Fair St. Louis

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In case you forgot, it’s July! This Wednesday (aka Fourth of July) begins the first concert in the Fair St. Louis Summer concert series! And who better to start it off than Heart. What About Love, Alone, Barracuda…I mean who doesn’t love Heart?!

The festival begins on July 4th this year so that means….we’re less than one week away from Fourth of July fireworks! And since almost everyone else cancelled their fireworks shows due to our dry, hot weather, Fair St. Louis is THE place to be!

Here are the Fair St. Louis details:

First night, Wednesday, July 4th

7:00am – Get started early with  Freedom 4 Miler Run or the 1-mile family run that starts at 8:30am. Both runs begin at Soldier’s Memorial Park. Visit the website for info on registration and entry fees.

10:00am – Parade Time! The 135th Annual Parade Around the World winds through downtown St. Louis beginning at 4th and Washington and ending at Market and 20th. Over 130 participants with giant helium balloons, extravagant floats, bands and more. Expect to get plenty of free stuff thrown your way!

12:00pm –  The Air Show over the Mississippi begins with performances by: the AeroShell Aerobatic Team, the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, and Barnstormer John Mohr and more. Check out the website to see the different types of planes that will be in the air show plus additional info about all of the performers.

Additionally starting at 12:00pm, you can check out the Interactive Zone and Toyota Creation Station along Leonor K. Sullivan Drive, where you’ll find kids activities, live entertainment, fun giveaways and more. Fred Bird will be making an appearance from 1-3pm, TV Land will be there promoting their new show ‘The Soul Man’ and later in the evening, check out a Pole Vaulting Expo from the best pole vaulters in the country!

1:00pm – There will also be cultural performances throughout the day. From hip hop and salsa dancing to European puppet shows to Polynesian and Mexican performances to Bluegrass and malt-country music…a little bit of everything.

6:00 pm – The music begins. The Dirty Guv’nahs open for Heart

8:00pm – Heart performs!!

9:20 pm – Happy Fourth of July Fireworks!

Waiting for the weekend? Here’s the line-up for the remainder of the Fair St. Louis concerts:

Friday, July 6: Rock Night

5:00pm – Wild Child

6:00pm – Surprise Music Video Contest Winner

7:00pm – Salute to the Troops

8:00pm – Third Eye Blind

Saturday, July 7: Country Night

1:30pm – SuperJam

3:15pm – Surprise Music Video Contest Winner

4:45pm – Florida Georgia Line

6:00pm – Colt Ford

8:00pm – Dierks Bentley!!

Friday, July 13: Neon Trees at 9pm

Saturday, July 14: Michael Franti and Spearhead at 9pm

Friday, July 20: The Offspring at 9pm

Saturday, July 21: St. Louis’s own Nelly! at 8pm

Happy Fair St. Louis!


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