We Know How to Kick Back … Outside, Inside and Everything In Between

Welcome to a small city with seriously big fun. There’s so much to enjoy in St. Joseph — and we’re well-aware that we have more unique recreational options than most cities our size. If the arts catch your attention, you’ll love our stunning Missouri Theater building and year-round live theater shows. The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art is nationally-recognized, and so is our full-scale symphony. Concerts every summer weekend in downtown Coleman Hawkins Park bring great local acts and those from the Kansas City region. Like sports? Visit the Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp here in St. Joseph in August, or catch a wooden bat league game with the St. Joseph Mustangs.  Annual festivals, including Trails West!, draw thousands of visitors to our beautiful parks. And speaking of parks…check out our 26-mile parkway system with paved trails. Stop in and try your luck at the riverfront casino, or sit down to something new at one of our unique restaurants. (Fresh crepes or jambalaya, anyone?) The question isn’t what to do; it’s what to do, first.

We love all the great family-friendly activities there are to do in St. Joe. We look forward to Trails West all year. Summer concerts downtown, Mustangs games, First Saturdays, museums, ice and roller skating, Parkway walks, all the holiday events (from Paws Only Easter Egg Hunt to Breakfast with Santa) and lectures about St. Joe history are some of our other favorites. We feel lucky to live in a place small enough that there is never any traffic and big enough to have so many fun things to do!

Bridget Kurtt DeJong