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.

O’Fallon’s Veterans Day Ceremony 2016

O’Fallon, Missouri’s annual ceremony honoring and thanking veterans for their service will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 11, at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Free parking is available.

O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessy will deliver welcoming remarks. The keynote speaker will be Rich Chrismer, a Vietnam War veteran. VFW Post 5077 is hosting the ceremony with the assistance of American Legion Post 388 and AmVets Post 106, and participation by local students who entered the VFW’s annual “The Voice of Democracy” and “The Patriot’s Pen” contests.

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O’FallonTheatreWorks presents The Diary of Anne Frank

Performances of the classic World War II drama, The Diary of Anne Frank, will be held November 4 – 6 and 11 – 13, at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Curtain times are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays.

Based on the true story of a Jewish teenager who kept a diary as she hid away with her family and some friends in Nazi-occupied Netherlands for two years, this new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman from the original stage play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett is interwoven with survivor accounts and newly-discovered writings from Anne Frank’s diary.

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Proposals sought for the purchase of O’Fallon’s historic Krekel House

The City of O’Fallon is seeking sealed proposals for the purchase and use of the Krekel House at 103 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. A downtown O’Fallon landmark, the white, two-story building on the corner of Main and Civic Park Drive dates to the 1870s. It was purchased in 2007 by the City of O’Fallon to preserve the home of the City’s founding father, Nicholas Krekel, who was also the town’s first resident (circa 1856), postmaster, railroad agent and business owner as well.

The deadline to submit sealed proposals for the purchase and use of the Krekel House is 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2016. The Request for Proposal (RFP) is available on the City’s website, www.ofallon.mo.us. In addition to instructions for submissions, the RFP also contains details of the building’s history, size and other data, and the terms, conditions and limitations on the use of the property. Currently the site is zoned R-3, Garden Apartment and Condo, but the City would consider rezoning the property for a suitable commercial use. Facility tours of the property are available upon request.

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Volunteer O'Fallon (Video)

Watch this video to find out you can volunteer in O'Fallon!

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Public Hearing scheduled for O’Fallon’s CDBG Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2017

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, will conduct a public hearing beginning at 3 pm. on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, concerning the Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Action Plan for O’Fallon’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The hearing will be held in the Multi-purpose Room on the first floor.

Those who need assistance or auxiliary aids for the meeting should contact Public Assistance Specialist Alexis Jaegers at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by calling 636-379-5511 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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O’Fallon’s Haunted Park Hunt is frightfully good after-dark fun for adults

If you’re looking for a unique date or friends’ night, sign up for O’Fallon’s “Haunted Park Hunt” for ages 21 and over. The Haunted Park Hunt will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on Friday, October 21, in Dames Park, 389 Dames Park Drive, O’Fallon Missouri 63366. Be sure to bring a flashlight! Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams who earn the most points.

The cost per couple is $30 for O’Fallon residents and $36 for non-residents. Participants must register by October 14; no registration will be taken at the gate.To sign up for the Haunted Park Hunt:

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Future Veterans Museum Planned (Video)

A new Saint Charles County Veterans Museum is coming to O'Fallon. Watch this video to find out more.

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O’Fallon, Missouri, events November – December 2016

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, offers events and programs all year long to residents and visitors. Many have free admission, parking and activities. To check for updates throughout the year, visit the City’s web calendar, www.ofallon.mo.us/Events-Calendar.

Event: O’FallonTheatreWorks presents The Diary of Anne Frank

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O’Fallon’s Historic Preservation Commission is looking for applicants

If you’re interested in history and historic preservation, the City of O’Fallon, Missouri is seeking public service-minded residents from Ward 2 and Ward 4 to serve on the Historic Preservation Commission. The commission also needs one non-voting member who is an expert in the field of historic preservation. The non-voting member may be a resident but is not required to live in O’Fallon.

The Historic Preservation Commission meets at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at City Hall. The commission’s directive is to advise the O’Fallon City Council on ways to promote the cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the preservation and protection of structures and areas of historic and cultural interest within the City of O’Fallon.

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City Tourbook - O'Fallon Schools (Video)

With over 18 thousand students, O'Fallon's schools are among the largest in the state of Missouri.  But that doesn't mean our students don't get the individual attention they deserve.  In our public and private schools, our students enjoy a a positive and safe learning environment that provides rigorous instruction, great teachers, and a nationally recognized curriculum.

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