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

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    Magnolias

    109 North Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Magnolia’s Est 2021
    Open daily 10-6
    573-880-7089
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    Magnolias is a trendy, upbeat boutique and gift shop specializing in unique, affordable, fashion-forward clothing, shoes & gifts. Come see the variety of men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, and scents.  Even dinnerware and Yeti items are available! Need gift ideas? Come to Magnolias!  Free shipping over $75!

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    Studio on 4th Street

    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Call 502-330-7749
    to make an appointment for weekdays 1:30 or 6:30 or for
    weekend hours which are more flexible.
    suzanne@texturedwords.com
    classes info
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    Take a 3-4 hour class in shibori dyeing with a nationally recognized fiber artist in her studio. Click on the link above for a more complete explanation of ICE DYEING, a shibori technique. See what exciting results appear as the ice melts! The basic class is $25 and includes everything you need to produce several fat-quarter-sized samples, including equipment you can keep.  You can also bring your own natural fabric items to dye

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    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    502-330-7749
    Time by mutual agreement
    suzanne@texturedwords.com
    texturedwords tours
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    On the Texturedwords Tour, enjoy an hour or two exploring French colonial America with a local historic interpreter, with a tour tailored just for you. Will you choose an evening stroll, an early morning walk, an afternoon drive to experience the land that European countries fought to gain and hold, or a fun chat

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    for an introduction to the area? Walking tours of Historic Ste. Genevieve are usually 1 1/2 to 2 hours, depending on your interests. Driving tours include Kaskaskia, Le Grand Champ, Ste. Genevieve and other sites of historic interest. These usually include a walking element to allow you to “feel” the history. Nothing compares to actually being in the place where it really happened! Suzanne brings her special expertise and knowledge of Ste. Genevieve historical walking tours to help bring history to life. Get healthy, enjoy nature, and improve your mind, all at the same time with a Texturedwords tour. Now that tourism is once again opening for business in a safe and healthy way, why not celebrate by supporting small businesses, and towns like Ste. Genevieve? SPRING 2021 SPECIAL RATES: $5/adult per hour.

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    Quintessential Rivertown Spice and Tea

    195 Market Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Quintessential Spice and Tea
    Friday thru Monday 10:00-6:00
    314-620-8345
    bradley@qrstea.net
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    Quintessential Rivertown Spice and Tea has over 75 varieties of tea and over 100 different spices for you to savor!   Take a break and delight in the wonderful selections available.  Besides a gift shop, there is a tasting lounge. Many varieties of tea are available for purchase in single serving size which you can try hot or cold, hang out and enjoy!

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    Rollin On The River Bike Rental Llc

    291 Merchant Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Rollin’ On The River
    Open Wednesday-Saturday 10-5
    Call or email to make an appointment.
    573-330-4105
    frewil1969@hotmail.com
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    Ste Genevieve’s premier bike rental! Rent a bicycle to tour beautiful Ste. Genevieve or stop in to buy a t-shirt, pet treat, or home décor item. Visit the historic homes. Ride to the Ferry Landing to see the Mississippi River.  Stop by the Welcome Center for information on bike routes.  Credit Card/Photo ID required.

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    Le Techniques Salon & Day Spa

    73 North Main
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-2557
    Call in advance to make an appointment.
    Le Techniques Salon & Day Spa
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    Le Techniques is a beautiful salon & day spa located in the heart of downtown Ste. Genevieve. It offers personalized hair services and spa treatments in a friendly and relaxing environment. Services include, hair, nails, massages, facials, eyelash extensions, make-up application, facial waxing and body waxing. Call to make an appointment!

  • MUSIC ART LOVE

    199 N. Main St
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    954-805-5992
    Wednesday-Thursday 10:00-4:00
    Friday 10:00-8:00
    Saturday 10:00-6:00
    Sunday 11:00-4:00
    MusicArtLove.com
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    Music Art Love is an eclectic gallery of art, decor, and music and hosts a variety of events: live music, art classes, featured artist receptions, open mics, exercise classes, acting workshops, inspirational talks, etc. Guests may

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    bring in their coffee or glass of wine from the local establishments and play musical instruments, play games, read in-store books, and of course, buy that unique one-of-a-kind item! It’s a wonderful way to experience the creative scene that’s unique to Ste. Gen! Check for event postings on Facebook: Music Art Love or  website MusicArtLove.com  

  • Lavender Moon
    Crone’s Cupboard

    34 S 3rd Street Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-535-0074
    Lavender Moon Crone’s Cupboard
    Open most days 10:00-5:00
    Closed Sundays and Wednesday afternoons
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    At Lavender Moon custom made blends of essential oils for your personal needs are created by a Registered Aromatherapist with 20 years experience. Available are lip moisturizers, bath salts, teas, herbs, lotions, creams, cleaning products, infusions, extracts, and of course Metaphysical supplies and products, ie goddess oils, Chakra kits and so much more!  Many, many products are

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    made from the ingredients of Mother Earth, providing you with the highest quality essential oils to help you achieve your needs! Schedule a personal consultation!

