Festival of Nations takes place outdoors in the leafy urban setting of Tower Grove Park, corner of Arsenal and Grand Blvd. on our City's South Side, just steps away from our thriving International District.
Tower Grove Park’s boundaries are:
Grand Blvd. on the east,
Arsenal on the south,
Kingshighway on the west, and
Magnolia on the north.
Tower Grove Park has a large number of streets and paths that are suitable for bicycling. However, please be aware that the park streets are exceptionally crowded on Festival of Nations weekend and take appropriate caution. Bike parking is available at the west end of the festival by the west arch way and the east end by the Stupp Center. Bring your locks.
When Using the MetroLink and/or MetroBus:
Tower Grove Park is easily accessible by public transportation. Take the MetroLink to the Grand Station and transfer to the 70 Grand MetroBus south. Exit at the Tower Grove Park bus stop at Grand and Crittenden.
Directions from I-64 eastbound or westbound:
Exit at Kingshighway, use Kingshighway to Shaw, turn left on Shaw, turn right on Tower Grove.
Directions from Interstate 44 Westbound:
Exit at Jefferson, turn left on Jefferson, turn right on Gravois, turn right on Arsenal.
Directions from Interstate 44 Eastbound:
Exit at Vandeventer, turn right on Vandeventer, turn left on Shaw, turn right on Tower Grove.
Directions from I-55 northbound or southbound:
Exit at Arsenal, follow Arsenal to the reach the event.
Parking is available inside and around the park. Free shuttle stops are located around the exterior of the park.
Handicap parking is located at the east end of the festival at the Grand Entrance (can only enter from the north) and also the west end of the festival.
SECURED OFF-SITE PARKING:
Located at SLU’s Marie Curie Parking Lot at 1100 Carr Lane Ave. Shuttles will be running from this location. See shuttles
for more information.Directions from Interstate 64/Highway 40:
Exit at Grand Blvd. travel south to Chouteau, turn left on Chouteau, go 1 block turn right on CarrLane Ave. Go 1-1/2 blocks, parking lot will be on the left.Directions from Interstate 44 Westbound:
Exit at Jefferson turn right. Travel north to Chouteau, turn left on Chouteau, go a few blocks past Compton, turn left on Carr Lane Ave. Go 1-1/2 blocks, parking lot will be on the left.