May 12, 2018


The Downtown Kirkwood Mayfest is Saturday, May 12. Event activities include sales and specials throughout downtown Kirkwood, live music, entertainment, the Artists in Bloom Art Show, Kirkwood Garden Club’s plant sale , 125th  Anniversary Celebration of 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. The Maple Jam Band 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 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for an open house and celebration of the 125th Anniversary. A proclamation from the City of Kirkwood will be presented at 11:30 a.m. followed by a cake cutting. The Kirkwood Garden Club will hold their annual plant sale from 9 a.m.-noon at the train station.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., stroll through the Artists in Bloom Art Show & Sale at Station Plaza. Regional artists will show and sell their work. The Lucille Rapp dancers and tumblers will perform at Station Plaza at 11 a.m. followed by live music by Never 2 Late from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on the plaza. Station Plaza is located on Kirkwood Road across from Kirkwood City Hall. Additional event details, including a listing of businesses participating in Mayfest are available on Downtown Kirkwood’s website: 

The Downtown Kirkwood Mayfest is coordinated by Downtown Kirkwood Special Business District and sponsored by Kirkwood Station Dental. 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.


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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 Maple Jam Band

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

10 a.m.-3 p.m.—Kirkwood Train Station Open House, 110 W. Argonne: model train demonstration, food, music and more

            11:30 a.m.-125th Anniversary Celebration of Kirkwood Train Station

10 a.m.-3 p.m.— Art Show & Sale + Entertainment at Kirkwood Station Plaza

11 a.m.-Lucille Rapp Dance Studio performance                 

12:30-2:30 p.m.-Never 2 Late band performance

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

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