The kids are back in school and pumpkin spice is back at Starbucks, so that can only mean one thing: Fall is just around the corner! We know you’re just as excited as we are for colorful leaves, crisp air, and fresh apple cider, so we’ve put together a list of fun Fall activities in St. Louis this year.
To make your trip fun and easy, take one of our daily jet flights on Contour Airlines. We’ll have you from Fort Leonard Wood to St. Louis in about 30 minutes. What a way to beat the traffic!
September 20-21, 2019: Great Forest Park Balloon Race and Glow
Hot air balloons have been decorating the skies of St. Louis for over 50 years at the Great Forest Park Balloon Race! Get ready for some great family fun and Instagram-able photos - perfect for your holiday card! Learn more here.
September 21, 2019: South Grand Fall Fest
Visit the South Grand Business District for the sixth annual Fall Fest! This free event is perfect for the whole family. Enjoy shopping, live music, family activities, and more! Learn more here.
September 27-29, 2019: Q in the Lou
Calling all barbecue lovers! This yearly festival is just for you. Visit Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis to taste all of your favorite barbecue dishes - and some new ones! Chefs from all over the country travel to St. Louis for this one, so you know it’s sure to be great!
September 27-29, 2019: Oktoberfest
A beer lovers favorite! Local breweries team up to host this German-style event with authentic food, music, games, and, of course, bier. Head over to Urban Chestnut’s Midtown Brewery & Biergarten for this awesome event.
September 27-November 2, 2019: Fright Fest
Fright Fest is back at Six Flags St. Louis! Meet ghouls and goblins while enjoying all of your favorite rides and some seasonal additions. Enter if you dare! For everything you need to know, click here.
October 4-6, 2019: The Best of Missouri Market
The Missouri Botanical Garden will be filled with more than 120 food producers and crafters during this annual event. With live music and a kids corner, this market will be fun for the whole family. Get your holiday shopping done early!
October 12, 2019: The 5th Annual Brew in the Lou
Another great festival for beer lovers, but that’s not where it ends! Enjoy the best beer, wine, coffee, and food in the St. Louis area. And the best part? Proceeds benefit the Lutheran Elementary School Association’s 35 member schools. Enjoy yourself and contribute to a great cause! Learn more here.
October 27-28, 2019: The Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival
Drawing over 100,000 visitors annually, this festival is Kimmswick’s largest. Over 500 vendors line the small-town streets and there’s live music all weekend. What a fun way to enjoy life in Missouri!
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