May events in Perry County, Missouri.

May in Perry County is brimming with exciting events you won’t want to miss!

Kicking off the month is the Downtown Perryville Cruise-In on May 4th. These monthly gatherings occur on the first Saturday of every month from April to October, right on the Courthouse Square. Featuring a diverse array of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and jeeps, they’re a must-see for automotive enthusiasts.

Following the Cruise-In, mark your calendars for Mayfest, happening later in the month. This multi-day event offers something for everyone, including a carnival, parade, live music, 5K run/walk, craft fair, plant sale, car/truck show, tractor show, art show, and an array of food and drink stands. It promises a weekend packed with enjoyment and quality family time.

In addition to these festivities, May also brings several notable holidays. Firstly, Cinco de Mayo, celebrated on May 5th, is a vibrant and colorful holiday commemorating Mexican culture and heritage. Check out your favorite restaurants in Perry County which may have fun and exciting promotions for the holiday! Then, don’t forget to honor the special women in your life on Mother’s Day, which falls on the second Sunday of May (May 12th, 2024). It’s a time to show appreciation for mothers, grandmothers, and mother figures everywhere. Your favorite stores in town could be having sales and deals to help you celebrate these special women so keep up with your local shops! Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces. Take the time out of this busy month to remember their sacrifices.

Closing out the month with a nostalgic flair is Old Timers Day on May 18th & 19th, hosted at the St. Vincent De Paul Seminary Picnic Grounds. Transport yourself back in time with a variety of old-time events, a tractor show, steam engines, wagon rides, and an abundance of delicious food and drinks.

Don’t miss out on these fantastic May events and holidays in Perry County, perfect for creating lasting memories with friends and family.