Greater Saint Charles CVB

Convention center8,361 sq. m
Guest Rooms4,049
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 250-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 6,000 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: 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

Wapelhorst Aquatic Facility

Walperhorst Park contains a mix of active and passive recreation components including an aquatic center facility.
1875 Muegge Road
St. Charles, MO, US 63303

St. Charles Trolley

The St. Charles Trolley runs from April 1st 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.

St. Louis Ambush

Professional indoor soccer team and proud member with home base the Family Arena in St. Charles.
Family Arena
2002 Arena Pkwy
St. Charles, MO, US 63303

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

Bike Stop Cafe

Upbeat coffee shop and bicycle shop serving light fare, plus a bike shop offering rentals & shuttles, service & accessories.
701 S Riverside Dr.
St. Charles, MO, US 63301

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

Defiance Ridge Vineyards

20 mi. away
Rooted in the rolling hills of Historic Missouri Wine Country, the 42 acre property boasts a vineyard, tranquil lake and lush garden landscape. Breathtaking views of the sweeping Missouri River Valley are captured year round from the terraces and veranda surrounding of our historic farmhouse. Defiance Ridge Vineyards can be your first and last stop in wine country, as we are easily accessible from Hwy 94 as you enter the Missouri Wine Country corridor. Defiance Ridge reflects our combined passions for wine, vineyard to table cuisine, unique events, warm hospitality and an authentic celebration of people and place. We invite you to visit us to enjoy a glass of one of our wide range of Missouri and west coast varietals, treat yourself to our seasonal artisan cuisine, or simply take in the surroundings of our beautiful grounds and view.
2711 South Highway 94
Defiance, MO 63341

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

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 Space3,252 sq. m
      Total meeting space10,219 sq. m
      Guest rooms 1 mi. from convention center800