Independence Day: the highlight of every American summer. Although there are plenty of fun ways to celebrate the July 4th holiday with your family, we’d bet “fireworks” is at the top of your list. But where’s the best place to watch good fireworks this year?
Ask and ye shall receive. We present you the 2019 guide to Fourth of July fireworks around St. Peters. Whether you’re in Saint Louis or down in Chesterfield, we promise there’s a nearby July 4th fireworks show to check out.
2019 St. Charles Riverfest
Date & Time: July 3rd (5 PM) & 4th (10 AM)
Location: Frontier Park in St. Charles, MO
Two days of free Independence Day festivities, one 16-acre park. This year’s St. Charles Riverfest event includes a parade, carnival rides, games, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and delicious food from local vendors and restaurants. The event ends on July 4 with the annual fireworks show. Bring your bug spray, sunscreen, and a few lawn chairs!
Ellisville Independence Day Festivities
Date & Time: July 4 (6 PM)
Location: Bluebird Park in Ellisville, MO
A giant inflatable slide, an obstacle course, bouncy houses, and a rock climbing wall will be set up at this year’s Ellisville Fourth of July event. Numerous other family activities are also available, but everything culminates at 9:30 PM with some Independence Day fireworks. If you’re in Ellisville, be sure to attend.
Heritage & Freedom Fest
Date & Time: July 2nd – July 4th (times vary)
Location: O’Fallon, IL
The O’Fallon fireworks display will begin at dusk on July 4, but the lead-up to the 4th of July fireworks has tons more for the family to enjoy! Kids can bounce around on inflatables or ride on giant tricycles. Families can watch the Freedom Fest Parade and take a ride on the carnival’s Ferris wheel. It’s one of the most anticipated holiday events in O’Fallon, so get there early for the best view of the Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza.
Date & Time: July 3 (7 PM)
Location: Veterans Memorial Amphitheater in St. Louis, MO
The South Side Johnny Band will be performing at the 2019 JB Blast from 7 to 9 PM this July 4. Following the live performance will be one of the best fireworks displays in St. Louis. Don’t miss out!
Chesterfield 4th of July Fireworks Celebration
Date & Time: July 4 (6:30 PM)
Location: Chesterfield Mall in Chesterfield, MO
Recognized as the biggest and best 4th of July fireworks show in the metropolitan area, Chesterfield’s Independence Day event is ramping up the excitement for 2019. This year, you’ll find more Kids Zone activities, more food trucks, more entertainment, and a heck of a live performance by Fatpocket. At 9:30 PM, fireworks go off. Be there or be square.
Gateway Grizzlies Fireworks
Date & Time: July 4 (7 PM)
Location: GCS Credit Union Park in Sauget, IL
Take your family out to the ballgame. Buy them some peanuts and Cracker Jack. Then, after the final out, look skyward for the night’s 4th of July fireworks show presented by US Bank.
Manchester 4th of July Celebration
Date & Time: July 4 (6 PM)
Location: Paul A Schroeder Park in Manchester, MO
Local band Butch Wax and the Hollywoods will start this July 4th holiday event in Manchester at 6 PM. Then, after the final chord is strummed, grab a snack and pop in preparation for some amazing fireworks.
Fair Saint Louis
Date & Time: July 4-6 (times vary)
Location: Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis, MO
Free family fun abounds at the 2019 Fair Saint Louis event! Everything starts on Independence Day with live musical acts, air shows, kids activities, arts and crafts, performances, and more. After 9:30, expect a great fireworks show to light up the night sky.
Independence Day Celebration in Florissant
Date & Time: July 4 (7:30 PM)
Location: James J. Eagan Center in Florissant, MO
Located just miles from our St. Peters Toyota dealership, at the Florissant Valley Park, the Florissant 4th of July event begins with an outdoor concert by Northwinds Concert Band. At 9:15 PM, the coordinated fireworks show starts. (In the event of poor weather, the Florissant fireworks show will be held on July 5 at 9:15 PM.)
Wentzville’s Liberty Fest
Date & Time: July 4 (10 AM)
Location: Progress Park in Wentzville, MO
Just west of our St. Peters car dealership is one of the area’s most underappreciated 4th of July events: the Wentzville Liberty Fest! It all begins with a parade at Holt High School, followed by an entire day of free swimming, family activities and music at Progress Park. After 9 PM, the July Fourth fireworks blast off. A parade in the morning, fireworks at night – what could be better?
Browse Pappas Toyota’s July Fourth Lease Offers & Deals
Celebrate America’s birthday with Pappas Toyota near St. Louis! We may not be launching Independence Day fireworks over our St. Peters Toyota dealership, but we are giving our customers some amazing discounts on quality new Toyota models and affordable used cars. With our current Toyota lease incentives, you’ll definitely kick off your summer right.
Call our Toyota sales team at (636) 928-1212 or stop by our location at 10011 Spencer Road in Saint Peters, MO to browse our selection. Happy Fourth of July!