Girls' Weekend

Looking for a weekend escape with the girls? Ste. Genevieve has everything you need to decompress, catch up and indulge -- shopping, art galleries, acclaimed dining, live music and wine and cocktails to pair with all of it. Whether you are in town for a bachelorette party, a book-club retreat or a much needed reunion, your weekend will be filled with relaxation, good food and conversation.

Wineries, Shopping and More

  • Sassafras Creek Originals

    311 St. Mary’s Road
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    (573) 513-2491
    Sassafras Creek Originals
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    Sassafras Creek Originals showcases hand-crafted Colonial/primitive early American Folk Art. Each room is like a step back in time!

  • Queen Anne’s Lace

    60 S. Third Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Queen Anne’s Lace
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    Queen Anne’s Lace is a boutique that is full of awesomeness!  The latest styles and unique jewelry make this store a must see shop that’s worth the trip!

  • Lewsi Winery

    57 N. Main St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    417-527-5151
    Lewsi Winery
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    Lewsi Winery is a small mom and pop winery operation focused on making quality wine in small batches.  Lewsi recently moved to historic Ste. Genevieve and is located at 57 N. Main Street. When visiting the oldest European Settlement in Missouri stroll down Main St. and drop in at Lewsi Winery. Patty and Ken look forward to welcoming you.

  • Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling

    13326 State Highway F
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-756-9700
    Crown Valley Brewery & Distillery
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    Crown Valley Brewing and Distilling Company features handcrafted beer, vodka, gin, hard cider, Fizzy Izzy Root Beer,  and Missouri Moonshine (made exclusively at this Crown Country location).  This unique facility has a 73’ rustic wooden bar, a sitting area to enjoy

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    freshly brewed coffee, a Moonshine store, and an outdoor beer garden. Also, hot pub food is available for purchase. The Moonshine Store features collectibles, antiques, small moonshine stills, and much more.

    Alcohol: Wine, beer, vodka, whiskey, moonshine 

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    Wine Trail

    Location: Ste. Genevieve County
    Cost: $
    314-616-1098
    573-883-2800
    Web: Route du Vin Wine Trail
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    The Route Du Vin is one of several wine trails in Missouri which includes six distinctive wineries from Ste Genevieve to Farmington, Missouri. Four times a year (January, February, April, November) the Wine Trail offers special events to enhance your experience while visiting our beautiful wine region. Each event showcases one wine

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    and a food pairing included in your event ticket for each of the six wineries.

    The Bacon & Wine Trail in January pairs bacon with wine!
    The Splendid Citrus Wine Trail in Feburary brightens the winter with citrus yummies and award-winning wines.
    Jour de la Terre in April celebrates Earth Day with multi-cultural foods and Missouri wines.
    Harvest Celebration in November rejoices that the new vintage is in the tank. Enjoy harvest themed food and wine pairings.

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    Weingarten Vineyard and Garten Haus Restaurant

    12323 Rottler Lane (off Hwy 32)
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-2505
    Weingarten Vineyard
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    Serving: Dinner Wed, Fri, Sat
    Lunch Friday-Sunday
    Brunch Sunday by reservation

    Cuisine: For lunch visitors can enjoy a delightful deli menu that features hot panini sandwiches, oven fired pizzas, and a variety of breads and cheeses. In the evening upscale

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    American cuisine is on the menu (burgers and pasta on Wednesday). Weingarten Vineyard specialize in two Missouri wines, Norton – a deep, dry red wine and Vivant a semi-dry sweet white wine. Plus, everyone’s tastes differ, so in addition to wines they offer a varied collection of red and white wines as well as Weingarten microbrew beer. The visitor is assured a unique wine experience, superior customer service, and an extraordinary atmosphere for those new to wine as well as the more experienced consumer.

    Alcohol: Beer and wine

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    Sand Creek Vineyard & Winery

    3578 Sand Creek Road, Farmington, MO 63640
    573-756-9999
    Website: Facebook
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    Among the rolling hills and vineyards of Ste. Genevieve’s Wine Country lies one of the newest family owned vineyard in St. Francois County, Sand Creek Vineyard & Winery.

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    Established in 2002, Sand Creek has recently opened their spacious new tasting room with its handmade railing, beautiful double doors, large stone bar, and heavenly cupola. Be sure to taste their nine distinctive wines while enjoying a picnic lunch and listening to live, seasonal entertainment on the large, firepitted veranda. In addition, the winery has sausage, cheese, crackers, chocolates, and draft & bottled beers available for purchase. The tasting room is available for private parties and special events. Please click on their website for hours.

