5 Things To Do In The CWE This Weekend: Dec. 24-27

Don’t miss your chance to experience “A Walking Xmas Carol” or to take advantage of 20% off at Q Boutique! Here are five things to do this weekend in the Central West End.

(Header Photo Courtesy of Phillip Hamer Photography)

Experience “A Walking Xmas Carol” | Central West End

Runs through Saturday, December 26

There’s just a few more days for you to experience “A Walking Xmas Carol” in the CWE — produced by St. Louis Shakespeare Festival and designed by PaintedBlack STL. “A Walking Xmas Carol” is a 21-stop, audio-musical and window-display reimagining of the classic tale by Charles Dickens. Artwork for this immersive winter walk will remain up through Saturday, Dec. 26. The walk is outdoor and self-guided. No reservations required. Click here for more information! 

Play Some Games | Up-Down STL

Christmas Eve: 3-11 p.m.
Christmas Day: 6-11 p.m.

Looking to have some fun this Christmas? More than 60 arcade games, pinball machines, skee-ball (and more!) await you at Up-Down STL. Your favorite arcade bar will be open on Christmas Eve from from 3-11 p.m. and Christmas Day from 6-11 p.m. Be sure to grab your mask and get ready to have some fun! You can also enjoy a slice of pizza (or two) in between rounds of skee-ball.

Shop Small and Save Big | Q Boutique

Saturday, December 26: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, December 27: 12-5 p.m.

This weekend is your last opportunity to take advantage of 20% off at Q Boutique (in-store only)! Shop a curated selection of unique jewelry, clever kids’ games, custom accessories, quirky greeting cards, books for all ages, and a variety of locally-made goods, juxtaposed with the region’s best selection of chess sets. Purchases at Q Boutique are tax-free, benefiting the exhibitions and programs of the World Chess Hall of Fame.

Start Planning for NYE | Various CWE Businesses

All Weekend Long

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and even though festivities may look a little bit different this year, you can still have fun ringing in the New Year. Thanks to several CWE businesses, you can celebrate (safely) from the comfort of your own home. Click here to check out some unique NYE party packages and kits. (Please note, many kits need to be pre-ordered online in advance of New Year’s Eve). From champagne and cocktails, to cupcakes and sparklers — you’ll have everything you need for a fabulous and fun NYE.

Get Rewarded For Shopping and Dining Local | CWE Rewards Program

All Weekend Long

Planning to shop or dine in the CWE this weekend? Don’t miss out on your chance to score a FREE gift card! From now until December 31, when you dine at a CWE NCID restaurant (can include dine-in, delivery, or takeout) OR make a purchase at a CWE NCID retailer, the CWE NCID will give you:

  • a $20 gift card for spending $100-$199.99 OR
  • a $50 gift card for spending $200 or more

There is a limit of one gift card per person, while supplies last. Receipts MUST be emailed to marketing@cwenorthcid.com to redeem your gift card. For more information, click here.