Summer Festivals

This page lists summer festivals for families in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
Kids St. Louis: Summer Festivals - Fun 4 STL Kids
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05/23 - 07/25 Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden

Birds singing in the warm, rose-scented evenings signal it’s time for the summer Whitaker Music Festival. The open-air festival presents free Wednesda ...

May 23 - July 25, 2018
Hours: 7:30 p.m.
Free admission after 5 p.m. The Children’s Garden remai...
Area: St. Louis City
4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63110
05/26 - 05/28 African Arts Festival in Forest Park

The St. Louis African Arts Festival is held in beautiful Forest Park. Each year the festival attracts a diverse audience of thousands of local residen ...

May 26-28, 2018
Hours: Sat 10-8, Sun 11-8, and Mon 10-6
Free to attend, fees apply to food and drink
Area: St. Louis City
1904 Concourse Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63110
05/26 - 05/28 Memorial Day Festival at Eckert's

This is the weekend to share with family and friends. And what better place to share it than the family farm! Enjoy outdoor festival foods and live en ...

Sat May 26 - Mon May 28, 2018
Hours: 10-5 daily
Free to attend, fees apply to games, rides, and food
951 South Green Mount Rd, Belleville, IL, 62220
05/26 St. Francis of Assisi Parish Picnic

Enjoy Rides, Music, Chuck-a-Luck, Over/Under, Beer, Margaritas, and Food by Kenrick’s. The parade starts at 9:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Hours: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Free
Area: South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville)
4556 Telegraph Road, St. Louis, MO, 63126
06/01 & 06/02 St. Peterfest

Over 20 fun-filled carnival rides for the whole family, great games, great food, great fun! St. Peterfest is one of our parish's largest and most a ...

Friday, June 1 and Sat June 2, 2018
Hours: Fri 5:00 - 11:00 pm, Sat 11-10pm
Free
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
243 West Argonne Dr., Kirkwood, MO, 63122
06/01 & 06/02 St. Simon the Apostle Parish Picnic

Our Parish Picnic is always the first weekend of June. It is a two day event Friday evening, 6:00pm-11:00pm and all ages on Saturday, 10:00am-10:00pm.

Friday, June 1 & Saturday June 2, 2018
Hours: Friday evening, 6:00pm-11:00pm and all ages on Saturday...
Free
Area: South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville)
11011 Mueller Road, St. Louis, MO, 63123
06/01 - 06/02 The Great St. Monica Carnival

Live music, BBQ, silent auction & raffle baskets, games, rides and fun for the entire family.

Friday, June 1 and Sat June 2, 2018
Hours: Friday, June 1, 6:00 P.M.–11:00 P.M. Saturday, June 2, ...
Free to attend, rides, games, and food cost
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
12136 Olive Blvd., Creve Coeur, MO, 63141
06/01 - 06/24 Shakespeare Festival in Forest Park

Shakespeare Festival’s most anticipated event of the year is our mainstage production in Forest Park. In 2018, Romeo & Juliet returns to Shakespeare G ...

June 1 – 24, 2018
Hours: 8pm Nightly
74 Fine Arts Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63110
06/02 - 06/03 Strawberry Festival in Kimmswick

Come to our small community and shop at our more than 30 unique shops, eat any of our four restaurants with plenty of outdoor sitting areas. The stree ...

Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3, 2018
Hours: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free Admission: Fees apply for food and drinks
314 Market St, Kimmswick, MO, 63053
06/02 Green Living Festival at the Botanical Garden

Help your family live green! Join us for a hands-on, day-long festival of learning, playing, and engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds with ...

Saturday, June 2, 2018
Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Included with Garden admission
Area: St. Louis City
4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63110
06/02 St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish Picnic

Our All-Day Family Celebration on Saturday June 3rd starting with our Parade at 9:00 a.m. and ending with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. The parade starts ...

Saturday, June 2, 2018
Hours: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Free
Area: South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville)
4900 Ringer Road, St. Louis, MO, 63129
06/03 Parish Picnic at Immacolata

Free to enter...tickets for food, drinks, and rides are available on site. Festivities include PONY RIDES, LIVE BAND, BAKE SALE, and BINGO!!!

Sunday, June 3, 2018
Hours: 3-8 p.m.
Free to attend, rides, games, and food cost
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
8900 Clayton Rd., Richmond Heights, MO, 63117
06/03 St. Anselm Parish Picnic

Join us for an outdoor Family Mass at 10:30 a.m. with the Parish Picnic to follow! There will be music, pony rides, petting zoo, great food and plenty ...

