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Enjoy camping with your family close to home – sign up for Family Camping Night in scenic Fort Zumwalt Park. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 5, and end at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 6. The cost is $40 per resident family for up to five people, and $45 for a non-resident family. Additional family members can join in at $5 each.

The overnight campout is perfect for novice campers of all ages. Campers will learn how to set up their tent and other handy outdoor skills. The event includes a hotdog cookout, a storyteller, singing around the campfire, and making s’mores. Families must bring a tent and sleeping bags, and a potluck dish to share. O’Fallon Parks and Recreation staff will cook the main meal on Saturday night and serve breakfast on Sunday morning.

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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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In early June, the railroad crossing at Main Street in O'Fallon will temporarily close while repairs are done to the tracks. The closure will last two to four days while railroad crews repair and service the area.
 
An exact date for closure will be available soon, as will a map detailing detours around the affected area. If you use this street on your daily commute, please make other plans during this time. Thank you for your patience.

Founders' Day was a great way for families to experience what life was like when O'Fallon was first founded. Now, watch all the highlights from Founders' Day 2015.


In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, and the O’Fallon Parks and Recreation Department offices, 400 Civic Park Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, will be closed for the day.

A Memorial Day Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road, O’Fallon 63366. The public is invited to attend and free parking is available O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessy will deliver welcoming remarks, and Mr. Hugh Nesbit of the American Legion will be the keynote speaker. Special guests Gold Star and Blue Star Mothers of America will present the wreath.

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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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For the coolest street party of the summer, get tickets for Slide the City – O’Fallon and go slip-sliding away on a 1,000-foot inflatable waterslide. Featuring a padded slip-and-slide the length of three football fields, Slide the City will be set up on Mexico Road at Fort Zumwalt West High School on Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26. Food trucks, vendors, music and complimentary parking and shuttle service will make Slide the City – O’Fallon the county’s hottest summer street party.

“This new event is going to be one of the highlights of this summer,” said Tourism and Festivals Manager Marsha Seymour. “It has sold out in other cities, and it will sell out here too! We encourage everyone to sign up for this family-friendly event as soon as possible. To ride the slide, kids must be at least 5 years old and 46 inches tall, but we’ll have a really fun atmosphere with great food and entertainment to make sure that all ages enjoy the fun. And, people will be able to purchase Slide the City merchandise and upgrade their tickets on the day of the event if space is available.”

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Slide The City (Video)

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Don't miss your chance to go slip-sliding away on a 1,000-foot waterslide at this exciting new O'Fallon event!


The public is invited to attend an Armed Forces Day ceremony that will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Free parking is available.

Armed Forces Day is dedicated to honoring the men and women serving in the five branches of the U.S. military: the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. O’Fallon’s ceremony will salute the eight women whose names appear on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Major General Cassie Strom of the Missouri Air National Guard will deliver the keynote address, and music will be provided by the O’Fallon Community Concert Band.

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The City of O’Fallon will launch a new notification system designed to notify residents of emergencies and important information, such as road closures, major traffic issues and more. The system allows residents to receive the notifications by phone, e-mail or text message. Residents can update their profiles and recipient information on the City’s website at www.ofallon.mo.us.

The City has contracted with Emergency Communications Network to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution. The system provides City officials with the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas as well as the entire City.

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