Summer is a busy and exciting time! There a lots of events, festivals, fairs, and concerts to go to. We've put together a list of some events locally, and around the state. We've divided them into 4 categories:
If you are interested in concerts this summer, check out our post on the sales team's blog!
Pulaski Fine Arts Association - Theatre on the Square, Waynesville
Performing Pinocchio by William Glennon
Performances: June 7-9, 14-16, 21 & 22
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/PulaskiFineArts/
Old Settler's Days - Waynesville Park, Waynesville
Old Settler's Days is a weekend event in the Waynesville City Park featuring Civil War Reenactments, artillery and weapons demonstrations and even dance with live music.
Dates: July 26, 27 and 28
For more information: http://www.route66courthouse.com/old-settler-s-day-info.html
Rotary of Pulaski County Golf Tournament - Piney Valley Golf Course, 400 Minnesota Ave, Fort Leonard Wood
Dates: June 21
For more information: https://allevents.in/mobile/amp-event.php?event_id=20002550550540
Jefferson City Dream Time Princess Ball - Capital Bluffs Event Center, Jefferson City
Join us for a 2 hour magical event filled with Crafts, Games, Dancing, Pictures, and of course PRINCESSES! All of this is included in your ticket price!
Dates: June 29, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:30 pm -3:30 pm
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2187279628194218/
Mansion at Elfindale - Springfield
The Mansion at Elfindale exists to be a world class premiere bed and breakfast, celebrating old world Victorian charm with modern convenience, offering unsurpassed hospitality and luxurious comfort in a peaceful atmosphere.
For more information: https://mansionatelfindale.com/
Pythian Castle - Springfield
The Pythian Castle is a castle in Springfield filled with history. The castle offers History tours, Ghost tours, Escape Rooms, Murder Mysteries, and many others.
Dates: See events calendar
For more information: https://pythiancastle.com/index.html
Askinosie Chocolate Factory Tour - Springfield
Our award-winning chocolate tastes even better once you’ve visited our factory on Commercial Street in Springfield, MO. We love to welcome visitors from near and far to learn all about how and why we make chocolate and of course nibble on some samples along the way. Our tours offer a behind-the-scenes look into the details of what it takes to craft exceptional chocolate, enjoyed by fans across the globe
Dates: Public tours every Tuesday at 3:30 pm
For more information: https://www.askinosie.com/
Clay Cooper Theatre
Be prepared to see action-packed entertainment in Clay Cooper’s Country Express! Clay and his cast of 24 incredible entertainers show their versatility while performing all styles of music from country, rock n roll, gospel, and patriotic. The singing, dancing, and hysterical comedy will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish! Clay and his gang guarantee a family-friendly show great for all ages! Clay Cooper’s Country Express is MORE than country! Various schedule changes throughout the season, check our website for current schedule.
Dates: Weekly Sunday, Wednesday & Friday
For more information: https://claycoopertheatre.com/
Circus Flora - St. Louis
Circus Flora is a Theater Company, specializing in one-ring circus production, based on the focused energy of modern and traditional circus arts. Our goal is to create a truly American circus, with a narrative that engages audience members personally and emotionally, and physical feats that are inspirational. The world class company of Circus Flora becomes a family, preserving classical European circus traditions while incorporating innovative techniques and original new artists.
Dates: June 6-30
For more information: https://circusflora.org/
Pulaski County Regional Fair - St. Robert City Park, St. Robert
4 days of carnival rides, action-packed events, great food, crafts, contests and livestock competitions!
Dates: June 12-15
For more information: https://www.pulaskicountyregionalfair.com/
Tri-County Fair - Shady Dell Park, Richland
Dates: June 26-29
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/richlandtricofair
2nd Annual Taste of Vegan Festival STL - Ferguson Community Center, Ferguson
With this exciting free, family friendly event we intend to give our neighbors and families the necessary tools and information to take back the responsibility of our communities’ wellness and life. Speakers will discuss the steps needed to take control of our health and to understand the impact of diet on our mental and physical wellness. A variety of vendors will provide tasty nutritious options, along with other healthy and health sustaining products. We will also have a kids’ corner, a variety of performances, food demonstrations, Zumba, yoga, and more!!
Dates: June 8 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2106321629411667/
FrizzFest 2019 - Tower Grove Park, St. Louis
Natural Beauty Festival and Celebration of Women! "To Encourage Self-Love and Inspire Confidence Among Women". There will be Vendors, Food Trucks, Performances, Activities, Giveaways, and More! Kid Friendly! Family Friendly! Men More Than Welcome! Bring blankets and lawn chairs to hangout!
Dates: July 20
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/398940527319697/
6th Annual Saint Louis African American Artifacts Festival and Bazaar - Crown Square Plaza, St. Louis
The 6th Annual Saint LAAA FaB --- BLACK PRIDE DAY, Celebrating the rich history and culture of people of African descent.The festival is FREE to the Public and will feature artifacts,art, music, dance, food, vendors, children activities, health & wellness, prizes and so much more.
Dates: August 17
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/753718925028238/
Criderfest 2019: What's Lager Got to Do With It? - 2nd Shift Brewing, St. Louis
Many of the breweries attending will be bringing a lager to share in addition to another fun beer or two - is there any way better to spend a June day than drinking lagers? We think not.
Dates: June 22
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/361577927778476/
5th Annual Ginworld Gin Festival - Mad Art Gallery, St. Louis
Gin Festival Saint Louis has continued to grow with even more educational seminars, distillers from around the world and around the country, and so so so many new gins to discover. Fully indoors plus outdoor entertainment, Gin Festival will be packed with hands on workshops, nerd seminars, Perfect Serve Gin Tonic Bar and botanical filled activities. Dont forget to stop by the Bloody Mary Bar and the Aperol Spritz cart.
