Best Summer Activities in St. Louis

May 17th, 2019 by

gateway arch at sunrise

Summer is fast-approaching, and the warm, sunny weather means outdoor festival season is almost here. St. Louis is home to a variety of diverse and fun events, so people in Clayton always can find an enjoyable way to spend their summer afternoons. Mercedes-Benz of St. Louis shares some of St. Louis’ exciting summer events below!

Let Them Eat Art

Looking for fun summer festivals in St. Louis that provide both good food and unique art? A good event to start with is Let Them Eat Art! A tribute to Bastille Day on July 12, make the drive from Ladue to Maplewood to enjoy live art demonstrations by local artists, as well as live music and food from award-winning Maplewood restaurants and cooks.

Blues at the Arch

Blues at the Arch starts on August 2 and continues every following Friday in August at 6 pm. Located at the Gateway Arch National Park, this festival features a lineup of some of the most renowned jazz artists, including Keeshea Pratt and Little Dylan, who both performed in 2018. Enjoy this free concert series while trying different food vendors and playing a variety of lawn games with family and friends!

Grub and Groove

On August 10, come to the 8th annual Grub and Groove at Francis Park. This free event features food from 13 local restaurant vendors, a play area in the Spectrum Brands Kids Zone, and various breweries and drink vendors providing you with refreshing beverages. You won’t want to miss this fun, family-friendly St. Louis attraction.

World’s Fare Heritage Festival

The St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival takes place August 16 through 17. Celebrate the St. Louis community through music, art, business, and cuisine. Local musicians, food trucks, artists, and performers will meet in Forest Park to showcase St. Louis’ rich history.

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