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!


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 47th Annual River Hills Antique Tractor Club on May 18 & 19, 2024. Vintage tractors, antique farm machinery, steam engines, blacksmithing, demonstrations, games, crafts & food.

River Hills Antique Tractor Adventure Ride

Get your tractor out! Join 160-180 tractor enthusiasts from all over the country July 27, 2024, for the 22nd annual tractor adventure ride through 40 miles of beautiful scenic Missouri countryside. End the day with a downhome meal and great conver


October 5, 2024, Rock the day and the night away with our annual Rocktoberfest! Solo performances to full bands take time to chill and listen to the music from all age musicians. Food, drinks, and tons of tunes.

Saxon Lutheran Memorial Fall Festival

Celebrating its 44th season October 12, 2024. 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-4

St. Joseph Parish Apple Creek Picnic

This country church picnic will rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. September 4, 2021. Outdoor Mass at the Shrine 4pm. Live music, indoor airconditioned hall for a home cooked buffet meal & desserts. Picnic foods on grounds. Local museum open.

The Warehouse Market Days

The first weekend of EVERY MONTH April-October in the beautiful Downtown Perryville, MO. 10am-3pm☀️

Twisted Cat Outdoors Fishing Series

July 6, 2024, Perryville will be hosting one of the largest catfish tournaments in the Midwest! Come see over 50 teams from across the U.S. check in their catch of the day for trophies and prizes. Award ceremony, SeaArk fishing boats & more.