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Business Directory

Discover the restaurants, businesses and merchants that call The Square home. Click the purple button below to see the comprehensive list.

If you manage a business listed here, you may click "Claim Listing" on the business details page. Once you've claimed your listing, you can edit details or purchase an enhanced listing.

If you manage a business not listed, you may request a new listing.


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Lafayette Park

The first public park in the City of St. Louis, Lafayette Park is the jewel of The Square. No matter the season, it’s a beautiful retreat for residents and visitors. Click to learn more about this historic site. 


Event Spaces

Many Options Weddings & Private Occasions

The Square is an idyllic location for weddings, parties, or intimate gatherings.

Lafayette Park is said to be the oldest park west of the Mississippi River. It is located in the heart of Lafayette Square, St. Louis’ first historic district. See for yourself why so many people say Lafayette Park is the most beautiful park in the city!

Host your next event in Lafayette Park!

The Park House
Originally built in 1867 as a Police Substation, this charming house is nestled among the beautiful scenery of Lafayette Square Park and is the perfect setting for your next event! Birthday parties, showers, intimate weddings, and anything else you can dream up are all celebrated right here. There's no place like home, so welcome to The Park House!

Email parkhouse@lafayettesquare.org to inquire about renting.

Kern Pavilion

Kern Pavilion (a.k.a. The Boathouse) in Lafayette Park

The Kern Pavilion (aka “the boathouse”) is newly restored and available for rent.

Call the St. Louis Park Department for reservation and more information. 


Weddings are often held on the restored bridge over the grotto. 


Online Merchandise

Shop for gifts, mementos, and other items with a Lafayette Square flair.