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French Heritage Festival
June 8-9

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  • Stories, Tea and Cake with the Queen

  • Promenade

  • Food and Drink Booths

  • Creole and French Music

  • Craft Demonstrations

  • Story Telling

  • Kid's Activities

  • Colonial Craft Vendors

  • Local Shopping

 Join in the fun at the 2024 French Heritage Festival to celebrate the unique traditions, architecture and music of Ste. Genevieve’s French and Creole heritage in Missouri and the Mississippi River Valley. Opening Ceremony at 10:30 am on Saturday June 8 at the Church of Ste. Genevieve, activities in Lions Club Park and each of the historic tour homes, National Park sites and museums.
Explore the beauty of Ste. Genevieve's historic homes, gardens, and art centers, sample delicious food and live music in the National Historic Landmark District. Enjoy story-telling, dancing, street performers, re-enactor skill demonstrations and immerse yourself in the music, food, shopping and history of Missouri’s oldest town.  Stay overnight for more live music on North Main Street Saturday night and join the guided Audubon’s Nature Walk at the levee wildlife refuge early Sunday morning.
Other than some of the historic sites’ admission fees, the activities throughout the Ste. Genevieve French Heritage Festival are free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve and the City of Ste. Genevieve. Learn more at and


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