Family friendly July 4th events in St. Louis 2017
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The St. Louis area will be a haven for families looking to celebrate the 4th of July.

That is because most of the major events in the area will be family friendly, and if you’re looking for an event that the whole family can enjoy, here are the best five that will provide an entire day of fun for the family in St. Louis.

Webster Groves Community Days
July 1-4 @ 11 am
Memorial Park -- 899 Colebrook Dr., Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 963-5300

The town of Webster Groves will celebrate their community with this fantastic 4th of July weekend festival. The Webster Groves Community Days will have barbecues, a parade, carnival, and a ton more that will be fun for the whole family.

Mississippi River Fireworks Festival
July 3 @ 5 pm
Alton Riverfront Amphitheater -- #1 Henry St., Alton, IL 62002
(618) 462-9860

Over on the Illinois side of the St. Louis area, this festival will ring on July 4th in a huge way. The Mississippi River Fireworks Festival has long been a tradition for families on this side of the Mississippi, and in addition to activities, live music and more, folks here will have a front-row view of the fireworks that will light up the river.

O’Fallon’s Heritage & Freedom Fest
July 3-4 @ Various Times
Ozzie Smith Sports Complex -- 900 T.R, Hughes Blvd., O’Fallon, MO 63366
(636) 379-5614

In the far-flung suburb of O’Fallon, this festival will be a lot of fun for everyone. The O’Fallon Heritage & Freedom Fest will have music, activities, and fireworks, the main ingredients needed to have one heck of a party for Uncle Sam.

4th of July Celebration Ellisville
July 4 @ 7:30 am
Bluebird Park --225 Kiefer Creek Rd., Ellisville, MO 63021
No Phone Number

The small town of Ellisville will provide a boatload of family fun on July 4th. The town’s 4th of July Celebration will kick things off with a 5K run, followed by a full day of activities, live music, and fireworks that the family will surely enjoy.

Fair St. Louis
July 2-4 @ 9:30 am
Forest Park -- Lindell Blvd. & Oakland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 434-3434

The largest party ever for July 4th will be happening at St. Louis’ Forest Park. Fair St. Louis will provide rides, games, food, music, and a lot more for the throngs of people that will flow through its gates, and to cap things off, the fireworks display will be pretty great as well.