ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- It's Friday and Emily Westerholt from the RFT is here with the fun events that are happening around town this weekend!
Riverfront Times weekend events May 1-3:
Microfest - 5/1- 5/2 - Lower Muny Lot
The St. Louis Microfest is one of the premiere festivals in the St. Louis area! Microfest is a beer tasting festival that offers festivals goers the chance to sample international and craft beers at 3 different session times over 2 days Friday, Session I: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Saturday Afternoon, Session II: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday Evening, Session III: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. At-the-door ticket pricing is $50 for general admission and $70 for VIP. The festival also includes live music, silent auction, food, live brewer and chef demonstration, and more than enough fun!
Battlegrounds Mud Run - 5/2 - Crystal City, MO
The Battlegrounds™, Mud Run is St. Louis` largest permanent mud run obstacle course, is guaranteed to challenge even the fittest athlete. Experience the 5k / 3.2 mile or five-mile run with 30+ military-themed obstacles where you will face your fears along with mud, water and ice. Bring your friends and family to The Battlegrounds, spectators & children are welcome and parking is always FREE. Plus, they will have music, activities, vendors and fun challenges throughout the festival site. After you complete the run, wash away the mud at our on-site shower facilities and stay for our after-party celebration or join your friends at the adjacent Cedar Lake Cellars winery.
Cinco De Mayo - 5/2 - Cherokee Street
This years` festival will take place on Saturday, May 2nd from 11:00am-9:00pm on Cherokee Street, between Nebraska and Ohio Streets. The festival will pack the street with people enjoying authentic food, drinks, music, entertainment, art and merchandise. The People`s Joy Parade will begin at 1:11 PM and is a festival highlight and beloved celebration of community. The festival brings together the flourishing Cherokee Street Business District, which includes over 200 diverse, independently owned and operated businesses surrounded by a dense and active residential community. The pride of Cherokee Street inspires the celebration of the Cinco de Mayo festival.