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    The Bequette-Ribault House

    351 St Marys Rd
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-747-1000
    chaumette.com
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    The Bequette-Ribault House, located across from Le Grand Champ or the “Big Field,”  was built in 1804. It is a “poteaux-en-terre ”or “posts-in-the-earth” building, referencing its vertical logs built directly into the ground without a foundation. Ste. Genevieve is home to 3 out of 5 remaining such buildings. In one of its restored outbuildings, a Hospitality Center features a tasting bar offering

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    tastings and purchase of Chaumette’s award-winning wines.  The Bequette Ribault House was restored by Chaumette’s owners Hank and Jacque Johnson and is open for public tours on Saturdays, noon to 4pm, Memorial Day – October, and private tours on Saturdays can be arranged during winter months by calling 573-747-1000. For more info visit our web site: chaumette.com

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    Cave Vineyard

    21124 Cave Rd
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-543-5284
    Website:cavevineyard.com
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    Family owned Cave Vineyard and winery is a must stop destination on your tour of Ste. Genevieve’s Wine Country!

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    Cave offers its guests a wide array of award winning, estate grown Strussione Wines all of which are available to be enjoyed from the winery’s outdoor pavilion that overlooks some of the most scenic, rolling vineyards in the county, or in the cave! Begin by sampling their wines in the tasting room, then ride the tram to the cave for an afternoon of live music, picnic lunches, or just to cool off on a hot summer day. Picnic baskets are welcome, or should you desire, one can be prepared for you in the tasting room. Please click on their website (above) for hours.

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    Sainte Geneviève Winery

    245 Merchant St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    800-398-1298
    Saint Genevieve Winery
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    Handcrafting small lots of over twenty different wines, Ste. Genevieve’s oldest winery continually produces award winning varietal wines and an array of fruit wines for your enjoyment.

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    Winemaking comes naturally for this fourth generation family,  crafting many varieties from their own vineyards just west of town. Their tasting room is located in the heart of Ste. Genevieve’s National Historic District and provides a pleasant respite for guests under the shade of their grape arbor or in their wine related gift shop featuring work by local artists, unique gifts, souvenirs, items for the home wine and collectibles.  Browse while tasting a sample of your favorite wine.   Numerous historic attractions are within easy walking distance of the winery along with most Bed and Breakfast Inns, restaurants, historic homes and antique shops in the Historic District.  Please click on their website (above) for hours.

     

Other Experiences

  • Summer Music Series

    Friday Evenings
    June 2nd thru July 28th
    The Orris Theater
    265 Merchant Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-3686 SG Chamber
    800-373-7007 SG Tourism

    Summertime entertainment at its best! The line-up of performers this year is sure to please. They’ll keep your nights filled with music! For more information and tickets, please select Events » Summer Music Series from the Main Menu above.
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  • ArtWalk

    4th Friday Art Walk (Feb thru Oct)

    Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
    800-373-7007
    573-883-7097

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    Bring your friends and enjoy a leisurely stroll among the shops, restaurants, and art galleries of downtown Ste. Genevieve.  During 4th Friday Art Walks, Ste. Genevieve art galleries offer visitors the opportunity to view the works of local and regional artists displaying a variety of art forms. Many

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    businesses in the Historic District participate by extending their store hours from 6 to 9pm during the Fourth Friday Art Walk.

    Start your tour at the Welcome Center where you can view two important art collections, as well as pick up a map to the galleries. The 4th Friday Art Walk is sponsored by the Ste. Genevieve Downtown Renewal Project.  Art Walks are on the fourth Friday of each month from February thru November.  Check the Facebook page for Ste Genevieve Downtown Renewal Project for monthly themes.  Refreshments may be served at various locations and there are five restaurants with regular evening hours in the historic district.

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    Chocolate Walk (Feb)

    Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
    800-373-7007
    573-883-7097

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    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 Participating Merchants.

  • Moonlight Madness (July)

    Location: Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
    800-373-7007
    573-883-7097

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    Participating businesses will be open Wednesday evening, July13, from 6pm- 9pm. They will be offering discounts or running specials. It’s up to each business to decide what they would like to offer. Pajamas are encouraged and they usually mean an extra discount or chance to win a prize!

     

  • Holiday Christmas Festival (Dec)

    Location: Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
    Cost: Free
    800-373-7007
    573-883-7097

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    Join us for a Christmas parade, carriage rides, photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and over thirty free musical programs performed throughout the historic district during the weekend. Enjoy carolers in the streets and holiday refreshments as you shop for treasures in the charming shops and art galleries throughout downtown.

    Event Schedule: Page 1 and Page 2

     

     

  • Cookie Crumb Trail (Nov)

    Location: Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve
    800-373-7007
    573-883-7097

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    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 family in need, just in time for Christmas!  

     

     

     

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    Master Gardeners’ Spring Garden Walk

    Weekend after Mother’s Day in May
    Tickets are available at:
    Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center
    66 Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-7097
    800-373-7007

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    Ste. Genevieve Master Gardeners’ annual Garden Walk is held in the downtown historic district of America’s oldest French Colonial village. This is a unique opportunity to tour private and public gardens. Several gardens are part of historic homes in Ste. Genevieve and are typical of the 18th century time period. The Master Gardeners’ plant

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    sale begins at 9am and extends through Sunday. Other weekend activities: Private vendors, discounts at participating downtown merchants, art exhibits, and the Farmers’ Market on Saturday morning.

