We’ve picked out some of the best events, festivals, museum exhibits, theater performances, concerts and more happening in St. Louis this February. Check out these 10 things to do St. Louis this February and plan your visit today.
Soulard Mardi Gras | All Month Long
February is Mardi Gras time and the Soulard neighborhood hosts the biggest party in town. The events happening this month include the Cajun Cook Off (Feb. 16), Taste of Soulard (Feb 23-24), and Pet Parade (Feb. 24)
GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World | Through April 14
Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum at the Saint Louis Science Center features hands-on activities, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.
Orchid Show | February – March 24
The annual Orchid Show offers visitors a once-a-year opportunity to see a rotating display of hundreds of orchids from the Missouri Botanical Garden’s expansive permanent living collection amid a tropical oasis inside the Orthwein Floral Display Hall.
Oslo | February – March 3
Winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play. In 1993, two bitter enemies shocked the world by shaking hands and agreeing to work toward peace. This breathtaking drama at The Repertory Theater tells the story of the secretive and precarious negotiations that made that moment possible. By focusing on the Norwegian couple who brokered talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, Oslo finds the unlikely story behind this historic event.
Lift Every Voice | February 22
Celebrate African American history and culture with the St. Louis Symphony, guest Byron Stripling and the IN UNISON Chorus. Hear Lift Every Voice at Powell Hall.
Kelly Clarkson | February 23
Catch Kelly Clarkson, taking a break from judging on NBC’s The Voice, on her first tour since 2015. February 23. Chaifetz Arena.