Festivals & Fairs


Courtesy Public House Brewing Company

The Show-Me State offers an abundance of local haunts—from hole-in-the-wall hidden gems to loud, crowded festivals—where you can indulge your hankerings for exquisite bourbon, brews, barbecue, and blues. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:02 PM Flavor

Named Les Petites Côtes (The Little Hills) by Frenc-Canadian settlers, Saint Charles offers a season of festive events for every member of the family. more

Dec 20, 2016 12:48 PM Life

We sent photographer Notley Hawkins out to Hermann Farm for a holiday celebration in the style of nineteenth-century German settlers. more

Nov 22, 2016 12:25 AM Life



Today in Missouri (and world) history is Armistice Day. World War I ended today. Missouri Life proudly salutes the service of our veterans across the country. more

Nov 11, 2016 2:35 PM Missouri History


Courtesy of the Missouri State Fair

Today in Missouri History, the very first state fair opened in Boonville. State fairs were held in Boonville until 1901. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:24 PM Missouri History


Notley Hawkins

Faith, floods, and chili flow through the town of Lupus. more

Sep 27, 2016 10:00 PM

The Race of the Century will pass through Missouri with a stop in Cape Girardeau this September. more

Aug 19, 2016 12:00 AM Travel

Flights of Fancy

Courtesy of Metropolitan Community College-Longview

The annual Flights of Fancy festival enters its tenth year, and it's one of the best kite festivals in the Midwest. more

Feb 18, 2016 5:22 PM Life


Christopher Walljasper

The Clark County Mule Festival in Kahoka is a wild ride filled with Missouri mule enthusiasts, wacky rodeo events, and more. more

Sep 9, 2015 11:33 AM Travel


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