Upcoming Events

Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 27 @ 10:00 am

Each year on Memorial Day, the St. Louis V.F.W. Post #3055 sponsors a parade through town. The parade includes school bands and a variety of other entrants. There is a tribute to sailors lost at sea, a twenty-one gun salute and a Veterans service at the Veterans Hill section of Oak Grove Cemetery. Line up typically is at the St. Louis High School at 9:30 a.m. with parade start at 10:00 a.m. Ceremonies occur on the Mill Street Bridge and at the Oak Grove Cemetery. Organizations, churches, youth groups, old cars, tractors, and anyone wishing to be in the parade is encouraged to join. A community lunch usually follows the parade at St. Louis VFW Post #3055, 1295 West Monroe Road (M-46). Look for more information closer to the date of the event.

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Middle of the Mitten Golf Outing

Thursday, June 6 @ 8:30 am

The Middle of the Mitten Community Golf Outing has reached its 26th year! The Golf Outing is the major fundraiser for the St. Louis Independence Day Fireworks and occurs on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at the beautiful Hidden Oaks Golf Course in St. Louis. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. and the cook out and prize presentation to follow. Look for more information closer to the date of the event.

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Joe Scholtz Memorial Free Fishing Derby

Saturday, June 8 @ 9:00 am

The fishing derby is held during the Saturday of Michigan's summer free fishing weekend, which in 2024 is June 8. This event has been hosted with great success for more than twenty years! In 2012, the derby was re-named the Joe Scholtz Memorial Fishing Derby in honor of the former Mayor of St. Louis and the founder, organizer and driving force behind this wonderful day for the community. Joe passed away in 2011. Hundreds of people typically visit the Pine River in St. Louis's Leppien Park to try their hand at landing the biggest fish. Please be aware, derby participation is limited to shore fishing. You need to pre-register for the derby by completing an online registration form or completing a physical copy of the form and returning to City Hall. Click here to register online, or click here to download a copy of the form for printing. You can also pick up printed copies of the form at City Hall. Participants must check in at Leppien Park prior to 9:00 a.m. Fishing is from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  

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Flag Day Ceremony

Friday, June 14 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us for this traditional patriotic ceremony on the deck overlooking the river at St. Louis City Hall. The event is organized by our local Gleaners Harmony Arbor #273. The ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m. (Bring your own lawn chair.)

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4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

Saturday, July 13

The 4th of July has been an important holiday in St. Louis for much of its history. In 2024 the date for the celebration will be Saturday July 13th. Look for more information closer to the date of the event.

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Old US-27 Motor Tour

Thursday, August 22

St. Louis is a stop on the Old US-27 Motor Tour. Hundreds of cars--many of them fully restored antiques--traverse the state, stopping in 13 cities along the way. The cars typically fill three blocks in downtown St. Louis. This car show is free and open to the public.

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Labor Day Bridge Walk

Monday, September 2 @ 8:00 am

Join the St. Louis V.F.W. Color Guard on a lap around the St. Louis High School Track followed by a traditional walk across the bridge. A free pancake breakfast will be served after the walk in Clapp Park.

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Downtown Trick-or-Treat

Thursday, October 31

Downtown St. Louis businesses hold their own Trick or Treat hours, since they're normally closed during traditional trick-or-treat hours. Children 12 and under are invited to visit participating downtown businesses on Thursday October 31st to receive candy!

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Halloween Trick-or-Treat

Thursday, October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Trick-or-Treat hours in the City of St. Louis are October 31st from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Veterans Day

Monday, November 11 @ 11:00 am

Each year the St. Louis VFW Post #3055 and the American Legion sponsor events on Veterans Day, November 11. The ceremony is held at the War Monument at the intersection of M-46, Michigan Avenue and North Mill Street. Look for more information closer to the date of the event.

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