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Saturday, June 25, 2005
The Great Rivers Towboat Festival
June 25 - June 26, 2005 Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm There is no admission charge
Have you ever wondered what it was like to be on one of the giant towboats that travel up and down America's great rivers? Visitors to the Great Rivers Towboat Festival in Grafton will get a glimpse to what it’s like to work on these modern marvels. Admission is free for the towboat tours, as well as the live entertainment, storytelling, and exhibits. Grafton is located about 40 miles north of downtown St. Louis along the Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway and features a number of restaurants, antique stores, specialty shops, and wineries to complete a day along the river.