Date: Jul 01, 2017 | Time: 9:30 am
The 135th annual VP Parade celebrating Independence Day kicks off the 2017 Fair Saint Louis in Downtown St. Louis. The parade route will be on Market Street, beginning at Kiener Plaza at Broadway and traveling west and ending in front of Union Station. Kids of all ages will enjoy the floats, local marching band competition, and giant helium balloons! See website for more information.
Market Street is located in downtown St. Louis. It begins at Memorial Drive, just west of the Gateway Arch, and runs west to then end at Compton. Located along its length are many of the City's attractions such as the Old Courthouse, Kiener Plaza and the entire Gateway Mall with CityPark, Aloe Plaza, Serra Sculpture Park and several other small green spaces; St. Louis City Hall, the Peabody Opera House and Union Station. Market Street is also the location of many of the City's annual parades. The St. Patrick's Day Parade, the Veteran's Day Parade, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Veiled Prophet Parade and the Labor Day Parade all travel down Market Street.
Directions: Market Street can be reached by Tucker Blvd, Broadway, 4th, 14th, 16th and others in the City. And from Interstate 64/40 from the east by taking Exit #40A onto 9th Street and continue to Market Street. From the west take Exit #38A onto Jefferson Avenue and turn left onto Jefferson and then right onto Market Street.
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