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Find Carnival Rides, Live Music at Celebrate St. Peters 2013

Check out the schedule for the 2013 Celebrate St. Peters event, which will be held at 370 Lakeside Park.

The 2013 Celebrate St. Peters kicks off Friday night with carnival rides, craft booths and live music from The Motown Revue at 370 Lakeside Park. 

Read more about parking for this event here.

Festivities continue at 10 a.m. Saturday through 11 p.m. that night. The day features a range of activities for kids including a magic show, storyteller, puppet shows, fishing, art projects, carnival rides and more. Many of these events take place on the family stage, located near the carnival games.

Carnival rides cost between 2 and 4 tickets and tickets are $1 each. Wristbands are available for $20 on Friday and Saturday nights or $15 on Saturday day, and provide unlimited rides.  

Musical performances on Saturday include the Tom Christopher Band, an Elvis impersonator, German and polka music from St. Louis Express, Childbloom guitar program and The Biscuits, a rock and ZZ Top tribute band. Saturday night The Brothers, Allman Brothers tribute band, and the Little River Band headline. 

Friday

5 to 10:30 p.m. carnival rides and games 

5 to 10:30 p.m. vendor booths

7 to 11 p.m. The Fabulous Motown Revue on the main stage 

Saturday

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Vendor booths

11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. carnival rides and games

11 to 11:45 a.m. Monkey Tales Theatre performs on the family stage

11 to 11:45 a.m. Tom Christopher Band (an Elvis impersonator) on the celebrate stage

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Home Depot Kids' Workshop at Olde Tyme Picnic Pavilion  

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids' fishing at the lake

12 p.m. to 3 p.m. free art project for kids  

12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Storyteller Mary Garrett on the family stage 

12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. St. Louis Express plays German and polka music on the celebrate stage 

1 to 1:45 p.m. Childbloom guitar program on family stage 

2 to 2:45 p.m. Joy Nack's puppet show on the family stage 

2 to 3:45 p.m. The Biscuits, a rock and ZZ Top tribute band, perform on the celebrate stage

3 to 3:45 p.m. Abra-Kid-Abra Magic Show on the family stage 

5 to 6:30 p.m. Blues Plus on the celebrate stage 

7 to 8:15 p.m. The Brothers, Allman Brothers tribute band, on the main stage

8:15 p.m. Fireworks

9 to 10:30 p.m. Little River Band on the main stage

Sunday

8 a.m. Celebrate St. Peters 10K run ($20/person, register online)

8:10 a.m. Let's Move! Back-to-School 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

L. J. Launer September 21, 2013 at 08:50 AM
Friday night's opening of Celebrate St. Peters was outstanding! On the stage was the Fabulous Motown Revue which featured popular standards from the 1960s, '70s, '80s and even the '90s; ranging from the Temptations to the Supremes to the Pointer Sisters and even Michael Jackson. There were even a few disco tunes thrown in there, remembering such artists as Gloria Gaynor and Donna Summer. Parking has improved immensely and is a lot better than last year, when people were literally turned away at the height of the event. This year, even the St. Peters aldermen and Mayor Pagano had given rides to many through the venues ranging from the food and craft area to the carnival rides to the main stage. Opening night this year was sensational. We have been told that Saturday day and night will be better. Don't let us down City of St. Peters.
Patrick Barclay September 21, 2013 at 02:42 PM
Thank you for attending our celebration event yesterday. Hope you have a great time again today and tonight. We'll be helping out again with the golf carts. At least one shuttle bus on Saturday will also have a wheelchair lift. I'll see everyone at our 370 Lakeside Park. Alderman Patrick Barclay
L. J. Launer September 22, 2013 at 01:05 AM
Alderman Barclay: As I told both Mayor Pagano and Alderman Violet on Saturday, the City and the Staff did a First-Class job on this year's Celebration Event. Also, a thank you to you for giving us a ride to the main stage on Saturday evening. The music was great and the events at the celebration were memorable. On behalf of my wife, Trish and my stepdaughter, Kayla, we all had a great time at this year's Celebration. Again, FIRST-CLASS JOB!

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