9 Places To See Fireworks This Weekend

By Aly Trost
In Culture

Trying to decide where to go this weekend to see fireworks? With a variety of places lighting off fireworks, there isn’t a shortage of places to go.

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Fair Saint Louis | Forest Park
This event, known as “America’s Biggest Birthday Party” begins Saturday, July 2 and concludes on July 4 with the Enterprise Rent-A-Car/Edward Jones Firework display. Enjoy music by artists like Lee Brice and Flo Rida at the Budweiser Stage, as well as a parade, water ski demonstrations and more.

Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration | Chesterfield Mall
Grab your family and head over to Chesterfield Mall for a fun night full of live music, food trucks, a kid’s zone and a spectacular fireworks display. With a bubble bus, stilt walker, concert by McLovin and photo booth, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The event starts at 6:30pm and fireworks following the concert end at 9:30pm.

July Fourth Party in the Park | Schroeder Park, Manchester
Sit back and enjoy live music put on by Butchwax and the Hollywood’s starting at 6pm and fireworks to follow at 9pm Concessions will be available to the public and the event is free and open for all ages.

Webster Groves Community Days | Memorial Park, Webster Groves
Why limit your Fourth of July celebration to just one day? Webster Groves celebration begins July 1 and ends with a fun firework display on the fourth at 9pm. Community Days puts on two fireworks displays, concerts, a pageant, parade and more. All ages are welcomed and this fun-filled weekend is free for everyone.

July 4th Fest | Six Flags St. Louis
Celebrate Independence Day this year with an action-packed weekend at Six Flags St. Louis’ Coca-Cola July 4th Fest with nightly firework displays from July 2-4. Watch fireworks go off while hanging upside down on the Batman or sitting at the tallest point in the park on the Superman ride. As a part of their Salute to Heroes, the amusement park will be offering free admission to all active military as well as discounts for veterans and military families.

Kirkwood Fourth of July Celebration | Kirkwood City Park
Head on over to Kirkwood Park with your friends and family to relax and enjoy a free live concert put on by Fanfare at 7pm, followed by an incredible fireworks display. Free and perfect for all ages, you don’t want to miss out on this annual celebration.

Riverfest 2016 | Frontier Park, St. Charles
This four-day annual event is one you and your family do not want to miss. Head west across the bridge to experience a parade, live entertainment, a carnival, food and craft vendors, stunning firework displays and more. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:20pm on the 3 and 4.

Alton’s Fireworks Over the Mississippi | Alton
Enjoy fireworks a day early at Riverfront Park in Alton. Starting at 9:15pm, watch in wonder at the city of Alton’s firework display over the Mississippi River.

Heritage and Freedom Fest | O’Fallon
Head to O’Fallon for its Heritage and Freedom Fest at the Ozzie Smith Sports Complex. Enjoy live music from Chase Bryant and KONGOS, along with a selection of food options, a carnival, kids activities, a parade and so much more. This three-day festival kicks off on July 2 with two firework shows on July 3 and 4.

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