Experience the Magic of Riverfest in St. Charles, MO with Cate's Concepts!

Get ready for an unforgettable Fourth of July celebration at Riverfest in St. Charles, MO! Cate's Concepts is excited to be part of this vibrant event from July 2-4, 2024, and we invite you to join us for a fun-filled experience. Bring your sense of adventure, your love for fireworks, and your appetite—because no one leaves Riverfest hungry or unentertained!

Revolutionary soldier parade Riverfest - St Charles MO

Dates and Location

When: July 2-4, 2024
Where: Frontier Park, St. Charles, MO


A Rich History

Riverfest has been a cornerstone of St. Charles’ celebrations for years, offering a blend of historic charm and modern festivity. Located in the beautiful Frontier Park near Main Street, this event is renowned for its picturesque riverside views and historic atmosphere. Each year, the festival attracts both locals and visitors, eager to partake in the patriotic spirit of the holiday.

What to Expect

Attendance: Riverfest draws a crowd of approximately 90,000 attendees each year, making it one of the most popular Fourth of July events in Missouri.

Craft and Food Vendors: The festival features over 100 craft and food vendors. From unique handcrafted jewelry by Cate's Concepts to delicious local cuisine, there's something for everyone. Explore the variety of artisanal crafts and savor the diverse food options available throughout the festival. Warning: We are not responsible for any irresistible impulse buys!

Live Entertainment: Enjoy a fantastic lineup of live music, with performances from both local bands and popular regional acts. The entertainment spans multiple stages, ensuring that there's always something exciting happening at this family-friendly Fourth of July event. Pro tip: Practice your dance moves in advance!

Children's Activities: Riverfest is family-friendly, offering a carnival and numerous activities for kids. There’s no shortage of fun for the little ones, making it a perfect outing for the whole family. Remember, if your kids are happy, you’re happy!

Riverfest fireworks shot off of a barge - St Charles, MO

Fireworks Extravaganza

One of the highlights of Riverfest is the breathtaking fireworks display, launched from a barge on the Missouri River. This spectacular show lights up the sky on both July 4th and 5th at 9:20 PM, reflecting beautifully on the water and providing a mesmerizing end to each day's festivities. Warning: May cause excessive "oohs" and "aahs."

Musicians cranking out tunes Riverfest St Charles MO

Performers and Schedule

Here's a sneak peek at the lineup:

  • Thursday, July 4th:
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM: St. Charles Municipal Band
    • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: School of Rock Band
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Whiskey Morning
    • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM: Legyndz 77
  • Friday, July 5th:
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM: New Moon Studio Band
    • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Heavy Reign
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Soulard Blues Band
    • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM: Mighty Pines

For more details, visit the official St. Charles Riverfest page.

Tips for Attending

  • Arrive Early: Secure the best spots for parking and fireworks viewing by arriving early. Remember, the early bird gets the best seat!
  • Stay Hydrated: July can be hot, so make sure to drink plenty of water. Dehydration is not a good look.
  • Bring Cash: Some vendors may not accept cards, so it's good to have cash on hand. Plus, it makes you feel like a high roller.
  • Wear Comfortable Shoes: There’s plenty to explore, so comfortable footwear is a must. Your feet will thank you later.

Patriotic Earrings St Charles MO Riverfest 

Join Cate's Concepts at Riverfest!

Visit our booth to explore our latest collection of handcrafted jewelry, perfect for commemorating this festive occasion. We look forward to celebrating with you and sharing the joy of Riverfest. If you see us, wave hello—we promise we don't bite!


Check out our blog post on Mudbug Madness for more exciting events!

Learn more about the history and events at Riverfest from Discover St. Charles and the official St. Charles Riverfest page.

Visit our Cate's Concepts website for more handcrafted jewelry and updates.


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