Official website of the City of Kimmswick Government.

Kimmswick, historic charm on the Mississippi River since 1859

City of Kimmswick,
Missouri 63053


This years apple butter festival is SOLD OUT OF FOOD VENDORS &



We still have a few Corporate spaces available so move quickly!

We also still have space for crafters so please email us


Come to our small community and shop at our more than 30 unique shops, eat any of our four restaurants with plenty of outdoor sitting areas.  The streets and grass fields will be lined with  hundreds of homemade craft, direct sales, corporate sponsor and food booths. There is something for everyone! 

Please remember there is very limited handicap parking and it fills up very early.  There is a lot of walking at this festival. We would love to see you visit our town but please be aware there is very uneven ground on the streets and grassy areas. The grounds are very hard to maneuver wheelchairs, walkers etc. There is NO transportation to and from your vehicle unless you are on the shuttle.... Please be prepared for the weather. We do have emergency services available at Kimmswick City Hall 6041 Third Street, Kimmswick

This is a pet friendly event.  Please remember your pets need to be on a leash and well behaved. The Festival committee or Kimmswick board of Alderman does have the right to ask you to leave the festival if there are any problems with your pet.


The Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival

The annual Apple Butter Festival in the Historic City of Kimmswick is one of the largest events in Eastern Missouri and in 2010 and 2011 over 120,000 visitors came to the two-day event. Over 500 vendor booths filled the city park and lined the streets selling a variety of crafts and food items. There were more than 75 specialty food vendors.


There is live entertainment and the Kimmswick Historical Society makes and sells their famous Apple Butter at the Apple Butter Pavilion on Market Street. Satellite parking is available on Highway K and at the Windsor High School from which there was a free shuttle bus service.

The Annual Apple Butter Festival in Kimmswick, Missouri is a wonderful marketing opportunity and chance to showcase community spirit. We hope you will join us as a sponsor for this year's event that, as always, will bring the Kimmswick community, merchants, and citizens together for this unique fall celebration.


The Apple Butter Festival provides an exceptional opportunity to demonstrate your company's commitment to the community and its quality of life while differentiating yourself from your competitors. We encourage you to publicize your sponsorship and support for the Apple Butter Festival through your website, press releases, and customer communication channels.


Basic sponsorship packages for the Apple Butter Festival are:

Food and beverage vendors are responsible for obtaining their necessary permits or licenses from the Jefferson County Health Department. Note that the department will be present at all festivals in the City of Kimmswick to conduct inspections.