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Welcome to Ste. Geneviève, Missouri, a wonderful place to visit with a rich and storied history!

Discover something different.

Nowhere else is like Ste. Geneviève. Experience the charm of the oldest permanent European settlement west of the Mississippi River in Missouri, the original gateway to the West, the birthplace of the state of Missouri, home of the official Missouri dinosaur; and history is just the beginning.

Outdoor enthusiasts, creative souls, nature lovers, foodies and history buffs alike call Ste. Geneviève their ideal getaway. Shop Ste. Geneviève and satisfy your sweet tooth or discover sweet finds. Experience history first hand through tours, events and museums. Indulge in the many unique wineries and restaurants for your special occasions, celebrations and foodie destinations. Getaway from it all for a relaxing excursion at our bed & breakfasts, motels and vast lodging options. Travel our many trails for biking, hiking or enjoying nature. Make memories for a lifetime with your family at the waterpark or tiger sanctuary.

Ste. Geneviève offers something for you. Discover something different in Ste. Geneviève, where history is just the beginning.

Happening Soon in Ste Genevieve!

Independence Day Weekend

July 2-4, 2022

Fireworks Over Ste Genevieve

On Friday July 2nd the Ste. Genevieve County Library and Ste. Genevieve Parks & Recreation Board's free “Movies in the Park” presents Christmas Vacation.

Join us at the soccer field in Pere Marquette Park in Ste. Genevieve. Bring your own chairs, blankets etc. Concessions will be available for purchase. Programming and food trucks will start at 6:00 PM with the programming fitting the theme of the movie. The movie will begin after dusk.


Celebrate the Fourth of July in a Patriotic Fashion

The public is invited to a Patriotic 4th of July event on Monday, July 4th at 11:00 a. m. Participants can either join the Ste. Genevieve colonial militia group and the VFW Post 2210 color bearers at the Audubon’s parking lot at 10:45 a.m. as they march up Merchant Street to the Courthouse or just be at the Courthouse by 11 a. m. Bring a flag and help show Ste. Genevieve’s patriotism. The event will include a recitation of the pledge of allegiance and singing of the Star-Spangled Banner by Lilly Adams followed by an invocation and a welcome by Mayor Paul Hassler. A brief history of events leading up the 1776 Declaration will be presented as well as parts of this most important American document. The VFW honor guard and the Ste. Genevieve colonial militia will fire salutes in honor of the day. The contributions of veterans and their families will be recognized followed by singing of America the Beautiful by Lilly Adams. The event concludes with retirement of the colors by the VFW honor guard.

In the event of rain, the event will be held indoors at the Church of Ste. Genevieve beginning at 11:00 a. m.

This event is free to the public, handicap accessible, and family friendly. It is sponsored by the Ste. Genevieve Militia, a member of Seven Years War, Inc.

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