  • Harold’s Famous Bee Co

    150 Market Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    800-748-9810
    Harold’s Famous Bee Co.
    Open 12:00-4:00 Wednesday-Saturday
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    Harold’s Famous Bee Co. carries a line of honey for sampling and for purchase.  Different local honeys are also featured weekly.  They also carry several products using ingredients harvested from the honey bee. Their flagship product, Harold’s Famous Bee Cream, is the only

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    patent approved formulation that harnesses the healthy benefits of honey bee venom to effectively soothe joints, muscles, and dry, rough skin. Harold’s unique method of venom extraction causes no harm. Besides honeys and their signature cream, lip balm and facial creams are available.  Honey ice creams and meads have recently been added!

  • Gaslight Ghost Tours and
    4th Friday Pub Crawls

    303 North Main St
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    314-288-8888
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    On Saturday evenings, a Ste. Genevieve Ghost Tours tour guide will lead a fun-filled 2 hour haunted “history” tour through the historic district with tales of ghosts, apparitions and historical oddities.  On the 4th Friday

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    each month in addition to the haunted tour, you will make beverage stops at 3 historic locations!  Both tours are outside and operate rain or shine, and so bring an umbrella if needed.  Reserve online at www.gaslightghosttours.com and choose your date.  Gaslight Ghost Tours are offered Saturdays 8:00-9:30pm April thru October and cost $20 for age 13 and older, $12 under 13.  4th Friday Pub Crawls run 7:00-9:30 and cost $35 per person. Tours depart from 303 N. Main Street.

Other Experiences

  • ArtWalk

    4th Friday Art Walk

    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 Gallery Association of Sainte Genevieve.  Art Walks are on the fourth Friday of each month from February thru November.  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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    Enjoy a Christmas-in-July themed shopping extravaganza on the second Wednesday in July. Participating shops in the Historic District will be open from 6pm- 9pm and offering discounts or running specials. Sponsored by “Downtown Ste. Gen” > Learn more at www.downtownstegen.org.

     

  • Holiday Christmas Festival

    First full weekend in December
    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.

     

     

  • 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: 2nd 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 Saturday in June
    Historic District
    Ste. Genevieve, MO
    800-373-7007
    573-883-7097

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    The French Heritage Festival is held each year in Ste. Genevieve’s National Historic District.  This festival celebrates 300 years of French culture in North America from Quebec to New Orleans and recognizes Ste. Genevieve’s status as having the greatest concentration of authentic French Colonial architecture that exists in North America. Early birds can enjoy a guided Audubon Bird Walk at 7am.  Opening ceremonies are conducted

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    on the steps of the Church of Ste. Genevieve at 10:30am, where Marie Antionette and King Louis XVI will make an appearance. French carols by the Ste. Genevieve Chanteurs, a salute by the Ste. Genevieve Milice, a traditional benediction, and a Grand Promenade through the historic district will follow. Throughout the day, festival activities center around the downtown including music, dancing, storytelling, skill demonstrations by re-enactors, children’s activities, French Colonial architectural tours, beer/wine and other refreshments. Live music concerts featuring traditional Creole music and fiddle playing by Creole Stomp and Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole are a major highlight of the event. In the evening, the Felix Valle State Historic Site will host La Veillee, a demonstration of traditional French dancing.

    Sponsored by the Foundation for Restoration of Ste Genevieve.

     

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    Rosemary & Thyme Cooking School

    20 S. Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-7699
    Rosemary&ThymeCookingSchool.com
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    Serving: By appointment

    Cuisine: Guests spend an afternoon or evening preparing and enjoying an array of gourmet dishes created from the finest local ingredients while sipping a complimentary glass of fine local wine.

Specialty Shops

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    Magnolias

    109 North Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Magnolia’s Est 2021
    Open daily 10-6
    573-880-7089
    Add to My Trip:

    Magnolias is a trendy, upbeat boutique and gift shop specializing in unique, affordable, fashion-forward clothing, shoes & gifts. Come see the variety of men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, and scents.  Even dinnerware and Yeti items are available! Need gift ideas? Come to Magnolias!  Free shipping over $75!

