In just under a week, we'll celebrate our Country's independence by waving flags, wearing red-white-blue, and watching colorful firework displays. And there's no better place to do so than in the heart of the nation!


So, what's going on this weekend and over the 4th?


Fair St. Louis runs from July 2 through July 4th in Forest Park, kicking things off Saturday July 1 with a parade downtown beginning at 9:30AM. This is one of America's biggest birthday parties, with Free Admission and a firework show 3 different nights.

Ellisville Independence Day Celebration & 5K the day kicks off at 7:30am with a 5k and Kids Fun Run. Evening events feature food, games, bounce house, a giant slide, and a firework display.

St. Charles Riverfest runs from July 1-4th and will host a parade, live music, a carnival, food & craft vendors, and a firework display along the historic streets and riverfront.

Chesterfield Celebration

Kirkwood Freedom Festival

Heritage Freedom Fest

Webster Groves Community Days

And if you'd like to celebrate America by watching America's favorite pastime, don't forget the Cardinals play at home! The team hosts Washington over the weekend and Miami over the 3rd and 4th:

Of course if you're planning your own 4th of July celebration, here are some great holiday themed recipes: guaranteed to please your guests...and firework safety tips:


Hope you have a happy and safe 4th of July!!!