Dates: June 2
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/523770731474823/
St. Louis Taco Festival - St. Louis
At the St. Louis Taco Festival, you’ll get the chance to try a variety of tacos for just $3 each. This is a Taco Lovers dream come true! Several of the area's best restaurants, food trucks, and eateries will be on hand to serve up an amazing variety of mouth watering tacos & other related food items - Mexican corn, churritos, churros, tamales, nachos & more!
Dates: June 15
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/362488264360887/
Green Living Festival
The Green Living Festival is the Missouri Botanical Garden’s annual celebration of sustainable living and the year-long mission of the EarthWays Center. The event will be held primarily in the Center for Home Gardening and its surrounding gardens and grounds. Enjoy presentations, product and service exhibitions, and children's activities throughout the day.
Dates: June 1
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2331369580480932/
Fair Saint Louis - St. Louis
With 2 1/2 days of headlining musical acts, air shows, free family fun and amazing fireworks, we’d like to thank our sponsors, volunteers, exhibitors, vendors and of course the hundreds of thousands of attendees who came out to celebrate with us. We couldn’t do this without you!
Dates: July 4-6
For more information: https://www.fairsaintlouis.org/
St. Louis World's Fare - Forest Park, St. Louis
The St. Louis World's Fare is celebrating our 6th year Anniversary in Forest Park. The festival is free and celebrates the 1904 World's Fair, Forest Park and the very talented St. Louis Community. The mission of the fare is to celebrate St. Louis and to bring together our community through Arts, Food and Music
Dates: August 16-18
For more information: https://www.stlworldsfare.com/
Festival of Nations - Tower Grove Park, St. Louis
Join us in Tower Grove Park for the International Institute’s Festival of Nations. Our region’s largest multiculture celebration features more than 40 booths, non-stop dance and music, arts and crafts, and an international bazaar with unique gifts from around the world.
Dates: August 24 & 25
For more information: http://festivalofnationsstl.org/
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis - Forest Park, St. Louis
We present Shakespeare and works inspired by Shakespeare. We are in the Schools, in the Streets, and in the Park. Our work seeks to better the community, facilitate a diverse conversation, and encourage collaboration across disciplines.
Dates: May 31 - June 23
For more information: https://www.sfstl.com/
Big BAM (Bike Across Missouri) Ride - Route Runs through Columbia, Perry, Macon, Moberly, Arrow Rock
6 Day bike ride event that runs over 290 miles across mid-Missouri. The route runs from Columbia, north to Macon, and back, traveling through other Missouri cities like Perry, Moberly and Arrow Rock.
Dates: June 9-14
For more information: https://www.bigbamride.com/
Susan G Komen More Than Pink Walk - St. Louis
Celebrating breast cancer survivors and fundraising efforts by our supporters! The Susan G Komen foundation has created this new fundraising walk for 2019.
Dates: June 8
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2037702109659130/?active_tab=about
3rd Annual Adult Disney Karaoke & Sing Along (21+) - The Woodland, St. Louis
Have you always felt that your Disney singing skills are above average? Do your kids make you listen to "Let It Go" 10,000 times in a row? Do you have zero children but still LOVE Disney? Put that talent to good use and join our Adult Disney Karaoke Competition!
Dates: June 22
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2881999718492012/
Trucks Gone Wild! - Brick's Off Road Park, Poplar Bluff
Event includes Truck Tug O Wars, Mud Bogging, Miles of Trails, and a huge mega-truck event! Additionally, there will be a nightly Dance Party with DJ's ToGo, we hope to see you there! This event is rain or shine!
Dates: June 6 - 9
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/345659026208659/
Rosé All Sunday - Olivia On the Hill, St. Louis
On Sunday, June 9th, Oliva On The Hill will play host to an afternoon of live music, amazing food, a unique variety of wineries and a whole lot of pink. Join us from 12-6 p.m. as we ring in the summer with everyone’s favorite pink drink and enjoy live music, rosé wine, frosé cocktails and wine samplings throughout the day. A special food menu created by the chefs of Catering St. Louis will feature the perfect pairings for your rosé and will be available for purchase.
Date: June 9
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/359360367999326/
Chief Silvernail Crusher Race - Brookdale Farms, Eureka
The Chief Silvernail Crusher Race is the baddest, most awesome, dirtiest test of stamina, mental strength, camaraderie, and fitness around with the proceeds benefiting BackStoppers and Responder Rescue. Come run, jump, crawl and climb through obstacles and fitness tests all to support amazing causes and the memory of Chief Jim Silvernail.
Date: June 15
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1031172217084207/
River City Mess Around - St. Louis
RCMA is back and bigger than ever with new contests, exciting performances, and the best live swing jazz the city has to offer. Evening, afternoon, and late night events will showcase a variety of jazz styles in unique venues across the city. On Saturday night we'll host a Short Showcase Contest and Jazz Battle!
Dates: July 5-8
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/424247188116040/
Indihop 2019 - The Grove and Cherokee St, St. Louis
IndiHop combines two iconic streets in St. Louis, The Grove and Cherokee St, for one major event celebrating beer. Hop into local businesses as they host ticketed guests to sample independant breweries between the two districts. After making your way down one street, hop onto a convenient shuttle to head to the next street and repeat all over again!
Dates: June 1
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1445449872251550/
The Muny - Forest Park, St. Louis
The Muny is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to enrich lives by producing exceptional musical theatre, accessible to all, continuing its remarkable tradition in Forest Park.
Dates: Check show calendar
For more information: https://muny.org/