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Here’s the schedule for Fair St. Louis 2017

Baton twirlers perform at Fair St. Louis.
Baton twirlers perform at Fair St. Louis.

Fair St. Louis runs to Tuesday, July 4 in Forest Park, in St. Louis. The fair features live music, vendors, activity areas, firework displays and more. Admission is free.

Monday, July 3

▪ 4 p.m. — Fair Saint Louis opens.

▪ 4:05 p.m. — National Anthem on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 4:10 p.m. — Missouri Army National Guard on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 4:30 p.m. — Purina’s Pro Plan Performance Team on Lagoon Drive

▪ 5 p.m. — Eve 6 on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 6:30 p.m. — Purina’s Pro Plan Performance Team on Lagoon Drive

▪ 6:45 p.m. — Sister Hazel on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 8:30 p.m. — 3 Doors Down on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 10 p.m. — Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4

▪ 1 p.m. — Fair Saint Louis opens.

▪ 1:30 p.m. — Purina’s Pro Plan Performance Team on Lagoon Drive

▪ 1:35 p.m. — Ben Morgan on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 3:05 p.m. — Hudson Moore on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 3:30 p.m. — Purina’s Pro Plan Performance Team on Lagoon Drive

▪ 4:35 p.m. — Matt Stillwell on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 5:30 p.m. — Purina’s Pro Plan Performance Team on Lagoon Drive

▪ 5:35 p.m. — Salute to the Troops Ceremony with National Anthem singer on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 6:15 p.m. — Dan + Shay on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 8 p.m. — Jake Owen on the Fair St. Louis Stage

▪ 9:35 p.m. — Fireworks

Some of the features of Fair St. Louis:

Pay to Play Zone

These areas are located on Lagoon Drive. Additional fees are listed.

STL Inflatables

▪ A large slide, obstacle course and bounce house. Separate inflatables for toddlers.

▪ Euro Bungee costs $10.

▪ Mechanical Bull costs $10.

▪ STL Inflatables will only accept cash.

Cole Entertainment LLC

▪ An “EXtreme Machine” virtual reality experience.

▪ 20 different experiences to choose from.

▪ The cost is $15 per experience.

▪ Cash and credit card accepted.

Human Slingshot

▪ Be thrown 200 feet in the air.

▪ Cost is $30 per person. Experience is about 4 minutes.

▪ T-shirts and USB flash drive of slingshot ride are available for an additional fee.

▪ Cash and credit card accepted.

Zip Line

▪ Zip 400 feet down Lagoon Drive.

▪ $10 per ride.

▪ All ages are permitted to ride.

▪ Cash and credit card accepted.

Purina/Ameren Festival Zone

The Festival Zone features a variety of activities and free hands-on activities for the entire family. Check listing for feature schedule.

Hours of operation:

▪ July 3 — 4-8 p.m.

▪ July 4 — 1-8 p.m.

Activities in Festival Zone:

▪ Camp Redbook — Tent of games, prizes, free swag and more. Open July 4 only.

▪ Caricatures by Haram — Get a unique caricature.

▪ Face Painting — Get a patriotic face or arm painting.

▪ Juggling Jeff — The stilt-walking, juggling and multitalented Juggling Jeff roams the Festival Zone area entertaining kids of all ages.

▪ Pole Position Raceway St. Louis — Guess the weight of the kart and promotional item giveaways.

▪ Saint Louis Football Club — Kids can win promotional items while adults get more information about St. Louis’ soccer team and may pick up a promotional item of their own.

▪ Saint Louis Science Center — Information about on-site opportunities at the museum and hands-on STEM projects.

▪ School of Rock — A musical petting zoo and an interactive area to try drums, bass, guitar and keyboard.

▪ St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department — Get laser fingerprinting and IDs for your children.

▪ St. Louis Children’s Hospital — Children can assemble their own first aid kits.

▪ The Magic House St. Louis Children’s Museum — Kids can make Uncle Sam hats.

▪ Upperlimits Rock Gym — Climb 25 feet in the air on a rock wall.

What to bring:

▪ These items are allowed in the fair: blankets, umbrellas, baby strollers and wagons, diaper bags, electric wheelchairs, portable or collapsible chair, regular-sized bags, one factory sealed water bottle up to 1 liter, empty plastic water bottle, binoculars, camera equipment and service animals.

▪ These items are not allowed: alcoholic beverages, outside food, glass, metal, or unsealed containers over 1 liter, coolers, weapons, explosives, illegal substances, pets, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and personalized motor vehicles, fireworks, professional recording or photography equipment, selfie sticks, signs or banners.

For further information, see the event’s website: www.fairsaintlouis.org.

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