The Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt is held yearly on the Saturday before Easter beginning at 11 a.m. and features prizes found by following clues and visiting local downtown businesses. Look for more information closer to the date of the event.
Each year on Memorial Day, the St. Louis V.F.W. Post #3055 sponsors a parade through town. Line up is at the St. Louis High School. The parade typically starts at 10:00 a.m. with ceremonies 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. Look for more information closer to the date of the event.
The Middle of the Mitten Community Golf Outing has gone on for 24 years ! One of the main fundraisers supporting St. Louis community events, the outing is held this year on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at the beautiful Hidden Oaks Golf Course in St. Louis. Look for more information on the golf outing and how to register closer to the date of the event.
The fishing derby is held during the Saturday of Michigan's summer free fishing weekend, which in 2023 is June 10. 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. Please pre-register for the derby by completing the registration form (available closer to the event date) and returning to City Hall. Participants must check into Leppien Park prior to 9:00 a.m. Fishing is 9:00 a.m. to noon.
While St. Louis traditionally celebrates Independence Day on the first Saturday of July, in 2023 the date for the celebration will be Saturday July 15th in order to ensure the availability of fireworks and crew. Click for more information about activities throughout the day.
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 between 3 and 5 p.m. on Thursday October 26th to receive candy!
Trick-or-Treat hours in the City of St. Louis are Tuesday October 31st from 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. The St. Louis Police & Fire Departments and the First Baptist Church will host a candy safety check and hot dog cookout during Trick-or-Treat hours (details to be provided closer to Halloween).
St. Louis kicks off the holiday season with its Small Town Family Christmas parade on the first Thursday in December. The parade begins at the intersection of Mill and North Street and concludes near the high school. A reception with Santa and Mrs. Claus begins after the parade.