upcoming annual events
Welcome to the Park Hills visitor guide.
See visitor accomodations listed in the Village Profile.
Fun in the Parkland
St. Joe State Park hosts a four-mile First Day Hike starting 10:00 am at the Equestrian Trail parking lot on Pimville Road, New Years Day.
St. Francois Winery is open throughout the year for wine tasting and seasonal events at 1669 Pine Ridge Trail, Park Hills, MO 63601 - Phone/Fax (573) 431-4294
The third weekend of February is Mineral Area College homecoming
Annual Mineral Area College Jazz Festival - early March
Rally at the Mines ORV ride begins on the second weekend of April in St. Joe State Park. Ride the entire trail circuit with guides.
Spring Choral Festival in the Central H.S. fieldhouse, see the CHS Calendar
St. Francois Raceway - dirt track racing starts in May
Annual Blessing of the Bikes in Columbia Park begins at 12:00 pm on the first Sun. of May
The Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Disc Golf Tournament in Columbia Park beginning at 10:00 am, third Sat. in May
Summer Concert Series at the Columbia Park amphitheater: June through September
Missouri Mines Rock Swap - second weekend of June at the Missouri Mines State Historic Site within St. Joe State Park. sponsored by the Mineral Area Gem and mineral Society, contact: Arthur Hebrink at (573) 431-6226
Annual Firecracker Run - Saturday before July 4th, starting and finishing at Central High School. For information, call the Chamber of Commerce at (573) 431-1051
City Fireworks Display - July 4 at the Sports Complex
Triathalon at St. Joe State Park on the third Sunday of July
St. Francois County Fair - last week of July at the Fairgrounds on U.S. Highway 67
City-wide Yard Sale - second Saturday of August, sale guides available at the Chamber of Commerce
St. Francois County Rodeo - begins 8:00 p.m. on the last Friday of Aug. at the county fairgrounds.
Annual Rebel Homecoming Parade - First Friday of September
Good Ol’ Boys Truck Pull - starts at noon, on the second Saturday of September at the St. Francois County Fairgrounds.
Parkland Celtic Festival - on Sept. 16, 17 & 18 with bagpiping, Scotch-Irish music, food and family fun sponsored by Prairie Farms Dairy, the Downtown Park Hills Assoc. & Park Hills - Leadington Chamber with Claddagh Irish Dance Studio
Missouri Western Horse Show: third Sunday of September at the county fairgrounds
Leadbelt Enduro Race - Sept. 18, at St. Joe State Park.
St. Joe Park
Old Miners Open House at Missouri Mines Historic Site - last Saturday in September at Missouri Mines Museum
St. Francois County Heart Walk - first Saturday in October at St. Joe State Park sponsored by the American Heart Association, contact: Toni Reel at (800) 326 3383
Rebel Invitational Marching Band Competition - Third weekend of October at Central High School
Fall Rocks at the Missouri Mines Museum - third Saturday evening of October
Missouri Muddders ATV Hare Scramble - last weekend of October at St. Joe State Park, contact: Greg Kinkelaur at (636) 639-6373
Forest and tree leaf color changes in the St. Francois Mountains
Downtown Park Hills Assoc. Trunk or Treat - October 31st at the Municipal parking lot on West Main
Annual Christmas Parade 7:00 - on East Main the evening of the 1st Thursday in December, arriving at the Sports Complex to meet Santa
Christmas Tournament - Basketball at Central High School
Watch the music video produced in downtown Park Hills