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Annie Malone Parade, St. Louis Events

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All St. Louis Events are held in St. Louis, unless indicated otherwise.


Mardi Gras and Grand Parade
Featuring Children’s Art Fair, Mardi Gras Grand Parade, and Mayor’s Ball; St. Louis;

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Celebration of the civil rights leader’s life; St. Louis;


Black History Month
Events celebrating African American heritage; Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, Scott Joplin House State Historic Site and St. Louis Art Museum;


Annie Malone Parade & May Day Celebrations
Annie Malone Children and Family Service Center, founded by one of the first African-American millionaires in the nation, brings the community together at the end of each May to remember the founder’s legacy and celebrate neighborhood spirit with a parade and a series of social events;


Ragtime Rendezvous
Annual musical event celebrating Ragtime; Scott Joplin House State Historic Site;

Juneteenth Celebration
Annual celebration of the day the last enslaved people learned they were free in America;


Fair St. Louis
Annual celebration featuring crafts, music and food from around the world; Jefferson National Expansion Memorial;


Missouri Black Expo
Hundreds of local and regional African-American entrepreneurs showcase their businesses; America’s Center;


Blues Heritage Festival
Labor Day Weekend; Annual St. Louis Blues festival with five stages of musical entertainment; Laclede’s Landing;


Kwanzaa Celebration
Begins 12/26; annual 7-day celebration of African American culture at various venues around St. Louis;

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