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Events & Festivals in the St. Louis Area

Whether you have a passion for beer, horseradish or miniature trains, there's an event or festival in St. Louis for you. This is your guide to the area's most popular events, from the Great Forest Park Balloon Race to Oktoberfest, from Live on the Levee to the Festival of Nations and more.
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Jammin' at the Zoo
Jammin' at the Zoo is an annual beer and wine tasting event hosted by the Young Friends of the St. Louis Zoo. The evening features live music, food, drinks and more. The party is for those 21 and older. Here's more information on Jammin' at the Zoo

Birds in Concert at the World Bird Sanctuary
Birds in Concert is a free summer concert series held each August at the World Bird Sanctuary in St. Louis County. Here's information about Birds in Concert.

Carondelet YMCA Book Fair
The Carondelet YMCA Book Fair is a great place to find bargain books. The annual event is a fundraiser for the St. Louis YMCA at its many programs. Here's information on this year's book fair.

The Festival of Nations
The Festival of Nations is held every August in Tower Grove Park in St. Louis. It is a celebration of diversity and cultures from around the world. Here's information on this year's Festival of Nations.

Festival of the Little Hills
The Festival of the Little Hills in St. Charles draws 200,000 visitors each year to Frontier Park and historic Main Street. The three day festival has live music, good food and hundreds of craft booths. Here's information and helpful tips to help you enjoy this year's Festival of the Little Hills.

Town & Country Fair in Washington, Missouri
The Town & Country Fair is an annual event in Washington, Missouri, near St. Louis. The fair includes carnival rides, livestock shows, bull riding, motorsports and live concerts by nationally known bands. Here's more information on the Washington Town & Country Fair.

Top Free Summer 2014 Events in St. Louis
Summers in St. Louis are always full of free concerts, movies and even special times to get in free to the region's most popular attractions. Here's a list of the best free stuff to do in summer 2014 in St. Louis.

Free Summer Events 2014: Concerts & Live Music
There is so much to do in St. Louis in the summer and a lot of it is free. You can hear some great live music without spending any money. Here's information on free concerts in St. Louis in summer 2014.

Free Summer Events 2014: Movies & Live Theater
There is so much to do in St. Louis in the summer and much of it is free. You can catch a movie or check out some great live theater without spending any money. Here's information on free movies and live theater in St. Louis in summer 2014.

Jungle Boogie Concerts at the St. Louis Zoo
The St. Louis Zoo hosts a free summer concert series called Jungle Boogie. The concerts feature a variety of local and national musicians. Here's the schedule of performers and other information about the Jungle Boogie concerts at the St. Louis Zoo.

Twilight Tuesdays at the Missouri History Museum
Twilight Tuesdays are a series of free concerts held each spring and fall at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. Here are details about the concerts including the schedule of musicians.

Whitaker Music Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Each summer, the Missouri Botanical Garden hosts a free outdoor concert series called the Whitaker Music Festival. The festival features some of the St. Louis area's most popular local musicians. Here are the dates, times and schedule of performers for this year's Whitaker Music Festival.

Gypsy Caravan Flea Market and Sale
The Gypsy Caravan is a giant flea market and garage sale held each year on Memorial Day in St. Louis. Here's information for anyone looking for bargains at the Gypsy Caravan.

St. Louis County Greek Fest
The St. Louis County Greek Fest is an annual festival held over Memorial Day weekend at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Town & Country. Here's information on the food, music and more at Greek Fest.

Lafayette Park Summer Concert Series
Enjoy free live music in beautiful Lafayette Park in St. Louis. The annual summer concert series is a top spot to see some of the area's most popular musicians.

Missouri River Irish Fest in St. Charles
The Missouri River Irish Fest is an annual celebration held over the Memorial Day weekend in St. Charles, Missouri. Here's information about the food, music, entertainment and more at the Missouri River Irish Fest.

Free Spring Events and Activities in the St. Louis Area
You can find something free to do in St. Louis any time of the year. Many top attractions are free all the time, but there are also some great seasonal events worth checking out. Here are the best free spring events in the St. Louis area.

Celebrate Spring at Hermann Maifest
Maifest is an annual celebration in the small town of Hermann, Missouri. Here's information on this year's Maifest.

The Art Fair at Queeny Park in St. Louis County
The Art Fair at Queeny Park is an annual event in St. Louis that showcases the work of more than 120 artists.

Strawberry Festival at Eckert's Orchards
The Strawbery Festival is an annual event at Eckert's Orchards in Belleville, Illinois. Here's a look at the top things to see and do at the Strawberry Festival.

March Morpho Mania at the Butterfly House
Every March, the Butterfly House in Faust Park hosts Morpho Mania, a chance for visitors to see thousands of colorful Blue Morpho butterflies.

Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden
The annual Orchid Show is one of the signature events at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. Here's information for visitors on the Orchid Show.

St. Louis Builders Home & Garden Show
Get new ideas for your fixing up your house at the annual St. Louis Builders Home and Garden Show at the America's Center.

Owl Prowls at the World Bird Sanctuary
Owl Prowls are held every winter at the World Bird Sanctuary in St. Louis. Visitors learn about and get an up-close look live owls during an evening hike.

Free Winter Events and Activities in the St. Louis Area
You don't have to spend money in St. Louis to enjoy what the city has to offer. Many top attractions are free, and there are special free events and activities throughout the year. Here are the best free winter events in the St. Louis area.

