5 Things to Do this Weekend in St. Louis 6/26 – 6/28

Friday July 3, 2015
Webster groves
Fireworks at the Webster Groves Community Days celebration on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Photo taken by Philip Leara – Creative Commons

Happy Friday! It’s Fourth of July weekend—time to gaze at fireworks, catch a baseball game, watch a parade or ride some roller coasters.

Webster Groves Community Days: July 2 – 4
One day just isn’t enough to celebrate Independence Day in Webster Groves Community Days is a three-day celebration featuring a carnival, BBQ, parade and fireworks. It’s truly an old-fashioned event that draws visitors from around the St. Louis area. The festival’s held at Memorial Park, just south of Interstate 44 off the Elm Avenue exit.

133rd Annual Veiled Prophet Parade: July 4
Celebrate Independence Day by heading to Forest Park to witness the Veiled Prophet Parade in action as it winds through the area with huge floats, musicians and more in its 133rd year.

Fair Saint Louis: July 2 – 4
Blondie and Kool & the Gang headline Fair Saint Louis, which is back in Forest Park for a second year, along with water skiers in the Grand Basin. New this year: ziplines.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres: July 2 – 5
See the first-place Redbirds take on the Padres, as sparks fly on the field and in the air. Visit the Cardinals’ website for times and prices.

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest: July 3 – 5
Coca-Cola presents July Fourth Fest at Six Flags – July 3rd, 4th and 5th. Go Big with exclusive ride times on select rides, one hour early with a can of Coke plus your paid admission or Season Pass each day of the holiday weekend. Plus – celebrate with a spectacular fireworks show nightly!

For a full list of what’s happening this weekend in and around St. Louis, check out our calendar of eventsAlso, be sure to share your St. Louis Adventure on Instagram using the hashtag #ExploreStLouis.  I hope you have a great weekend.


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