Last year 11,000 resident showed up. It takes place at the Chaifetz Arena, Saturday, August 4, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is a co-sponsor of this year's festival. Pre-register at SLPS.org
Kids will receive free backpacks filled with school supplies and free parking will be available at the Saint Louis University Garage on Compton and Olive, as well as on the Harris Stowe State University campus. Shuttle service will also be provided.