Picnic like a pro at 9 free outdoor event series in St. Louis

St. Louis summers are made for picnics with free outdoor events almost every evening in July. And while anyone can get takeout and sit on the ground, take your picnic to the next level with alfresco problem solvers and picture-perfect extras.

1. Carondelet Concerts in the Park
Sundays in July – Carondelet Park, St. Louis
Mondays in July – Bellerive Park, St. Louis
Tuesdays in July – Fanetti Park, St. Louis

2. Sunday Serenades and Musical Mondays with Compton Heights Concert Band
Sundays in July – Francis Park, St. Louis
Mondays in July – Tower Grove Park, St. Louis

3. Whitaker Music Festival
Wednesdays in July – Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis

4. Music Under The Stars
July 4, 14, 21 and 28 – St. Ferdinand Park, Florissant

5. Old Orchard Gazebo Music & Movie Series 
July 6 and 13 – Gazebo Park, Webster Groves

6. Gateway Festival Orchestra
July 8, 15, 22 and 29 – Brookings Quadrangle, Washington University, St. Louis

7. Art Hill Film Series
July 13, 20 and 27 – Art Hill, Forest Park, St. Louis

8. Concerts and a Movie at Lafayette Park 
July 14, 21 and 28 – Lafayette Park, St. Louis

9. Ferguson Citywalk Concert Series
July 13 and 27 – Outdoor Plaza, Ferguson Citywalk

Events list compiled by Sam Balmer. 

Editor's note: Sauce Magazine is a sponsor of the Art Hill Film Series.

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