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The Best of … Chesterfield

You probably know Chesterfield for its shopping districts, but there is a lot more to this bustling, family-friendly suburb. ‘Head west’ on Hwy. 40 for some of the metro’s most interesting places to eat, drink and have fun. Visit chesterfieldmochamber.com or chesterfield.mo.us for more ideas.

local shopping
Rachel’s Grove
The upscale boutique offers a variety of designer women’s clothing from casual party looks to semi-formalwear.

Paperdolls
Women’s clothing, accessories, styling services and a wide range of sizes are available at this on-trend boutique.

Jeans, Jackets, Jewels
The store features colorful collections of women’s shoes, clothes and accessories.

bars & restaurants
Annie Gunn’s
The award-winning local landmark serves up steaks, sandwiches, burgers, seafood and special wine dinners. Check out the adjoining Smokehouse Market for its deli, meat, seafood, cheese, pies and more!

LIT Cigar Lounge
Enjoy a drink, watch the game and sample premium cigars at this local gathering spot.

parks
Central Park
The 38-acre oasis offers enjoyment for all ages, including a lake, trails, picnic areas, amphitheater, veterans’ memorial, aquatic center and more.

Faust Park
Bring the kids for a ride on the historic St. Louis Highlands carousel, or enjoy a colorful visit to the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.

notable landmarks
Thornhill Estate
Step back in time at the historic farm and home of Missouri’s second governor, Frederick Bates.

Historic Village at Faust Park
Experience a 19th-century town complete with authentic log and brick buildings.

annual events
River City Bluegrass Festival (May)
The two-day music fest features acts like Trampled by Turtles and Railroad Earth.

Gateway Wine & Spirits Fest (May)
Experience a variety of wines and spirits from around the world. Local restaurants offer food for purchase.

Chesterfield Wine & Jazz Festival (June)
Grammy Award-winning drummer and bandleader Dave Weckl headlines this year’s event.

Pedal the Cause (September)
Help win the fight against cancer at this annual cycling fundraiser.

Photo courtesy of City of Chesterfield

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