Fes­ti­vals of June

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Join us as we cel­e­brate LBGT pride, horse­rad­ish, beer, Route 66, Vic­to­rian homes and life out­side.

Some 150,000 cel­e­brants are ex­pected at Pride­fest 2017, one of the largest LGBT pride fes­ti­vals in the Mid­west, fea­tur­ing pa­rades, ven­dors and live mu­sic, June 23-25. Fri­day 4:30-11:30 pm, Satur­day 11 am-9:30 pm, Sun­day 11 am-7:30 pm. Of­fi­cial Pride Pa­rade Sun­day at noon on Mar­ket St. be­tween 18th and 8th. No cool­ers, tents, weapons, out­side al­co­hol or pets (ex­cept ser­vice an­i­mals), please. Soft-sided con­tain­ers and lawn chairs wel­come. Any­one un­der 40 may be asked for a valid photo ID. www.pridestl.org. Soldiers Me­mo­rial, Ch­est­nut and 14th St., down­town,. MetroLink Civic Cen­ter, Map 2-3C.

IN­TER­NA­TIONAL HORSE­RAD­ISH FES­TI­VAL

The horse­rad­ish cap­i­tal of the world, Collinsville, Illi­nois, cel­e­brates its sig­na­ture condi­ment with en­ter­tain­ment, food, horse­rad­ish prep demos, root toss, craft fair, horse­rad­ish cook­ing con­test, Lit­tle Miss Horse­rad­ish Fes­ti­val Pageant, live mu­sic and more (June 2- 4) F 5-10 pm, Sa 10 am-10 pm, Su 10 am- 6 pm. www. horseradish­fes­ti­val.com. Wood­land Park, Pine Lake Dr. and Olive St. 618.344.2884. Map 1-3G.

ST. LOUIS BREW­ERS HER­ITAGE FES­TI­VAL

More than 50 par­tic­i­pat­ing brew­eries of­fer some 100 styles of beer to wash down food from lo­cal restau­rants along with live mu­sic be­neath the Gate­way Arch (June 3), $35-$125. Food ex­tra. www.stl­beer.org/events, MetroLinkLa­clede’s Land­ing Map 2-3G.

LAFAYETTE SQUARE SPRING HOUSE & GAR­DEN TOUR

The city’s pre­mier house and gar­den tour fea­tures self- guided tours of Vic­to­rian man­sions and gar­dens, an­tique fair, art ex­hibit, free car­riage rides, con­cert, vin­tage base­ball, wine tast­ing and more (June 3- 4). Tick­ets $25 ($18 in ad­vance), avail­able at the Park House, 2023 Lafayette Ave. www. lafayettesquare.org. 314.772.5724. Map 4- 4H.

ROUTE 66 FES­TI­VAL

Ed­wardsville, Illi­nois, cel­e­brates the Mother Road with en­ter­tain­ment, food, chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties, art, clas­sic car cruise, trolley tours and more (June 9-10). www.ed­wardsviller­oute66.com/. Ed­wardsville City Park, 112 S. Kansas St., 618.692.7538. Map 1-2G.

LIFE OUT­SIDE

Great Rivers Green­way reprises its free fes­ti­val that of­fers fun out­door ac­tiv­i­ties for all ages at one lo­ca­tion, in­clud­ing tree- climb­ing, bird-watch­ing, rock- climb­ing, pad­dle-board­ing, gar­den­ing, yoga and much more at Creve Coeur Park (June 10, 10 am- 4 pm). greatrivers­green­way.org/life- out­side/. 13725 Ma­rine Ave., Map 3-3A.

Get tick­ets on­line, at the Old Court­house or ticket booth be­neath the Arch,

www.gate­wa­yarch.com

Pride­fest, June 23-25

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