Schedule of Events

8-10:30am  Breakfast w/Santa @ 1st United Methodist Church (113 Grand) - No reservations needed - Freewill donations accepted.
8-4pm  Main Street Vendors
10-6p  Frosty Bounce House on 1st UMC parking lot - No cost - Adults & children can bounce
10-6p  Gingerbread Bounce House on 1st UMC parking lot - No cost - Children 4 and younger only
10-6p  Everest Slide on 1st UMC parking lot - No cost - Everyone can slide
10-6p  Ice Skating on Library parking lot (400 W Main) - $2/30 min session; $1/30 min session if personal skates used - All age can skate
11-4p  Face Painter - location on Main St TBD - No cost
11-4p  Caricaturist - location on Main St TBD - No cost
11:30-7  Santa in Santa House  - 11:30-12:30; 1-2:30; 3-4:30, 5:30-7
11:30-12p  Jr. Optimist Choir - Santa House
11-12p  Magician - walking on Main St between Mill & Adams
12-7p  Petting Zoo - Behind Main St between S Second and Behring Streets
1-2p  Juggler - walking on Main St between Mill & Adams
1-1:30p  Crystal City High School Choir - Santa House
3-4p  Fire Performer - corner of Main & Palliet in front of barber shop
3-3:30p My Place Residential Choir - Santa House
3-7p  Carriage Rides - location TBD - $10 for 2 people or $15 for 4
4:30-5:30p Gather at Santa's House - Contest winners announced, HHS Swing Choir, Caroling, Tree Lighting by FHS' World Champion Rocket Club



December 2, 2017

Festus Main Street 

Welcome to WinterFest!

You are in the perfect spot to learn about all the fun activities that are planned for this day!  Check the WinterFest Activities line up to the left to get all the details you will need to map out your perfect day - It all starts at the 1st United Methodist Church for Breakfast with Santa! After breakfast be sure to bouncy in Frosty and slide down Mount Everest (both of these will accommodate children and adults) and if you are 4 years old or younger there will be a special gingerbread bounce house for you!  There will also be a petting zoo, visits with Santa, carriage rides, local choirs performing, ice skating on the library parking lot, a gingerbread house contest to judge at the library, and the lighting of the 26' Christmas tree at Schneider Park!  The vendors on Main Street can help you put a dent in your holiday shopping! Think you'll get hungry?  A food court will be available or visit one of the restaurants on Main Street!  What a great day it's going to be! This is a perfect time to invite friends and loved ones from all over to spend the day together, you never know, this could be the start of a new, but much loved tradtion! 

We are looking for vendors and accepting applications!

Please complete and return a VENDOR APP or a FOOD VENDOR APP


Gingerbread House Entry and Rules.

Decorated House Entry  - Decorated Business Entry


A big thank you goes out to the Festus Tourism Commission who is making this day possible for all of us! 

Hillsboro Swing Choir before the lighting of the Community Tree and My Place Residential Choir at the Santa House

Main St.

Skating in the library parking lot

Festus City Hall
711 West Main
Festus, MO 63028
Fax: 636-937-2140
Open 8a - 5p M - F

Police & Fire
Dispatch:  636-937-3646

Police Department
100 Park Ave.
Festus, MO 63028
Records: 636-937-5184
Fax: 636-937-8086

Fire Department
212 North Mill Street
Festus, MO 63028
Firehouse: 636-937-7661

Public Works
950 North Fifth Street
Festus, MO  63028
Fax: 636-937-6619
Open 7:30a - 4:30p M-F

400 W. Main Street
Festus, MO  63028
M - Th 9:00a - 7:00p
Fri 9:00a - 5:00p
Sat 9:00a - 1:00p