February is here and in Maryland Heights there is tons to do! Here are our top five things to do in Maryland Heights this month.
Celebrate the World: An International Festival
Sun., Feb. 22
The Maryland Heights Centre
Come and celebrate at the Maryland Heights 14th Annual International Festival. This free event offers the opportunity to see and understand the world cultures that make up our community. Enjoy music, dance, food, art and more. Sponsored by the Maryland Heights Cultural Arts Commission and the Parks and Recreation Department. The festival runs from Noon to 5pm.
There’s nothing more romantic than a fancy, four-course meal and speciality cocktails, so have your Valentine’s Day date at Drunken Fish’s Sweetheart Special! The Sweetheart Special will feature a four-course, prix dinner menu and includes one select cocktail per person. Price is $45 per person and reservations are required. Call today! Click here for more information.
Acclaimed stand-up comedian Ben Bailey is the most desired cabbie in New York. The host of “Cash Cab” and “Cash Cab: After Dark,” Bailey was singled out by publications such as Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine (“All hail Cash Cab.”) as a must-see comedian. He has been profiled in the New York Times, the Associated Press and more. Click here for more information.
The famous 1.5 mile parade features floats, marching bands, colorful masks and outlandish costumes. The parade steps off at 11:00 a.m. from just south of Busch Stadium and winds its way down to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Soulard. The celebration continues post-parade with a fun-filled street party featuring live music. Come on down in the morning, grab some drinks, food, masks and then try your best to catch colorful beads! Click here for more information.
2015 ORCHID SHOW
Sat., Jan 31- March 22
The Missouri Botanical Gardens
Journey into a world filled with beautiful orchid flowers and their incredible pollinators. The Missouri Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show features a lush display of hundreds of rare, colorful orchids and pollinators of all shapes and sizes. Approximately 500 orchids are on display at any one time. Escape into an early spring throughout February and March. Click here for more information.