St. Louis is bustling with year-round excitement that draws area residents to events held in and around the city. The winter months arrive with a special type of anticipation, as regional culture is celebrated through festive gatherings, educational attractions and historical traditions. Every winter, the Soulard Mardi Gras, the Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show and the Centennial Beer Festival welcome folks who love to get out and explore during the winter months.
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Shake it Up at Mardi Gras
This popular celebration lasts from early January through the beginning of March. Mardi Gras originated in medieval Europe, and to this day has maintained its social and historical importance. Residents from neighborhoods across the region visit the downtown district of Soulard to enjoy a wide array of processions, plays, carnivals, sporting tournaments, cook-offs, races and more.
Fully immerse yourself into deep-seeded regional culture and tradition that spans across the American south and Midwest. The abundance of French cuisine, the glitz and glamour of a Bacchanalian Ball and the curious wonders of the Weiner Dog Derby await your participation across a period of several weeks.
Discover Blossoming Beauty
The orchid flower was first domesticated from its tropical origins in the late 18th century. It quickly became adored for its beauty, complexity and unique biology. Today, it is celebrated in its many variations at the annual Orchid Show held from early February to late March at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Over 6,500 flowers from the facility’s living collection are put on display including species, hybrids and cultivated hybrids. If you love flowers, you can discover botanical wonders of nature and science by participating in the Garden’s educational events, kid-friendly exhibits and family learning programs.
Get a Taste of Craft Culture
St. Louis has long been known as a brewing hub, and the microbrewery revolution has inspired year-round celebrations of beer in small batch form. The Centennial Beer Festival is one such event that is held across two weekends in mid-February. The gathering introduces local and regional beer makers to a select audience of discerning enthusiasts.
Mingle with members of the St. Louis Brewers Guild and meet dozens of area craft artisans and beer lovers. The celebration features tastings, sit-down meals and even a “Yoga Buzz” beer event.
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St. Louis hosts exciting events for area residents who love year-round adventure. Contact us— the Rolwes Company — to learn more about new homes in St. Louis built in neighborhoods that are just a short drive from the heart of the city and the fun and festivities that come with it.
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