Travel & Tourism

Event Location & Directions

PixelPop Festival 2017 will be held at Saint Louis University’s Busch Student Center (BSC). It is located at 20 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103 [map]. The BSC is an ADA-compliant, handicapped-accessible facility.

Saint Louis University is located in the heart of St. Louis and is easily accessible by air, car and train. If you are driving to the event, the SLU visitor parking garage is located near the intersection of Grand Boulevard and Laclede Avenue (see “Parking” below).

You can also take MetroLink, St. Louis’ inexpensive lightrail system, from Lambert International Airport to the Grand Station stop via the Red Line. Find your best route and plan your trip with MetroLink’s Trip Finder.


Parking is available in the nearby Laclede Parking Garage, at 3642 Leclede Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63103 [map]. SLU visitor parking lots are $2 per hour or $6 for the day.

Hotel & Lodging

PixelPop is working to partner with a nearby hotel for guest and attendee lodging. More information on that coming soon.

Dining & Tourism

The SLU Busch Student Center includes a St. Louis Bread Co. restaurant just down the hall from the PixelPop ballrooms. Within walking distance: Chipotle Mexican Grill; Starbucks (in Clemens Hall); Midtown Sushi & Ramen; and Dixon’s Smoke Company (BBQ; closed Sunday).

It’s a short drive to the St. Louis’ Midtown Alley neighborhood, with many dining options including Vito’s Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante; Triumph Grill; BaiKu Sushi Lounge; Fieldhouse Pub & Grill; The Fountain On Locust; and Pappy’s BBQ.

For our out-of-town guests and attendees looking to explore St. Louis, we’d suggest these tourist attractions and notable features: the famous Gateway Arch; the excellent Saint Louis Science Center; the tremendously interactive, visually stunning City Museum; the renowned St. Louis Zoo; the amazing, recently remodeled St. Louis Public Library; the gorgeous Botanical Gardens; and the sprawling, beautiful Forest Park. More tourist info is available here.