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Special events and activities ring in the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend at St. Louis Union Station. Thursday, July 1 Market Street With a Beat is back. It's a cool summer concert and beverage tasting event to kick off the long holiday on the Purina Performance Plaza at St. Louis Union Station. Enjoy a free concert by Javier Mendoza presents Hobo Cane and for $35 guests 21 and up can cool off with Anheuser-Busch beverages -- Bud Light Seltzer Retro Summer, Bud Light Seltzer Iced Tea and Shock Top Zest. Tickets include the three tasting stations, a ride on the St. Louis Wheel, a round of mini-golf, a spin on the St. Louis Carousel and fun carnival games. Tickets are $30 for Aquarium annual passholders. Order tickets in advance at: Friday, July 2 Enjoy a Free Concert on the Purina Performance Plaza by Dr. Zhivegas from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Friday Night Lights With Bud Light event runs from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. with $3 Domestic Long Necks and brats and hot dogs from the grill in the Wheel Park. Tickets and reservations are not required for this event. Guests also can watch the free fire and light shows on the Union Station Lake every evening. Saturday, July 3 The St. Louis Aquarium will be featured in the 138th annual “America’s Birthday Parade” which begins at 10 a.m. in Kiener Plaza and ends at St. Louis Union Station. Parade goers can plan a post-parade day at the Station where the Aquarium opens at 10 a.m. for extended hours until 8 p.m. The St. Louis Wheel spins from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. and the mini-golf course, carousel, ropes course and mirror maze will welcome guests throughout the day. Cute baby animals enhance the weekend fun as the Animals R Us petting zoo brings its adorable menagerie to the Purina Performance Plaza from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, July 4 The celebration continues at the Station with the Aquarium open for extended hours until 8 p.m., the Wheel rolling from 10 a.m. until 1
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