10 Best Places to Propose in St. Louis Missouri (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



St. Louis, Missouri is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for lakes, wineries, gardens, museums, parks or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Phoenix to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in St. Louis for Outdoor Lovers
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Gateway Arch
  • Lafayette Park
  • Creve Coeur lake
  • Mississippi Riverfront
  • City Museum
  • St. Louis Cardinals
  • Romantic Destinations in St. Louis
  • Forest Park
  • Wineries
  • St. Louis Art Museum
  • Best Places to Propose in St. Louis

Romantic Locations in St. Louis for Outdoor Lovers


1. Missouri Botanical Garden

This lush garden features a wide variety of scenic spots for a romantic proposal, from the Japanese Garden to the Climatron tropical conservatory. The garden boasts stunning landscapes, including beautifully manicured gardens, tranquil ponds, scenic walkways, and lush greenery. It provides a serene and visually appealing backdrop for a romantic proposal.


2.  Gateway Arch

The iconic Gateway Arch provides a stunning backdrop for a proposal. You can propose in the surrounding park, along the riverfront, or even take a romantic tram ride to the top of the arch.


3. Lafayette Park

This historic neighborhood is known for its charming Victorian-era homes and Lafayette Park, making it a romantic setting for a proposal, especially during the spring when the flowers are in bloom.


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4. Creve Coeur Lake

Located in Creve Coeur Park in St. Louis County, Creve Coeur Lake offers a large and picturesque lake with walking paths, picnic areas, and scenic overlooks. You can propose by the lakeside or on one of the park's piers.


5. Mississippi Riverfront

The riverfront area, with its cobblestone streets and scenic views of the Mississippi River, provides a classic and historic backdrop for a proposal. The Mississippi Riverfront offers picturesque views of the river itself, as well as the St. Louis skyline. The combination of water, city lights, and the reflections on the rive


6. City Museum

The eclectic and artistic City Museum offers a unique setting for a proposal, with its whimsical sculptures, slides, and quirky atmosphere. The City Museum is unlike any other museum you'll visit. It's a surreal and whimsical playground filled with tunnels, slides, sculptures, and hidden treasures. Proposing in such an imaginative environment can make the moment even more unforgettable.


7. St. Louis Cardinals

Proposing at a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game can be a memorable and exciting way to pop the question, especially if you and your partner are baseball enthusiasts. Pick a significant moment during the game to propose. Popular times include between innings, during the seventh-inning stretch, or before the first pitch.


Romantic Destinations in St. Louis

St. Louis is full of romantic gardens, wineries and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular garden, or at a beautiful park.


8. Forest Park

One of the largest urban parks in the United States, Forest Park offers numerous beautiful spots for a proposal, including the Grand Basin, the Art Hill, or the Jewel Box greenhouse. orest Park is one of the most beautiful and scenic spots in St. Louis. It offers lush greenery, picturesque lakes, and lovely walking paths that provide a stunning natural backdrop for your proposal.



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9. Wineries

Located about an hour's drive south of St. Louis, Chaumette Vineyards & Winery offers a picturesque setting with vineyards, rolling hills, and a charming chapel. You can propose in one of their scenic spots overlooking the vineyards. Augusta is known for its wineries, and Augusta Winery is a lovely choice. You can propose on their outdoor terrace while enjoying views of the Missouri River Valley.


10. St. Louis Art Museum

You can propose in front of the museum's impressive columns or in one of its beautiful galleries, surrounded by art and culture.


Best Places to Propose in St. Louis

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, St. Louis has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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