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St. Charles Breakfast

Start your day right with a cup of coffee and a great meal! Here are our top St. Charles breakfast restaurants. Ginghams This is where the locals eat! For a homestyle breakfast, go to Ginghams. Famous for their eggs benedict, Ginghams is open 24 hours a day, and not a single dish disappoints…

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Best St. Charles Coffee Shops

We’re lucky to have an abundance of wonderful coffee houses in St. Charles. Each has its own take on coffee, and its own atmosphere. They’re definitely all worth checking out, so here is a list of a few of our favorites, and the reasons why you should stop in. Photo by Delaney Jean Photography…

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Festival of the Little Hills 2023

Named in honor of the settlement (now known as St. Charles) founded by French Canadian explorer Louis Blanchette, Fete des Petite Cotes, or Festival of the Little Hills, celebrated its 50 th Anniversary in 2021 and continues to be one of the Midwest’s premier arts and craft shows. Held annually on…

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St. Charles 4th of July

The Fourth of July is almost here! Here in St. Charles, we go big for the Fourth. Join us for a parade, live music, vendors, a carnival, and much more- there's fun for the whole family! Here's what you can expect. The Festivities will begin on July 2nd, with a packed schedule of Live Music and…

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St. Charles Flea Market

On the hunt for one-of-a-kind treasures? You’re in luck! St. Charles’ new, monthly, flea and artisan market is the perfect haunt for those obsessed with unique antiques and locally-made goodness. This open-air community event takes place on the second Saturday of each month April - December, 8:00 AM…

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Main Street in Bloom

Celebrate spring with live music, performances, activities, a parade, and a Maypole dance, on Main Street, St. Charles. Main Street in Bloom is a much-awaited annual event in St. Charles, MO, this year taking place on May 6 and 7, 2023. This celebration of spring is hosted by the small business…

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Top 10 Places To See St. Charles, MO History

St. Charles, Missouri is a captivating city with a history that spans over three centuries. Our beautiful historic Main Street with its brick-lined streets, picturesque buildings, and scenic surroundings make it our most popular destination for tourists and history enthusiasts. Today, you can walk…

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St. Charles Coffee Trail

Saint Charles, Missouri is lucky to be home to a host of incredible, locally-owned coffee shops. Here's a round-up of the best coffee shops in St. Charles, Missouri, along with a staff-recommended favorite drink from each one! For the outdoorsy sweet tooth, sweet and cozy… “White Rabbit” Latte…

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