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Astronomical Society Chooses the Moonrise Hotel

The Great American Eclipse While we are all excited to see the Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21st, 2017, we will have some guests staying at the Moonrise Hotel who have been anticipating the total eclipse for years. When determining the path of the eclipse across the continental United States, the Astronomical Society of Read More…

What is a Solar Eclipse?

Everyone is talking about the upcoming solar eclipse – us included! On August 21st, 2017, we will be able to witness a rare total solar eclipse. The path of this eclipse will pass directly through St. Louis, so you know the Moonrise Hotel will be celebrating! As we prepare for the exciting sights, we wondered Read More…

What Is the Name of July’s Full Moon?

Before Europeans settled the Americas, the Native Americans had their own system of understanding time and weather sequence. It didn’t involve clocks, dates, or calendars. Instead, these ingenious people developed structure around the moon. Each month’s full moon had its own name, revealing season, weather and agriculture trends to the native tribes. July’s full moon Read More…

Fireworks in the Lou 2017

This year Fair St. Louis will take place in Forest Park July 2nd-4th. With FREE – you heard it people FREE – concerts by artists such as AKON, EVE 6 and Jake Owen,  you and your friends and family can sing along to some fantastic tunes. Other features include a rock climbing wall, face painting, Read More…