Still working out your Independence Day plans? With a vast array of fireworks displays, parades, live music, fairs and festivals, there's no shortage of activities in the St. Louis area.
Several events have been cancelled or postponed due to the excessive heat and extremely dry conditions, leading to high risk of fires. This is the current list.
Here are the Independence Day events around University City.
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: 9:30 a.m.–10 p.m. July 4
Where: Ozzie Smith’s Sports Complex
Parade: 9:30 a.m. July 4 at the corner of Third and Main Streets
Entertainment: Carolina Liar at 5:45 p.m. and Vertical Horizon at 8 p.m. on July 4
Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. July 4
Activities: Carnival rides, children’s entertainment, inflatable bounce houses, game booths, concessions
Rockin' on the Landing
When: noon-11 p.m. July 4, 6 and 7
Where: Laclede's Landing
Entertainment: To be announced.
Fireworks: Watch fireworks from Fair St. Louis on the Riverfront.
Activities: Concessions available from local restaurants
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
Webster Groves Community Days
When: 10 a.m.–11 p.m. on July 4
Where: Memorial Park at S. Elm Avenue and E. Glendale Road
Entertainment: Featherstone Drive at 8 p.m. on July 4
Fireworks: CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Activities: Carnival rides, game booths, barbecue, Miss Webster Groves Pageant, rubber duck races
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
Wentzville Fourth of July Celebration
When: 10 a.m.–9:30 p.m. July 4
Where: Progress Park, 968 Meyer Rd.
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