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
    LewsiWinery.com
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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
    CrownValleyBrewery&Distillery.com
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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
    RouteDuVinWineTrail.com
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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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    Sainte Geneviève Winery

    245 Merchant St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    800-398-1298
    SainteGenevieveWinery.com
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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.

     

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    Watertower Wines – Vineyard & Winery

    11373 State Route M
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-880-3887
    WatertowerWinerystegen.com
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    Brad and Jean Fisher welcome you to one of Ste. Genevieve’s newest winery! Sample the wines and enjoy our countryside. To find us, take

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    Interstate 55, Exit 150 onto State Highway 32 East toward Ste. Genevieve, turn right on Progress Pkwy. (near the Community Center), then right on Highway M. It’s the third drive on right… we’re in the red barn! Please click on their website for hours.

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    Crown Valley Winery

    23589 State Route WW
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    866-207-9463
    CrownValleyWinery.com
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    As Ste. Genevieve County’s largest wine producer, Crown’s dominance in the wine industry is surpassed only by its impressive array of fine, hand-crafted wines, beers and distilled spirits.

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    Widely aclaimed for its Nortons and other varietals, Crown’s attention to detail in the production of all its products will be evident with your first taste. Their beautiful winery houses the Crown Valley Bistro which offers fine gourmet snacks, sandwiches, cheeses and desserts. Check their website for upcoming entertainment and events. A private tasting room is available for parties, meetings, and private gatherings. Wines, beers & spirits. Gift shop on site. Please click on their website (above) for hours.

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    Chaumette  Vineyards & Winery

    24345 State Route WW
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-747-1000
    Chaumette.com
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    Serving: Lunch and Dinner Thursday-Saturday
    (Wednesday-Sunday April-October)

    Cuisine: Widely known for their masterful menus, Grapevine Grill serves entrees using only fresh, seasonal ingredients that support Missouri’s local food producers and may be enjoyed in the artful dining

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    areas inside or on the sweeping porch that overlooks scenic hills and vineyards. Established in 1990 by Hank and Jackie Johnson, Chaumette is the Midwest’s premier winery destination, offering a unique and memorable experience for every guest. Their award winning wines may be experienced in the eloquent tasting room that houses the winery’s own Grapevine Grill.  A gift shop and art gallery, along with live music in the warm months is just a sampling of your total wine country experience at Chaumette. Their facilities are available for weddings, corporate & private events, and the all faith chapel, St Vincent’s-in-the-Vineyard, may be reserved for private ceremonies. In addition, the winery provides modern, French Colonial style Villas that may be purchased or rented.

    Alcohol: Beer-Wine
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    Charleville Vineyard, Winery & Microbrewery

    16937 Boyd Road
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-756-4537
    CharlevilleVineyard.com
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    Located in the western part of Ste. Genevieve County, owners Jack and Joal Russell pride themselves in offering distinctive handcrafted wines and microbrewed beers in a relaxed atmosphere. Their tasting room and patio features

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    a rustic country setting high above the Saline Creek Valley.A beautifully refurbished 1860s log cabin adjacent to the tasting room serves as a two-room Bed & Breakfast for guests on weekends. Guests may sample cheese and sausage from the tasting room, bring a picnic lunch, take a hike on nearby trails, or just sit by the bonfire on a chilly evening. The staff is eager to share their wine expertise with guests. Small tasting fee. Please click on their website for hours.

Other Experiences

  • Summer Music Series

    Friday Evenings
    June 1st thru July 27th
    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!

     

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Specialty Shops

  • 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!

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    The Purple Finch

    137 N Main Street
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-880-7337
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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
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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.

  • Simple to Sassy Décor and More

    10 South Third St.
    Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-631-2856
    SimpleToSassyDecorAndMore.com
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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
    ASLPewterFoundry.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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    Rhinehart & Rhinehart’s Gallery

    302 Market Street
    Ste Genevieve, MO 63670
    573-535-0836
    Rhinehart & Rhinehart’s Gallery
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    This gallery features paintings, sculptures, prints, and jewelry which are created by Charles and Lavetta Rhinehart. Paintings by Leon Basler can are also on display.  Furthermore, both Charles Rhinehart and Leon Basler are Ste Genevieve natives!

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