St. Louis Events

ST. LOUIS EVENTS

Annie Malone Parade, St. Louis Events

Annie Malone Parade in St. Louis; (c) SoulOfAmerica

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

JANUARY

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;
http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm

FEBRUARY

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; http://www.explorestlouis.com

MAY

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; http://www.anniemalone.com

JUNE

Ragtime Rendezvous
Annual musical event celebrating Ragtime; Scott Joplin House State Historic Site; http://www.mostateparks.com/scottjoplin.htm

Juneteenth Celebration
Annual celebration of the day the last enslaved people learned they were free in America;http://www.juneteenth.com

JULY

Fair St. Louis
Annual celebration featuring crafts, music and food from around the world; Jefferson National Expansion Memorial;http://www.fairstlouis.com

AUGUST

Missouri Black Expo
Hundreds of local and regional African-American entrepreneurs showcase their businesses; America’s Center; http://www.missouriblackexpo.com

SEPTEMBER

Blues Heritage Festival
Labor Day Weekend; Annual St. Louis Blues festival with five stages of musical entertainment; Laclede’s Landing; http://www.lacledeslanding.org

DECEMBER

Kwanzaa Celebration
Begins 12/26; annual 7-day celebration of African American culture at various venues around St. Louis; https://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations/

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