O'Fallon Update Newsblog

All information posted below and on subsequent pages is provided by the City of O'Fallon's Communications team. Follow @cityofofallon on Twitter for the latest happenings.

Be a vendor at O’Fallon’s 30th annual Fall Fest

If you are an artist, indie crafter or shabby chic vendor, you are invited to sell your original creations at O’Fallon, Missouri’s 30th annual Fall Fest. The event will be held in Civic Park from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Celebrating 30 years, O’Fallon’s popular Fall Fest features booths brimming with house and garden décor, flowers and fall decorations, holiday gifts, art, crafts, jewelry and unique accessories, festival food and beverages, and free entertainment throughout the day. Event attendance averages 5,000+.

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O’Fallon ranked as one of Missouri’s best cities for homeownership

The City of O’Fallon has been rated one of the best places in Missouri in which to own a home. A recent study conducted by NerdWallet, a consumer literacy/personal finance website, considered “availability, affordability and growth” in assessing O’Fallon. The organization ranked the City as 5th in the state for homeownership.

This is the second time that the website has lauded O’Fallon. Earlier this year, O’Fallon made NerdWallet’s list of best cities for Missouri job seekers, with employers that include CitiMortgage and MasterCard’s St. Louis Operations Center.

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Heritage & Freedom Fest Recap Show (Video)

Thousands of O'Fallon families came out to celebrate America's birthday with an explosion of fun and music at the Heritage & Freedom Fest on July 2, 3 and 4! Watch the highlights here.


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O'Fallon Heritage & Freedom Fest Preview (Video)

Watch this video and find out everything you need to know about the 2014 Heritage & Freedom Fest!


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Heritage & Freedom Fest '14 Commercial (Video)


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Ready, Set, Glow 5K Challenge (Video)

The City of O'Fallon's Parks and Recreation Department held their first ever night time run with the "Ready, Set, Glow 5K Challenge Run". Watch this video and see what you missed.


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MYAC O'Fest (Video)

The Civic Park Bandstand was rocking on May 10th, as ten of the area's best local groups came out to compete in an epic battle of the bands. Watch the highlights here!


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Free movie, Bubble Bus and more at the “Ready. Set. Glow! 5K Run & Family Challenge Night”

On Friday, May 16, cheer on the racers at O’Fallon’s first nighttime 5K obstacle course, and then enjoy watching a movie with your family, free, outside the Renaud Spirit Center. The movie is part of the Ready.Set.Glow! 5K Run & Family Challenge Night entertainment, which includes music, food trucks, the Bubble Bus and kids’ activities. The race is filled, but spectators are encouraged to cheer the participants on as they try to figure out the fastest way over, around or through the obstacles along the course. The race gets underway at 7 p.m. and the movie will start after the race is over at about 8 p.m.

To watch the movie, Despicable Me2 (rated PG), bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating outside the Renaud Spirit Center recreation complex, which is located at 2650 Tri Sports Circle, O’Fallon, Missouri 63368. In this funny sequel to the cartoon feature Despicable Me, supervillain Gru has retired from villainy to raise his three adopted daughters, Margo, Edith and Agnes. When the Anti-Villain League taps him to find and capture a super criminal, Gru at first refuses, until his hilarious yellow minions start turning into angry purple monsters.

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2014 Heritage & Freedom Fest Music (Video)


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Emerging artist Rosalie Wheeler composes images with the help of mathematics

An exhibit of images created by mathematician Rosalie Wheeler opens Friday, April 18, and will remain on display through May 30 at O’Fallon’s Cultural Arts Center Gallery in the Renaud Spirit Center (RSC) recreation complex, 2650 Tri Sports Circle, O’Fallon, Missouri 63368.

Rosalie Wheeler, a data scientist who holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, is a new artist whose passion for mathematics carries over into her colorful, kaleidoscope-like images of fluorite (a gemstone), roses, pansies, seeds, lily pads, a Florida sunset, and Seattle’s sea and sky.

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