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.

Private Basketball Lessons for ages 7+ can boost players’ skills and enjoyment of the game

Give your child the gift of basketball lessons designed to take his or her game to the next level with the help of Jerome Douglas, Basketball Instructor at the Renaud Spirit Center (RSC). O’Fallon’s indoor recreation complex is located at 2650 Tri Sports Circle in O’Fallon, Missouri 63368.

Lessons are available for one or two players at a time, and boys and girls ages 7 and up will learn game fundamentals, techniques and winning strategies as they boost their footwork, ball handling, shooting and rebounding skills.

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O’Fallon’s Parks and Recreation Job Fair for part-time and summertime workers set for December 28

It’s not too early to apply for a part-time summer job! To fill part-time seasonal and part-time, year-round positions, the City of O’Fallon’s Parks and Recreation Department is holding a Job Fair on Wednesday, December 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Renaud Spirit Center (RSC). The indoor recreation complex is located in Sports Park at 2650 Tri Sports Circle, O’Fallon, Missouri 63368.

In applying for a position, it is recommended that applicants fill out an application at www.ofallon.mo.us/hr before attending the Job Fair. Applicants also should come prepared for an interview, and in some cases, applicants may be hired the same day. Applicants also will have an opportunity to complete an online application at the fair.

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The City of O’Fallon’s Christmas and New Year’s schedules

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, will observe the following schedule at City facilities over the 2016 Christmas and 2017 New Year’s holidays.

  • There will be no change throughout holidays to trash or recycling service for City of O’Fallon trash customers; please put containers out on regularly-scheduled days
  • Friday, December 23

                 The O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall) will be closed

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Take your family on an Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll December 12-13

For the first time, the Celebrations of Lights’ popular walk-through event, the Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll, will be held on two nights, which are Monday and Tuesday, December 12 and 13, from 6 - 9 p.m. in Fort Zumwalt Park. The cost is $3 per person for ages 3 and up, and free for younger children.

On these special nights, millions of lights will be twinkling along a route lined with whimsical holiday scenes featuring favorite movie and storybook characters, inspiring nativities, and more. Along the way, visitors can:

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Recycle unwanted electronics and dispose of bulk waste items with Environmental Services events

O’Fallon’s Environmental Services Department will hold two events in December for the recycling or disposal of certain outdated or unwanted items.

Free Electronics & Appliance Recycling Event – Open to everyone, drop off unwanted appliances and electronics at O’Fallon’s CarShield Field from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, December 3. The parking lot is located at the southwest corner of Tom Ginnever Ave. and T.R. Hughes Blvd., O’Fallon 63366.

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony scheduled for Sunday, December 4, at O’Fallon City Hall

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the bombing at Pearl Harbor of the U.S. Pacific Fleet on December 7, 1941, the O’Fallon Veterans Commission will hold a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony on Sunday, December 4. Mayor Bill Hennessy will deliver welcoming remarks for the ceremony, which will begin at 1 p.m. in O’Fallon’s Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon Missouri 63366.

For more information, please contact Conan Stott at 636-379-5550 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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O’Fallon’s Celebration of Lights opens Friday


Kick off your family’s Christmas celebration with a ride though O’Fallon’s mile-long holiday wonderland, the Celebration of Lights in Fort Zumwalt Park. Starting on Friday, November 25, and continuing through December 30 (except Christmas, December 25), the park will be illuminated with twinkling lights and holiday scenes with a touch of magic. See inspiring Nativities, the Elf on the Shelf, dancing reindeer, cheerful Minions, the Polar Express, the Peanuts, Nutcracker soldiers, playful polar bears and penguins and, of course, Santa and the elves.

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11/17/2016 - Traffic Alert - Signal work to cause traffic issues on Highway K at Waterford Crossing

The traffic signals at the intersection of Waterford Crossing and Highway K will be on red flash from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday November 17, 2016.  This is necessary in order for the contractor to switch over from the old traffic signal equipment to the new.  Please be advised that during the time period the traffic signals are on red flash, motorists should treat this intersection as an all way stop.  Motorist should come to a complete stop and yield to pedestrians and other motorists that have the right of way prior to proceeding through the intersection. 

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Consumer research company ValuePenguin finds O’Fallon to be one of the 5 Safest Large Cities in Missouri

A new study comparing 123 Missouri cities rated the City of O’Fallon, Missouri, as 3rd safest of Missouri’s large cities.

Consumer research company ValuePenguin determined the rating based on its assessment of Uniform Crime Statics compiled by the FBI for violent crime and property crime.

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Justice Center Timelapse July 2 - November 5 (Video)

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