ST. LOUIS — Oktoberfest at Soulard Market

Friday – Saturday, Oct. 11 – 12

Fri: 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Sat: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Oktoberfest at Soulard Market Park celebrates the city’s German heritage with food, drink, live music, and entertainment. There will be an open-air plaza, wine garden, several bands, axe throwing, and a handful of German-themed activities! The event is family-friendly, and admission is free. However, VIP tickets are available for purchase. For more information, click here

Tapped & Uncorked STL

Saturday, October 12

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

On Saturday, try a selection of craft beers, seasonal and special releases, wines, hard cider, hard sparkling water, and pair it with some delicious food! Tapped & Uncorked STL gives attendees the chance to listen to live music all while taking part in various tastings! The event takes place at Queen of All Saints, which can be found at 6603 Christopher Drive in St. Louis. For more information, click here


Saturday – Sunday, Oct. 12 – 13

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Oktoberfest events are not just for the adults! Grab the kids and head to the Saint Louis Zoo for Zootoberfest. There is a biergarten with a variety of drinks for the parents, as well as some sodas for the kids! Enjoy live music, games, crafts, and more. This is a family-friendly event that gives attendees a chance to check out some of their favorite animals all while in the spirit of “Oktoberfest with a Zoo Flair.” For more information, click here

Food & Treat Festival for Pets at Treats Unleashed Oakville

Saturday, October 12

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The 2nd Annual Food & Treat Festival for Pets is this Saturday at Treats Unleashed in Oakville. It’s a free and fun-filled day for the family and furry friends! This event includes St. Louis County K-9 unit demonstrations, treat samples, pet games, raffles and prizes, and cake for your pups. All proceeds go to PAW Stoppers. For more information, click here

Wicked Wings and Wine

Friday, October 11

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Get into the spirit of spooky season with spiders, butterflies, and beetles! The Butterfly House is holding a happy hour where attendees can sample local brews and wines while learning all about owl butterflies. Check out some other live animals and listen to festive music during the event. For more information, click here

BOOterfly House: Bewitching Bugs and Botanicals

Open Daily in October, closed Monday

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Get into the spirit of Spooky Season with bugs, butterflies, and plants at Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House! Enjoy story time with the Muffet Family, watch Live Carnivorous Plant Feedings with Professor Von Trap, and more! The BOOterfly House runs daily in October, except for Monday when it’s closed, and events are included with admission. For more information, click here.

Finishing Touches

Sept. 2019 – March 2020

Hours: Wed. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. & Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Check out the most in-vogue accouterments of the 1800s and early 1900s in Finishing Touches. This is a current exhibit at the Field House Museum with an emphasis on FASHION. It goes beyond the clothing and explores accessories that completed the look. Field House Museum is located at 634 South Broadway in St. Louis. For more information and ticket prices, click here

Notre Dame High School Fall Festival

Sunday, October 13

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.Show some support for Notre Dame High School at the school’s annual Fall Fest! Join in on the fun with live music, raffles, a cornhole tournament, performances from the cheerleaders and Show Choir, and more. Watch the students play a Powder Puff Football game, as well. There will be game booths, a petting zoo, pony rides, a bounce house, face-painting, a photo booth, and much more fun to be had.  For more information, click here.

Bret Michaels with Warrant & Firehouse

Saturday, October 12

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Have “Nothing But a Good Time” at the Family Arena this Saturday! Bret Michaels with Warrant & Firehouse will perform starting at 7 p.m. Get ready to rock out and enjoy these popular performers of the ‘80s and early ‘90s. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here

Italian American Heritage Festa and Parade

Sunday, October 13

12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

 Head to the Hill neighborhood for the Italian American Heritage Festa and Parade. This Sunday, there will be live music, Italian food, activities for kids, St. Louis Miss Italian Awards, and more! The parade begins at 12:30 p.m. with the Festa at Berra Park beginning right after! For more information, click here.