Central West End Streatery, CWEScene.com/alfrescodining
Enjoy outdoor dining from some of St. Louis’ best restaurants every Friday and Saturday from 5–10 PM along Euclid Avenue where portions of the street are closed to traffic. Participating “streateries” include Brennan’s, Cocina Latina, Drunken Fish, El Burro Loco, Evangeline’s Bistro & Music House, Mission Taco Joint, Pi Pizzeria, Ranoush, Salt + Smoke, and Up-Down STL. The tables are distanced and groups of ten or less people can be seated at any of these eateries. A handful of CWE restaurants also offer outdoor patios at their locations.

Open Air Concerts, KranzbergArtsFoundation.org
Open Air is a concert series presented by Kranzberg Arts Foundation and Jazz St. Louis. The artist lineup includes Be.Be & the NeoSouls on August 7, Brady Lewis Quartet on August 8, Kaleb Kirby Quartet on August 14, and Mark Harris II on August 15 with more dates being announced through October soon! The concerts are held outside The Grandel in the Grand Center Arts District. 

A Late Summer Night’s Stroll
Every Tuesday through Sunday, travel to Forest Park for a free outdoor walking experience full of poetry, music and art. The walk is 1.25 miles total with ten-minute intervals between 5 and 7:40 PM. The event is free, but registration is required on EventBright.com. It is hosted by St. Louis Shakespeare Festival. Picnic dinners can be added on from Mack’s Bar & Grill. 

WildCare Happy Hours, STLZoo.org/happyhours
The Saint Louis Zoo is hosting a virtual happy hour for animal-lovers over twenty-one. On Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM, tune in with a drink in hand to learn about the research and conservation efforts happening at the Zoo. Register online in advance. On August 20, Turtle Conservation will be discussed. The Saint Louis Zoo also teamed up with local brewery, Urban Chestnut, to create the STL Zoo Bier Kölsch. For every case sold, $3 is donated to the Zoo to support animal care and conservation work.