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Gypsy Caravan

The St. Louis Symphony Volunteer Association is pleased to present the 45th annual Gypsy Caravan, one of the largest and best antique, craft and vintage markets in the Midwest. Proceeds support the STL Symphony and Education Concerts that reach and inspire tens of thousands of area students each season.

A shopper’s paradise, this year’s Gypsy Caravan features:

  • Free parking at The Family Arena and off-site parking locations with multiple air-conditioned motor coach shuttles
  • Approximately 150 air-conditioned indoor booths and 300 outdoor vendor spaces
  • Handicap accessiblility

Early Bird (7:00-9:00am): $20
General (9:00am-5:00pm): $10
Free at all times for children under age 13. Sorry, no pets allowed.

*10% discounted wristbands available at area Dierbergs after May 1, 2017. (Early Bird: $18.00; General: $9.00).

With help from Dierbergs, proceeds from the event support the St. Louis Symphony and Education Concerts serving 40,000 students from 1,000 area schools each season. The Symphony offers more than 250 free community events each year across the region.

Off-Site Parking Locations: Ample free parking is available at two off-site locations with round-trip transportation in multiple air-conditioned motor coach shuttles. Travel time to The Family Arena from each location is approximately 10-15 minutes. If you plan to arrive at Gypsy Caravan after 9:00am, you are encouraged to use off-site parking and shuttles for transportation.

Follow @slsoGypsy on Twitter for the latest information about Gypsy Caravan and the hashtag #GypsyParking for parking updates.

Edwards Jones – Corporate Headquarters
158 Progress Parkway, MO 63043

St. Charles Convention Center
1 Convention Center Plaza, 63033

Directions from East: Take I-64 W/US-40 W to I-270 N. Take exit 16 for Page Avenue toward Missouri D. Keep left at the fork, and follow the signs for MO-364 W/St. Charles. Then take exit 14 for Upper Bottom Road/Arena Parkway and turn right onto Arena Parkway/S River Road.

Directions from West: Take 1-70 E/US-40 E toward St. Louis. Follow I-70 E and take exit 229, then turn right onto S 5th St in St. Charles. Drive to Arena Parkway/S River Road.

Starting in 1973, Gypsy Caravan has raised more than $3.4 million in support of the St. Louis Symphony and its mission to enrich people’s lives through the power of music. The St. Louis Symphony Volunteer Association (SVA) hosts the traditional Memorial Day event in an effort to present unique education programs and fundraising projects that support the STL Symphony and reach thousands of students each year. For more information follow the St. Louis Symphony on Twitter at @slso and #slsoGypsy or visit: www.stlsymphony.org/gypsycaravan.

Interested in being a vendor?

Arena Floor booths are now sold out. Outdoor and Concourse Level spaces are still available—register today! Please note: Monday morning vendor check-in is no longer offered.

Register as Merchandise Vendor | Register as Food Vendor

Upon completion of your online contract, you will be redirected to PayPal for payment. Please do not close your browser window until you receive payment confirmation.

IMPORTANT: A Missouri Sales Tax License Number (ID Number) is mandatory for all Gypsy Caravan vendors. Contracts submitted without this ID Number will not be processed, which includes any payments.

Obtaining an ID Number for temporary activity or special events takes three to four weeks. Information can be found here, including possible exemption if you are over age 65 and meet other conditions. Contact the MO Department of Revenue for assistance at 573-751-2836 or BusinessTaxRegister@dor.mo.gov.

Hotels near The Family Arena fill up fast due to multiple events; make reservations early.



May 29, 2017
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$10 - $20
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FREE (Free off-site parking with shuttle service will also be available.)


The Family Arena
2002 Arena Parkway
St. Charles, 63303 United States
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Visiting St. Charles


It doesn’t matter if you’re in town for a day or a week, St. Charles is a great place to live or visit. If you are planning on visiting the Family Arena from out of town, and need a hotel, here are a few nearby hotels we suggest:

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Contact & Location


Address: 2002 Arena Parkway
Saint Charles, MO 63303

Phone: 636-896-4200
Fax: 636-896-4205

Other Important Phone Numbers:
Event Hotline: 636-896-4242
Group Sales: 636-896-4237
ADA Hotline: 636-896-4234
Lost & Found: 636-896-4200