Free Fourth of July Events in Saint Louis!
Fair St. Louis
Saturday - Monday, Starts at 1:00 PM each day
All kinds of activities from water ski club demonstration to Bud and burgers sampling to a fairway and tons more! Headliners this year Lee Brice, Sammy Hagar and The Circle and Flo Rida.
134th VP Parade (America’s Biggest Birthday Parade)
Saturday, 9:30 AM
Downtown St. Louis, Starting at Market & 7th
Friday - Monday, Different Times Each Day
Parade, live music, carnival, food & craft vendors, and fireworks.
Webster Groves Community Days
Friday - Monday, Different times each day
Memorial Park at Elm & Glendale
Pet parade, performances, Miss Webster Groves Pageant, fireworks, parade, carnival (fee for rides), midway booths (fee for games), & BBQ (fee for food).
Heritage & Freedom Fest
Saturday - Monday
Ozzie Smith Sports Complex
Concerts (highlights: Chase Bryant, Love and Theft, Sister Hazel), parade, carnival rides and midway games (fee), food and drinks (fee), fireworks, free kids’ activities, side shows, craft and merchandise vendors, free shuttle service on Sunday and Monday.
4th of July Celebration
Monday, 7:00 PM
Music, kids’ zone, Bubble Bus, photo booth, stilt walker and performances by gymnasts from Olympiad Gymnastics Training Center. Bring lawn chairs and refreshments. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. No glass. The fireworks begin at 9:30 PM.
Patriots in the Park
Friday & Saturday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Cost for various activities. Fireworks at 9:15 PM.
Twin Oaks 4th of July
Saturday, 7:00 PM
Twin Oaks Park
Live music and fireworks at 9:15 PM.
Kirkwood 4th of July Celebration
Monday, 7:00 PM
Kirkwood City Park
Arnold City Fireworks
Monday, 7:00 PM
Arnold City Park
Bring a blanket or chair. Food vendors, kids inflatables, and live music.
Bridgeton 4th of July Celebration
Monday, 6:00 PM
Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex
Florissant Independence Day Celebration
Monday, 7:30 PM
The James J. Eagan Center at Florissant Valley Park
Concert at 7:30 PM. Fireworks at dusk. Bring a lawn chair.
Eureka July 4th Celebration
Monday, 7:00 PM
Children’s activities, car show, live music, concessions.
Hazelwood 4th of July Celebration
Monday, 8:30 PM
White Birch Park
Ferguson 4th of July
Monday, 9:15 PM
January-Wabash Memorial Park
Food and drink concessions, parade, fun for the kids, live entertainment and fireworks!
Alton Fireworks Spectacular
Sunday, 5:00 PM (Grounds open) (Fireworks at 9:15 PM)
Hudson & Hoo Doo Cats performing before fireworks. Food and drink vendors.
Fourth of Ju’Luau
Sunday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Hawaiian party! Drink specials.
Fireworks Bike Ride!
Saturday, 8:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Meet at HandleBar for a drink, take off at 9:00 PM, bike to watch fireworks then bike back to the bar!
Red, White, and Blue Party!
Sunday, 10:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Molly’s 4th of July Weekend Party
Sunday, 11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Molly’s in Soulard
4th of July themed bar and food specials all day, giant Jenga, bar games and live music.
Community Fireworks at Ritenour
Sunday, 9:20 PM
Ritenour High School, Moore Field Grandstands
DJ, food and beverages available.
JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park
Friday, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Jefferson Barracks Park Veterans Memorial Amphitheater
Live music and fireworks display. Concessions available for purchase.
Top Free Art Events This Week
Friday, til 9:00 PM
Museums and Galleries open late. Exhibition tour, bar and music at the Contemporary Art Museum.
#ThisIsABrooch: Pop Up Exhibition Opening Reception
Thursday, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design
A night of celebrating handmade brooches with music and drinks. Photo booth, cocktails, limited line of jewelry, photography and video exhibit and more.
Top Free Family Events This Week
First Fridays: Enter the Matrix
Friday, 6:00 PM
St. Louis Science Center
Meet local virtual reality and augmented reality developers and explore first-hand the virtual worlds they are creating. The Matrix showing in the OMNIMAX Theater at 10:00 PM.
Morning Play Date
Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Contemporary Art Museum
Aspiring young artists and their families participate in a fresh take on the classic play date, featuring artist-led activities and performances.
Free Dance Performances
Dance the Vote
Saturday, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Local theater and dance companies will be performing interpretive dances based on historic voting experiences. Voter registration deadline is July 6th for the August 2nd primary election so don’t forget to register to vote!
Dance Performance by Mexican Cultural Society
Wednesday, 10:30 AM
Missouri History Museum
Learn about Mexican culture through dance and learn your own dances!
Diva’s on the Edge - Pride Disco Show w/ Krista Versace
Friday, 10:00 PM
Top Free Movie Events This Week
A Film to Be Determined by Michael Rey
Friday, 9:00 PM
White Flag Projects
Outdoor screening of an undisclosed film selected by artists. Complimentary refreshments.
16mm Double Feature Night -- Day the Earth Stood Still and Richard Pryor Live
Tuesday, 8:00 PM
The Way Out Club
Movie trivia and prizes.
Black Cinema Club
Sunday, 3:00 PM
Screening of “A Soldier’s Story” and post-movie discussion.
Top Free Shopping Events This Week!
North City Farmers’ Market
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
13th Street Community Garden
Every Saturday through October.
Schlafly Farmers Market
Wednesday, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Louis Swap Meet #6: The Too Broke to Leave Town Edition
Sunday, 10:00 AM
Dog, bike and family friendly!
Top Free Lemonade!
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
Free Adult Cartoon Nights
Saturday Morning Cartoon Armageddon, Vol. 3!
Wednesday, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Moolah Theatre & Lounge
Free cereal bar while supplies last!
Littles’ Cartoon Night
Thursday, 7:00 PM
This is not an event for children under 18. This event is for people who identify as Littles. Cartoon screening, coloring, food. Bring a blanket, sleeping bag or pillows.
Top Free Music Events This Week
Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series: Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers
Every Friday, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Louis Zoo
Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers (Swing/Jazz/Rhythm) performing and kids activities.
Whitaker Music Festival: Jay Farrar
Wednesday, 5:00 PM (music begins at 7:30 PM)
Missouri Botanical Gardens
Open-air festival. Bring your own picnic supper, baskets or coolers or buy picnic fare, beer, wine, soda and sno-cones on-site.
Tuesday Composer Club: Composition Workshop and Performances
Tuesday, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Dark Room
Wednesday Night Jazz Crawl
Wednesday, 5:00 PM
Carondelet Summer Concerts
Sunday, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The KD Allen Band performing.
Monday and Thursday, 10:00 PM
Top Free Trivia Events This Week
Video Trivia Night
Wednesday, 9:00 PM
Worthless Knowledge Wednesdays
Wednesday, 8:00 PM
Geeks Who Drink
Wednesday, 8:00 PM
Geeks Who Drink Trivia
Thursday, 8:00 PM
And Don’t Forget...
Free Walking Tour/How a Sculpture Park Was Grown
Sunday, 2:00 PM
Laumeier Sculpture Park
Vintage Bike Night St. Louis
Tuesday, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM