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For a festive holiday night out that your family will long remember, come to the Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll in Fort Zumwalt Park on Tuesday, December 9, from 6 – 9 p.m. The cost is $2 for ages 3 and up, and free for younger children.

“The Holiday Stroll lets everyone see the glimmering Celebration of Lights display up close with the added excitement of fireworks bursting over the lake, live choir music and vendors selling hot chocolate, cookies, cotton candy and hot dogs at stations along the way,” said Jennifer Hoisington, O’Fallon’s Festival Coordinator. “Although the Holiday Stroll is just for one night, it’s one of the most memorable events of the year.”


Marking the 73rd anniversary of the bombing of the U.S. Pacific Fleet on Sunday, December 7, 1941, O’Fallon’s Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 7,in the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon Missouri 63366. The O’Fallon Veterans Commission is hosting the ceremony and the public is invited to attend. Free parking is available.

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With the holidays coming up, make room for new appliances and electronics by getting rid of outdated items at O’Fallon’s Free Electronics and Appliance Recycling Event on Saturday, December 6, from 8 a.m. to noon. The drop-off will be held in the west parking lot at T.R. Hughes Ballpark. The lot is located off Tom Ginnever Avenue at 900 T.R. Hughes Boulevard, O’Fallon 63366. The event is open to everyone, including schools, churches and businesses.

“You can really bring just about anything with an electric cord or that uses batteries,” said Jim Wenzara, O’Fallon’s Environmental Services Superintendent. “This free service, which includes unloading items at the drop-off, is provided by the City of O’Fallon in partnership with Midwest Recycling Center.”


With an illuminated mile of holiday lights, exciting new

With a mile of illuminated holiday lights and exciting new scenes, popular favorites and surprises around every corner, O’Fallon’s Celebration of Lights brings the sights and sounds of the holidays to life in Fort Zumwalt Park. Open nightly the day after Thanksgiving (Friday, November 28) through December 30 (except on Christmas, December 25), visitors can tour the display by car, horse-drawn carriage or wagon, and by Segway. No reservations are needed for the drive-through (not available on Mondays), but reservations must be made two weeks in advance for horse-drawn rides and Segway tours.Spaces are going quickly, so call now.


Treat your family to an evening of holiday magic at O’Fallon’s Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, November 19 from 6 – 8 p.m. A City tradition, the Tree Lighting Ceremony gets the season off to an official start at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall) as everyone gathers around for the countdown to the lighting of a huge Christmas tree in the rotunda and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Parents and grandparents, be sure to bring your cameras! The evening’s fun includes hugs from Rudolph and the Gingerbread Man, the sweet sound of live choral music, visits with Santa, kids’ games and crafts, face painting and rides on the City Train (weather permitting). Vendors’ will be on hand with decorations and hand-crafted gifts for sale, and concessions will be available for purchase.