Lindbergh School District marks 15th anniversary of Spirit Festival

The Lindbergh School District community will enjoy “15 Years of Magic” when the 15th anniversary of the Spirit Festival is celebrated Saturday, May 20.

The Spirit Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the Lindbergh High School campus, 4900 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

The celebration begins at 9 a.m. with a parade from Sperreng Middle School, 12111 Tesson Ferry Road, to the Lindbergh High School campus.

Grand Marshal Dr. Robert Ayres, retiring Sperreng Middle School principal, will lead the parade of themed floats, fire engines, the Lindbergh High School Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band, cheerleaders, pompon teams and more.

The Spirit Festival features a number of attractions, including games, rides, a silent auction, a children’s area, pony rides and a sports challenge. Refreshments, including sandwiches, pizza, burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard and more will be available to hungry-festival goers.

One of the day’s highlights is ongoing entertainment, according to a school district news release.

Lindbergh groups performing include: the Lindbergh High Marching Band, the Flyerettes, Sperreng Fiddlers, the Lindbergh High Strolling Strings, the Lindbergh High and Sperreng jazz bands, Mad-rigal Swingers, the Sperreng Show Choir “Swing-n-Sing” and baton group.

Also featured will be “InLaw,” a student band, and “Princeton,” an alumni band.

The headline band is “Excelerators.”

Free shuttle service is available at all five Lindbergh elementary schools. Parking is also available after 10 a.m. at Sperreng Middle School, 12111 Tesson Ferry Road, and the Affton-Lindbergh Early Childhood Center, 10305 Concord School Road.

Parking is not available on the high school campus, but shuttles will run continuously throughout the day and evening.

This smoke-free and alcohol-free event is open to the entire community.