With its rolling hills and plentiful waterways, Missouri is a state filled with natural beauty and tempting environments. As the Gateway to the West, Missouri is also home to a rich history born from its position as an outpost of the American frontier. Travelers can find plenty of activities and adventures to keep them occupied, from festivals and events to museums, parks and more.
- Siver Dollar City Branson, MO 65616 in BRANSON, MO.
Bring the entire family to experience the wonder and magic of the holiday season from November through December. See the five-story tall tree decorated in all of its glory and the millions of twinkling lights displayed in the park. Stroll through the recreated Victorian village complete with a performance of A Christmas Carol. Celebrate the season with traditional carols, food, fun and crafts.
- Branson, Mo. in Branson, MO.
Celebrate Christmas with your loved ones at this special event that begins November 1 and lasts through December. See amazing light displays, nativity scenes and a variety of events that include a live presentation of Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol.
- Greensfelder Recreation Complex in Queeny Park St. Louis, MO 63011 in Saint Louis, MO.
Over 150 artisans from across country converge in the park to showcase their talents and products. See live demonstrations, shops for crafts and enjoy the food and live entertainment during the last weekend in August.
- Branson, Missouri in Branson, MO.
Step back in time to the days of the Wild West when visiting this six-week event that begins in the middle of September. See plenty of cowboys and horses performing a variety of western stunts that include trick riding and shooting contests along with presentations of western art, poetry and a long line-up of other western related events.
- Hermann, Missouri in HERMANN, MO.
Celebrate the traditions of Bavaria and Germany for four weekends throughout October at the annual Oktoberfest festival. Hear authentic oom-pah bands plus a long line of live entertainment covering a wide selection of genres. Enjoy the locally made beer and wine along with traditional foods while taking in the array of fall colors along the waterfront.