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Guide to America's Birthday Parade

Parade Route and Parking Map

The new map of America's Birthday Parade Route is ready! Click on the image to be directed to an interactive map.


Parade Route

America's Birthday Parade returns to the streets of downtown St. Louis on Saturday, July 3, 2021.  The parade begins at the intersection of Broadway and Market Streets at 10:00 AM and proceeds west on 18th and Market Street ending at 18th street near Union Station. 

Parking Information

Please plan ahead when determining where to park on parade day. The police will strictly enforce NO PARKING in and around the parade route, and parade assembly and dispersal areas. Vehicles left in these areas are likely to be towed during the early morning hours of July 3, 2021.


There are many parking options around the parade route in Downtown St. Louis! A list of preferred parking locations in downtown St. Louis can be accessed here

Accessible Services

A special viewing area will be provided for spectators with special needs or disabilities, as it has been done for America's Birthday Parade previously. The viewing area will be located at the southeast corner of 8th & Market Street.

The facilities will include interpreters for the hearing impaired, announcers for the visually impaired, and viewing space for the orthopedically impaired. Cold water and wheelchair-accessible portable restrooms will be available, and limited parking for handicapped licensed vans will be provided on a first come - first serve basis.  Designated disabled parking will be available on 8th Street between Market and Walnut Street. 

Deaf Inc. will provide interpreting services to America's Birthday Parade, for more information please visit Deaf Inc.'s website by clicking here http://www.deafinc.org/

Street Closures

Various streets will be closed on Thursday, July 1, 2021, for the parade route and the parade assembly and dispersal areas.  In addition, multiple streets will be designated as No Parking areas commencing at 12:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 3, 2021.


The following streets will be closed -

From 10:00 PM Thursday, July 1st, until 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 3rd:

  • Market from Broadway to 7th Street

  • 7th from Market to Chestnut

  • South side of Chestnut from, 7th to 8th Street


From 6:00 AM Saturday, July 3rd, until 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 3rd:

North/South Streets

  • Broadway from Washington to Chouteau

  • 6th from Chestnut to Pine

  • 7th from Pine to Walnut

  • 8th from Pine to Clark

  • 9th from Pine to Clark

  • 10th from Pine to Clark

  • 11th from Pine to Clark

  • Tucker from Clark to Pine

  • 13th from Pine to Market

  • 14th from Clark to Pine

  • 15th from Market to Pine

  • 16th from Clark to Market

  • 17th from Pine to Market

  • 18th from Clark to Olive

  • 20th from Olive to Eugenia (Subject to construction)

  • 21st from Market to Eugenia (Subject to construction)

  • 22nd from Market to Clark (Subject to construction)

  • 23rd from Chestnut to Olive (Subject to construction)

  • Spring from Forest Park to Clark

East/West Streets

  • Market from 4th to Jefferson

  • Walnut from 4th to Tucker

  • Clark from 22nd to Jefferson (Subject to construction)

  • Clark from 4th to 8th

  • Spruce from 4th to Broadway

  • Poplar from 4th to Broadway

  • Cerre from 4th to Broadway

  • Chestnut from 4th to 9th

  • Chestnut from Tucker to 20th (Possibly only to 18th subject to construction)

  • Pine from 4th to Broadway

  • Pine from 17th to Jefferson (Subject to construction)

  • Olive from 4th to 6th

  • Locust from Broadway to 6th

  • St. Charles from 4th to Broadway

  • Lombard from 4th to Broadway

  • Gratiot from 4th to 6th

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See you there!