Festivals and Events

Historic Saint Charles: Magical Christmas Traditions

When the air turns crisp and the leaves start to turn, Main Street Saint Charles transforms from a bustling shopping district to a holiday wonderland. From the twinkling lights to the fresh pine roping and wreaths to the thousands of handmade red bows, the stage is set for one of the most engaging holiday traditions in the mid-west. The stage …

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Missouri Holiday and Winter Events 2016

The last Milk Dud has been eaten and the plastic spiders are back in storage. It’s time to focus on winter and all the fun the season brings to Missouri. From day-long celebrations of community to holiday-themed festivals lasting weeks, the Show-Me State has abundant activities for you and your traveling companions to experience this season. Your options include events …

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Add Hannibal to Your List of Fall Haunts

The month of October is unlike any other in Hannibal. There’s something spooky to look forward to every weekend, whether that’s haunted houses at dusk or the Batfest at Sodalis Nature Preserve. There’s always something fun going down in H town, including beer sampling, pumpkin carving and more. And without a doubt, the month of excitement leads up to one …

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Fall Family Fun in St. Louis

Fall family fun is abundant in St. Louis from the museums of Forest Park to the hayrides at our local parks. We invite you to celebrate the season with entertainment at the Fabulous Fox, Peabody Opera House, a St. Louis Blues hockey game or one of the many other events that St. Louis has to offer. The following are only …

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Enjoy Fall Events in Kirksville

In Kirksville, October means more than pumpkins and mums at Farmer’s Market.  October in Kirksville is a time for the FLATS Trail Half Marathon, the Scottish Highland games and the Midwest Antique Fest. If you love kilts and plaids and amazing feats of strength, the Scottish Highland Games is the place to be in Kirksville on Saturday, Oct. 8. From …

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A New Attraction to Visit While Celebrating Oktoberfest in Hermann

Visitors to Oktoberfest in Hermann during the first four weekends in October will have a new site to visit, the 200-acre Hermann Farm and Museum on the east side of town. The farm, which opened in spring, offers a trip back in time to see how the first German immigrants lived and farmed after arriving in 1837 in the hilly …

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10 Fall Festivities in Missouri’s State Capital

After months of sizzling temperatures we happily welcome the brisk chill in the air, leaves changing color and the scent of all things pumpkin – all exciting signs of the fun activities fall brings. Whether cozying up for a hayride, admiring fall foliage or attending a festival, you’ll find lots of exciting fall festivities in Jefferson City! Here are the …

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Missouri Fall Festivals 2016

Fall is a season of celebration in Missouri, where opportunities to enjoy live music, parades, shopping, food and activities for all ages are abundant. The lineup of fall fairs and festivals in Missouri is incredible, with enough to keep you busy from the start of school through Oktoberfest. Missouri’s fairs and festivals come in all sizes, from events focusing on …

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Celebrate Oktoberfest in Missouri

Break out the lederhosen and get ready for a smidgen of schnitzel. It’s almost fall, when communities across Missouri celebrate the state’s German heritage at Oktoberfest. German roots run deep in the Show-Me State, which is one of the reasons Missouri has a designated German Heritage Corridor encompassing several counties, and the city of St. Louis, situated along the Missouri …

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That First Sikeston Rodeo Experience

My husband and I are the proud grandparents of a 4-year-old.  She lives in a Missouri metroarea, and like many grandparents, we want her to experience the natural beauty and diversity found throughout Missouri.  Each year we plan a special trip showcasing a unique “Missouri” experience.  Last year we attended the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo and participated in their Rodeo …

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