There’s been plenty of partying and revelry going on throughout the summer months, but don’t get ready to throw in the towel yet. The nation’s about to release its most epic summer ending yet, and it’s all for 2018’s Labor Day! Our St. Louis ground transportation company is definitely a big supporter of this meaningful holiday that seeks to honur and recognize the American workforce.
We also understand that with any large gathering, there’s going to be tons of people and traffic moving about, so it’s always a good idea to leave the driving to the experts. Our St. Louis car service chauffeurs are some of the best drivers on the road, so you can just sit back and chill while we bring you to some of the most happening events in your area:
St. Nicholas Greek Festival
What’s another festival when there’s so many going on around you anyway? Well, when it comes to the 100th Annual St. Louis Greek Festival, you can expect to be blown away. From live entertainment with music to folk dancing by the St. Nicholas Greek Dancers, there’s clearly plenty to enjoy. Once you add on the many varieties of authentic Greek food and products, you’re bound to fall in love.
Venue: 4967 Forest Park Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63108
Time & Date: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. (31 August – 2 September), 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (3 September)
If you’re not a chicken wing fan in St. Louis, you’ll definitely draw some shocked looks and sounds on a regular basis. However, if you just can’t resist these tasty winged snacks, you’ll best head on over to the Midwest Wingfest to sample their enormous variety of gourmet and hot wings. There’s plenty to look forward to with a wing eating contest and even a 5K run, so do give this event a try.
Venue: St. Clair Square Mall, 209 Saint Clair Square, Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Time & Date: 5 p.m. – 12 a.m. (31 August), 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. (1 September)
Admission: FREE. There is a fee for Pit Access.
Purchase Tickets Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/midwest-wingfest-pit-party
Big Muddy Blues Festival
For proponents of the blues, this is one event you won’t want to miss. Here, you’ll get to enjoy three outdoor stages, four indoor stages, as well as more than 65 St. Louis musicians who are there to have a good time just like you. If you’re familiar with the likes of Marquise Knox, Soulard Blues Band, and Big George Brock, you just might want to mark this event down for your upcoming weekend.
Venue: Laclede’s Landing, 710 N 2nd St, St. Louis, MO 63102
Time & Date: 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. (31 August – 2 September)
Admission: $15 – $25/person
Purchase 1-Day Tickets Online: https://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html
Purchase 2-Day Tickets Online: https://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html
It’s time for this annual Japanese Festival to shine again at the Missouri Botanical Garden. You can definitely immerse yourself in their rich culture with displays of martial arts, traditional music, Tea House Island tours, plenty of Japanese food and products, as well as Bon Odori dancing. It’s one of the largest and oldest Japanese Festivals in North America, so do come and join the fun!
Venue: Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110
Time & Date: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (1-2 September), 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (3 September)
Admission: $15/Adult, $7/Child
Purchase Tickets Online: http://events.missouribotanicalgarden.org/Japanese_Fest
The Gateway Cup
It’s time to test your cycling skills and endurance again at the 34th edition of the Gateway Cup that comprises of the Tour de Francis Park, the Giro Della Montagna, the Tour de Lafayette, and the Benton Park Classic. Enjoy riding through four different St. Louis neighborhoods over Labor Day weekend and if you’re up for it, you can also compete for cash and prizes.
Venue: Lafayette Park, Francis Park, The Hill, Benton Park
Time & Date: Starts at 3 p.m. (31 August), Starts at 11 p.m. (1 September), Starts at 8:30 a.m. (2 September), Starts at 9 a.m. (3 September)
Admission: $25 – $60/Person
Register Online: https://gatewaycup.com/register/
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