Still working out your Independence Day plans? Chesterfield Patch confirms here which places are having fireworks and which are not, since the heat and dry weather caused many to cancel the displays—including Chesterfield. Two places canceled the pyrotechnics, but kept the celebrations—Webster and Eureka.
Fair Saint Louis
When: noon–10 p.m. July 4, 4-10 p.m. July 6 and noon to 10 p.m. July 7
Where: Gateway Arch grounds
Parade: 10 a.m. July 4 at the corner of Fourth Street and Washington Avenue
Entertainment: Heart at 8 p.m. on July 4, Third Eye Blind at 8 p.m. on July 6 and Dierks Bentley at 8 p.m. on July 7
Fireworks: 9:20 p.m. July, 4, 6 and 7
Activities: Air shows, live music from local and other bands, children’s entertainment, concessions
O’Fallon Heritage & Freedom Fest
When: 5–11pm July 3, 9:30am–10pm July 4
Where: Ozzie Smith’s Sports Complex
Parade: 9:30am July 4 at the corner of Third and Main streets
Entertainment: Jamie O’Neal at 6:30pm and David Nail at 8:45pm on July 3, Carolina Liar at 5:45pm and Vertical Horizon at 8pm on July 4
Fireworks: 10:15pm July 3, 9:30pm July 4
Activities: Carnival rides, children’s entertainment, inflatable bounce houses, game booths, concessions
St. Charles Riverfest
When: 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. July 4
Where: Frontier Park
Parade: 10 a.m. July 4 at Blanchette Park
Entertainment: Patt Holt Singers at 12:30 p.m., The Cattani Band at 2:45 p.m., the St. Charles Municipal Band at 4:15 p.m., Charles Glenn at 8 p.m., Fabulous Motown Revue at 8 p.m. and a Charles Glenn encore at 9:45 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:20 p.m. July 4
Activities: Carnival rides, children’s entertainment, concessions
Lake St. Louis
What: Fireworks, open to the public
When: July 4, dusk
Where: Lake St. Louis Blvd., shot off over the dam by the lakes
When: 10 a.m.–9:30 p.m. July 4
Where: Progress Park, 968 Meyer Rd.
Parade: 10 a.m. on West Pearce Boulevard
Entertainment: Live music at 2 p.m., Smash Band at 6 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:05 p.m.
Activities: Free swimming noon–7 p.m., inflatable bounce houses, clowns, balloon sculpting, concessions
Rockin' on the Landing
When: noon-11 p.m. July 4,6 and 7
Where: Laclede's Landing
Fireworks: Watch fireworks from Fair St. Louis on the Riverfront.
Activities: Concessions available from local restaurants
Ferguson Fourth of July Festival:
When: July 4 in January
Where: Wabash Memorial Park
What: 10 a.m. Parade
12 p.m. Food, beverage and game booths
12-7 p.m. Children's Activities (petting zoo, pony rides and more)
1:30-9 p.m. Concerts and performances
Fireworks: 9:15 p.m.
Florissant Fourth of July Festivities
When: 7:30 p.m. July 4
Where: James J. Eagan Center
Entertainment: Northwinds Concert Band at 7:30 p.m.
Fireworks: Following the concert at dusk
Eureka Fourth of July Celebration
Fireworks canceled BUT not the party!
When: 7 p.m. July 4
Where: Lions Park, 400 Bald Hill Rd.
Entertainment: Hollywood 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Children's activities, 1860s vintage baseball exhibition, car show, concessions
Webster Groves Community Days
Fireworks canceled, BUT the fun goes on!
When: 5–11 p.m. July 3; and 10 a.m.–11 p.m. on July 4
Where: Memorial Park at S. Elm Avenue and E. Glendale Road
Parades: Community Days parade at 10 a.m. July 4 at Lockwood and Selma
Entertainment: Webstock at 3 p.m. on July 3, Featherstone Drive at 8 p.m. on July 4
Activities: Carnival rides, game booths, barbecue, Miss Webster Groves Pageant, rubber duck races
Ellisville Independence Day Celebration
Jefferson Barracks/JB Blast
Kirkwood Freedom Festival
Manchester July Fourth Party in the Park
Canceled/Postponed until August
Editor's note: Others contributing to this are Angie Atkinson and Britanny Hampton.