4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations In the St. Louis Area In 2022

It's that time of year again — the time where we all look up to the skies and watch a bunch of…

By Jenna Jones

Fair Saint Louis
 Where: Kiener Plaza (500 Chestnut Street) and Ballpark Village (601 Clark Avenue, fairsaintlouis.org)
 When: Saturday, July 2, to Monday, July 4, from noon to 10 p.m.
Over 3,000 pounds of fireworks, seven events and three days? Fair Saint Louis is back, baby.  The parade will include elaborate floats, marching bands, live music, food and Purina dog team performances. Music acts include X Ambassadors (you know, the song that goes “Hey, hey, hey/living like we’re renegades”), country music star Todd Atkins, Third Eye Blind and more. On Monday, July 4, witness the iconic fireworks performance lighting up the sky behind the Gateway Arch along the riverfront at 9:30 p.m.  —Carlos Mendoza
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Everything We Saw at the Donald Trump Rally in Mendon, IL [PHOTOS]
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The Grand Pride Parade Brought a Rainbow to Downtown St. Louis [PHOTOS]
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By Reuben Hemmer

Rally For Choice Outside Planned Parenthood in St. Louis [PHOTOS]
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Broadway Oyster Bar's Crab Fest Was Rockin' [PHOTOS]
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 Cool off with a Ted Drewes custard.
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Indo
(1641D Tower Grove Avenue, Indo-STL.com)
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