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Girls Getaway Weekend in Cape Girardeau

Enjoy a weekend with your best girlfriends during our city-wide arts and crafts fairs November 18 - 20, and indulge in some quality time that's good for the soul.   Let's talk about...starting your weekend off on Thursday night with Salt N Pepa, All 4 One and more at the I Love the 90s Tour - it's a fun way to kick off your trip!  All weekend long, three different arts & crafts fairs fill five different venues, giving you ample opportunity to find one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list this holiday season.  The ... Read More

CVB Office Moving Around the Corner

It's been a fun 9 years, 400 Broadway, but it's time for the Convention and Visitors Bureau to pack up and move around the corner to 220 N. Fountain Street!   The CVB has been located in the Himmelberaer and Harrison Building (the "H&H" Building) since 2007.  Built in 1907 and 1908, the H&H has been a prominent office building in Cape Girardeau ever since. Betty, CVB admin, remembers paying her utility bill when Union Electric had offices on the first floor, and my grandma, Mary Belle Dohogne, was a secretary on the 4th floor... Read More

The Very Best of Fall's Colors in Cape Girardeau

The leaves are starting to show hints of yellows, oranges and reds as Fall foliage gears up in Cape Girardeau! Below you'll find some of the prime spots in Cape Girardeau where you can best enjoy Nature’s colorful show.  This handy map clues you in on when leaves reach their peak; it looks like the week of October 21 is the prime time to enjoy fall colors in Cape Girardeau! Cape Rock Park is perched atop a bluff and has incredible views of the tree-lined Mighty Mississippi. Being up a little higher, you have access to sweepin... Read More

Haunted Halloween Happenings in Cape Girardeau

Get seriously scared or slightly spooked at these Cape Girardeau Halloween events!   Haunted walking tours abound with Boos on Broadway and Haunted Downtown Walking tours, both running throughout the month.  Follow the lantern of your costumed guide on a Haunted Downtown Walking Tour and hear "true" tales of ghosts as the darkness of the past envelops you.  Boos on Broadway features chilling tales of haunted opera houses, frightening furniture makers plus murders, mayhem and more! Take a Haunted Downtown Walking Tour October 15,... Read More
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