Let’s Celebrate - Saint Charles Sestercentennial Celebration May 18 & 19

The City of Saint Charles will be celebrating the past and future and we look forward to celebrating 250 years with all of you!  The Saint Charles Sestercentennial Celebration is happening this weekend, May 18 & 19, and the attached flyer will give you an overview of the festivities planned during the event weekend (plus refer to the Helpful Links below).


During this celebration, we will honor not only the larger-than-life legendary figures that helped shape the city’s past, but also recognize the citizens who never appeared in textbooks.  Historic Main Street will come alive on Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm with music, demonstrations, and an opportunity for guests to take a “Stroll Down Memory Lane”.  You’ll have the opportunity to discover authentic encampments, old-fashioned baseball games, and vintage automobiles.  Immerse yourself in history by interacting with dozens of figures who have played a part in the past 250 years.  Plus watch historic vignettes and explore a display highlighting the History of Theatre.  Stop by the First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site for the Historical Children’s Festival where you’ll live and play as children in the 1820s did.  Take a complimentary Walking Tour of Main Street as our guides lead you back in time.  It’s an Adventure 250 Years in the Making!

 Let’s Start with a Parade!  Saturday at 10am through Frenchtown on North Second Street and along Historic Main Street

But this is no ordinary parade.  Instead this procession will be a timeline featuring 25 different units (one for each of Saint Charles’ 25 decades).  Each unit will feature elements that elude to and recognize significant moments that have occurred in the city’s history.   

We hope that you plan to join us – these folks are eager to meet you & tell their tales!  

Share your adventures with us:   #DiscoverSTC / #STC250

To view flyer for this event click the link below:


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