May 11, 2019


The Downtown Kirkwood Mayfest is Saturday, May 11. Event activities include sales and specials throughout downtown Kirkwood, live music, entertainment, a large pop up shop, Kirkwood Garden Club’s plant sale, Rail Safety Day and Open House at Kirkwood Train Station at 110 E. Argonne and activities at Kirkwood Farmers’ Market.

Kirkwood Farmers’ Market opens at 8 a.m. and is located at 150 E. Argonne Drive. Pick up everything you need from local producers and farmers to make a delicious Mother’s Day meal for mom.  Enjoy free food samples, a large selection of beautiful plants and flowers and tasty snack items that add to the fresh experience at the farmers’ market. Salt of the Earth will fill the market with music from 10 a.m.-noon.

After visiting the farmers’ market, allow the friendly folks at the shops and fashion boutiques throughout downtown Kirkwood help you select the ideal Mother’s Day gift. Choose from fashionable clothing, accessories, porch and patio decorations, and items for entertaining in style. After shopping, enjoy a leisurely lunch or a quick snack from the collection of unique restaurants and specialty food merchants located throughout downtown Kirkwood. 

Visit Kirkwood Train Station from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for Kirkwood Rail Safety Day and Station Open House. The Kirkwood Garden Club will hold their annual plant sale from 9 a.m.-noon at the train station.

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., you can stroll through the pop up shop at Kirkwood Station Plaza. Regional makers and artists will show and sell their work. The Lucille Rapp dancers and tumblers will perform at Station Plaza at 10:30 a.m. followed by live music by The Blue Jacks Band from 12-2 p.m. on the plaza. Station Plaza is located on Kirkwood Road across from Kirkwood City Hall.

The Downtown Kirkwood Mayfest is coordinated by Downtown Kirkwood Special Business District. Since 1975, the Downtown Kirkwood organization has served businesses and property owners in Downtown Kirkwood through marketing, public area enhancements and administration of Kirkwood Farmers’ Market.

Mayfest Event Schedule:

8 a.m.—Kirkwood Farmers’ Market Opens: farmers, treats, flowers & sampling

9 a.m.-Walk Away Waffles Food Truck

                10 a.m.-Tunes at Ten performance by Salt of the Earth

9 a.m.-Noon—Kirkwood Garden Club Plant Sale at the train station

9 a.m.-1 p.m.—Kirkwood Train Station Open House and Rail Safety Day, 110 W. Argonne

9 a.m.-4 p.m.—Pop up Shop + Entertainment at Kirkwood Station Plaza

10:30 a.m.Lucille Rapp Dance Studio performance                              

12-2 p.m.The Blue Jacks band performance

10 a.m.-5 p.m.—In-store Sales & Specials throughout Downtown Kirkwood