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    A free annual heritage festival bringing together peoples of the region, showcasing the finest elements of international dance, art, music and food found in St. Louis.
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    schwagartJUST CONFIRMED: GRATEFUL DEAD EXPERIENCE : THE SCHWAG w/ Special Guests the evening of Sunday, August 23rd!

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    Music has always been and always will be an important part of the cultural identity of St. Louis and the people of St. Louis are very proud of their musical heritag. That rich cultural element is still alive and well in St. Louis and the mission of the St. Louis World’s Fare is to shine a bright light on local and regional musicians continuing to nurture and develop value for the music scene. 2015 will continue the tradition of bringing the finest musicians from all over St. Louis to the World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park to perform in front of an estimated 35,000 people. Blues, Rock, Hip Hop, Ragtime, Jazz, Funk, and more will be featured throughout this year’s Fare!

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    Take a stroll through the Artist’s Village and enjoy St. Louis artists creating works of art LIVE at the Fare in a variety of mediums and disciplines. Explore and support the many talented local artist booths as they showcase some of their finest works.

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    The Culinary Pike will provide a first class culinary experience while representing a diverse collection of local and global cuisines ranging in ethnic flavor and style. Featuring over 20 restaurants and 15 food trucks the Culinary Pike will be, by far, the most populated area of our three day event, offering up diverse and exciting culinary possibilities from some of the most delish and favored restaurants, food trucks,and caterers around the city!

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    Located in the historic World’s Fair Pavilion, St. Louis’ best chefs, baristas, mixologists, farmers and culinary educators will demonstrate why this city is a culinary linch pin. All competitors and participants drawing from their own rich and diverse culinary heritage will demonstrate why St. Louis is a bevy of innovative gastronomes embracing the past and paving the way for the future.

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    The St. Louis World’s Fare is excited to feature Food Trucks @ the Fare! as part of the Culinary Pike. From South American spice to Vegan Indian fare and on over to flavors of Italy, Food Trucks @ the Fare! will bring something new and tasty for all!

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    The St. Louis World’s Fare Historic Experience will highlight the history of the 1904 World’s Fair and the city of St. Louis promoting positive discussion of the region’s past while looking forward to a bright future!

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    St. Louis children and families will enjoy a well-crafted wonderland full of exciting, hands-on learning experiences, family entertainment on our Kid’s Island Stage, and globally inspired activities. Located in the lower north-west corner of Government Hill in front of the beautiful World’s Fair Pavilion, children of all ages can come to the Kid’s Island to enjoy creative activities and crafts, games and fun-filled family experiences.

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    Paying homage to the innovative and inventive spirit of the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, the St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival will host the World Business Expo showcasing local and international inventors, businesses, and craftsmen, as well as, local small businesses. Filled with an array of technological, fine arts, manufacturing, science, civics, foreign policy, and educational components, each vendor will showcase their products and concepts promoting a community of forward-thinking commerce. With technological advances in products and grand services provided to the public and other businesses, we can show how the Midwest region, especially St. Louis, contributes to our contributes to the community, local to global.

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Join Us at Our First Annual Gala!

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The St. Louis World’s Fare Board of Directors, in collaboration with The Lumiere Place and The Four Seasons, would be honored by your presence on Thursday, May 14th at The Four Seasons Ballroom for our formal gala.

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Congratulations to The Concessionaires!


Congratulations to our 1st place winners, The Concessionaires!

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Shout-out to Stltoday.com

Shout-out to Stltoday.com

A HUGE shout out to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch & STLtoday.com for plugging the upcoming St. Louis World's Fare Heritage Festival on stltoday.com! Thanks for your continued support for this community festival.

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Congratulations Zack Smithey!

Congratulations Zack Smithey!

The St. Louis World’s Fare would like to congratulate our Artist’s Village Director, Zack Smithey, on his successful Easter Art Hunt! Zack worked diligently in his studio for 3 months creating 1,000 pieces of original art which he hid around the city and surrounding areas over 7 days, leaving clues on his Facebook page for followers to use to find the hidden treasures.



Flashback Friday!


Flashback Friday! We had the pleasure of this awesome man onstage last year at the Fare and are excited to share that we have just confirmed GRATEFUL DEAD EXPERIENCE: THE SCHWAG will be performing with special guests TBA on Sunday night at the 2015 St. Louis World's Fare Heritage Festival !!


Moving Forward

Today, The St. Louis World's Fare moves forward with the blessings and full support of the Mayor's Office, and the Special Events Director, Ann Chance.


Trivia Night!

Trivia Night!

What fun we had Saturday, March 28th, at Trivia Night! A huge thank you to the gang at Sugarfire Smoke House for supplying tasty Sugarfire Brew and to all that came out to support the St. Louis World's Fare: Heritage Festival & Games.

Thanks to Our 2014 Sponsors and Supporters!

Lumiere Place Casino & Hotels
Riverfront Times
Feast Magazine
Frank Leta Automotive
Mastermind Vodka
EFS Energy
Good Vibe
KMOV Channel 4
Childrens Hospital
Commercial Services, Inc.
Downtown Charitable Center
Diestelkamp General Contractor
Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation
St. Louis Earth Day
Endangered Wolf Center
Four Hands Brewing Company
Hot 104.1
L'École  Culinaire
Lola Van Ella
The Magic House
Math Dickeys Boys' & Girls' Club
No Coast
Phat Buddha
Play It Forward
Radio Disney
The Schwag
Slacker Industries
St. Louis Sprout & About
Stl Hoop Club
Urban Breath Yoga
The Upcycle Exchange
Vom Fass
1904 World's Fair Society

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Show Your Stuff!

The World’s Fare will provide first class experiences with booths showcasing a diverse collection of local and global businesses ranging in ethnic flavor, and style.

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Let's Make History!

The World’s Fare sponsorship will give companies ample opportunities to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds and provide positive community marketing and public relations.

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Get Seen!

Show the world your business, your message, and your brand!

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Join the World's Fare Team!

There are many opportunities to help out leading up to the Fare and an abundance of opportunities on the days of the Fare.

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