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Family Reunions

Plan Your Family Reunion

When it’s time for your next family reunion, think St. Louis! As a centrally-located destination, St. Louis is the perfect place for families to gather. In addition to the ease of getting here, there are a number of great hotel packages available that make St. Louis an affordable destination for your reunion. Plus, Forest Park and the abundance of free attractions available let everyone enjoy St. Louis without putting a big dent in their budget.

Download the St. Louis Reunion Planner for a step-by-step guide for reunion planning, including sample letters, planning logs, timelines and helpful contacts.

Reunion Services

We can assist with finding your reunion hotel by sending out what we call a “hotel lead” to hotels that specifically meet your needs. After reviewing your requirement, these hotels will respond back to you directly.

We offer several services to make planning your reunion easier:

  • Hotel and banquet and selection assistance
  • Service provider selection assistance (T-shirt companies, caterers, DJs, etc.)
  • Special Mayor Letter
  • FREE promotional items (plastic bags, postcards and visitor guides)
  • Suggested activities for children and adults
  • Recreational parks listing for St. Louis

Fill out the request for proposal to receive information specific to your group from St. Louis hotels or call Sierra Cook at (800) 916-9314 or (314) 992-0655 or send her an email at to start planning today.

Welcome Packets

Family reunions are a great way to bring scattered family members together for a celebration and Explore St. Louis is delighted you’ve chosen our hometown for your family’s get-together. To help you family feel “right at home” and to enhance their St. Louis experience, we can offer the following items free of charge. Explore St. Louis can provide quantities of these items equal to the number of hotel rooms your group books at any St. Louis City or St. Louis County hotel on peak night.


  • The Official St. Louis Visitors Guide
  • St. Louis Postcard
  • Plastic Drawstring Bag
  • Pencils

Please call us at (800) 916-9314 or send an email to for more information.