If you are here visiting Metropark for training or other business related fun, we recommend you take in some of our area’s rich culture and memorable sites. Check out 25 things to do in our great community! We’ve highlighted a few of our favorites below:
Sports fans rejoice! During the spring and summer seasons, you can cheer on our 11-time World Champion St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. For a more intimate baseball experience and some of the most creative game day treats and activities around, check out the Gateway Grizzlies at GCS Ballpark. Soccer fans can watch the Saint Louis City SC compete in the brand new CITYPARK Stadium . If you’re visiting in the fall or winter, you can catch the St. Louis Blues heating up the ice at the Scottrade Center. No matter what time of year, visitors can get a taste of true team spirit in this bona fide sports town.
Looking for a fun night out? Check out the new sports-anchored entertainment district in the heart of downtown Ballpark Village St. Louis! Jump a few block north to Washington Avenue or Laclede’s Landing and take your pick of some of the hottest bars and dance clubs in St. Louis (most are smoke free and open until 3am). Visitors can also go for dinner, drinks and a show at Westport Plaza’s 42-acre entertainment district, or check out the trendiest boutiques and upscale dining establishments in Clayton, Chesterfield, Kirkwood, and the Central West End. If live music is your thing, Soulard boasts some of the best blues venues in town. Or, try out your detective skills at one of the awesome escape rooms in the area like St. Louis Escape, Mastermind Room Escape, and No Way Out STL.
Get up close and personal with the furry, the flying and the fishy creatures of the Saint Louis Zoo. One of the city’s many free attractions, the Saint Louis Zoo has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading zoological parks. Take a ride on the Emerson Zooline Railroad and get a guided tour of some of the most exciting animal exhibits in the park, or venture on your own through attractions like Big Cat Country, Penguin & Puffin Coast or the Interactive Stingray Pool. Kids will enjoy the children’s petting zoo, and dining and souvenirs are available at one of the many boutiques and restaurants located around the park.
Exciting new event center called The Factory is bringing in the big names to Chesterfield. Get your live music fix at The Pageant, ranked one of the top five concert venues in the world by Pollstar. For larger multi-band tours and festivals, travel to the outdoor Hollywood Casino Amphitheater or the Saint Louis Music Park next to the Hollywood casino. Visit Blueberry Hill, the landmark restaurant and music club for touring acts as well as St. Louis’ top bands. For a more intimate venue, check out the award-winning Jazz at the Bistro or one of St. Louis’ famous blues clubs like Highway 61 Roadhouse and Broadway Oyster Bar.