Nearby Major & Annual Events
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

The following listings represent just a small sampling of the many events in the area each year.
For an even more complete schedule of events, visit:
Saint Charles Events Calendar | St. Louis Events Calendar

 

January

Ice Age on Ice

January 5-8, 2017

Ice Age On Ice, based on the blockbuster multi-billion dollar animated movie franchise; features Scrat, Sid, Manny, Diego and the rest of the prehistoric pack as they bring an avalanche of adventure to the ice for the first time ever in North America. Scrat gets the wakeup call of his life when he buries his prized acorn in a once-dormant volcano that rumbles back to life. With an eruption threatening our sub-zero heroes’ way of life, they must find the magical Frostberry to stop a tidal wave of lava and save themselves from certain extinction.

Ice Age on Ice

February

Working Women’s Survival Show

February 24-26, 2017

The Working Women’s Survival Show, now in its 30th year, is a weekend of food, fashion, fitness, and fun unlike any other. The Show features the latest and greatest products and services from nearly 400 exhibitors that arrive in St. Louis from all over the country. The Show also features a non-stop lineup of live entertainment, including celebrity speakers, fashion shows, and fitness demonstrations.

Working Women’s Survival Show

March

Route 66: Main Street Through St. Louis

June 25, 2016 - July 16, 2017

Known as the “Mother Road” and the “Main Street of America,” Route 66 plays an important role in American history and myth. But the famous road also has a story to tell about the St. Louis area and how it has changed. In Route 66: A St. Louis Street the local history of this world-famous highway is explored.

Route 66: Main Street Through St. Louis

April

The Illusionists

March 31 - April 2, 2017

Direct from Broadway, the world’s best-selling magic show is coming to St. Louis. This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth.

The Illusionists

Restaurant Week on the Hill

Late April

Restaurants on The Hill come together to form the annual “Restaurant Week on The Hill.” There are no coupons to carry, or cards to purchase ahead of time. Diners will show up to participating restaurants and be offered the special three course pre-fixed menu.

Restaurant Week on the Hill

Augusta Plein Air Art Festival

Late April

The rolling hills & woods of Augusta, Missouri will be dotted with springtime’s ‘splashes of color’, and one of Mother Nature’s most picturesque settings will again serve as the perfect scene for artists from across the country. Come and witness artists completing their pieces in the tradition of Plein Air (outdoors), capturing the nuances of natural light in their work.

Augusta Plein Air Art Festival

May

Free Family Night at The Magic House

Every third Friday of the month

Some of the best things in life are free! These special nights enable a family (no more than two adults and four of their own children) to enjoy more than 100 hands-on exhibits in the museum at no charge.

Free Family Night at The Magic House

June

Webster Arts Fair

June 2-4, 2017

A one-of-a-kind fine arts fair set amongst the beautiful park setting of Eden Theological Seminary in the heart of historic Webster Groves and showcases many varieties of art, while offering delectable food, top-notch musical performances, and unique creative activities for the whole family.

Webster Arts Fair

Lafayette Square Home & Garden Tour

Early June

The weekend-long celebration will offer tours of 10 Victorian homes and gardens. It will also include an antique fair, vintage base ball festival and Saturday evening concert in historic Lafayette Park. A trolley will run in a loop around the neighborhood, while a horse-drawn carriage will amble through Lafayette Park.

Lafayette Square Home & Garden Tour

Food Truck Event

June 20, 2017

Join the crowd at Frontier Park for this food truck event. Enjoy live entertainment as you indulge in a variety of delicious food options that will be available from several different food truck vendors. Bring your family and friends out for a relaxing evening in the park!

Food Truck Event

July

Fair Saint Louis

July 2-4, 2017

Enjoy three nights of food and drinks, music and fireworks. Each day you can enjoy Anheuser-Busch’s Bud and Burgers sampling, zip lining, Lake Saint Louis Water Ski Club demonstrations in the Grand Basin, the Ameren/Purina Family Festival Zone and a variety of musical guests.

Fair Saint Louis

Veiled Prophet Parade

Early July

Join St. Louis in celebrating the annual Veiled Prophet Parade, which starts its route on Market at 7th Street and proceeds west to Union Station. The parade features 17 spectacular themed floats, a band competition featuring local marching bands and eight giant helium balloons that will make their way down the route.

Veiled Prophet Parade

Let them Eat Art

Early July

Don’t miss out on the annual Maplewood celebration Let Them Eat Art. The event celebrates local, eclectic creativity. You’re invited to bring the whole family (even your pet) and enjoy inspiring artwork, delicious food and cocktails from local vendors, live music, and an atmosphere full of joy, diversity and local pride.

Let them Eat Art

Kirkwood Peach Festival

July 15, 2017

Family activities, food tastings, and live music will all be featured at the annual peach festival. Put your taste buds to the test in the best locally grown peaches competition and try different seasonal items at the Farmer’s Market.

Kirkwood Peach Festival

St. Louis Cabaret Festival

Late July

Celebrate the annual St. Louis Cabaret Festival, a unique event that spans 6 nights filled with showcases and performances from talents across the country. Each night has its own theme performance with a big final showcase at the end of the week.

St. Louis Cabaret Festival

August

Food Truck Event

August 15, 2017

Join the crowd at Frontier Park for this food truck event. Enjoy live entertainment as you indulge in a variety of delicious food options that will be available from several different food truck vendors. Bring your family and friends out for a relaxing evening in the park!

