Events, Attractions, Recreation
Looking for Places to Stay, Dine, Shop, Meet and Things To Do?
Kick back or kick up your heels!
Whether you’re arriving solo, planning a day-trip, looking for family-friendly options or visiting St. Louis attractions, close by Jefferson County provides great places to stay and play just 30-40 minutes away from the big city. From annual festivals such as the Festus Blues & Funk Fest to scenic views; hiking and biking trails and paths; city sports complexes and plentiful parks; unique shops and a lively restaurant, brewery and wineries scene, you’ll find plenty to do in our cities, historic downtowns and outdoor recreation areas.
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- Scenic views and state park
- Aquatic center for the kids
- Day trip during the Strawberry and Apple Butter Festivals
- Girls weekend shopping at unique boutiques and Festus’ historic downtown
- Live music hopping from brewery to winery
The JCGA not only helps members and Jefferson County communities promote events, but also partners on events such as Twin City Days And hosts an annual JCGA Golf Tournament.
Jefferson County is only 30-40 minutes from Downtown St. Louis. Interstate 55, and highways 141, 21, 30 and 61/67 are business thoroughfares and I-70, 270, 270, 44 and 64 are minutes away.
Meet local growers and enjoy some of the freshest and tastiest produce around!
Arnold Farmers Market
2400 Bradley Beach Rd, Arnold 63010
DeSoto Farmer's Market
520 North Main St., Desoto 63020
Dixie Lee’s Farmers Market Herculaneum City Park
776 Joachim Avenue near US 61-67 (Commercial Blvd)
So many fun festivals throughout the year!
And also see the Our Community link, then select Jefferson County Major Cities and choose the websites listed by city for festivals and the latest going on in each town
Whether your plans are to socialize, relax or soak up the ambiance, check out the many places to enjoy in Jefferson County then build your itinerary.
Hiking and Biking Trails
There are so many beautiful vistas throughout Jefferson County. We have a few listed where you can take a leisurely hike or a family bike ride. JCGA Hiking and Biking Trails
Of course, for more adventurous bikers, there's always the Bottleneck Bridge Bike Ride in August - it offers a variety of miles to ride from a Kid's Ride to a Century Ride!