14 Fantastic Things to do in St. Louis in February

Last updated on January 13th, 2024 at 07:37 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 this February for Valentines day and beyond.

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.

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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!

Fantastically Fun Things To Do in St. Louis In February 2024!

We hope this list is fun inspiration to explore St. Louis in February. We also have lists for the best things to do in Kansas City in February and the most fun things to do in the state of Missouri in February.

I suggest bookmarking this blog post as I plan to update it regularly with new info.

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

1. Orchid Show | Through February 25, 2024


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 Find Your Hero | February 1-4, 2024

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Moana at Disney On Ice Presents Find Your Hero. Join the adventure to Motunui, enhance your ticket with a Character Experience featuring sing-alongs, crafting, and meet Moana and Mickey Mouse for memorable photos.

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

3. Grand Center Arts District First Friday | Feburary 2, 2024

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. St. Louis Food And Wine Presented by Schnucks | February 2-3, 2024

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 $30 – $250.

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

5. Taste of Soulard | February 3-4, 2024

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 $35.

Location: Soulard, St. Louis

6. Ravel and Dvořák Quintet | February 4, 2024

SLSO Concertmaster David Halen leads a program that showcases the lush sounds of Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet and Antonín Dvorák’s masterpiece Piano Quintet in A major, featuring pianist Peter Henderson. Florence Price’s delicate and soulful Andante Cantabile opens the program.

Location: The Sheldon; 3648 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108

7. Valentine’s Day Vegas-Style Pop-Up Chapel at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis | February 10, 11, 14, 2023 (TBD 2024)

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. Mardi Gras Parade | February 10, 2024

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras season is just heating up and you will not want to miss the Mardi Gras Parade in Soulard! This event is the crown jewel of the Soulard Mardi Gras season and is the biggest parade outside of the Big Easy. It begins at Busch Stadium and proceeds through the streets of Downtown South and Soulard to the place where your beer was born: Anheuser-Busch Brewery. 

The parade begins at 11am.

9. The Effen Tent on Mardi Gras | February 10, 2024

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 2024 is a must-attend event this year. With 85+ Restrooms and 7 hours of Premium Open Bar… well, you get the idea!

The Effen Tent party starts Saturday, February 10th featuring international superstars Meduza and James Hype & Special Guests TBA.

This is an All-Inclusive Premium Open Bar event taking place behind Social Bar & Grill Soulard in the heart of Mardi Gras St. Louis.

Doors Open at 11AM and the event goes until 6PM.

Location: Social Bar & Grill; 1551 South 7th Street St. Louis, MO 63104

10. Mardi Gras Parade St. Charles | February 10, 2024

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

11. Valentine’s Flower Arranging Workshop | February 10, 2024

Create a gorgeous floral centerpiece for your Valentine’s Day weekend with floral designer Sara Ward of Wildflowers. This hands-on flower arranging class will cover the basics of how to design a floral arrangement in a lovely ceramic vase. You will use an array of pink and red blooms along with greenery and other fun touches to lovingly create your arrangement. All supplies are included, and you will leave with your vase full of fresh flowers to take home and enjoy or give to a loved one.

Location: Bowood Farms; 4605 Olive St, St Louis, MO 63108

12. Morpho Mardi Gras In Saint Louis – Through FEbruary 13, 2024

blue morpho butterflies

Visit the beautiful Butterfly Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden the first day of March. You can see gorgeous Morpho Blue butterflies that might land on your hand or arm. This is an exciting and memorable event for the entire family.

Admission is free for members. 13 and up is $14 per person and Seniors are $6 if they are Saint Louis city residents.

The event runs until February 21st, Sunday through Thursday from 10 am – 4pm.

Location: 4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110

13. STL RV Travel Show | February 23-25, 2024

Get ready for the STL RV Travel Show! This is the 46th year for the STL RV Travel Show and this year promises to be better than ever! There will be over 300 RVs on display with the latest state-of-the-art technology and designs. Almost every style of recreational vehicle will be there to explore! Learn about the best RV travel destinations and campgrounds around the county. Tickets start at $10.

Location: America’s Center at the Dome, St. Louis

14. Breakfast for dinner…..and a movie at Das Bevo – Breakfast at Tiffany’s | February 29, 2024

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!

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! Tickets are only $5!

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

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

We also have our favorite things to do in St. Louis for every month. Just click on any month to plan your next STL adventure! January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

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