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Belle Clair Speedway is located on the St. Clair County Fairgrounds in Belleville, IL. They race on Friday nights from March until October. They have a 1/5th mile high banked dirt oval that has some of the best entertainment for your dollar in the St. Louis area.
The Ainad Shriners Temple has been standing strong on the St. Louis Avenue since its opening in 1912. From its humble beginnings, the temple has grown to be an integral part of the spiritual and cultural life of the city's residents. The temple was originally built as a venue for the Masonic Fraternity meetings, but it has grown to be much more than that. Today, it is a venue for various cultural events of the city, including the Pageant of Progress. As an event facility, the temple has banquet room with a capacity for 1000 people, and even a lower level that can be used for events. For more information please see the website.
Both a nightclub and a concert venue, Pop's welcomes customers 24 hours all days of the week just east of the Mississippi River (about 2 minutes from downtown St. Louis). The nightclub features late-night DJs and cover bands, and the venue draws impressive performers. Three bars, foosball tables, pool tables, and televised sporting events are spaced throughout the club. Bar food is available.
Casino Queen offers a room, board, and gambling in East St. Louis. The Casino features a variety of games and has a reputation for liberal slots payouts. The Gateway Arch of St. Louis is directly across the river, and is visible from hotel room windows.
Each day brings something different to Laughs on the Landing; an open mic night, improv, and a variety of comedians are accompanied by a full service bar and a menu offering traditional bar snacks. Box Office hours are available on the website.
Gateway Arch Riverfront Theaters has a large screen for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. Please call for film times, ticket prices and further information.
The historic 555 Washington building is a venue that is rented out for special events. This five-story structure has elaborate renaissance detailing and the entrance is on Washington Avenue. The building is a symbol of revival of Downtown, a grand old building with modern amenities is still in use. The 6-story atrium is located at the center of the building. This space can be customized to suit any event including weddings, fashion shows, exhibitions, performances and conferences. It is the perfect place to host a dinner party and a cocktail reception for about 300 guests.
St. Louis is a city that is proud of its professional sports teams. If you are a football fan, you can catch some great National Football League games at the Trans World Dome when the Rams are playing at home. Fans pack the 66,000-seat arena to cheer for the Rams, who moved here from Los Angeles in 1995. As you might expect, traffic can be a nightmare around the downtown arena during home games. No parking is allowed in front of the Broadway central entrance.
The Ferrara Theatre is easy to find and easy to reach. Parking, restaurants, hotels and nightclubs are just a stone's throw away. Located in the heart of downtown Saint Louise at the America's Center complex, it offers an intimate and comfortable space for concerts and offers an unmatched experience for the true music lover.
BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups has live music with top local performers and dinner served until midnight every night of the week. The music performed here is generally jazz or blues, and the musicians are always excellent. Soup is only a fraction of the home-cooked and tasty menu. Try such dishes as the Cajun chicken club sandwich or the catfish dinner. It is located in a building with a colorful past, which only adds to the unique atmosphere at BB's.
The first concern of Beale on Broadway is the blues, with live music every night of the week. Both local and national acts perform in an old-world atmosphere. Select from a list of craft brews to accompany your blues, jazz and soul experience. Some of the leading names that have taken centerstage here include Kim Massie, Carrie and the Catapults, Jarekus Singleton and Cash Box Kings.
Nestled in the heart of downtown, the Morton D. May Amphitheater is a part of the Kiener Plaza and spans across 1.90 acres (0.77 hectares). Set near the park's beautiful cascading fountain, it offers a great view of the Gateway Arch and the Old Court House. The May Amphitheater, as it is more locally known can accommodate up to 500 people and has a performance stage for concerts and festivals. It is also used for sport rallies and other major events.