School Tours

To help organize your school tour we have a listing of the places to visit and where to have a sack lunch. All of the groups want your visit to be enjoyable so we encourage you to contact these folks ahead of time so they can plan for your students and provide the best experience.

Contact List for School Tours

Centre for French Colonial LifeBolduc House/LeMeilleur Home, Linden House – Roseanne (573) 883-3105

Ste. Genevieve National Historical SiteBeauvais-Amoreaux House, Green Tree Tavern, JBV House

State of MissouriFelix Valle State Historic Site – Lauren Miller (573) 883-7102

Foundation for RestorationGuibourd-Valle House – Skip Weiler

Catholic Church – open for self-guided tours

Museum Learning CenterMissouri Dinosaur and Ste. Genevieve History – Abigail Kern (573)-883-3466

Sack Lunch at Lions

Pecanapalooza (Nov)

Dennis Stroughmatt and his band at Pecanapalooza.

Get out this November and enjoy music, food, craft beer, military vehicles, and more at the annual Pecanapalooza Street Festival in our historic downtown on Market St. And there’s the pecan pie baking contest, of course.

Living in Ste. Genevieve House Tour

How do you take an old home and update it to current styles? Find out during the Living in Ste. Genevieve House Tour on Saturday, March 18, 2023. From 10a-3p see how homeowners have updated historic homes with modern touches on the inside. This all starts at the Guibourd-Valle House at #1 N. 4th St.

Honey Festival + Market

Come join family and friends at the annual Honey Festival + Market, sponsored by Harold’s Famous Bee Company. Music, honey, food, and fun await the family during this Saturday affair on Market Street in historic downtown Ste. Genevieve, Saturday, June 24, 2023 from 10a-4p.

Valle Craft Fair

Stop by and do some Christmas shopping at the annual Valle Craft Fair at Valle school. Dozens of crafters are there with a variety of options so you can find something for that person on your list. Open 9a-4p on the first Saturday in December.

40 N. 4th St.
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670

The Little Brick House (Heil House-1865) (City)

159 N. Main St.
Ste. Geneviève, MO 63670

Slow down at this cozy, centrally-located brick cottage rental in the heart of historic Ste. Genevieve. The original home of John and Francesca Heil in the 1860’s, you won’t find a more authentic old town experience than you will get at “the little brick house” on Main Street. Enjoy mornings at the local coffee shops and bakeries, afternoons browsing the local shops, and evenings by the fire pit with a glass of local wine. You won’t find a more authentic main street experience than you will get at the “little brick house”.

Travel Planners Radio Show

Sue & Kevin McCarthy host the weekly Travel Planners Radio Show and they descended on Ste. Genevieve and took in the historic downtown, great food, some guided tours and had a chance to talk to the folks who make Ste. Genevieve a destination. Check out their website at to find out more.

Kevin & Sue talk to David Newmann of the National Park Service Ste. Genevieve Historical Park
Kevin & Sue talk to Geoff Giglierano with the Centre for French Colonial Life
Kevin and Sue talk to Guy Darrough about the Missouri Dinosaur
Kevin & Sue talk to Kara Burt with Audubon Hotel and Restuarant
Kevin & Sue talk to Hank Johnson about the Bequette Ribault House/Chaumette Winery
Kevin & Sue talk to the City Administrator about Ste. Genevieve

El Potosino

For a taste of Mexican along the Highway 61 business district, stop by El Potosino for tacos, fajitas to taco salads and more.

634 St. Genevieve Dr.

Open 11a-9p Monday through Thursday
11a-10p Friday & Saturday

Rural Mission

316 B Market St.
573-513-2285 (for store hours)
Tuesday – Friday 10a-5p
Saturday 10a – 4p

For unique gift items from the living room to the kitchen, check out the assortment of goodies at this historic downtown location.

Outdoor Seating/Historic Downtown

Sirro’s, The Audubon’s, Common Grounds, Stella’s, Sara’s Ice Cream, Lions Club Park, Main St. Park

Ste. Gen. Reception Spaces

Community Center, Knights of Columbus, American Legion, VFW, Eagles, Elks, The Orris (Sirro’s)

Ste. Genevieve Dog Park

Take your pooch and let him/her run around in a 1/2 acre area safely fenced in with lots of fun areas to work off some energy. Please clean up after your pet with provided bags and a trash can.

260 N. 3rd St., Ste. Genevieve, 63670

Allée Allumée

Alleé Allumeé translates to “Lighted Garden Path” and that’s just what this event is!  Tour guides lead you through a lit path in the historic yards and boxwoods of the Beauvais-Linden House.  Learn more about the Christmas Traditions of the French settlers as you follow painted figures of colonial children as they bring gifts to a manger scene.  Live music, cookies & cocoa, crafts, and a visit from Père Noël (French Santa Clause) help round out this fun and educational event

Aunt Katie’s Corner (City)

In the historic downtown and a block off the main drag, enjoy this Airbnb for its old world charm and furnishings. With 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, this will WOW most with restoration back to its former 1930’s glory from her “Rose Du Barry” bathroom to her vintage operational kitchen.

Ste. Genevieve Antique Mall

100 S. Front St.

Check out over 80 booths of gifts, collectibles, art and treasures that will delight any shopper.

Open 10:00a – 5:00p Every Day. Holiday hours may vary.