In addition to the wide variety of places to explore, Perry County is loaded with fantastic events and special moments for you to discover and experience!

From family fun to history to natural exploration and beyond, you’re sure to find plenty to fill your calendar in Perry County!

121th Annual Seminary Picnic

August 6-8, 2021 “Where friends meet friends from everywhere!” Ride our historic carousel, “BINGO!” for a hand crafted quilt, live music, buffet church dinners, homemade ice cream and downhome hospitality. A Perryville tradition.

17th Annual Christmas Country Church Tour

December 16 & 17, 2021 from 2pm-9pm. Self-guided tour of thirty-nine unique century-old rural churches. From one room white clad houses to brick and mortar masterpieces, experience the culture, history and beauty of the holiday season.

19th Annual River Hills Antique Tractor Adventure Ride

Get your tractor out! Join 160-180 tractor enthusiasts from all over the country July 31, 2021 for the annual tractor adventure ride through 40 miles of beautiful scenic Missouri countryside. End the day with a downhome meal and great conversation

41st Saxon Lutheran Memorial Fall Festival

Celebrating its 40th season October 9, 2021. Experience rural German life. Sing German songs, taste apple butter on fresh oven baked bread, brats and tour the German settlement of the early 1800’s. Demonstrations, music & crafts. 9am-4pm

44th Annual Old Timer’s Day

Step back into time with the River Hills Antique Tractor Club on May 29 & 30, 2021. Vintage tractors, antique farm machinery, steam engines, blacksmithing, demonstrations, games, crafts & food.

Brazeau Annual Christmas Walk

Spend a fun-filled Christmas evening December 4, 2021 from 3-8 p.m. walking the festive community of Brazeau as you take in the live Nativity, lights, craft show, museum, food, drinks and local winery. It’s a outdoor country Christmas.

Christmas On The Square

We’re celebrating all things Christmas on Small Business Saturday. A German style Brunch will be served at 10 and 11:30. Santa will be on the Square to visit kids and a Biergarten will be featuring @JstreetBrewCo German Style Beers from 2-6p

Cruise In’s Downtown Perryville

Join us Downtown Perryville the first Saturday of each month April-October for a fun-filled evening of music, food and cool cars, trucks, motorcycles and jeeps with other ride enthusiasts and motorheads. You never know what will Cruise In…

East Perry Community Fair

Best Little Fair in the Land! Bring the family and enjoy a weekend full of fun! Parade, Draft Horse & Mule show, 4H events, Livestock Judging, Jumping Mules, Music, Antique Tractor Pull, 4×4 Truck Pull, Carnival Rides & more.

Legion Lake Winter Trout Fishing

Legion Lake offers fishing year round right in the heart of the City of Perryville but you would never know it with scenic views and quiet spaces. Each year it become one of the largest lake winter Rainbow trout fishing areas in Southeast Missouri


Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mayfest is a Perryville tradition! Parade, craft show, live music, carnival rides, car & motorcycle show, food, drinks, the famous bed races and tons of FUN! Come join us on the square.

Perry County Barn Quilt Tour

The Perry County Barn Quilt Trail is a self-guided tour of fifty-five barn quilts hung in Perry County, Northern Cape County and Northern Bollinger County in Missouri. Visible from the public roadway you can enjoy a customized route of your choosi