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    Quintessential Rivertown Spice and Tea

    195 Market Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    Quintessential Spice and Tea
    Friday thru Monday 10:00-6:00
    314-620-8345
    bradley@qrstea.net
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    Quintessential Rivertown Spice and Tea has over 75 varieties of tea and over 100 different spices for you to savor!   Take a break and delight in the wonderful selections available.  Besides a gift shop, there is a tasting lounge. Many varieties of tea are available for purchase in single serving size which you can try hot or cold, hang out and enjoy!

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    Le Techniques Salon & Day Spa

    73 North Main
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-2557
    Call in advance to make an appointment.
    Le Techniques Salon & Day Spa
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    Le Techniques is a beautiful salon & day spa located in the heart of downtown Ste. Genevieve. It offers personalized hair services and spa treatments in a friendly and relaxing environment. Services include, hair, nails, massages, facials, eyelash extensions, make-up application, facial waxing and body waxing. Call to make an appointment!

  • Masquerade on Main

    183 North Main
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-535-9056
    Call for admittance
    Masquerade on Main
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    In Masquerade on Main, take a selfie in one of several creative scenes in which visitors can strike a pose!
    Currently there is an old-timey scene, a goth / Cathedral scene, a saloon, a pirate ship, steampunk, Day of the Dead /

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    Voodoo / Halloween, a sparkly Forest, a cemetery and a brick wall to take pictures in, on and around… Pose in either in your street clothes ($1), with props ($5), or in the hundreds of costumes for men women and children ($20). There are no set hours yet, but call to get in at almost any time.

  • MUSIC ART LOVE

    199 N. Main St
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    954-805-5992
    Wednesday-Thursday 10:00-4:00
    Friday 10:00-8:00
    Saturday 10:00-6:00
    Sunday 11:00-4:00
    MusicArtLove.com
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    Music Art Love is an eclectic gallery of art, decor, and music and hosts a variety of events: live music, art classes, featured artist receptions, open mics, exercise classes, acting workshops, inspirational talks, etc. Guests may

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    bring in their coffee or glass of wine from the local establishments and play musical instruments, play games, read in-store books, and of course, buy that unique one-of-a-kind item! It’s a wonderful way to experience the creative scene that’s unique to Ste. Gen! Check for event postings on Facebook: Music Art Love or  website MusicArtLove.com  

  • Lavender Moon
    Crone’s Cupboard

    34 S 3rd Street Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-535-0074
    Lavender Moon Crone’s Cupboard
    Open most days 10:00-5:00
    Closed Sundays and Wednesday afternoons
    Add to My Trip:

    At Lavender Moon custom made blends of essential oils for your personal needs are created by a Registered Aromatherapist with 20 years experience. Available are lip moisturizers, bath salts, teas, herbs, lotions, creams, cleaning products, infusions, extracts, and of course Metaphysical supplies and products, ie goddess oils, Chakra kits and so much more!  Many, many products are

    Read more...

    made from the ingredients of Mother Earth, providing you with the highest quality essential oils to help you achieve your needs! Schedule a personal consultation!

  • Harold’s Famous Bee Co

    150 Market Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    800-748-9810
    Harold’s Famous Bee Co.
    Open 12:00-4:00 Wednesday-Saturday
    Add to My Trip:

    Harold’s Famous Bee Co. carries a line of honey for sampling and for purchase.  Different local honeys are also featured weekly.  They also carry several products using ingredients harvested from the honey bee. Their flagship product, Harold’s Famous Bee Cream, is the only

    Read more...

    patent approved formulation that harnesses the healthy benefits of honey bee venom to effectively soothe joints, muscles, and dry, rough skin. Harold’s unique method of venom extraction causes no harm. Besides honeys and their signature cream, lip balm and facial creams are available.  Honey ice creams and meads have recently been added!

  • Sassafras Creek Originals

    311 St. Mary’s Road
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-513-2491
    Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 10:00-4:00
    Friday: 10:00-5:00
    Monday: Open holidays only
    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!

  • Purple Finch

    The Purple Finch

    137 N Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-880-7337
    Thursday – Saturday 10:00-3:00
    Friday 10:00-5:00
    The Purple Finch
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    The Purple Finch is a unique small shop filled with Home Decor, Quilts, Jewelry, Handmade Quilts and Handmade Bath Products.

  • Belle Ever After Boutique

    1 S Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-883-7100
    Monday-Friday Hours: 10:00-6:00
    Saturday-Sunday Hours: 10:00-4:00
    BelleEverAfterBoutique
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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.

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