5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 6/30 – 7/4

Thursday June 29, 2017

Happy Fourth of July Weekend! It’s time for another fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. If you are still pulling your plans together for the Fourth of July weekend, here are a few suggestions to help.

Fair Saint Louis | July 2 – 4

The annual celebration is back in Forest Park, which means waterskiing is back, along with a wine garden, zip line, human slingshot, and more. There will also be lots of live music: Santiago x The Natural, Dirty Muggs, SuperDuperKyle, AKON, Eve 6, Sister Hazel, 3 Doors Down, Ben Morgan, Hudson Moore, Matt Stillwell, Dan + Shay, and Jake Owen. And to cap off each night there will be a fireworks display over the Grand Basin. For a complete guide to Fair Saint Louis click here.

America’s Birthday Parade | July 1

Produced by V.P. of St. Louis, this nearly 150-year-old parade—one of the longest-running in the nation—returns downtown, kicking off at 9:30 am at the recently renovated Kiener Plaza. This year’s event features more than 150 units, including 18 floats (builders are interpreting the theme “Great Things Are Happening”), 14 marching bands, giant balloons, a Liberty Drum Challenge, clowns (and their accompanying clown cars), and more. The parade will run along Market Street and end at Union Station.

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Train: Play That Song Tour | July 1

If you’re itching to indulge in a night of live music before fourth of July activites, pop band Train will be at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in Maryland Heights for its Play That Song tour. O.A.R. and English pop star Natasha Bedingfield open.

Gateway Grizzlies: All-American Weekend | July 2 – 4

If you’re looking for a place to satisfy your fireworks and entertainment needs then look no further. The Gateway Grizzlies a professional baseball team, located just 10 minutes from downtown St. Louis offering baseball fans affordable and family fun entertainment are having their All-American Weekend featuring three straight days of fireworks, hot dogs and baseball.

Howlin’ Fridays: Kingdom Brothers | June 30

The National Blues Museum’s “Howlin’ Friday” concert series features live music in the Lumière Place Legends Room. Happy Hour will be from 5-7 p.m. and live music from 7-10 p.m.

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