South Grand Fall Fest returns to St. Louis on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. The popular event, now in its fifth year, is a family favorite in South City known for free entertainment and local shopping. This year’s event will include more than 90 retail vendors and community organizations, as well as specific activity areas perfect for families.

During South Grand Fall Fest, businesses located on the boulevard will offer varying specials, discounts and entertainment such as a pizza box art contest at Pizza Head and a ‘watering hole’ cocktail spot by The Gin Room. Tucked between the storefronts attendees will find themed groupings of activities and offerings, including crafts and free outdoor games. Crafts will feature hands-on projects from art experts like Artscope, Craft Alliance, the Biome School and Tower Grove East Prep Academy. While this is aimed at families, at least one project will be for grown-up crafters who would like to get creative during the festival.

South Grand Fall Fest attendees can enjoy shopping and dining options off South Grand Boulevard from Arsenal Street to Humphrey Street during the event. Local makers and small business owners will sell products such as jewelry, clothing, home pieces, apothecary items, foods and artwork in booths throughout the area. Additionally, ongoing entertainment will be offered in Ritz Park, featuring:

  • 11 a.m. Bleach
  • 12:30 p.m. Katarra Parson
  • 2 p.m. Renna / Altayzie
  • 3:30 p.m. Tonina Saputo
  • 5 p.m. Lunar Fuse
  • 6:30 p.m. Doorway, featuring featuring Heir Jordin, Monkh and the People, Maya Sherrell and Frankie Do Wop

● DJ O. B. Juan between acts

For an easier driving and parking experience, South Grand Boulevard remains open during Fall Fest, with many of the events and booths housed on the side streets away from traffic. Free parking is available in the lot at 3500 Hartford St. South Grand Fall Fest is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, with entertainment in Ritz Park (3147 South Grand Blvd.) until 8 p.m. For more information, visit or @SouthGrandSTL on Twitter.

Via Press Release