Everything You Need to Know About the Fourth of July in St. Louis

Monday June 29, 2020

Even though St. Louis’ fourth of July events won’t be taking place as normal this Independence Day weekend, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate in St. Louis. Whether you’re looking for a fireworks display or a full weekend of family fun.

Here is everything you need to know about Fourth of July Weekend in St. Louis.

Fourth of July Festivities 

Schnucks Freedom Fest

Drive in St. Louis and Schnucks are teaming up to offer Schnucks Freedom Fest. This four day celebration includes live concerts by country bands Flatliner and Brusvhille, a grand fireworks display, movies and loads of fun. Ticket prices available for concert and fireworks (or just fireworks only).

St. Charles Riverfest

Although St. Charles Riverfest has been canceled, the City of Saint Charles is having their fireworks display on July 4th at 9:20 p.m. along the riverfront.

Fair Saint Louis @Home

Fair Saint Louis is bringing the 4th of July to you with Fair Saint Louis @Home presented by Enterprise. The at home experience features performances by St. Louis musicians and Ching, The Little Dylan Band, Alexandra Kay Jordan Suter and more.

First Friday from Home: Independence Day

Kick off, Fourth of July weekend with an evening of virtual fun with the Saint Louis Science Center dedicated to the movie Independence Day.

Weekend Adventures

Saint Louis Zoo

Get up close and personal with the furry, the flying and the fishy creatures of the Saint Louis Zoo, now open and accepting reservations. Take a ride on the Emerson Zooline Railroad and tour some of the most exciting animal exhibits in the park.

Saint Louis Union Station

Spend the day exploring Saint Louis Union Station home to the St. Louis Wheel, Aquarium and many other family friendly activities and restaurants all under one roof.

Saint Louis Art Museum 

Explore a world renowned fine arts museum housed in Forest Park. Tour their outstanding and comprehensive collection and their featured exhibit Millet and Modern Art: From Van Gogh to Dalí.

Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum

Kids of all ages can engage in hands-on learning experiences that spark imagination, curiosity, creativity and more within the Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum.

To discover more of our attractions visit, the Passport to St. Louis to find up to date re-opening information, and to take advantage of many exciting special offers!

Outdoor Activities

St. Louis is full of well-maintained green space, perfect for hiking and walking and picnics with family and friends. You won’t need to travel far to experience all of this. Parks like Forest Park and Creve Coeur Park offer a little something for everyone. For additional options for outdoor enthusiasts of all types visit our Meet Me Outdoors page.

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