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June 26, 2019

Take Metro Transit to PrideFest 2019 in Downtown St. Louis This Weekend

Metro Transit makes it easy to enjoy the fun and festivities of one of the largest Pride celebrations in the Midwest at PrideFest 2019 in downtown St. Louis this weekend, June 29 and June 30.

Festival-goers can avoid road construction, street closures, downtown traffic and searching for parking issue by leaving their vehicle at any one of 21 free Park-Ride lots at MetroLink stations in Illinois and Missouri, and riding to the Union Station or Civic Center MetroLink Stations. Both stations are located just a few blocks south of the festival grounds near Soldiers Memorial. MetroBus is also a great option to reach PrideFest. Festival-goers can catch any one of 18 MetroBus routes to the Civic Center Transit Center, located at 14th and Spruce, just south of Soldiers Memorial.

PrideFest 2019 runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 30. The Grand Pride Parade starts on noon on Sunday, June 30, and runs on Market Street between 10th and 17th Streets.

To plan your trip to PrideFest, download the Transit 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 or text 314-207-9786, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

MetroBus Reroutes for PrideFest 2019

Several downtown streets will be closed to accommodate PrideFest and the Grand Pride Parade. The following MetroBus routes will be detoured through downtown St. Louis:

  • #4 Natural Bridge
  • #10 Gravois-Lindell
  • #11 Chippewa
  • #19 St. Louis Ave
  • #32 ML King
  • #40 Broadway
  • #41 Lee
  • #74 Florissant
  • #94 Page
  • #96 Market Street Shuttle
  • #97 Delmar
  • #99 Downtown Trolley

Specific details on these MetroBus reroutes can be found in the Rider Alerts section of metrostlouis.org.

About Metro Transit

Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system which includes 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 83 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 38 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is a Bi-State Development enterprise.

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