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Festivals, concerts to enjoy this June in the St. Louis region

Festival and concert season has arrived in the Lou, bringing with it diverse and dynamic cultural richness.
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St. Louis, Missouri, USA downtown cityscape with the arch and courthouse at dusk.

ST. LOUIS — Festival season has arrived in St. Louis, filling the region with diverse and dynamic cultural richness!

5 On Your Side made a list of festivals and concerts across the St. Louis area that will have food, music and other entertainment throughout June.


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis 2023 Festival Season 

  • Where: Loretto-Hilton Center at 130 Edgar Road.
  • When: 7:30 p.m. June 6-24 and 12:30 p.m. June 3.
  • These two-hour performances will be accompanied by members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in English, including English subtitles. Purchase tickets to an event of your choice here.


  • When: Through June 25.
  • “The year is 1800. Rome is caught in the middle of a war between Napoleon and the Austrian empire, and republican sympathizers are on the run from the police,” according to the OTSL. “Spying, double-crossing, and torture have become the order of the day.” 


  • When: June 3-24.
  • According to the OTSL, “Sometimes out of the deepest tragedy springs the greatest hope. Embark on a life-affirming journey of love and creativity in Scott Joplin’s opera Treemonisha, re-imagined with two new acts by composer Damien Sneed and librettist Karen Chilton.”

Cosi fan tutte

  • When: June 4-23.
  • “Love makes fools of us all. Guglielmo and Ferrando naively insist that their girlfriends Fiordiligi and Dorabella could never fall for other men, and the two women believe that their suitors are the hottest catches in town,” according to the OTSL. 


  • When: June 10-24.
  • “The young and innocent Susannah lives with her brother in a small town in Appalachia,” according to the OTSL. "One fateful day, men from her church happen to spot her bathing in a stream and begin to spread vicious rumors about her.”

Center Stage 

  • When: June 20.
  • “This electric event shines a spotlight on Opera Theatre’s Richard Gaddes Festival Artist and Gerdine Young Artist Programs as these rising opera stars perform iconic melodies from opera’s greatest hits and cherished rarities,” according to the OTSL.

Old-Time Music Ozark Heritage Festival

  • When: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 2-3.
  • Where: 110 St. Louis St., West Plains, Missouri.
  • Music will start at noon, and admission to all festival events is free.
  • The 2023 Old-Time Music Ozarks Heritage Festival in downtown West Plains, Missouri, will be held in celebration of music and culture. The festival landscape will include the West Plains Civic Center and Missouri State University-West Plains Amphitheater as a part of an expansion plan this year. 

Kimmswick Strawbery Festival

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., June 3-4.

Where: Downtown Kimmswick

The annual festival will feature 125 food and craft vendors and is expected 40,000 visitors. There will of course be fresh strawberries, as well as strawberry jam, strawberry shortcake, strawberry cheesecake, strawberry iced-tea and more. There will also be craft booths, home an garden vendors, bounce houses and a petting zoo and pony ride for children.

Rotary Riverfest

  • When: 8:30 p.m. June 10.
  • Where: Broadway and North 4th Street, Hannibal, Missouri.
  • Enjoy ‘90s alternative-rock and Grunge bands such as Nirvana, Green Day and Collective Soul, which are slated to perform at the Hannibal Rotary Riverfest this June. Grab tickets here

Fiesta in Florissant

  • When: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. June 24-25.
  • Where: Knight of Columbus Park, 50 St. Francois St., Florissant, Missouri.
  • Celebrate Latino, Venezuelan or Mexican culture at this fiesta, where art and crafts opportunities will be available. In addition, there will be a petting zoo with pony rides, inflatable rides and more. 

Washington Cajun Festival

  • When: 6-10 p.m. June 23.
  • Where: Washington, Missouri.
  • Enjoy some food and drinks at a community fest in Washington, Missouri this June. Event planners recommend bringing your own lawn chairs. Pets and coolers are not allowed. For more information, contact Cheryl Quennoz with the Washington Chamber of Commerce at 636-239-2715. 

Worldwide Technology Raceway Fan Festival 

  • Where: Together Credit Union Plaza at Ballpark Village
  • When: 4-7 p.m. June 1.
  • You are invited to the Ballpark Village Fan Fest presented by Enterprise to enjoy driver favorites such as games, giveaways and car shows. 

Shakespeare in the Park: Twelfth Night

  • When: June 25
  • Where: Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park 
  • “Twelfth Night is bursting with romance, music and high times.” according to St. Louis Shakespeare Festival. “The tale of Viola and her shipwrecked twin brother – separated and finding their way in a strange new world – this year’s Shakespeare in the Park sets them in glamorous, celebrity-filled Miami.”


Luke Combs 

  • When: 2 p.m. tailgate, 5:45 p.m. concert June 17.
  • Where: Busch Stadium
  • Rock out to several live bans in the plaza and take advantage of photo ops, yard games, and full bars before the concert. Other performers include Dillon Carmichael, Lauren Watkins and Wilder Blue. The tailgate event is free and open to the public. For concert tickets, click here

Tyler Hubbard

  • When: 8 p.m. June 23.
  • Take advantage of VIP upgrades, preparty packages and more for the Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line concert. Tickets are on sale here for rooftop or general admission. 

Fitz and The Tantrums

  • When: 8 p.m. June 24.
  • Fitz and The Tantrums are kicking off their Let Yourself Free Tour this June. Grab your own VIP upgrade and drink packages before they are all taken! Tickets are on sale here for VIP, rooftop or general admission. 

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