The B3 Blowout

A FUNDRAISER TO SUPPORT THE SOULARD B3 FESTIVALIf you love live music and supporting community, then this event was made for you. On Oct. 16th we celebrated the vintage B3 down at BB’s, featuring some of our local B3 greats like Matt Keys, Bob Row and more special guests, all backed by the John McVey … Read more

Meet the SBA

The continuing mission of the Soulard Business Association is to support business owners in way of promotion, communication, event planning, and community involvement. Businesses, non-profits and individuals can support the Soulard Business Association through modest yearly dues.

The Soulard Restoration Group

The Soulard Restoration Group (SRG) was formed in 1972 when a group of individuals organized and filed papers with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. A National Historic District designation allows for, among other things, the preservation, protection and enhancement of historic and architecturally-significant buildings within the District. Learn all about the SRG right here, … Read more

Mardi Gras is here!

When you mention Mardi Gras in St. Louis, most of us think of Soulard, home to one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations outside of New Orleans. The Soulard festivities last for weeks, beginning with Twelfth Night in January and ending with the Bud Light Grand Parade on February 26. Just click here for the … Read more

The Culture of Soulard

When Antoine and Julie Soulard arrived in St. Louis to survey land for the King of Spain in 1770, little did they know that nearly 250 years later, St. Louisans would still be shopping for fresh produce at the outdoor market they established — on the two blocks of land they donated to the community—the city’s … Read more

Hammond Hundred

To all those who were able to make our open meeting at the Soulard American Legion Post, reports are that a good time was had by all. To those who couldn’t make it, there will be other events to follow. While we did not take names or ask for commitments to join our Hammond Hundred … Read more

The SHARE organizational goals

SHARE Inc. will annually produce one free festival (Soulard B3 Festival) and one Fall Booster event (Organ Summit). In addition, SHARE Inc. will seek opportunities to promote Soulard’s music, arts, and heritage throughout the year and during the Mardi Gras season. Learn more about the SHARE vision right here!

The Soulard Blues Band

There are so many great bands that play in the venues of Soulard, but only one named after the community! In 1978, Soulard was a fairly run down neighborhood with rents cheap enough for even musicians to live there. One such performer was 32-year-old tall, lanky bass player Art Dwyer who teamed with like minded … Read more