July 8, 2024

Experience Summer in St. Louis with Metro Transit

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Summer in St. Louis is an exciting time. With an extensive lineup of concerts, events, and festivals, there’s no better way to soak in the city’s vibe than by using Metro Transit to connect with your favorite activities.

Plan your trip with ease by downloading the Transit App and enjoy your festival day without the parking woes, road closures, and heavy traffic. Here is a list of festivals happening this summer that you don’t want to miss!

WerQ Fest – July 13 |The Big Top

WerQ Fest is a culture and arts festival highlighting queer, trans, and nonbinary communities. This vibrant event features drag performances, local artist showcases, and inclusive activities designed for everyone. Transit Connections: #10 Gravois-Lindell, #70 Grand, #94 Page

St. Louis Pickle Fest – July 27 |The Armory

Calling all pickle lovers! One stop at The Amory to enjoy live music, kid friendly activities, and PICKLES! Transit Connections: Grand MetroLink Station, #70 Grand

Blues at the Arch– August 9

Blues at the Arch celebrates the rich musical heritage in St. Louis with live blues performances every summer. Bring your

friends and family to enjoy the soulful sounds at the Arch Grounds. Transit Connections: Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Station

Vegan BBQ Fest – August 18 | Tower Grove Park

For those who love plant-based cuisine, the Vegan BBQ Fest is a must-attend event. Featuring an array of delicious vegan dishes and barbecue delights, this festival is perfect for food enthusiasts looking to explore new flavors. Transit Connections: #8 Shaw-Cherokee, #30 Arsenal, #70 Grand, #95 Kingshighway

Festival of Nations – August 24 | Tower Grove Park

Experience the world at your fingertips at Festival of Nations. This multicultural event showcases diversity through music, dance, food, and crafts from around the globe. It’s a perfect opportunity to celebrate and learn about different cultures within the St. Louis community. Transit Connections: #8 Shaw-Cherokee, #30 Arsenal, #70 Grand, #95 Kingshighway

Music at the Intersection – September 14 & 15

Dive into the sounds of summer at Music at the Intersection which features a variety of national and St Louis-based musical artists and industry leaders. Transit Connections: #10 Gravois-Lindell, #94 Page

Frizz Fest – September 21 | Tower Grove Park

Empowerment, beauty, and joy define Frizz Fest, an outdoor celebration embracing natural hair and lifestyle to kiss the summer farewell. The event includes workshops, vendors, musical performances, and inspiring speakers that celebrate confidence and individuality. Transit Connections: #8 Shaw-Cherokee, #30 Arsenal, #70 Grand, #95 Kingshighway

Evolution Fest – September 28 & 29

Later in September, don’t miss Evolution Fest, a dynamic event that combines live performances from emerging and established artists with interactive experiences and innovative displays. This festival promises to be an exciting showcase of St. Louis’s evolving cultural landscape. Transit Connections: Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station, #90 Hampton


Plan Your Festival Rides with Metro

Ready to make the most of your summer in St. Louis? Plan your trip with Metro today and enjoy a stress-free, enjoyable festival experience. Check out our schedules and routes, grab your Metro pass, and get ready to explore the best of St. Louis summer festivals without the hassle.

Ride On to Summer Festivals!

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