A FREE NEW HISTORIC EXPERIENCE

IS COMING TO FOREST PARK!

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

10:00am - 10:00pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

4:00pm - 10:00pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

10:00am - 10:00pm

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Visiting the from out of town?

Rules & Resctrictions

  • 1 sealed bottle of water per guest allowed
  • Absolutely NO outside beverages or alcohol will be allowed into the Festival.

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The St. Louis World’s Fare Board of Directors, in collaboration with the City of St. Louis, and the St. Louis Parks Department are honored to present The 1st Annual St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival and Games happening in historic Forest Park and is a free event to be held annually in Forest Park.

 

All are welcome to experience this unique celebration of St. Louis history, as the magical energy of the 1904 World’s Fair is rekindled. This all “Green” event will take attendees on a journey from 1904 historic through educational displays and reenactments, to live musical performances of current National and local recording artists, to a look into future technologies and innovations of regional and national businesses. See, hear, savor, and feel what made this city great, what makes this city great today, and what will make this city more magnificent in the future through education, excellent local entertainment, and cultural exchanges.

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About the Fare

About The Fare

Other Special Features

•  Opening ceremony on Friday

•  Green Event

•  Bike Check-in

•  Added shuttles provided to reduce traffic in the Forest Park and will be advertised accordingly

•  1904 St. Louis Historic Tour with Event Program

•  1904 World’s Fair Experience in collaboration with local actors

•  Closing and award ceremonies will be at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday

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SPONSORS OF THE FARE!

The St. Louis World’s Fare mission is to be a free annual festival that will bring together peoples of the region, showcasing the finest elements of international dance, art, music and food found in St. Louis while supporting  charitable organizations. This special event is also designed to help bridge St. Louis County with St. Louis City, uniting the region into one community. Forest Park will be the centerpiece of a three-day celebration featuring events and competitions that embrace the heritage of the St. Louis World’s Fair while highlighting the culture of St. Louis today.

ARTIST PALACE

BATTLE FOR THE FARE!

Experience 20 Artist’s Booths from local to "up-and-coming" artists, as well as the World’s Fare Art Exhibit, which is comprised of national artists from the US.

The Battle for the Fare! will involve 3 rounds of bands battling for the chance to open for a national act.

CULINARY PIKE

CHEF CHALLENGE

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 of preparation.

Over 50 talented Chefs will be submitting their Best Recipes to the World’s Fare Culinary Judges.  Judges will vote on the chef's performance, cleanliness, presentations, taste, and the timing of the plating.

DANCE COMPETITION

Featuring various dance competitions highlighting the best dancers and choreographers in St. Louis.

KID'S ISLAND

St. Louis children will enjoy a well-crafted wonderland with opportunities to experience hands-on, globally inspired activities.

HISTORIC EXPERIENCE

St. Louis Worlds’ Fare Historic Experience will highlight the history of the 1904 Fair and the city of St. Louis while promoting positive discussion of the regions past while looking forward to a bright future.

WORLD BUSINESS EXPO

The St. Louis World’s Fare will showcase local and international businesses and craftsmen, as well as local small businesses.

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WORLD'S FARE GAMES

The St. Louis World’s Fare Games will feature not only sporting events that were at the original 1904 World’s Fair and Olympics, but will also include competitions in the culinary arts, visual arts, dance & music.

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EVENT SPONSORS

The St. Louis World's Fare would like to share our deepest gratitude to these sponsors!

PARTNERS

City of St. Louis

Phat Buddha Productions

History Museum

Contemporary Productions

Master Pieza

Forest Park Forever

StL 250

Cherokee Business Association

L'ÉCOLE Culinaire

St. Louis Convention & Visitors Comm.

1904 World's Fair Society

Gramophone

Cicero's

Old Rock House

2720 Cherokee

NON-PROFITS SUPPORTED BY THE ST. LOUIS WORLD'S FARE

Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club

Play It Forward

St. Louis Sports Commission

1904 World's Fair Society

Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation

Art Dimensions

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About the World's Fare

Contact Us

Contact Us

BECOME A SPONSOR!

The St. Louis World’s Fare sponsorships will provide your company with positive community marketing and public relations, while giving your company the benefits of directly supporting local charities involved with this event. All World’s Fare sponsorship will give companies ample opportunities to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

We are looking for volunteers (18 years and older) to help with many aspects at the Fare.  There are many opportunities to help out leading up to the Fare and an abundance of opportunities on the days of the Fare.

HAVE A QUESTION?

Do you have general questions about the Fare?

Get them answered here!

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Culinary Pike

Michelle Jarvis

Culinary Pike DIrector

314-456-8908

mjarvis@stlworldsfare.com

Volunteer

Julie Gant

Volunteer Director

Kids Island Assistant Director

volunteer@stlworldsfare.com

Web Master / Graphic Design

Michál Caldwell

Creative Director / Design & Web

314-319-2065

mike@01creative.net

Kid's Island

Stacy Sedlack

Kid's Island Director

stacysedlack@gmail.com

St. Louis World's Fare

Advisor Board

Demetrius Johnson

www.djgivesback.com

 

Chef Challenge

Jonathan Kraft

Chef Challenge Director

314-359-9365

jkraftcec@gmail.com

Battle For the Fare!

Larry Morris

Music Battle Director

314-698-1957

lmorris@StlWorldsFare.com

Board of Directors

Event Photographer

Rebecca Haas

www.haasstudios.com

Logistics Facilitator

Sonny Metcalf

Public Relations

Michael Landau

President of Public Relations

314-397-1692

mlandau@stlworldsfare.com

Sponsorship & Logistics

Davide Weaver

President, Event Director

314-853-6257

dweaver@stlworldsfare.com