Upcoming Events

Parkside Assembly of God Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, April 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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.

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Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29 @ 10:00 am

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.

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Middle of the Mitten Golf Outing

Thursday, June 8

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.

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Joe Scholtz Memorial Free Fishing Derby

Saturday, June 10

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.  

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Flag Day Ceremony

Wednesday, 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 15

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.

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Old US-27 Motor Tour

Thursday, August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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 4 @ 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 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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!

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Halloween Trick-or-Treat

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

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).  

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Veterans Day

Saturday, 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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Lighted Christmas Parade

Thursday, December 7 @ 6:00 pm

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.

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