Grand Center, The District
Located in the heart of St. Louis, Grand Center is an arts and entertainment district home to more than 1,500 cultural events annually. With 12,000 theater seats and 12 museums and galleries within four blocks, Grand Center is a destination for more than 1.5 million people who visit each year. From Broadway musicals to jazz clubs, contemporary art to cabaret shows, a symphony to a circus, films to festivals, and much more, this premier arts district has something for everyone. An eclectic choice of restaurants, a variety of housing and education options further enhances the vitality of this cosmopolitan neighborhood.
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Grand Center is the arts and entertainment district located in the center of St. Louis. Grand Center is home to dozens of arts organizations, museums, galleries, theaters and concert halls that demonstrate the depth and diversity of the city’s cultural life. Grand Center’s artistic renaissance began with the restoration of Powell Hall, home to the St. Louis Symphony, in 1968 and the Fabulous Fox Theatre in 1982. Today the district hosts more than 1,500 cultural events each year.
The Grand Center district is conveniently located in Midtown St. Louis. The boundaries of the district run along Grand from Lindell to Page and from Vandeventer to the west and Josephine Baker to the east. The heart of the district is located at Grand and Washington, next to the Fabulous Fox Theatre.
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Most of the larger performance venues and concert halls located in the district (e.g. Powell Hall, Fabulous Fox Theatre), manage their own box offices. Most of the smaller venues (e.g. the Grandel Theatre or the Kranzberg Arts Center) do not have a dedicated box office; rather each individual organization who performs in that venue manages their own ticket sales. Visit the Tickets and Box Office Information page for a complete list of box offices and ticket information.
The Grand Center neighborhood is home to many restaurants which offer a variety of cuisines. From cafes to grills, bistros to diners, breakfast to after-theater dinner, there is a culinary option waiting to fit everyone’s palate. For a complete list of restaurants visit the Where to Dine page.
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