The City of Sikeston is located just north of the Bootheel at the intersection of Interstates 55, 57 and Highways 60, 61 and 62. Situated between St. Louis and Memphis and just 25 miles from the Mississippi River, over 15,000 people call Sikeston their home.
Sikeston offers a variety of things to do, from the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo in early August to the Cotton Carnival in the fall.
Historic Downtown Sikeston is the soul of the city and features many historic homes and buildings along with restaurants and businesses that are part of the city’s cultural heritage. There are numerous seasonal festivals held downtown along with the Summer Music in the Park Series in June and July and the Downtown Farmer’s Market every weekend from May through October.
Sikeston also features art galleries, like the Sikeston Depot Museum as well as cheap, fun activities like a skate park, dog park, movie theater and bowling alley. There are also day trips and group tours available as well.
The City of Sikeston has a total of 16 parks, eight trails, and many picnic shelters and pavilions that can be reserved for special events like family reunions, company gatherings and church picnics.
Sikeston also has many nice hotels and two campgrounds to park RVs.
For more information on things happening in Sikeston, visit the Sikeston Regional Chamber.