Attend a festival or two, browse art with a mimosa in hand or try everything Soulard has to offer this weekend.
"Happy Trails Music & Arts Festival is happy to be back for our 4th annual event this July! We missed all our friends and family this past January, but we are excited to get back to the music, art and good times this summer! This year's event will be held outdoors at the Cottage Hills VFW at 121 S Williams St. Cottage Hills, IL 62018. There will be two stages, many vendors, food/drink and good times to be had by all! If you've attended any of the past 3 Happy Trails events, you already know." Tickets are $25 for Friday and Saturday, $15 for Saturday only. Starts at 4pm.
"Join us for a creepy celebration of nature’s nectar with a multiple coursed dinner infused with honey in every dish." Tickets are $95. From 7 to 10pm.
"This one night exhibit will feature visual artists from all over the world. Free custom pancakes by Dancakes." Tickets are $15. From 7pm to midnight.
"Enjoy a summer afternoon in the Historic Soulard neighborhood during the annual Soulard Bastille Weekend celebration. 20 bars and restaurants and other Soulard businesses will participate in this year's Sample Soulard Sunday." Tickets are $25. From 11am to 5pm.
"National Ice Cream Day is this Sun, July 18 and once again, Clementine's will be giving away free limited edition t-shirts to the first 50 households in line (one shirt per transaction while supplies last), plus random giveaways throughout the day." Starts at noon.
"Summer isn't summer without NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY and everyone is going to scream for ice cream on July 18th, which also happens to fall on Serendipity Ice Cream’s 18th birthday! The day-long extravaganza includes deeply discounted ice cream, new flavor launches, live music, face painting, balloon making, giveaways galore, celebratory swag, and so much more!" Starts at noon.
"Join us for St. Louis' second-ever all-vegan ice cream celebration, We Scream for Soy Cream 2.0! Coinciding with National Ice Cream Day, this event will feature over a dozen of the best plant-based ice creams on the market to raise awareness about the countless alternatives to conventional dairy." From 1 to 3pm.
"The 2nd annual Black Woodstock Festival! Hosting over 100 Black owned businesses. Come out and help us make history on July 18th, 2021 in East Saint Louis, Illinois." Entry $5. From 2 to 7pm.