City Information

Meet St. Louis

Centrally located in America’s heartland, St. Louis, the Gateway City, is convenient and easy to get to. St. Louis Lambert International Airport sits just minutes from downtown with convenient access to interstates and the MetroLink light rail system. Once you arrive at the conference, the convention corridor is compact and walkable making it easy to connect with colleagues and friends no matter where they are staying downtown.

St. Louis provides a world-class experience of hotels, restaurants, attractions and entertainment without all the hassle and expense of other larger cities. The city hosts world-class sports, theatre, live music (St. Louis is home of the Blues) and more—all within easy reach.

The tallest arch in the world and the tallest monument in the U.S. is just steps away from America’s Center! You will delight in the $380 million transformation of the 90-acre Gateway Arch National Park featuring a fully renovated museum, new spaces for performances, events, and paths for biking and walking—the city boasts miles of green to explore.

St. Louis is also a foodies’ delight, with many diverse dining options. Enjoy Peruvian, Italian, French, Mediterranean, famous St. Louis ribs and more cuisine from around the world—all within walking distance of the America’s Center.

St. Louis Baseball & Tours

Meet up with your friends and colleagues to cap off your conference experience with a special tour or taste of St Louis! All tours led by a certified St. Louis Tour Guide.

ANC 2019 Baseball

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Game
Monday, July 15, 7:15 pm, $19

We are excited to announce that SNA and the St. Louis Cardinals have come together to offer discounted tickets for conference attendees to enjoy a fun night at the St. Louis ballpark! Join us as the Cardinals meet their division rival, the Pittsburgh Pirates. Tickets are just $19 in the Lower RF and LF Box. These tickets are limited and subject to availability, so we encourage you to get yours early.


ANC 2019 Tours

Beautiful Blooms & Historic Homes
Wednesday, July 17, 8:00 am–12:00 pm, $65

This tour includes admission to the Missouri Botanical Garden, where guests will enjoy a private tram ride of the beautiful grounds. From there, the motor coach will take guests on a driving tour of Compton Heights, Soulard, the Brewery Complex and Lafayette Square. To register, please visit the ANC 2019 Registration Resource Center.


ANC 2019 Tours

Architectural St. Louis
Wednesday, July 17, 8:00 am–1:00 pm, $65

Enjoy a driving overview of Laclede’s Landing, the Old Cathedral, the Old Courthouse, Busch Stadium and City Garden, a guided tour of the Peabody Opera House, the St. Louis Central Library downtown and a tour of Union Station’s Grand Hall. To register, please visit the ANC 2019 Registration Resource Center.


ANC 2019 Tours

Taste of St. Louis
Wednesday, July 17, 8:00 am–2:00 pm, $100

Your itinerary includes stops at Viviano’s Grocery and Volpi Sausage, a seated lunch on “The Hill,” dessert at Ted Drewes Frozen Custard, an Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tour and a stop at Soulard Market. This tour is currently full, but a second one will be added if there is enough interest! To register, please visit the ANC 2019 Registration Resource Center.

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