Mission

Mission

The St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival is an annual event whose mission is to bring together people of the region, showcasing the finest elements of art, music, business, and food while we rediscover the rich heritage of St. Louis. 

This special event is also designed to help bridge St. Louis County with St. Louis City uniting the region into one community while benefiting local schools and charitable organizations. Forest Park will be the centerpiece of this celebration featuring events and competitions that embrace the history of the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, highlight the culture of St. Louis today, and look to the future as stronger more unified community. From favorite St. Louis eateries, family activities, and live musical performances to historical exhibitions, live art displays, and a business expo supporting innovative ideas and small business, the World's Fare will be an event that has something for all to enjoy! 

main stage   MAIN STAGE
Music has always been and always willbe an important part of the cultural identity of St. Louis and the people of St. Louis are very proud of their musical heritage. 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 local music scene.
artists village   Artist's Village
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.
culinary pike   Culinary Pike
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 15 restaurants and food trucks the Culinary Pike will be, by far, the most populated area of our event, offering up diverse and exciting culinary possibilities from some of the most delish and favored restaurants, food trucks,and caterers around the city!
historic   Historic Experience
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!
kids island   Kid's Island
St. Louis children and families will enjoy a well-crafted wonderland full of exciting, hands-on learning experiences and family entertainment. Children of all ages can come to Kid’s Island to enjoy creative activities and crafts, games and fun-filled family experiences.
wbe   World Business Expo
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.
Ameren
Sauce
Chof
Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation
Bluemoon
Straubs
Joanies
Global
Future Sk8 Small
Earthday
AbbottEMS Logo
Lefthand
1904
Schultz Logo
Art Monster Web
Yoga Six
EFS Logo Red
4hands
Bartenders Guild
Buddha
Flux
Champion
Connector
Darkroom
Kac
Egypt
Evil Prints
Feast
Flux
Forestpark
Larder
Lefthand
Milque
Radiant
Johnny
Republic
Sk8t
Snbc
Spank
Stl Footbal
Toms Town
Wreckon
Turkey Hill
Wingnut
Mastermind
Iheart
Klou
Hallelujah
Up1037
Wild
1003 Beat
Thebull
Z107
Yaqis
01creative
LDD

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