Strawberry Festival

June 6th & 7th, 2020 … CANCELLED

During the 1st weekend in June, Kimmswick is overflowing with Strawberries.  If it is made with strawberries you will find it at this festival. Everything from Fresh Strawberries, Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, and Strawberry Cheesecake, to Strawberry Iced Tea and Strawberry Wine.

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Father’s Day

June 21st, 2020 …  

Treat Dad to a wonderful home cooked meal and a fabulous dessert OR a Blue Owl Gift Certificate … the perfect gifts for Dad!

Reservations accepted for parties of 5 or more

             Breakfast served from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

             Lunch served from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


The Father’s Day Car Show has been Postponed to Sunday, September 13, 2020

Annual Daylily Sale

June 27th, 2020 … 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The 2020 Kimmswick Daylily Sale will be held Saturday, June 27th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at 6005 Fourth Street.  Freshly dug plants for sale from the state inspected garden of Carrol Wrather, Certificate # A-1777.  Seventy five varieties and 1200 Freshly Dug and Bagged plants for sale.  “The garden has some 600 varieties on display” come early for best selection.  No sales before.  All proceeds go to the Kimmswick Visitor Center, which is here for your convenience when you explore Kimmswick.


10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday – Sunday

July 17th – 19th, 2020 ~ Join us for our Sizzling Sidewalk Sale! Participating Kimmswick shops will be lining our great streets and offering tons of DEALS!

2020 ALS-Kimmswick 5K & 1M Fun Run/Walk

in Memory of Nancy Ratliff and all who suffer from ALS

August 8th, 2020 … Starting at 8 am … Run through historic Kimmswick, alongside the Mississippi River, the Anheuser Estate, and the Windsor Harbor Bridge! Hang around post-race for attendance prizes, refreshments, 50/50 raffle, music, shopping in Kimmswick and more! Sponsored by Blue Owl Restaurant & Bakery

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Sponsors include:


Happy Tails Pet Festival & Parade

Rescheduled for Saturday, September 5th … 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Outdoor Dining Available with Your Pet (weather permitting) … For more information … Go to “gokimmswick.com”

Kimmswick Car Show 

Rescheduled for September 13th, 2020 …  

10:00 am to 3:00 pm


Cigar Box Guitar Festival

September 26th, 2020

11:00 am to 5:00 pm

City Field

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

Won’t you come join us for a Spell, On this Be-Witching Saturday Night?

Good Witches & Bad Witches Welcome

Leave the Kiddies & Men at home and come join us for an Adult Girl’s Night Out!  Creepy Music will fill our streets, as hundreds of Witches prepare to meet.

Evening Bativities :

  • Best Hat, Best Broom & Best Witch Prizes,
  • Ghoulish Discounts at our Shop’s,
  • Visit with a Psychic -If you Dare,
  • Skeleton Bones Scavenger Hunt,
  • “Witches Brew”- Wine Tasting
  • and many more Spooktacular Suprises for the Evening

So put on your Best “Witchy Wear” and come join us for a Spell, on this Adult Girl’s Night Out!  Tickets will go on sale this summer, go to www.gokimmswick.com the official online retailer for Witches’ Night Out Tickets.

Apple Butter Festival

October 24th & 25th, 2020 … 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival is the last full weekend of October.  The Apple Butter Festival is the largest celebration Kimmswick has annually drawing over 100,000 visitors.  Come enjoy the small town ambiance, stroll through our streets lined with 500 – 600 food, drink and craft vendors.  Also enjoy lots of live entertainment throughout the town including bluegrass, country rock, and dulcimer music.

Click here for Vendor Application



Deer Widows’ Weekend

Friday – Sunday

November 13th, 14th & 15th

Calling all “Deer Widows”, Send the men off to the woods…and start your “man free” weekend with us in Kimmswick!  When the guys go hunting…the girls go shopping!  Girls “bag” your own “trophies” in Kimmswick!  Get a head start on your holiday shopping and enjoy a day out with your girlfriends in Kimmswick.  “Target your Savings!” make a $1.00 donation to support the Kimmswick Visitor Center, and receive a Shopping Passport that will give you discounts and free gifts at Participating Merchants and Restaurants throughout Kimmswick.  With each purchase made during the weekend, you can enter to win a “Bucket of Bucks” Gift Basket, on Display at the Kimmswick Visitor Center.  Some lucky winner will win “Big Bucks” in Gift Certificates for Kimmswick Merchants!  Shopping Passports and all details are available at the Kimmswick Visitor Center or any of the participating Kimmswick merchants.

Christmas Open House and Parade

Saturday, November 21st, 2020 … Dining Hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm


Finish your holiday shopping early! The town will be decked out in its holiday attire, with special events planned. Santa will host a tree lighting ceremony, strolling carolers and entertainment throughout the town. Shops will be serving refreshments. So make your list and check it twice then head to Kimmswick for this fun-filled family event and wrap-up your Holiday shopping early this year. Complimentary Trolley Rides, Music, Join the festivities!     Shops will be open late: 10am to 9pm.     Restaurants will be open extended hours.

  • 11 am Santa Arrives at our Christmas Parade led by the Windsor High School Band
  • 1- 4pm Historic Burgess How House & Kimmswick Historical Museum will be open.
  • 2- 8pm Horse Drawn Trolley Rides
  • 5 pm Lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Kimmswick Visitor Center.

Enjoy visiting our many unique Shops as Hundreds of Luminaries light your way through our Historic Village. For more details call: 636.464.6464

Small Business Saturday


Saturday, November 28th, 2020 … 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Shop local in Kimmswick! American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The day happens every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages people to shop at the small businesses that help write the story of America.

Christmas Festival and Cookie Walk

Friday, December 4th, 2020 … 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday,December 5th, 2020 … 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday, December 6th, 2020 … 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
We invite you to join us December 4th – 6th to enjoy the warm glow of the Holidays as you stroll the Festive Streets of Kimmswick.
The Cookie Walk is a “not to be missed” event! The walk offers cheer for the entire family with a festive holiday atmosphere and the collection of more than 2 dozen treats (28 participating merchants)! With your ticket you’ll receive our 2020 “sweet treat” recipe book and a gift bag and map to collect your goodies!
This weekend we also celebrate our Christmas Festival! The town’s historic buildings are decorated in Christmas attire; there are strolling carolers, carriage rides, along with many other festive activities. Luminaries will light your way as you stroll the streets; shops are open late (until 9 pm). Restaurants too will have extended hours as well.

Elf on the Shelf

Saturday & Sunday

December 12th & 13th, 2020

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 19th, 2020 at 9:00 am … By Reservation to 636-464-3128

Entertainment by The Rivertown Sound Quartet

Storybook characters Anna and Kristoff will be present.

Activity area for children

Decorated butter cookie

Bring your cameras for many photo opportunities.

Ugly Sweater Contest

December 19th, 2020