Happy 250th Birthday St. Louis!
St. Louis is celebrating the city's 250th birthday with a big bash February 14-17, 2014.

St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm-Up
St. Louis Cardinals fans can meet their favorite players, get autographs and learn all about the team at the annual Winter Warm-Up in Downtown St. Louis. Here's information on tickets, parking, the schedule of events and more for the Cardinals Winter Warm-Up.

Chocolate Wine Trail in Hermann
Enjoy delicious desserts and top Missouri wines during the Chocolate Wine Trail event in Hermann, Missouri.

The Loop Ice Carnival is Winter Fun for All
Celebrate winter in St. Louis at the Loop Ice Carnival. The annual festival is a great reason to spend a little time outside on a cold January day. Here's information on the schedule of events and more for the Loop Ice Carnival.

Favorite Winter Activities in the St. Louis Area
St. Louis winters can be harsh, but there are many ways to enjoy the cold and snowy months. Here's a list of the St. Louis region's favorite winter activites, including ice skating, snowboarding, sledding and even skiing!

St. Louis Valentine's Day Guide
Not sure what to do for your Valentine? Here's information about St. Louis' most romantic restaurants, special Valentine's Day events, gift ideas and even ideas on where to go for St. Louis' best chocolate.

Florissant Old Town Fall Festival
The Florissant Old Town Fall Festival is held each October in St. Louis County. The festival includes food, crafts, kids activities, a flea market and more.

The Taste of St. Louis
The Taste of St. Louis brings together some of the St. Louis area's best restaurants. The annual event is a chance for food lovers to sample the most popular dishes at local eateries. Here's information on this year's Taste of St. Louis.

Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden
The Japanese Festival is held each year over Labor Day Weekend at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. Here's information on the entertainment, music and other activities at the Japanese Festival.

Midwest Wingfest - Chicken Wing Festival and Competition
Midwest Wingfest is an annual chicken wing festival held over the Labor Day weekend at St. Clair Square Mall in Fairview Heights, Illinois, near St. Louis.

St. Nicholas Greek Festival in St. Louis
The St. Nicholas Greek Festival is an event held each year over the Labor Day weekend at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in St. Louis.

Big Muddy Blues Festival
The Big Muddy Blues Festival is held each year over Labor Day weekend on Laclede's Landing in St. Louis. The festival features performances from dozens of popular musicians.

Pictures from the Festival of Nations
Here are pictures from the Festival of Nations in Tower Grove Park. The annual festival features entertainment, food and crafts from countries around the world.

Free Fall Events and Activities in the St. Louis Area
Fall is a good time to enjoy what St. Louis has to offer without spending any money. Here are the best free fall events and activites in the St. Louis area.

The Best of Missouri Market at the Botanical Garden
The Best of Missouri Market is held each fall at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. The weekend event showcases hundreds of arts, crafts, foods and other products that are made in Missouri.

The Great Forest Park Balloon Race
The Great Forest Park Balloon Race in St. Louis brings in balloonists from all over the country and hundreds of thousands of spectators. Here's information about the race, as well as details on the spectacular Balloon Glow Friday night and all the activities in Forest Park on Saturday.

Greater St. Louis Book Fair
The Greater St. Louis Book Fair is one of the largest book fairs in the Midwest. It's held each year at the end of April. Here's information on attending the Greater St. Louis Book Fair.

Chinese Culture Days at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Chinese Culutre Days is one of the top annual festivals at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. Here's information on what to see and do at Chinese Culutre Days.

Celebrate Summer Concerts 2013
Celebrate St. Louis Summer Concerts (formerly Live on the Levee) offers two weekends of free music and fun in Downtown St. Louis. Here's the schedule of performers for Celebrate St. Louis Sumer Concerts 2013.

Share Your Opinion - Who Should Play at Live on the Levee?
Live on the Levee brings free live music to the St. Louis riverfront every summer. What musicians would you like to see at Live on the Levee?

Share Your Opinion - The Best/Worst Summer Event in St. Louis
St. Louis has a lot going on in the summer from concerts and live music, to parades and parties. But what are the best and worst summer events in St. Louis? Share your opinion on which events can't be missed and which ones aren't worth the time.

Photos of Macklind Days in the Southampton Neighborhood
The Southampton Neigborhood in South St. Louis held it's first Maclind Days Festival. Here are photos of the festival's attractions and festivities, including a washers tournament, live music, food booths and children's games. The Southampton Neighborhood plans to hold Macklind Days every May.

Missouri Winefest at Westport Plaza
Missouri Winefest is a two-day festival at Westport Plaza near St. Louis featuring top wines from area vineyards. Here's information on the schedule of events, ticket prices, live entertainment and more at Missouri Winefest.

September 11 Anniversary Events in St. Louis
The tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is a time for our country to remember and reflect. Here's information on special ceremonies, memorials and other ways St. Louis is paying tribute on September 11.

Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park
Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis County hosts its Art Fair each May over Mother's Day weekend. Here's information for anyone who wants to attend the Laumeier Art Fair.

St. Louis Malayalis Celebrate Vishu
Ohmkaram, a St. Louis based non-profit organization of Kerala (South India) Hindus, celebrated Vishu (Malayali new year) in a grand manner at the Mahatma Gandhi Center in Ballwin.

Archeology Day at Cahokia Mounds
Experience history and learn about the ancient people that called Cahokia home. Archeology Day is a free event for families at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville, Illinois.

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