Independence Day will be a little bit different in St. Louis this year, with construction on the Gateway Arch pushing the annual Fair St. Louis into Forest Park. The change in venue hasn't dampened the three-day patriotic extravaganza: The famed VP parade starts at the Muny at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Bonnie Raitt and the Fray are performing, and fireworks will go off each night at 10 p.m.
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To prepare for the parking nightmare that's sure to come, fair organizers have set up shuttles, a cab stand and a bike valet, all while encouraging St. Louisans to opt for the MetroLink as the easiest way to get into the festival.
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