Sunday, June 3, 2018
Hours: 10:30 a.m.
Free
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
530 South Mason Road, Creve Coeur, MO, 63141
06/04 Parish Picnic at St. Michael's Shrewsbury

Join us for a day of fun! • Parade: 10 am • Rides: Noon to 10 pm • Food: 11 am to 9 pm • Children's Games: 11 am to 7 pm

Monday, June 4, 2018
Hours: 10-10pm
Free to attend, rides, games, and food cost
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
7622 Sutherland, Shrewsbury, MO, 63119
06/05 Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Picnic

Our Parish Picnic is just around the corner! Join us on June 5th for a parade, rides, games, food, and live entertainment. It is sure to be a fun day ...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Hours: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Free
Area: St. Louis City
5020 Rhodes Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63109
06/07 - 06/10 Ballwin Days Festival at Vlasis Park

Ballwin Days Festival 2018! FREE Live Entertainment all weekend long. As usual, exciting carnival rides, ~ Car Show~ Free activities for the kid's in ...

June 7 - June 10th 2018
Hours: Thursday June 7th 6:30 p.m - 9:30 p.m(rides only) Frida...
Free
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
300 Park Dr, Ballwin, MO, 63011
06/08 - 06/09 Party on the Pavement at The HEIGHTS

Enjoy live music, carnival rides, a petting zoo, balloon artists, food trucks, face painting, character visits and lots more at this community festiva ...

Friday, June 8 through Saturday June 9, 2018
Hours: Fri 5-10 and Sat 4-10pm
Free to attend, rides, games, and food cost
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
8001 Dale Avenue, Richmond Heights, MO, 63117
06/08 - 06/09 Queen of All Saints Parish Picnic

Join us for a day of food, drinks and lots of fun! Parade kicks off Sat at 9:15 a.m.

Friday June 8 and Saturday, June 09, 2018
Hours: Fri 6-10 and Sat 10-10pm
Free
Area: South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville)
6603 Christopher Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63129
06/08 - 06/10 Fair U City at Heman Park

Fair U City is a community carnival, organized by volunteers, for the entire St. Louis region. Proceeds from Fair U City go to support the work of the ...

Friday, June 8 through Sunday June 10, 2018
Hours: Friday 5Pm -10PM | Saturday and Sunday 12PM - 10PM | S...
Free
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
1028 Midland Blvd, University City, MO, 63130
06/09 Assumption Church Parish Picnic

Parade begins at 11am, picnic starts at noon. Enjoy rides, games, chicken dinner, BBQ, drinks, live music, and more. Outdoor mass is at 5 and the nigh ...

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Hours: 12:00 pm
Free
Area: South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville)
4725 Mattis Road, St. Louis, MO, 63128
06/09 St. Gabriel's Parish Picnic

This wonderful event is an opportunity for our community to come together for family fun with a parade, rides, games, food and music. Additionally, th ...

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Hours: 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Free
Area: St. Louis City
6303 Nottingham Ave, St. Louis, MO, 63109
06/10 Parish Picnic at All Saints

Come enjoy all the fun to be had at this traditional church picnic!

Sunday, June 10, 2018
Hours: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free to attend
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
6403 Clemens Ave., University City, MO, 63130
06/13 St. Stephen Protomartyr Parish Picnic

Come and join us for 8AM Mass, Grade School parade, rides, carnival games, bands, bingo and a variety of delicious food and beverages. Booths open ...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Hours: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Free
Area: St. Louis City
3949 Wilmington Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63116
06/16 Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Picnic

Come for food and fun! There will be food trucks, clowns, face painting, music, drinks, and more!

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Hours: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Area: St. Louis City
4092 Blow St, St. Louis, MO, 63116
06/16 Summerfest at St. James the Greater

Gates Open at 5:30 pm, Music Starts at 7 pm Located in the Schoolyard (inclement weather gymnasium) Food Trucks = Steak Louie, Chris' Smokehouse, Ne ...

Sat, June 16, 2018
Hours: 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Tickets $20 in advance and $30 at the gate
Area: St. Louis City
1360 Tamm Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63119
06/21 - 06/24 Creve Coeur Days at DeSmet High School

The Creve Coeur Days activity began in 1967 as a celebration to commemorate the completion of the I-270 and Olive Boulevard overpass. "We held a parad ...

Thurs June 21 through Sun June 24, 2018
Hours: Thursday: 6-10 pm Friday: 6-11 pm Saturday: 11-11 pm Su...
Free
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
233 N. New Ballas Rd., Creve Coeur, MO, 63141
06/23 - 06/24 Fiesta in Florssant

Hispanic Festival, Inc. of Greater St. Louis will be presenting “Fiesta in Florissant” at the Knights of Columbus Park located in Florissant near the ...

June 23 & June 24, 2018
Hours: Sat 10-10pm and Sun 10-8pm
Free to attend, fees apply to food and drink
Area: North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton)
50 St Francois St,, Florissant, MO, 63031
06/23 - 06/24 Pridefest

The parade will take place Sunday June 24th at 12:00pm on Market Street. The festival grounds open one hour earlier at 11:00 AM. The Festival layo ...

