Greater Saint Charles CVB

Convention Center8,361 sq. m
Guest Rooms3,853
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel300 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues
Average Room Rate$109.00
Daily Food Cost$66.00
Occupancy Rate
Tax Rate8.4%

Greater Saint Charles CVB


Why Choose Our Destination?

You'll have the "time" of your life in the past and present of Saint Charles, where history comes alive every day. As you read about our highlights, you'll learn why visitors and locals know that Saint Charles is simply extraordinary. Its residences, restaurants and shops sparkle with the character and charm of a small Midwestern Williamsburg, yet its meeting facilities and convention amenities are state-of-the-art. The brick streets and authentic buildings of the 200-year old Historic Districts of Main Street and Frenchtown contrast with state-of-the-art meeting venues. These venues include the St Charles Convention Center offering 154,000 square feet of meeting space filled with upscale amenities. The center is directly attached to the Embassy Suites with 296 guest rooms and 6000 square feet of meeting space. These two facilities share 1200 complimentary parking spaces that surround their facilities. Ameristar Casino Resort Spa offers 400 luxurious guest rooms and 20,000 square feet of meeting space in their Conference Center along with a full service spa and plenty of casino action. The St Charles Family Arena is a performance center available for groups up to 10,000 people. Other meeting venues in our city consist of the: All Occasion Banquet Center, Foundry Art Centre, Heart of St Charles Banquet and Conference Center, and many more options. What other convention city can offer you two Nationally-Registered Historic Districts, an award-winning wine region and its very own saint? Where else do the nation's longest bike/hike trail, more than a dozen well-equipped parks and great golf courses flourish? What other place combines 19th-Century shops, restaurants and antiques with outstanding convention services and moderate costs for travel, lodging, dining and recreation? The staff of the Greater Saint Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau offers personalized assistance to help you customize the Saint Charles experience for your unique meeting and needs.

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Distance from Airport

  • Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

    12.87 km from City Center


Local Attractions

St. Charles Trolley

The St. Charles Trolley runs from March 15th to December 31st. The :30 minute loop serves our destination by offering a free and easy alternative to driving. Whether travelling on business or visiting with friends and family to attend some of our many great events, or in the city participating in a convention, you'll find the St. Charles Trolley to be a convenient way to experience much of what Saint Charles has to offer.

Yellow Farmhouse Winery

Family owned winery producing small-batch hand-crafted Missouri wines. Knowledgeable tasting room staff, wine garden, picnic hill, winery, tour & tastings, weddings & receptions, open Fridays - Sundays.
100 Defiance Road
Defiance, MO, US 63341

Historic Main Street

Early explorers and pioneers made St. Charles their place of choice for shopping in the 19th century. Today, you can walk the brick-lined streets, along the Nationally Registered Historic District, shop, and dine over 25 restaurants. Take a stroll under the glow of the gaslights and relax while the essence of history and life in a simple time envelops you.
Main Street
St. Charles, MO, US 63301

Wine Country Gardens

Wine Country Gardens, in Defiance, MO, is set on 42 acres of beautiful rolling hills overlooking the Missouri River Valley. An exquisite venue for weddings, wedding showers, receptions, corporate retreats, and outdoor dining. Guests can expect an incredible experience, delicious food, with a large selection of domestic and foreign wines, only 10 minutes South of Highway 40/64 in St. Charles County. The atmosphere at Wine Country Gardens showcases the the widely acclaimed landscaping that was featured in "Better Homes and Gardens." Whether you are looking for the wedding of your dreams or just an afternoon in Missouri wine country, Wine Country Gardens is your destination!
2711 Highway 94 South
Defiance, MO, US 63341

Streets of St. Charles

A 360° Experience. The Streets of St. Charles is a distinctive 1,000,000 square foot mixed-use community with retail, dining, entertainment, hospitality, residential and offices components. A town square environment, unique in the market, with all the latest amenities for shopping, sophisticated living, modern offices, casual and elegant dining and entertaining - Streets of St. Charles.
1650 Beale Street
STE 147
St. Charles, MO, US 63303

Seven Stones Wine Garden

We are a family owned business offering a relaxed, intimate atmosphere for the enjoyment of rare and exceptional wines from around the world. We are located in an old school house built in the 1800's by German settlers in New Melle, MO. The "old school house" was recently renovated and re-opened this summer as a wine garden that is committed to preserving the rich German heritage of New Melle. Our focus is on rare wine; however, we also offer select domestic and imported beers. Our menu includes an Italian sausage and cheese plate, Bavarian style pretzel bread with dipping sauce, crostinis, ham and gouda panini, roast beef on warm pretzel bread, and cheesecake. Please check back weekly as we expand our menu to include paninis, salads, sandwiches, soups, and flat breads.
4612 Highway Z
New Melle, MO, US 63365

Quintessential Dining and Nightlife

Where other traditional bars and clubs tend to disappoint, Q takes the lead and offers an upscale and welcoming venue that will entice today's generation of trendsetters. Looking to unwind, dance, or rendezvous with friends, the energy at Q is ever present. Having emerged as one of metro St. Louis' premier nightclubs, Q keeps a finger on the pulse by offering a chic ambiance with live entertainment that will leave you in awe. Q's main level dining area transforms into a dance floor as a live DJ fills the room with infectious music and the latest mixes. Open throughout the year, you'll find a smoking permitted roof top terrace with a laid back feel, plush seating and two full service bars - perfect for unwinding, catching up with friends, and having a drink. You'll love both the open-air setting when weather allows the roof to be retracted and the warming environment of luxurious comfort in the winter. Looking for the best VIP experience in metro St. Louis? Q offers a bottle service menu including cabanas, tables and other private reserved areas. On a larger scale, Q is able to accommodate requests for your next event or party in the private members area featuring an opulent illuminated onyx bar and plush ample seating.
149 North Main Street
Saint Charles, MO, US 63301

Sugar Creek Winery

We warmly invite you to our sample world-class dry, semi-dry and fruit wines, and relax on our wine terrace among fields of French and American Hybrid grapes. On April thru November weekends, you'll find live music in our gazebo, tasty snacks, and spirited conversation on our shaded terraces - just the place for a memorable outing. If there's a chill in the air, join us in the cozy parlor and tasting room of our turn-of-the-century Victorian home/visitor center.
125 Boone Country Lane
Defiance, MO, US 63341

Convention Centers

  • St. Charles Convention Center - Spectra Venue Management

    Whatever type of event you are planning, from a board meeting, consumer or trade show, convention or an elegant wedding, the Saint Charles Convention Center's ample size and flexible space of 83,000 sq ft can be tailored to meet your needs perfectly

    • Exhibit Space3,500 sq. m
      Total Meeting Space> 10,000 sq. m
      Guest Rooms 1 mi. from Convention Center800