Located 34 miles south of St. Louis, Missouri, Festus is a small city along the mighty Mississippi River. This family-oriented community contains 218 acres of green space, a new library, and excellent schools.
Festus maintains seven parks. Sunset Park features a bird sanctuary, a stone arch bridge, and a bandstand. West City Park is over 100 acres with a large lake and a biking/hiking trail. The West City Park Sports Complex contains several ball fields and the Festus Bikeway, a 3.25-mile trail leading to Sunshine Park.
With St. Louis a short commute away, this rural suburb is a great place to “get away from it all.” Drive into the city for the museums, theaters, dining, and events and return to Festus for the open, rural atmosphere.
The Festus Memorial Airport is a publicly-owned airport that began in 1941. Located in Jefferson County, Festus was incorporated in 1887. Come to Festus and find out what makes this community special!