Food Truck Event

Festival of the Little Hills

August 18-20, 2017

The largest festival of the year, activities include over 300 craft booths, with some demonstrations by crafts people and artisans. Also included are numerous food & beverages booths along with live music and other entertainment and a kids’ corner.

Festival of the Little Hills

Festival of Nations

August 26-27, 2017

Three stages of non-stop dynamic music and dance performances by traditional ethnic artists, world music favorites and the finest traditional acoustic music and song. From Spanish flamenco to a Vietnamese lion dance, from thundering drums to Irish harp, there is something for every taste.

Festival of Nations

September

Big Muddy Blues Festival

September 2-3, 2017

The Big Muddy Blue Festival provides a platform for a wide range of artists who represent extensions of the Blues genre, such as, soul, R&B, rockabilly, gospel and jazz. Big Muddy is the region’s largest Blues music event features over 18 hours of music and scores of bands on multiple stages throughout the cobblestone streets of Laclede’s Landing, while boasting the Big Muddy (Mississippi River) itself as the iconic river backdrop for the weekend.

Big Muddy Blues Festival

Augusta’s Harvest Festival

September 15-16, 2017

Capture 160 years of culture and tradition. The Harvest Festival kicks off with a concert and picnic in the vineyard. Guests will enjoy some activities and then pick up gourmet picnic baskets containing a variety of cheeses, sausage, fruit, spreads, vegetables and dip, bread, jam, and wine. Take your basket, settle down at your picnic location and enjoy live music.

Augusta’s Harvest Festival

Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Balloon Race

September 15-16, 2017

The annual balloon race kicks off Friday evening with a balloon glow on Central Field. On Saturday, guests will enjoy the race and an array of planned festivities.

Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Balloon Race

Budweiser Taste of St. Louis

September 15-17, 2017

The Budweiser Taste of St. Louis is an award-winning celebration of the best food, art, music and culture our great city has to offer. A Grand Tasting Event, 30+ Restaurants, Culinary Competitions, an Art & Wine Walk, the Chef Battle Royale, Amphitheatre Shows (ticketed attraction), Kid City and so much more.

Budweiser Taste of St. Louis

Oktoberfest

September 22-24, 2017

For the family: food and gift vendors throughout the grounds, vintage car show, “Wiener Takes All” Dachshund races & fashion show, 5K Run and children’s area. For the adults: 3 entertainment areas with a great selection of German and popular music and of course, cold beverages.

Oktoberfest

Builders Home & Remodeling Show

September 22-24, 2017

The Builders Home & Remodeling Show is the perfect place to go to prepare for those fall and winter home projects. With more than 200 companies filling more than 70,000 square feet on two levels at the St. Charles Convention Center, it is a great way to save time, save money and find what you need for your home. See, learn about and buy the latest home improvement products and services for your home, yard and garden.

Builders Home & Remodeling Show

Love Life Women’s Conference

September 21-23, 2017

Celebrate the Power of Hope. Join thousands of ladies from around the world as they celebrate the 34th anniversary of the Women’s Conference with Joyce Meyer and guests.

Love Life Women’s Conference

October

Food Truck Event

October 17, 2017

Join the crowd at Frontier Park for this food truck event. Enjoy live entertainment as you indulge in a variety of delicious food options that will be available from several different food truck vendors. Bring your family and friends out for a relaxing evening in the park!

Food Truck Event

Deutsch Country Days at Luxenhaus Farm

October 21-22, 2017

Deutsch Country Days at Luxenhaus Farm demonstrates age old education, local Missouri history and the simple fun of seeing our forefathers come alive! This fun family experience is held once a year on the historic Luxenhaus Farm, three miles northeast of Marthasville, one hour west of St. Louis and four hours east of Kansas City on Interstate 70.

Deutsch Country Days at Luxenhaus Farm

November

The Silver Dollar & Rare Coin Expo

November 2-4, 2017

The Silver Dollar and Rare Coin Expo returns, showcasing the best in coins and silver dollars, including a coin auction. There will be several ancient coin dealers at this show including Pegasi Numismatics, Jonathan Kern, Allan Berman, ECIN, James Beach and Richard Horst.

The Silver Dollar & Rare Coin Expo

Lantern Fest

November 4, 2017

At Lantern Fest, thousands of revelers join together armed with lanterns for one unforgettable spectacle. Before sundown friends and families can enjoy food, live music, a stage show, familiar princesses, face painters, s’mores, balloon artists and more. Then, when the time is just right, we will light the sky with our highest hopes and fondest dreams.

Lantern Fest

Treasure Chest’s Holiday Craft Expo

November 17-19, 2017

There are over 150 booths at the Saint Charles Convention Center, filled with unique, popular, and in demand arts, crafts, gift items, and so much more. Something for everyone on your list! Plus there will be raffles and door prizes throughout the day.

Treasure Chest’s Holiday Craft Expo

Saint Charles Christmas Traditions

November 24 - December 24, 2017

Close your eyes and listen to the sound of horses' hooves on the brick street, and the sweet holiday music of the fife. Capture in your mind the essence, that time in America when life was simpler, and Christmas was elegant and magical.

Saint Charles Christmas Traditions

December

Candlelight Christmas Walk

December 1 & 8, 2017

Over a thousand luminaries light the way as visitors wander through the historic town visiting shops and galleries showcasing unique and distinctive gift ideas including hand-blown glass, local artisans, paintings and jewelry. Food vendors, restaurants, wineries & brewery pull out all the stops to entice the culinary pallet with traditional holiday fare.

Candlelight Christmas Walk