Get ready to party!
Once again St. Louis will be the scene of Fair St. Louis–”America’s Biggest Birthday Party”– under the Gateway Arch.
The Steve Miller Band, Maroon 5 and Montgomery Gentry headline the entertainment, and fireworks will cap off each night at 9:15 p.m.
The fair kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 2 with the 134th VP parade. The Fair and Kids Zone open at noon.
Here’s the schedule of events for Saturday:
10 a.m. 134th VP Parade
2 p.m., Fair Saint Louis Music Video Contest Winner
10 p.m. Fair Saint Louis closes
On Sunday the Fair and Kids Zone open at 11 a.m. Additional events that day:
Noon, Air Show
2 p.m., The Perknikoff Brothers
6:30 p.m., PJ Morton
10 p.m., air Saint Louis closes
Monday (July 4) schedule:
11-1:30 p.m., DJ Karizma, Steve Wolley
3:30-6 p.m., Fair Saint Louis Music Video Contest Winner, Jake Austin and the City Limits
6:30 p.m., The Five and Dimers
10 p.m., Fair Saint Louis closes
Throughout the three days, a variety of cultural organizations will perform on the Purina Cultural Stage north of the Arch.
The Ameren Missouri/Schnucks Kids Zone on the south teardrop of the Gateway Arch grounds will have free performances and hands-on activities for families.
- Everyone attending Fair Saint Louis must pass through one of five security stations to get unto the Arch grounds.
- Visitors to Fair Saint Louis will be allowed to bring individual serving plastic bottles onto the Arch grounds as long as security personnel can ensure they do not contain alcohol.
- No coolers or large liquid containers will be allowed.
- No glass bottles, aluminum bottles/cans or alcohol be allowed.
Do you like to plan ahead–way ahead? If so, get out your calendar and circle July 2, 3 and 4. The Fair St. Louis Folks have just announced the lineup for free entertainment during the three-day and night long bash billed as America’s biggest birthday party. The celebration features concerts, air shows and fireworks.
Here’s who will be performing under the Gateway Arch:
July 2: Steve Miller Band
July 3: Maroon 5
July 4: Montgomery Gentry