The close-knit community of Ferguson, Missouri knows how to have fun. From festivals to fishing, the residents enjoy year-round entertainment in this suburban community, located 11 miles north of St. Louis.
Just minutes away from the St. Louis-Lambert International Airport, Boeing, and the Ford Motor Assembly Plant, residents can work in Ferguson or make the quick commute into downtown. St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley is just north of Ferguson, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis is just two miles south.
The Ferguson Farmer’s Market, open May to October every Saturday, is more like a weekly festival with special events, live music, and entertainment. The award-winning market features fresh, local produce, handmade items, and specialty vendors. The Ferguson Streetfest is a large outdoor music festival featuring food, funnel cake, and fun.
Ferguson’s 11 parks cover 106 acres and contain a sports complex, an aquatic complex, ball fields, trails, tennis and volleyball courts, playgrounds, horseshoe pits, an archery range, and picnic areas. January-Wabash Memorial Park has a concession stand and a bandshell. It is centered around January-Wabash Lake, a popular fishing lake. Wayside Park Unleashed is a 7-acre dog park.
Ready for some fun? The casinos, zoos, museums, and nightlife of St. Louis mingled with the parks and events of Ferguson make this a great place to call home.