Style Pop-Up Chapel at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis

Calling all couples, newlyweds, friends, lovers and Elvis fanatics! What happens in St. Louis, stays in St. Louis. And this Valentine’s Day, what’s happening is a Vegas-style pop-up chapel at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis.

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis has created its own “Little White Chapel” in the iconic style of the original, located in Las Vegas, and award-winning Elvis tribute artist Terry Phillips of Close To Elvis will be on hand to wed couples, renew vows and hold commitment ceremonies. He’ll also perform the immortal Elvis song, “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” and other classics from The King e that couples request.

Ceremonies are available for booking every 30 minutes on Feb. 10 and 11 from 6 to 10 p.m. and Feb. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Locations: The four Seasons; 999 North 2nd Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63102

8. Taste of Soulard | February 11-12, 2023

Taste of Soulard

Mardi Gras is the biggest time of year in the Soulard area. There are dozens of events to attend and choose from, but you will want to be sure that the Taste of Soulard makes this year’s list.

Make sure your appetite is BIG and head out on this self-guided pub crawl and tasting. The Taste of Soulard offers a variety of Cajun-themed foods and flavors. Your ticket includes six food vouchers and a drink voucher to be redeemed at one of the participating pubs. Tickets start at $30.

Location: Soulard, St. Louis

9. Mardi Gras Party 2023 | February 18, 2023

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras season is just heating up and you will not want to miss the Mardi Gras Party 2023!  Spend the evening of Mardi Gras listening to live music, throwing back some tasty cocktails, and filling your belly with Cajun food!

The evening’s entertainment includes Tanner Jay Band, Bibbi’s Burlesque Power Hour, and Boogie Chyld. This is a 21 and older event with a $10 cover charge from 6:00 p.m. to midnight.

Location: The Attic Music Bar; 4247 S Kingshighway Blvd 2nd floor, St. Louis, MO 63109

10. The Effen Tent on Mardi Gras 2023 | Thursday, February 18

The Effen Tent

Everyone loves Mardi Gras, but no one enjoys the hunt for a bathroom or standing in line for a drink, that is why the Effen Tent on Mardi Gras 2023 is a must-attend event this year.

This event is all-inclusive with a six-hour open bar and access to over 70 private bathrooms! Come and go as you please throughout the day! And don’t worry about parking because there will be buses to and from the Wheelhouse all day.  Tickets start at just $95

Location: Social Bar & Grill; 551 South 7th Street St. Louis, MO 63104

11. Mardi Gras Parade St. Charles | February 18, 2023

mardi gras parade

Do you want to attend a Mardi Gras parade but not want to deal with the traffic and crowds at Soulard? Then hop over the Missouri river to St. Charles to celebrate Mardi Gras at Frenchtown!

This is their first annual Mardi Gras Parade and celebration, so you can say you were at there at the beginning of a new St. Louis area tradition. This event is family-friendly featuring floats and performances from local businesses. This parade will start at Eco Park at 11am and wind down Second Street. Plus this event is free to attend!

Location: Frenchtown

12. Shen Yun | February 18-19, 2023

Shen Yun
Photo Credit: Shen Yun

You won’t want to miss out on this event! Shen Yun celebrates over 5,000 years of Chinese culture featuring traditional Chinese dancing, live orchestral music, historical costumes, and stunning scenery!

You can catch the Shen Yun performances at St. Louis’s Stifel Theatre on February 18th and 19th. Tickets start at $95. Don’t miss out on this unique performance!

Location: Stifel Theatre; 1400 Market St, St. Louis, MO 63103

13. Dinner and a Movie – Grease Sing-A-Long | February 23, 2023

Dinner, drinks, and a classic film from your childhood, sure does not sound like a bad way to spend a Thursday evening! Head over to Das Bevo! for Dinner and a Movie-Grease Sing-A-Long!

The kitchen opens at 6:00 p.m. and you will be able to order some tasty dishes before the show starts at 7:00 p.m. and the cocktails will be flowing all night! Costumes are greatly encouraged! So, bring your appetite and your singing voice! Tickets are only $5!

Location: Das Bevo!; 4749 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116

14. Ninth Annual Young Friends Trivia Night at the Museum | February 25, 2023

Hey trivia lovers and history buffs, reserve your spot at the Ninth Annual Young Friends Trivia Night at the Museum. Support an amazing cause at this annual trivia night and silent auction.

The evening will also include raffles and other fun games! First place takes home a cash prize, while second and third get their own private tour. Soda, water, and beer are included with admission but you’re allowed to bring in your own food and drinks. Tickets are $200 for a table of eight.

Location: Missouri History Museum; 5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112

Still wondering what to do in February? Check out our list of top things to do throughout Missouri in February!

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