     

     

  • Jour de Fete Arts & Crafts Festival

    When: Second full weekend in August
    Where: Historic District, Ste. Genevieve, MO
    800-373-7007
    573-883-7097

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    The annual Jour de Fête is southeast Missouri’s largest outdoor Crafts Fair. Held in the heart of Ste. Genevieve’s Historic District, visitors can browse through arts and crafts booths. Shop till you drop and enjoy live music, foods, living history demonstrations and other activities at this family-friendly event.

  • French Veillee’

    Second Weekend in June
    Felix Valle State Historic Site
    Merchant and Second Streets
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-7102

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    Enjoy an evening in the garden of the Felix Valle House at this recreation of a La Veillee, a traditional French Colonial summer social gathering. Featured will be French folk dancing, folk tales, candlelight tours of the home, and refreshments.

     

  • French Heritage Festival

    Second Weekend in June
    Historic District
    Ste. Genevieve, MO
    800-373-7007
    573-883-7097

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    The French Festival is a living history event with live traditional music, folk dancing, French foods, wine tasting, re-enactors in period dress, historic home tours, street dancing, promenades (parades), children’s activities, walking tours, tea with ‘Marie Antoinette’ at the Guibourd and much more!

Specialty Shops

  • Purple Finch

    The Purple Finch

    137 N Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    (573) 880-7337
    The Purple Finch
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    The Purple Finch is a small shop filled with Home Decor, Jewelry, Handmade Quilts and Handmade Bath Products.

  • Queen Anne’s Lace

    60 S. Third Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Queen Anne’s Lace
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    Queen Anne’s Lace is a boutique that is full of awesomeness!  The latest styles and unique jewelry make this store a must see shop that’s worth the trip!

  • Belle Ever After Boutique

    1 S Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-7100
    @belleeverafter.boutique
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    What to wear!  Belle Ever After Boutique carries clothing, jewelry, shoes & more for women & girls. Sizes vary from Small to 3X in ladies and various sizes for girls. Come check out the latest fashions.

  • E*Klek*TiX

    130 N Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    jrissoverart@gmail.com
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    E•Klek•TiX Gallery and Studio features original work by local artist J Rissover and a collection of gift and decorative items from many parts of the world. Always a sure bet to find a unique gift!

  • Rust Artisans’ Shop

    173 North Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-9682
    Only Child Originals and Rust Artisans
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    Rust Artisans’ Shop is a gallery of unique hand-crafted items by several local artists, such as paper filigree and knitted items. Most importantly, luminaries and lights made of old corrugated tin utilize the surplus of corrugated tin in Missouri.

  • Galleria

    46 S Main St, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Phone: (573) 883-7125
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    Galleria Ste. Genevieve is a custom frame shop and photo gallery. Here you can find different photographs and paintings of the Ste. Genevieve area as well as new work from various artists.

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    Sweet Things Sweet Shop

    242 Market St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-7990
    Sweet Things Sweet Shop
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    Sweet Things Sweet Shop is a candy and gift store, sure to have something for everyone! Whether you’re looking for sumptuous chocolates, sour cream and onion flavored crickets, lollipops as big as a Frisbee, or jawbreakers the size of a baseball, we have it all! Stop by today and see why people of all ages love coming to our store.

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    Interested in our store, but you can’t make it to Ste. Genevieve? Give us a call or e-mail us and we can put together a selection of products to be mailed to you or anywhere in the U.S.! Or maybe you want to surprise someone with a box of chocolate? We hand-deliver things up to five miles from our store– what’s better than a hand-delivered surprise box of chocolate?!? Just message us for more info!

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    Le Techniques

    73 North Main Street
    573-883-2557
    Le Techniques
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    Le Techniques Salon offers personalized hair and spa treatments for men and women in a friendly and relaxing environment: Barber Services, Hair Styling, Facials, Makeup, Manicure, Pedicure, Tanning, Waxing, and Massage, retail hair and skin care products and a selection of other boutique items.

  • Simple to Sassy Décor and More

    10 South Third St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-631-2856
    Simple to Sassy Decor and More
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    Simple to Sassy specializes in custom home decor including repurposed & refurbished furniture, custom vinyl decor, deco wreaths, and Old Town Chalk Paints. Vintage and Rustic wedding rentals are also available..

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    ASL Pewter Foundry

    183 South Third St.,
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-2095
    Website: aslpewter.com
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    ASL Pewter Foundry makes high-quality, lead-free pewter products that are not only functional, but works of art. Open Daily 9:30– 5:00. Demonstrations daily.

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