Thursday, June 2, 2011
From concerts to carnivals, we've got you covered!
Looking for something fun and different to do this weekend in Creve Coeur? Look no further! We’ve got some ideas right here. ST. MONICA CARNIVAL When/Where: Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4 at St. Monica Catholic Church. Hours are June 3 from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. and June 4 from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. Why Go: Everything you could ever want in a carnival, all at the corner of Olive and 270! Pricing: Varies BALLWIN DAYS When/Where: June 3-5 at Vlasis Park, 14811 Manchester Rd. in Ballwin. Hours: Friday - Festival 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Fireworks 10:00 p.m. Saturday – Ballwin Days Run 7:30 a.m., Festival 10:30 am to 10:30 p.m. Sunday – Festival 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pricing: Varies SUMMER READING CHALLENGE KICKOFF When/Where: Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.…
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Gusty winds and the annual parade highlight the final day of activities.
The 2011 installment of Creve Coeur Days comes to a close on Sunday. Crowds lined Olive Blvd. for the annual parade (look for a photo gallery coming Monday) before enjoying the final day of activity at the carnival midway.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Beautiful weather draws crowds to festivities.
What a beautiful day for the third day of the 2011 edition of Creve Coeur Days! Here's a look at some of the fun faces having a great time on Day 3. There are rides and games for all ages, music and today, martial arts demonstrations too. Come on by and visit our booth! We've got plenty of balloons, magnets, tattoos and pens.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Windy weather doesn't keep crowds away.
Creve Coeur Days festivities fended off Mother Nature once again Friday night. While rain and wind gusts did come through during the evening, it wasn't enough to dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd for Day 2 of the annual event. Check out our photo gallery, showing off the band Willis, some of the fun and games available for kids of all ages, and the folks who stopped by our booth. Come out and see us Saturday and Sunday. We'll have balloons, tattoos, magnets and more!
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Annual event featuring a carnival and parade returns next month.
More than 40 years ago, city leaders wanted to figure out a way to celebrate the opening of the Olive Blvd. interchange at I-270. What began then as a parade has turned into a four day carnival, plus the parade, and will return again, May 19-22. For the third and final year, the carnival is being housed on the grounds of Barnes Jewish West Hospital at Olive Blvd. and Mason Rd. The event, which has raised thousands of dollars for charities around the St. Louis region over the years, has seen increased attendance since it made the move to the BJC campus, event spokesperson Ed Farber said. Previous homes for Creve Coeur Days have included areas of the city where Fountain Park, Kohl's, and The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are currently…