Freedom, Fireworks, and a Whole Lotta Fun: Fourth of July in St. Louis
Happy birthday, America! It’s time for a weekend full of red, white and blue everything. Check out how you can celebrate the holiday around the region.
Fair Saint Louis: July 2-4, Forest Park
America’s biggest birthday party is sure to please again this year. Take a thrill ride on the longest and tallest mobile Zip line on the Lagoon or check out the 133rd annual Veiled Prophet (VP) parade set for Saturday at 9:45am. And who can forget the live music (Blondie, Chris Young, and Kool & the Gang to name a few), and nightly fireworks?
Webster Groves Community Days: July 1-4, Memorial Park
Although the recent bouts of rain has forced organizers to cancel the carnival, that doesn’t mean the event is short on fun happenings! Check out the Miss Webster Groves Pageant (Thursday), a parade on Saturday, and live music and fireworks each night.
Godfrey Family Fun Fest: July 4, Glazebrook Park
Fourth of July celebrations aren’t limited to the west side of the river. Head to Godfrey for a true array of exciting festival events such as a watermelon-eating contest, dunk tank, bungee bounce, zip line, lip sync battle, a cow train, fireworks and much more!
St. Charles Riverfest: July 2-4, Frontier Park
An all-American way to toast to our country’s birthdayon the banks of the Missouri River! This three-day celebration includes a parade, live music, carnival, food and craft vendors, children’s activities and nightly fireworks.
Kids Out & About St. Louis previews more of area’s Fourth of July celebrations. Click here.