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Wintertime Family Fun in Cape Girardeau

Playgrounds are icy, Cape Splash's swimming pools are filled with snow instead of aqua water, and your kids are cooped up and have energy to spare. Here are some indoor spots where your kids can burn off those wiggles during wintry weather when outside isn't an option.  Discovery Playhouse This indoor children's museum has two floors of activities for kids who are creative, active, mechanical and everything in between. The first floor has a sunny area set aside for babies with age appropriate toys and play structures, a fire station with... Read More

Mark Your Calendars for 2018 Events in Cape Girardeau

Mark your calendars for a year of fun, engaging events in Cape Girardeau, Missouri! Here's what's happening, month by month, and you can see all of these events - and many more! - on our event calendar.  January Winter Tree ID Cardinal Caravan Bootheel Bluegrass Festival Cinderella: The Opera John Mceuen STOMP February First Friday with the Arts Maple Sugaring Mary Poppins the Musical Family Day at Crisp Museum: Rockrageous A Taste of Romance on the Mississippi River Hills Wine... Read More

'Tis the Season in Cape Girardeau: Holiday Happenings 2017

The holidays are here in Cape Girardeau! We've gathered local holiday happenings and Christmas classics in one spot so you can get seriously festive this holiday season. Christmas at the Glenn House Christmas at the Glenn House opens for their annual holiday tours the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 24th, and you can wander through this beautifully decorated Victorian home every Saturday and Sunday afternoon the last weekend in November and every Saturday and Sunday in December from 1 - 4 p.m. (November 24, 25 and 26, December 2, 3, 9,10... Read More

Where you Can Find Santa in Cape Girardeau this Holiday Season

Do you have a Christmas wish list to pass on to Mr. Claus, or have a little one who does? Here's where you can find Santa this holiday season in Cape Girardeau!  Downtown Christmas Open House Plan to attend the Downtown Christmas Open House on Friday, December 1st and take pictures with Santa in his workshop. During the Open House's Saturday events, you can journey to Whoville and meet the Grinch. When: Friday, December 1st, 5 - 9 p.m. and Saturday, December 2nd, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Where: Friday night's Santa's workshop is loca... Read More

Cape Girardeau on Missouri Life TV

Cape Girardeau made an appearance on KMOS last week with this episode of Missouri Life TV! We think they did a great job of highlighting some of our favorite stories, folks and businesses that make visiting our river town a whole lot of fun.  View the episode here:  Plan your visit today! Give us a call at 573-335-1631, find a place to stay or discover an event that catches your eye. ... Read More

An Autumn Afternoon in Burfordville

The leaves are starting to turn and the air has a hint of crispness. We've put together an autumn afternoon that takes full advantage of this beautiful season in Southeast Missouri! A 20 minute drive from Cape Girardeau brings you to Knowlan Family Farm, located right on Highway 34 in Burfordville, Missouri. This cozy spot welcomes you with a big front porch leading into the farm store, where you can pick up freshly pressed apple cider and local fruits and vegetables. Walk through to the back where the kiddos can draw with provided sidewalk ch... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the SEMO District Fair

Fair week is upon us - the SEMO District Fair kicks off Saturday, September 9 and runs through Saturday, September 16! We put our heads together to come up with everything you need to know so you can have the most fun humanly possible at the SEMO District Fair. 1. Start the party with a parade The Annual Fair Parade officially kicks off the SEMO District Fair on Saturday, September 9 at 9:30 a.m. Find a spot along Broadway and Kingshighway from Capaha Park to the fairgrounds at Arena Park and get ready to hear area marching bands, see the flo... Read More

Tunes at Twilight's Fall 2017 Season

Tunes at Twilight is back for the Fall 2017 season with a line up to enjoy on a picnic blanket on the courthouse gazebo lawn, sipping a beverage and snacking on something tasty.  Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. at the Common Pleas Courthouse gazebo lawn on Friday August 11, 18, 25, September 1, 8 and 15.   August 11: Jed Zimmerman is quickly becoming hailed as a troubadour talent out of Memphis, Tennessee. August 18:  Bottle Rocket Cabaret is comprised of  John Latini and Jamie-Sue Seal and presents a lively collection o... Read More

A Weekend Full of Family Fun in Cape Girardeau

Get out of town, have some fun and make memories with your family - heck, we did the planning for you, just pack up and head our way! (Print-and-go itinerary is right here).  Start your weekend on Saturday morning with a donut the size of your head at the Cape Riverfront Market.  Fresh produce and locally produced goods are livened up with musical performances, demos, food trucks and more. Kick back under a shady tree and dig in to that yummy donut.    After th... Read More

Free Family Fun in Cape Girardeau: 2017 Edition

Here is your guide to making memories with your family this summer in Cape Girardeau without spending a dime!  1. The Cape Public Library has a summer packed with events, and their children's area has toys, sensory boards, play kitchens and more while teens enjoy their own space complete with gaming systems.  It's a great (free!) spot to while away a rainy afternoon or jump in on a planned activity.  2. Check out a kid's fishing reel and bait and kick back while your little one tosses a line in the kid's fishing pond, or c... Read More
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