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Events

For an inspiring holiday weekend bursting with fireworks displays, headline entertainers in concert, unique sideshows, Kids’ Zone activities, thrilling carnival rides and great festival food and drinks, come celebrate America’s birthday at O’Fallon’s Heritage & Freedom Fest on July 2-4 at the Ozzie Smith Sports Complex, 900 T.R. Hughes Boulevard, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.

Headline entertainers Gloriana, Smash Mouth, LoCash, Toad the Wet Sprocket and special guest Tonic will perform, free, on the festival’s Main Stage over July 3-4. (For a sample of each band’s best-known songs and a schedule, visit www.heritageandfreedomfest.com.) Popular regional bands the Well Hungarians and Superjam also will perform.

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Celebrate America's birthday at O'Fallon's Heritage & Freedom Fest on July 2nd through 4th. Enjoy free concerts from national artists, spectacular fireworks, and thrilling carnival rides.


Give your fitness level a boost by registering for the 13th annual Alligator’s Creek Triathlon, and prepare for a challenging morning of swimming, biking and running from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 9. The race begins at Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center, 403 Civic Park Drive, O’Fallon 63366, with a 300-yard serpentine swim, followed by an 18.6-mile bike ride and a 5K run through City streets.

New this year, Fleet Feet Sports is providing ankle straps with high-quality timing systems that will accurately record transition splits as well as swimming, bike and running times. In addition, age group awards have been expanded to include the top male and female competitors in 15 divisions. And as always, complimentary food will be provided to participants at the end of the race.

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Getting summer off to rocking start with the first Jammin’ concert of the season on Tuesday, June 2, Trixie Delight will heat up the Civic Park Bandstand from 6:30-9 p.m. with sound-alike covers from the 1960s through today, free. Led by legendary vocalist Kelly Wild, the band performs music by The Doors, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Adele, Heart, Lady Gaga, The Black Keys, Alabama Shakes, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and more. Wild also plays keyboard for the band, which includes drummer/vocalist Steve Bunck, guitarist/vocalist Clint Wilson, and bass player/vocalist Logan Detering on bass.

Back for another three-month run of free concerts in Civic Park, O’Fallon Jammin’ concerts will be held from 6:30 – 9 p.m. every Tuesday night from June 2 to August 18 (except June 30) in O’Fallon, Missouri (63366). Jammin’ sponsors some of the best bands in the region, along with a variety of food trucks and traditional vendors offering ethnic and other fare and cold beverages at each Jammin’ concert. The June 2 concert features Slice of the Hill, Yo! Salsa, Kona Ice, Giardina Gourmet Dogs & More, C Rallo (cheesesteaks), Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar and Missouri Kettle Corn. (Food trucks and vendors are subject to change without notice.) Kids can enjoy Jammin’, too, by playing with hula hoops or on the ADA-accessible playground near the bandstand.

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Come on out to O’Fallon’s family-friendly Public Works Fair on Wednesday, May 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.The event will be held in the T.R. Hughes Ballpark west parking lot (at the corner of Tom Ginnever Avenue), 900 T.R. Hughes Boulevard, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Admission and all activities are free and designed to put residents in touch with services provided by the City. Whenever residents drink a glass of water, drive on City streets, set trash at the curb for collection or relax in a City park, their lives are touched by the City’s Public Works Department.

The fair will provide safety awareness games and activities for kids, educational materials for adults, free rides on the O’Fallon City Train for everyone, and a free hotdog with chips and water for the asking.

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