You can enjoy an active social life beyond the bar scene. Throughout the greater St. Louis area, there are evening activities incorporating a good time with meeting new people and learning new skills. Whether you are a beginning bowler, love to dance, enjoy live music or seek the thrill of laser tag, you can find an evening of fun sure to suit your mood.
Rock N Bowl
9822 Watson Road
St. Louis, MO 63126
Bowling is challenging and fun. Crestwood Bowl has 24 lanes and leagues available at its well-maintained bowling center. Each weekend, Crestwood Bowl has Rock N Bowl where you can bowl all night for $13 (includes shoe rental) while listening to great music. Crestwood Bowl also has league bowling available Monday through Thursday starting at 7 p.m.
West End Stomp: A First Friday Swing Dance
Hosted by Lindy Hop St. Louis (LHSL)
4915 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Lindy Hop St. Louis hosts a monthly swing dance in the magnificent Mahler Ballroom of the Central West End. This new regular dance event will be every first Friday of the month. Come early for the beginner swing dance lesson, which is offered at no additional cost to admission. Lindy Hop St. Louis offers dance lessons on Saturdays for anyone who wants to learn all the moves. For a full calendar of dance events, click here.
Funny Bone St. Louis
614 Westport Plaza Drive
Maryland Heights, MO 63146
The Funny Bone St. Louis has provided great comedy to the St. Louis area for more than 20 years. Featured comedians range from national touring comedians to local talent. Local talent is encouraged on Open Mic Tuesday, where you may witness greatness in the making. Each weeknight, the comedy club has a unique special, for example, Working Class Mondays. Funny Bone St. Louis is moderately sized, so arrive early for good seats.
Powell Hall-St. Louis Symphony
718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103
The St. Louis Symphony orchestra is internationally recognized for its talent and innovation. The orchestra performs at Powell Hall, one of the most prestigious concert halls in the United States. Erected in 1925, Powell Hall offers an elegant setting and great acoustics. St Louis Symphony performs a range of music, from Mozart to Pink Floyd. Upcoming performances include the music of Pink Floyd, Queen, Whitney Houston and a 45th anniversary concert celebrating “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” For a complete concert schedule, click here.
1875 Old Highway 94 S.
Saint Charles, MO 63303
Excitement awaits at Adrenaline Zone in St. Charles. You can choose from demolition ball, bumper car basketball and laser tag. Adrenaline Zone is one of the largest laser tag arenas in Missouri. There are also video games, pool tables and Foosball tables to ensure lots of socializing and fun.
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