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March 1, 2024

RIDE ON to March Fun & Festivities with Metro Transit

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Spring is in the air! With longer days and better weather coming in March, the region is ready to bloom – and Metro Transit allows you to arrive at your favorite destinations and enjoy the fun with ease. We’ve highlighted how you can RIDE ON to a few of your favorite places this March, including Arch Madness, CITY SC, St. Patrick’s Day festivities, concerts, and more!

Make Game Day Better with Metro!

  • Ride Metro Transit to cheer on the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center as they make their playoff push in the second half of the season – click here for the schedule.  The Civic Center Transit Center sits directly across the street from Enterprise Center. Ride MetroLink or any of the following MetroBus routes serving Civic Center to get to your next face-off: #4 Natural Bridge, #10 Gravois-Lindell, #11 Chippewa, #19 St. Louis Ave., #30 Arsenal, #31 Chouteau, #32 Dr. ML King, #40 N. Broadway, #41 Lee, #73 Carondelet, #74 Florissant, #94 Page, #97 Delmar.
  • St. Louis CITY SC is back with two home matches at CITYPARK this month. The first match against New York City on March 2 and on March 23, CITY SC will match-up with D.C. United. Take a ride on MetroLink to the Union Station MetroLink Station, just a couple blocks south of CITYPARK, to cheer them on.
  • The Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament– better known as Arch Madness – comes to Enterprise Center on March 7-10. The State Farm MVC Tournament is the Missouri Valley Conference’s 34th St. Louis-based postseason men’s basketball championship. The MVC Fan Hangout will be at Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis (opens before and after games).

Click here to learn more about traveling to sport events in Downtown St. Louis.

Bi-State St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Block Party in Belleville, IL on Saturday, March 16. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the east-side, starting with the Lucky Leprechaun 5K, then enjoying the Parade and Block Party hosted on Main Street with your family and friends! Our Belleville MetroLink Station gets you close to the action as well as MetroBus routes #1 Main-State Street, #15 Belleville-Shiloh/Scott Station, #16 St. Clair Square, #17 Carlyle Plaza-17th Street.

The 55th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown St. Louis is on Saturday, March 16, at 12 p.m. Get to the heart of the action with a quick trip on MetroLink. OurUnion Station MetroLink StationCivic Center Transit CenterStadium MetroLink Station8th & Pine MetroLink Station all serve downtown St. Louis. More than a dozen MetroBus routes serving Civic Center can also get you close to the parade route just a couple blocks north of the transit center: #4 Natural Bridge, #10 Gravois-Lindell, #11 Chippewa, #19 St. Louis Ave., #30 Arsenal, #31 Chouteau, #32 Dr. ML King, #40 N. Broadway, #41 Lee, #73 Carondelet, #74 Florissant, #94 Page, #97 Delmar.

Dogtown St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Festival on Sunday, March 17. The Dogtown Irish Festival begins at 9 a.m., highlighting the spirit and celebrated history of the Dogtown neighborhood, and featuring food, drinks, music and more. The Ancient Order of Hibernians’ Parade begins at 11 a.m., with about 100 colorful floats saluting Irish heritage and culture. The area is served by the #31 Chouteau, #59 Oakland, #90 Hampton MetroBus routes.

Concerts and Performances for the family to enjoy!

Enjoy great music and epic performances with Metro Transit this month:

Ride MetroLink to the Civic Center Transit Center located just across the street from Enterprise Center and Stifel Theatre. Don’t forget that more than a dozen MetroBus routes also serve the Civic Center Transit Center: #4 Natural Bridge, #10 Gravois-Lindell, #11 Chippewa, #19 St. Louis Ave., #30 Arsenal, #31 Chouteau, #32 Dr. ML King, #40 North Broadway, #41 Lee, #73 Carondelet, #74 Florissant, #94 Page, #97 Delmar.

Planning Your Trip 

Please note that these routes may be operating on a reroute due to parade and festivities – check our Rider Alerts before you head out.

To plan your trip to any of these great local events, download the Transit App to plan your trip, pay your fare, and get real-time information right from your mobile device, or contact Metro Transit Information Desk at 314.231.2345 (phone) or 314.207.9786 (text), available 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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