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Kimmswick's Christmas Festival + Cookie Walk

Thursday, December 2 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Friday, December 3 & Saturday, December 4 | 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday, December 5 | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Historic Kimmswick

“Historic buildings will be decorated in Christmas attire. Come participate in festive activities while luminaries light your way through Kimmswick during our annual Christmas Festival!

Old Fashioned Christmas Festival features (subject to change):
– Horse Drawn Carriage for hire
– Santa Claus 
– Rivertown Sound Quartet will stroll and perform”

Augusta Annual Candlelight Christmas Walk

a small holiday shop’s exterior with greenery and wreaths in the windows
Photo Courtesy of Augusta Candlelight Christmas Walk Facebook Page


December 3 & 10| 5:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.

5577 Walnut Street, Augusta, MO 63332

Kick off your holiday festivities with the Augusta Annual Candlelight Walk (which promises a Norman Rockwell-feeling Christmas experience!), Christmas market, Holiday House Tour, and holiday afternoon tea!

Ste. Genevieve Holiday Christmas Festival

December 4 – December 5 | 9am-4pm

Ste. Genevieve Historic District

“The event is an opportunity for both entertainment and education – a fantastic parade with a lot more going on. The parade is one of the largest holiday parades in Missouri: over 100 floats, classic cars and dignitaries. Immediately following the parade the Lion’s Park will feature food (free hot dogs for kids under 12), entertainment, free shuttle rides, and free photos with Santa. Meanwhile, an endless variety of culturally rich music will be performed in holiday-decorated churches and historic buildings. There will also be various holiday-themed lectures, a magician, an Art Guild Show, and the Le Reveillon (a French Christmas celebration).”

Christmastime in Hermann

a horse drawn carriage on the streets of Hermann, Missouri during the holidays
Photo courtesy of the Visit Hermann Facebook Page


Christmas at Hermann Farm

December 4 + 11 | 9 am – 4 pm (tours given 10 am and 1 pm on Saturdays)

December 5 + 12 | noon – 4 pm (tours given 1 pm on Sundays)

526 East First Street, Hermann, MO 65041

“Enjoy the simple pleasures of Christmas past as you tour Hermann Farm in an open-air tram.  Your guide will give you the history of the beautifully decorated buildings along the way, including the 1847 Teubner-Husmann House, the Rasche Family Homestead, the Stone Horse Barn, and the Black Shire Distillery.

The Shire draft horses will be ready for your visit and pictures can be taken with these majestic animals.  Refreshments will be served at the Distillery Tasting Room at the end of the tram tour.”



HogsHead Holiday Bazaar

December 4 | noon – 4 pm

301 Schiller Street, Hermann, MO 65041

Featuring local Hermann businesses for holiday shopping. Enjoy Rum tasting, jewelry, bath & body products, stocking stuffers, chair massages, and more! 



Holiday Carriage Rides

December 4, 11, 18 | 7 – 9 pm

“Make magical memories this holiday season with a cozy carriage ride in Hermann, Missouri. Enjoy a guided tour of Hermann and listen to the jolly sound of sleigh bells as the horses clip-clop through the streets of town.

Carriage rides depart every half-hour from the corner of Gutenberg and First Streets (next to the Red Caboose Museum). Allow approximately 25 minutes for ride, pictures and visiting with the horses.

Reservations strongly suggested. Private rides for couples and small groups available.”



Kristkindl Markt

December 4 | 10 am – 5 pm

December 5 | 10 am – 4 pm

1110 Stone Hill Highway, Hermann, MO 65041

“Join us for a traditional German Christmas market in our heated Sherry House. Crafts, Christmas goodies, Carolers & Mulled Wine.”



Christkind Markt at Hermannhof

December 11 + 12 | 10 am – 4 pm

Hermannhof Festhalle, 237 East First Street, Hermann, MO

“The riverfront Festhalle at the Inn at Hermannhof evokes the ambience of European Christmas markets.”



Christmas Market

December 11 | 3 pm – 7 pm

4 Schiller Street, 2nd Level, Hermann, MO 65041

“Handmade gifts by local artists, makers and crafters! Shop leisurely in the Loft at Fernweh with all small, independent vendors. What better way to gift than to gift homemade while supporting local!?


Complimentary coffee bar and cash cocktail/beer/wine bar available at event.”



Fourth Annual Hermann Cookie Walk

December 18 | 11 am – 5 pm

Downtown Hermann

“Shop and stroll Hermann’s beautiful historic district and collect cookies from participating businesses.  This is a great family fun event right before Christmas.  Tickets are limited to 300 and typically sell out fast.  Advanced tickets are required.  This is a rain or shine event.”


Kimmswick's Christmas Festival + Cookie Walk


Photo Courtesy of the Christmas in the Valley Facebook Page


December 11 | 2 – 9 p.m.

Main Street, Ironton, MO

“Head over to Ironton to experience Christmas In The Valley!

Open from 2 pm until 9 pm, a full day of activities will blanket you in the spirit of Christmas.

Carolers, crafts, a live nativity scene, live music, & photos with Santa will create an excitement for kids and parents alike.

Head over to the Iron County Courthouse to get things started!”