Ten Best Venues in the City of Saint Louis

Some of Our Favorite Event & Meeting Spaces In St. Louis MO 

People who have never visited  St. Louis often have some pretty negative perceptions of our city. They have heard all the bad stereotypes–it’s a flyover city, it is very dangerous, there is nothing to do –and that makes them wary of traveling here.

But those of us that call St. Louis (and surrounding areas) home know that once a person gets the chance to actually experience our city, those negative stereotypes go right out the window. The unique venues, rich culture, and variety of entertainment and activities win naysayers over every time. Here are some of our favorite venues around the city for your perusing pleasure:

360 Rooftop
1 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102 | www.lhmc.com |314.682.3363 | 360rooftop@360-stl.com
360 Rooftop is one of the coolest spots around for events day or night almost year round. This venue features stunning views of Downtown St. Louis, fun food, and trendy drinks to keep your night going. You can see directly into Busch Stadium from the bar; no need to miss the next cards game because of a corporate event.

Angad Arts Hotel
3550 Samuel Shepard Dr, St. Louis, MO 63103 | https://www.angadartshotel.com/ | 314.561.0033
St. Louis’ first luxury boutique hotel is not only the first hotel in the world to have “color-coded by emotion” rooms, but with 10,000 feet of meeting space, it is sure to make your event a creative one. The Angad is schedules to open on November 1, 2018 and is already taking reservations.

Anheuser-Busch Tour Center & Biergarten
12th and Lynch Street, St. Louis, MO 63118 | (314) 577-2626 | https://www.budweisertours.com/
Learn what it takes to craft one of America’s favorite beers at this locally operated brewery. Walk through the plant, see the famous Clydesdales – and yes, try a sample! For meetings and events, check out their website for the variety of event packages they offer.

The Caramel Room
1600 N Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102 | 314.615.2480| www.caramelroom.com
With almost 16,000 square feet of meeting space (including a large outdoor terrace), this venue takes up the entire fourth floor of Bissinger’s Headquarters and Chocolate Factory. This means that activities like making truffles and chocolate can easily be incorporated into your event. The building also houses 23 City Blocks Catering, a full service catering company that offers other options for event planners.

Charles F. Knight Center
Snow Way Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130 | (314) 933-9400 |  http://www.acc-knightconferencecenter.com/ | knightcenter@olin.wustl.edu
This beautiful conference venue is located right in the middle of Washington University’s campus, and offers a “dynamic experience” for any type of event. This venue has 15,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and is located just 15 minutes from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport!

Hilton St Louis at the Ballpark
1 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102 | (314) 421-1776 | http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/missouri/hilton-st-louis-at-the-ballpark-STLBVHF/index.html
Experience Downtown St. Louis in a vibrant, upbeat hotel right in the heart of the action! Located steps from the Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium, this spot is one unlike any other.
With 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, onsite catering, and views of the arch and busch stadium from the upper levels, this is a must-see venue for sure!

Lumiere Place Casino & Hotels St. Louis
999 E Second St, St. Louis, MO 63102 | (314) 881-7800 | https://lumiereplace.com/ |
Midwest Gaming and Destinations Magazine named this the best hotel 2 years in a row and for good reason. With 8,000 square feet of flexible Ballroom space and more unique event space with spacious Atrium and Lumière Theatre, a premier location right in Downtown St. Louis and an abundance of entertainment and dining options, you won’t want to pass this venue up.

Renaissance Saint Louis Airport
9801 Natural Bridge Rd, St. Louis, MO 63134 | (314) 429-1100 | https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/stlsa-renaissance-st-louis-airport-hotel/
This Marriott hotel is located near hip Delmar Loop and the University of Missouri -St. Louis, making it the perfect place for a relaxing getaway full of great food options and sophisticated event spaces. Nearly 38,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, catering options, and a variety of technology set this venue apart.

Ritz Carlton St. Louis
100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63105 | (314) 863-6300 | http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/st-louis
The Ritz-Carlton is the epitome of class and elegance, located in beautiful Clayton, Missouri. This venue features 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, including a gorgeous Ballroom and high-tech Amphitheater. With spectacular skyline views and impeccable service, this location is a must for anyone traveling in style.

Sheraton Westport St. Louis
191 & 900 Westport Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63146 | 314.878.1500| http://www.sheratonwestport.com/sheraton-westport-chalet-hotel.html
Get two beautiful hotels in one unforgettable experience at the Sheraton Westport–the Plaza with its stylish new state-of-the-art look and the Chalet, a certified Green Hotel! This venue boasts more than 44,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, with a full array of exciting shops, activities like the Funny Bone Comedy Club or Westport Social and top-rated restaurants waiting just seconds away.

About the author

Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.