Upcoming Events

Holiday Open House-Nov 22nd Sat

The Blue Owl Open Late!

Finish your holiday shopping early! The town will be decked out in its holiday attire, with special events planned. Santa will host a tree lighting ceremony, strolling carolers and entertainment throughout the town. Shops will be serving refreshments. So make your list and check it twice then head to Kimmswick for this fun-filled family event and wrap-up your Holiday shopping early this year.

Complimentary Trolley Rides, Music, Join the festivities!
Shops will be open late: 10am to 9pm.
Restaurants will be open extended hours.

  • 11 am  Santa Arrives at our Christmas Parade led by the Windsor High School Band
  • 1- 4pm  Historic Burgess How House & Kimmswick Historical Museum will be open.
  • 2- 8pm   Horse Drawn Trolley Rides
  • 5 pm    Lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Kimmswick Visitor Center.

Enjoy visiting our many unique Shops as Hundreds of Luminaries light your way through our Historic Village.

New this year:   Santa with his Reindeer will arrive in town at our Christmas Parade.  Pictures will be available for a fee from Noon til 7 pm on the 22nd.

The St Louis Dog Sled Team will participate in the Parade and also hold a demonstration.

For more details call: 636.464.6464

Kimmswick Cookie Walk and Old Fashioned Christmas Festival-Dec 5th-7th

The Blue Owl Open Late!

We invite you to join us December 5th, 6th, or 7th to enjoy the warm Glow of the Holidays as you stroll the Festive Streets of Kimmswick.

The Cookie Walk is a “not to be missed” event!  The walk offers cheer for the entire family with a festive holiday atmosphere and the collection of more than 2 dozen treats (28 participating merchants)! With your ticket you’ll receive our 2013 “sweet treat” recipe book and a gift bag and map to collect your goodies! 

The weekend of December 5th we also celebrate our Christmas Festival!
The town’s historic buildings are decorated in Christmas attire; there are strolling carolers, carriage rides, along with many other festive activities. Luminaries will light your way as you stroll the streets; shops are open late (until 9 pm). Restaurants too will have extended hours. Click here for more info.

Shop til Tea Girlfriend's Day -Sat Dec. 13th

Spend a day with your girlfriends in Historic Kimmswick. This day-package will be relaxing and fun! Enjoy Shopping Lunch, MORE shopping. Relax and be refreshed while enjoying your delicious Blue Owl dessert and beverage. Register here!


Anheuser Thursdays!

Every Thursday is Anheuser Thursday.  $30.00 includes Lunch at The Blue Owl, Dessert, beverage, tax, and gratuity, a Shopping Passport from all the participating Merchants, and the Guided Tour of the Anheuser Estate located in Kimmswick on the Mississippi River. Call 636.464.3128 for more details or reservations. For more information on the Anheuser Estate click here. 

The Blue Owl Sweet Shoppe- In Historic Kimmswick, MO

Step Back in Time...Old Fashioned Soda Fountain,

Ice Cream Parlor, Confectionery and Gift Shoppe.

Groups and Tours are also welcome here! A Unique, Nostalgic Venue perfect for Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Birthday Parties, Fundraising Events, Senior Outings, Day Trips and Private Events. Ask about our Ice Cream Socials and Candy Classes. For more information, or to book your event contact our sales manager at 636-464-3900.

Located next to The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery at 118 Market St. Kimmswick, MO. Also, Visit The Blue Owl Sweet Shoppe at 116 Main Street in Festus, Mo. featuring an Old Fashioned Soda Fountain, Pies, Cheesecakes, Specialty Cakes Pastries, Cookies, Candies Specialty Coffee Drinks Our Menu Features Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, Quiche, & Croissants


Breakfast with Santa- Dec. 20th

Reservations Required 636-464-3128

 Dinner with Santa- Dec 12th Fri 5pm & 7pm

Seatings filling up fast 5pm & 7pm. Reservations 636-464-3128 

Apple Butter Festival- 2015 More to Come!!!

There are close to 100,000 people that attend this event. Come enjoy the small town ambience, stroll through our streets lined with over a hundred food, drink and craft vendors.  The Kimmswick Historical Society will again be making and selling their famous Apple Butter at the Apple Butter Pavilion on Market Street. Apple Butter is for sale each day or until the last jar is sold.

RESERVATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED DURING APPLE BUTTER WEEKEND.  Seating is first come,first serve. Please see our hostess at 8am to reserve seating.

Get all your official Applebutter Information at goKimmswick.com

For Apple Butter booth rental information on The Blue Owl parking lot please contact Tiffany at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Don't forget to download and print your Apple Butter Festival Vendor Application for The Blue Owl parking lot.

 Visit The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery in Historic Kimmswick, Missouri.  Upcoming Events include: Apple Butter Festival, Valentine's Candlelight Dinner, 5Kimmswick, Strawberry Festival, Witches’ Night Out, Daylily Sale, Deer Widows Weekend, Christmas Festival, Cookie Walk, Girlfriend’s Day Out, Anheuser Thursdays, Shop 4 A Cure, Shop Til’ Tea


The Blue Owl
Restaurant and Bakery

Map to the Blue Owl in Kimmswick6116 Second Street
Kimmswick, MO 63053

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