The 3rd Annual Rise Up Festival slated for
1627 Washington Ave.
from 4-11PM on Friday August 21st
is a street festival for which 2-3 blocks
will be closed off on Washington Ave.
It will feature a fine arts and crafts show produced by the St. Louis Art Fair with professionally juried artist presentations / booths, as well as: live local musicians, circus acts from Circus Kaput and a kid-friendly section, micro-brewery contributions, a St. Louis-based businesses showcase prominently hailing from the Washington Ave. garment district, and exceptional local eatery offerings from surrounding cafes and restaurateurs.
The festival promises to be a large local event, supported in part by Sauce Magazine, the St. Louis Blues Museum, Urban Chestnut Brewery, the St. Louis Blues Society, and the Missouri Arts Council – among many others.