3 p.m. Main Street
After lunch, take the opportunity to walk up and down historic Main Street. The street is Missouri’s oldest and largest historic district and runs parallel to Frontier Park, the Katy Trail and the Missouri River. Explore more than 30 restaurants and more than 75 shops.
5:30 p.m. Pangea
Pangea and its menu are what St. Louis Magazine calls “beautifully functional,” with dishes like pork belly carbonara, smashed burgers and a tasty brunch. The environment is family-friendly.
7 p.m. St. Charles Riverfest
Celebrating the Fourth of July near the Missouri River is a tradition that embodies St. Charles. Walk around Frontier Park and grab some grub from one of the food trucks, ride carnival rides, shop local vendors and watch fireworks pop over the river.
10 a.m. Allin’s Diner
Conclude your weekend in St. Charles with an old-fashioned diner breakfast at Allin’s Diner. With traditional breakfast dishes like biscuits and gravy, omelets and pancakes, this is a safe bet and sure to please everyone at the table. If you and your family are early birds, the restaurant opens at 6 a.m.
2 p.m. Foundry Art Centre
Housed in a former train car factory, the Foundry Art Centre was turned into a museum by the City of St. Charles. The venue shows off local, national and international artists’ work, along with other exhibitions, studio artists, performances and education opportunities. Watch studio artists work on their latest projects when you visit.