June 23rd & 24th, 2018
Hours: Saturday June 23rd, from 11am — 7pm Sunday June 24th, f...
Admission to the festival is free, but we strongly sugg...
Area: St. Louis City
1315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, MO, 63103
06/23 Fire & Ice Festival

From 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, fairgoers will enjoy food, fun and music The evening will end with a bang, the annual fireworks show. The eve ...

Saturday, June 23, 2018
Hours: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Free
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
Clayton Rd and Rte 141, Town and Country, MO, 63017
07/01 - 07/04 Webster Groves Community Days

Webster Groves Community Days is an annual event to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. The Citizen's Committee for Community Days organizes all of ...

July 1 - July 4, 2018
Hours: see above
Free to attend, rides, games, and food cost
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
33 E. Glendale Rd., Webster Groves, MO, 63119
07/04 - 07/07 Fair St. Louis

America’s Biggest Birthday Party is Moving Back to the Arch Grounds! Fair Saint Louis is a FREE admission event produced each year by St. Louisans fo ...

Sunday, July 4, 5, 6, and 7th 2018
Free
Area: St. Louis City
1 N. Lenore K. Sullivan Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63102
07/07 & 07/08 Summer Festival at St. Stanislaus

Our 2018 Summer Festival will be taking place on the weekend of July 7-8. On Saturday our festivities will be held from 2:00 pm until 10:00 pm, and on ...

July 7 & 8, 2018
Hours: Sat 2-10pm, Sun 11-4pm
Free to attend
Area: St. Louis City
1413 N 20th St., St. Louis, MO, 63106
07/07 - 07/22 Mardi Gras Festival at Six Flags

Our second annual New Orleans style celebration brings ornate parade floats, Mardi Gras-themed décor, festive street entertainment and classic Cajun c ...

July 7 – July 22, 2018
Hours: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
See website for prices
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
4900 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO, 63025
07/13 & 07/14 Valley Days at Brignole Park

Saturday the parade starts at 10 am. Come on out and enjoy the parade and the carnival filled with thrilling rides and amusing games. Live entertainme ...

Friday, July 13th & Saturday July 14th, 2018
Hours: Friday, 5-10:30pm, Saturday 10-10:30pm
Free
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
200 St. Louis Ave., Vally Park, MO, 63088
07/13 Let Them Eat Art

Take a self-guided tour through the streets of Historic Downtown Maplewood for the 13th Annual Let Them Eat Art on Friday, July 13th from 6 PM to 9 PM ...

Friday, July 13, 2018
Hours: 6-9pm
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
2731 Sutton, Maplewood, MO, 63143
07/24 Henry Shaw's Birthday at Missouri Botanical Garden

Help us celebrate Missouri Botanical Garden founder Henry Shaw’s 218th birthday! Festivities take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and include a silhouett ...

July 24, 2018
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Free
Area: St. Louis City
4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63110
07/28 Balloon Glow at Brookdale Farms

Come join RE/MAX ONE and Brookdale Farms on Saturday, July 28th for Food, Fun, Entertainment, and Balloon Glow! Festivities include Petting Zoo, Inf ...

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Hours: 4-10pm
$10 per person plus parking
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
8004 Twin River Rd., Eureka, MO, 63025
08/17 - 08/18 Family Festival at Holy Trinity

This is Holy Trinity's annual family Festival meant to bring our church and community together through a weekend of fun with games, rides, great food, ...

August 17 - 18, 2018
Free to attend, rides, games, and food cost
Area: North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton)
10901 St. Henry Lane, St. Ann, MO, 63074
08/17-  08/19 World's Fare Heritage Festival in Forest Park

The St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival is a FREE annual celebration of our city's rich history & diverse culture taking place in Forest Park. ...

August 17, 18, 19, 2018
Free to attend, food and drinks cost
Area: St. Louis City
1904 Concourse Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63110
08/25 - 08/26 Festival of Nations in Tower Grove Park

This multiethnic celebration features traditional dance, music, ethnic food, cultural and educational exhibits, folk art demonstrations, and an intern ...

Saturday, August 25, and Sunday August 26, 2018
Hours: Saturday 10am - 7pm and Sunday 10am - 6pm
Free to attend
Area: St. Louis City
4256 Magnolia Ave, St. Louis, MO, 63118
08/25 Celebrate Wildwood Festival

Farmer's Market Live Concerts! Fireworks show Kids' Activities - bounce houses, pony rides, a giant water slide, rock climbing wall, face painting ...

Saturday, August 25, 2018
Hours: 9am - 9pm
Free to attend, rides, games, and food cost
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
221 Plaza Dr., Wildwood, MO, 63040