Spend your holidays in Ste. Geneviève

 

36th Annual Holiday Christmas Festival Set For Dec. 5-6

Ste. Genevieve’s Holiday Christmas Festival — one of the largest such celebrations in Missouri — will take place this year … with some modifications to address COVID-19. The event returns for its 36th year with the ever-popular parade on Saturday, December 5, and more than a dozen concerts taking place…

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Chocolate Walk (Feb)

Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve 800-373-7007 573-883-7097 Do you love chocolate and shopping? Then chocolate lovers, this event is for you! Sample a luscious chocolate treat at each participating downtown establishment and shop Ste. Genevieve’s unique downtown shops. Tickets : $10.00 Must have a ticket to sample. Follow the Balloons for…

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Chocolate Walk 2022

Do you love eating chocolate and shopping? Then this event is for you! Join in the delicious fun on the first Saturday in February in historic downtown Ste. Genevieve. With the purchase of a ticket, you will be able to sample a yummy chocolate treat at each participating shop while…

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Christmas Store and Collectibles

282 Market StreetSte. Genevieve, MO 63670Open Saturday and Sunday 10:00-4:00573-271-7004 Christmas Store and Collectibles is open year round! Get your Christmas fix any weekend by dropping by to see what has been donated. Christmas decor and special items are available at great prices! Treasured collectibles are for sale too. Glassware,…

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Cookie Crumb Trail (Nov)

Location: Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve 800-373-7007 573-883-7097 Attention shoppers: Follow the Cookie Crumb Trail! Sample cookies and collect the recipes to get started on your Christmas baking! Participating downtown shops will feature a different cookie recipe and have sample cookies for you to taste. Proceeds will go to a local…

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Deja vu Spirit Reunion

Fourth Saturday in October Would you like to hear the story of a US Senator who has been buried three different times? A Civil War colonel who died at the battle of Shiloh? Meet up with a modern-day spirit of Missouri’s first US Representative? Or “meet” one portraying the well-to-do,…

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Freedom Celebration

Ste. Genevieve’s Independence Day public gathering with music, speeches and fireworks. Admission is FREE! At noon there is a traditional celebration with church bell ringing, Pledge of Allegiance, patriotic speeches, and music, as well as an honor salute by various local organizations. That evening the local Muny Band will perform…

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French Christmas – Felix Valle House

Le Reveillon French Christmas Felix Valle State Historic Site Merchant and 2nd Streets Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670 573-883-7102 FelixValleStateHistoricSite.com This annual holiday celebration highlights the music, customs, and crafts of early French Colonial Christmas in Ste. Genevieve. The celebration, known as Le Reveillon, features costumed guides who explain the early…

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Holiday Christmas Festival

When: First full weekend in DecemberTimes: All day Saturday and SundayLocation: Historic DistrictAdmission: Free800-373-7007573-883-7097 Experience a wonderland of festivities during the annual Holiday Christmas Festival. A cultural celebration of 500 years of holiday themed music performed by renowned musicians from across the region is featured at free performances in historic…

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La Guiannée (La Guignolèe)

New Years Eve Founded by French merchants and fur traders, Ste. Genevieve remained a French speaking enclave for many years in the newly Americanized Midwest. Sadly, the last generations of native French speakers are disappearing, but cherished traditions like La Guiannée still remain. This ancient tradition, analogous to the English…

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Patriotic 4th of July

Traditional celebration on July 4th with Church bell ringing, Pledge of Allegiance, patriotic speech, and music. And an honor salute by various local organizations.

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Ste. Genevieve Kings Ball

First Saturday in February VFW Hall, Memorial Drive The King’s Ball, originally held to celebrate twelfth-night, is another early French settler tradition that dates back over 250 years. Attendees are encouraged to dress in French Colonial attire and participate in traditional music and dance. Some guests dress their tables with…

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Top Christmas Towns in the Midwest

AAA Magazine ranked the top Christmas towns in the Midwest.  Ste. Genevieve came in at #2! Considering a Holiday Getaway? Check Out These Charming Small Towns (aaa.com) Party like its 1745 in the old French village of Ste. Geneviève where the new blends with old traditions during the Holiday Christmas Festival on the…

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Weddings, Reunions, Meetings

Reunions Audubon’s Grill and Bar 573-883-2479 www.audubonstegen.info/ Cave Vineyard 573-543-5384 www.cavevineyard.com Chaumette winery 573-747-1000 www.chaumette.com Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary 573-883-9909 www.crownridgetigers.com Crown Valley Winery 573-207-9463 www.crownvalleywinery.com DuBourg Centre 573-883-2731 www.ste.genevieve.parish/21.com Ste. Genevieve County Community Center 573-883-5244 www.sgccc.com Watertower Winery 573-880-3887 www.facebook.com/watertowerwinery/ Weingarten Vineyard and Garten Haus Restaurant 573-883-2505 www.weingartenvineyard.com/ Other…

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