June 19 - August 29, 2021. Time to wine and dine, musical spectacle, a story told/ showcase of the thriving entrepreneurial spirit of this diverse community. A cultural showcase; participate in an activity, lead a project! Watch for more details about Festival of Nations 2021- virtually AND in-person!
July 16-25, 2021, ten days of programs both virtual and in-person at Brown Hall, Washington University, St. Louis. The area's primary venue for films by local artists. With advances in digital filmmaking, more and more movies are being made in St. Louis and environs, but the opportunities for moviegoers to see that work are scarce, because few of the films ever screen commercially.
August 20-22 + 27-29, 2021 at Brown Hall Auditorium, Washington University, Forsyth Blvd at Chaplin Dr. 2+ weeks presented by TV5MONDE/ produced by Cinema St. Louis, celebrates St. Louis’ Gallic heritage and France’s cinematic legacy. The featured films span the decades from the 1930s through the 1990s, offering a revealing overview of French cinema. See updates:
September 5-6, 2021 (No confirmation of event at this time), 3pm-midnight. Annual open-air Sat/Sun blues music festival on 3 stages: national, regional, local blues acts. LaClede's Landing/ Mississippi River: cobblestone streets, cast iron buildings, shops/ restaurants, a short walk from Gateway Arch.
October, 2021 (TBC). Mr Midwest Leather Contest. Annual 3-day weekend for leathermen: Mr Midwest Leather Contest! -title covers 13 Midwest States. Winner goes to Chicago to compete in International Mr Leather. Also Meet+Greet, Midwest Leather Ball, Midwest Puppy Contest, Sunday Leather Brunch. See website:
Early November, 2021. Past year featured 447 films: 97 features, 86 documentaries, 264 shorts, 125+ filmmakers/guests. Venues: Tivoli Theatre; Plaza Frontenac Cinema; Hi-Pointe Backlot; Webster U/Moore; Saint Louis U./Center for Global Citizenship; Washington U./Brown; KDHX Stage; MO History Museum; Webster U./Sverdrup; Washington U./Steinberg; Contemporary Art Museum. Past year online.
Late February, 2022. Celebrating 38 Years of Missouri Leathermen. Past year: FRI Meet+Greet. SAT, TITANS OF THE MIDWEST present KINK U at Mr Missouri Leather Weekend + MR MISSOURI LEATHER CONTEST. FRI/SAT venue: JJ'S CLUBHOUSE. SUN MML Victory Brunch and Celebration at Hamburger Mary's.
April, 2022. Annual event at Tivoli Cinema. QFest uses the art of contemporary gay cinema to spotlight the lives of LGBTQ people. QFest's complete lineup of films and shorts programs will be available to view on demand anytime during the 10 days. Past year's films were screened online. Check their website for details:
Late May, 2022 (TBC). Hosted by the Missouri Gay Rodeo Association at Emiliano's Ranch and Arena, 22805 State Line Rd, Cleveland, MO. All IGRA rules and regulations rodeo events. Cancelled in 2020-21 for the health and safety of all. See updates for 2022 dates at:
June, 2022, annual festivities delayed from past year. Traditional features: Sunday noon parade on Market Street, between N. 15th and N. Tucker Streets; Saturday festival at Downtown Parks across from City Hall w/ two stages of entertainment, venders, food, drinks, and dancing.