St. Joseph, Missouri is the seat of Buchanan County and boasts a population of just under 80,000. Sitting on the banks of the Missouri River, this town is rich with history. Visit one of its 13 museums, including the Jesse James Home Museum, Pattee House Museum, Pony Express National Museum, St. Joseph Museum, Walter Cronkite Memorial, and more. Take a stroll through its miles of beautiful Parkway on foot, in your car, or on your bike. Watch the Kansas City Chiefs practice at their summer training facility located at Missouri Western State University. Enjoy the Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival at our famous Felix Street Square or one of the many Parties on the Parkway in the summertime. Are festivals your thing? St. Joseph offers tons of festival options, year round!