Let’s Party!

Bicentennial Art Fest and Ice Cream Social

All along Hodiamont Tracks find activities and fun! Story Stitchers is the east end anchor of this 3-mile long event that stretches from Grand Center to COCA in University City!


Strauss Park in the heart of Grand Center!


Catch a StitchCast Studio Podcast recording live on stage

Learn about the Back Story of Story Stitchers


Play The Wish Box Game for FREE Ice Cream!!


Talent Showcase 

Pick the City UP Talent Showcase!

16-24 year olds compete with talents ranging from spoken word, dance, instruments and song for the BIG $200 Audience Favorite Award!!

Bring a photo ID with age. If you are under 18 bring a photo ID with age and a parent to register to compete!


Hip Hop Dance Demo!! Learn some signature moves from St. Louis’ top dancers!

Canceled if raining

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.