St. Louis September 18, 2017
6 Harvest Festivals Around St. Louis That Will Make Your Autumn Awesome
There is no better way to say goodbye to summer and welcome fall than a harvest festival in St. Louis. These festivals feature the best of our Missouri farmers, our award winning wineries, cutting edge craft breweries, and local handcrafted artists. Make a plan to get outside in these last dog days of summer and enjoy one of these harvest festivals.
1. Harvest Festival STL (October 15th, 2017)
Presented by Sauce Magazine and hosted by Laumeier Sculpture Park, this harvest festival is not to be missed. The festival features local artists and farm fresh food, and is held in one of the most unique and eclectic parks of our region.
Laumeier Sculpture Park is located at 12580 Rott Rd., St. Louis, MO 63127.
2. Tower Grove Farmers Market Harvest Festival (September 30th, 2017)
Tower Grove Farmers market always offers the freshest produce and unique handcrafted goods. They kick their quality and service up a notch with this Harvest Festival. You'll find over 100 local vendors, several bands, activities for the kids, and yoga & QiGong lessons in the park. And of course, an amazing selection of food and drinks.
Tower Grove Farmers Market is located at Center Cross Dr., St. Louis, MO 63116.
3. Best of Missouri Market (October 7-8 , 2017)
The Best of Missouri Market is held in the always beautiful Missouri Botanical Gardens. A perfect venue, this event offers all the wonderful experience of the Botanical Gardens as well as everything a fall harvest festival can be. The event features 120 vendors, live music, a food court, pumpkin decorating, and so much more.
The Best of Missouri Market is located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110.
4. Saint Charles Oktoberfest (September 22- 24, 2017)
The Saint Charles Oktoberfest is held in September, a tribute to the original Oktoberfest held in Munich, Germany. This event encompasses all the typical fall festival activities like fresh harvest food, handmade craft vendors, and pumpkin centered activities. It also offers so much more with races, a car show, and a brat eating contest.
This event is hosted in Frontier Park, located at 500 S Riverside Dr., St Charles, MO 63301.
5. Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival (October 28-29, 2017)
The Apple Butter Festival of Kimmswick Missouri is one of the most popular fall festivals in the region. Celebrating all things fall with great food, 100's of local vendors, live music, and demonstrations of how to make apple butter, this festival is a full day of fun.
Kimmswick Missouri Visitors Center is located at 314 Market St., Imperial, MO 63052.
6. Hermann Oktoberfest (every weekend in October)
Not content with just a one day festival, Hermann Missouri celebrates the return of fall every weekend in October. Featuring their local award winning wines, nonstop activities, and the welcoming hospitality they are known for. This is a place to plan to experience an October weekend getaway.
Hermann Missouri Chamber of Commerce is located at 150 Market St., Hermann, MO 65041.
With pumpkins, apple cider, and a focus on hearty German food, harvest festivals offer a warm way to say hello to autumn. Have you visited these harvest festivals? Share your experiences with us in the comments below.
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