Just west of St. Louis you'll find St. Charles, a river city with a unique historical perspective, beautiful sites, friendly people and a pace just a little slower than that of the big city. Founded as Les Petites Cotes (The Little Hills) by French Canadian fur trader Louis Blanchette, Saint Charles, MO grew into a thriving riverfront trading center for a young America. Make memories in the midst of our illustrious history. Saint Charles. A little mysterious - a lot of fun.

Events

March 17, 2024

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Main Street

The City of St. Charles in partnership with the St. Charles Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians present the third annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Main Street. Join us for this fun, family-oriented event celebrating…

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Discover St. Charles, Missouri

The people of St. Charles have labored lovingly to preserve and share our treasured river heritage. A destination for millions of visitors each year, Saint Charles history comes alive to welcome you. Explore our historic Main Street, legendary river, lush parks and trails, vibrant casino, delicious restaurants,  and bold wineries. Enjoy our incredible line-up of events, festivals, and live music and most of all, soak in our genuine hospitality. 

We're historically awesome, 
rich in culture, 
and down-right abundant with playful experiences.

 

Stories

Vegan & Vegetarian Cafés in St. Charles, MO

Whether you’re looking to eat healthier, seeking to nourish your body and soul with fresh, plant-based meals, or embracing a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle, St. Charles has…

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plan your adventure St. Charles Trip Ideas

Experience the charm and beauty of a city that has been welcoming visitors since 1769. We are here to help you plan your weekend getaway, family vacation, destination wedding, perfect event, meeting or convention, or even help you Discover your own city.