Metro is the perfect transportation option for those planning to attend PrideFest 2017 in downtown St. Louis this weekend, June 23-25. Festival-goers can avoid parking hassles, detours and traffic by leaving their vehicle at any one of 21 free Metro Park-Ride lots in Missouri and Illinois. Then, it is a quick train ride on MetroLink to the Union Station or Civic Center MetroLink Stations, both located a few blocks south of the festival grounds at Soldier’s Memorial.
MetroBus is also a great option to reach PrideFest this weekend. Festival-goers can ride on one of more than a dozen MetroBus routes to 18th & Clark Streets, near Union Station, and walk a couple blocks north to Soldier’s Memorial.
To plan your trip on Metro to PrideFest, download the Metro On The Go App to your mobile device, use the Trip Planner on metrostlouis.org or contact Metro Transit Information at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
MetroBus Reroutes for Grand Pride Parade – Sunday, June 25
On Sunday, June 25, Market Street will close between Broadway and 8th Street beginning at 5 a.m. for the Grand Pride Parade in downtown St. Louis. The following MetroBus routes will be impacted:
Specific details on all of these MetroBus reroutes can be found in the Rider Alerts section of metrostlouis.org.
Metro is the operator of the St. Louis region’s public transportation system, which includes the 87 vehicle, 46-mile MetroLink light rail system; approximately 400 vehicle MetroBus fleet that operates on 79 MetroBus routes in Missouri and Illinois; and Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro is an enterprise of Bi-State Development (BSD), which also owns and operates St. Louis Downtown Airport, the Bi-State Development Research Institute, the Gateway Arch Riverboats, and operates the Gateway Arch Trams and Revenue Collections Center. BSD also operates the St. Louis Regional Freightway.