6 Things to See While Visiting the Loop

loopThere is much to see and do in the city of St. Louis, and The Loop is no exception. Whether you are looking for dining, adventure, or just a little bit of fun, you can find what you are looking for in the St. Louis Loop area by checking out the six must-see stops below.

St. Louis Walk of Fame

Walk the strip along St. Louis’s own Walk of Fame at The Loop. The walk recognizes individuals who have excelled in acting, journalism, art, architecture, sports, music, science, education, and more. Some well-known inductees include Shelley Winters, Chuck Berry, Yogi Berra, T.S. Eliot, Joseph Pulitzer, Lee Falk, and many others.

Trivia With Geeks Who Drink

The Loop is home to many events throughout the year, with a popular event being Trivia With Geeks Who Drink. This fun-filled comic event held in the Blueberry Hills Elvis Room in The Loop involves a night of trivia including music and picture rounds. The event is free to the public, and winners get the glory of victory as well as some free drinks.

560 Music Center

If you enjoy an evening of music, you can stop in for a night of musical entertainment at the 560 Music Center of Washington University. They offer a range of musical offerings from strings to pianos to chorus. The programs change from season to season with holiday specials during the winter months. You can stop in to see the St. Louis Choir, Nina Ferrigno, and the Ritz Chamber Players.

Coca Center for Creative Arts

This non-profit arts event center located on Trinity Ave in The Loop has much to offer for the art lovers in the area or those who are passing through. The center offers classes in creative movement, ballet, and other artistic endeavors as well as holds a variety of events throughout the year. Some of the events throughout the year include The Little Dancer Tea and the Design Thinking for Business Program.

Sugar Mama’s Traditional Treats

Indulge your sweet tooth on your trip to The Loop with a visit to Sugar Mama’s Traditional Treats. You can choose from a variety of fresh treats and desserts to end the day or as a quick treat during shopping. While all of the options get rave reviews, a local favorite is the caramel cake.

Serendipity Gallery

If you are looking to see the culture and local art of the area, stop by the Serendipity Gallery, where you can view some amazing work by local contemporary artists. You can view the artist’s inner expressions through the mediums of paint, glass, jewelry, sculpture, wood, ceramics, and metal. The goal of the gallery is to show these uncommon objects in a unique way to invoke a serendipitous feeling in viewers.
Whether you love art, music, trivia, laughs, or food, you can find what you are looking for on your trip to The Loop in St. Louis. Check out the six Loop stops above and experience the fun and excitement the St. Louis has to offer.
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