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!

123rd Annual Seminary Picnic

August 4-6, 2023 “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 down-home hospitality. A Perryville tradition.

Brazeau Annual Christmas Walk

Spend a fun-filled Christmas evening on December 2, 2023, from 3-8 p.m. walking the festive community of Brazeau as you take in the live Nativity, lights, craft show, museum, food, and a local winery. It’s an outdoor country Christmas.

Christmas Country Church Tour

The 18th annual Christmas Country Church Tour will take place December 14 & 15, 2023 from 2pm-9pm. Self guided tour of thirty-nine unique century-old rural churches. Experience the culture, history and beauty of the holiday season.

Christmas On The Square

We’re celebrating all things Christmas on the Square in Downtown Perryville on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Celebrate the Season and Small Business Saturday with a Christmas parade, lights around the square, Christmas caroling and Santa Claus

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.

Old Timer’s Day

Step back into time with the 46th Annual River Hills Antique Tractor Club on May 20 & 21, 2023. Vintage tractors, antique farm machinery, steam engines, blacksmithing, demonstrations, games, crafts & food.

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

Perryville Pumpkin Farm

We are a small, working family farm and we invite you to come visit us this fall. Take a hayride, conquer the maze, and just have fun!

River Hills Antique Tractor Adventure Ride

Get your tractor out! Join 160-180 tractor enthusiasts from all over the country July 29, 2023 for the 21st annual tractor adventure ride through 40 miles of beautiful scenic Missouri countryside. End the day with a downhome meal and great convers