Cabin Fever Daze

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2014 Cabin Fever Daze. Check this page for announcements about next year's event.

 

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Celebrate winter at O’Fallon’s newest family-friendly festival, Cabin Fever Daze at O'Fallon Sports Park. Go skating, have fun joining in zany activities, play broomball, and purchase tasty food truck and festival food like s’mores and hot chocolate. Admission and parking are free! 

Saturday, January 25, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, January 26, noon – 6 p.m.

Printable event program


Skating

Skate on O'Fallon's temporary, artificial outdoor rink! The cost is $5 per person for a 45-minute session. Skate rental is $1 per pair, or bring your own skates. The rink will be open skating both days during festival hours. Before participating, please read and follow these rules.


Human Dogsled Races

Registration for the Human Dogsled Races is now closed.

Ready, set... mush! Encourage your friends and family for a friendly competition in the Second Annual Human Dogsled Races in O'Fallon. Pre-registration is required. Races begin on Saturday, January 25.

  • Race for only $25 for team of 6. Registration closes on Monday, January 20.
  • A complete team of six (6) participants consists of four (4) pulling the sled, one (1) rider and one (1) musher.
  • The average team age minimum is 15.
  • All team members must complete a signed waiver/release document to be eligible to participate.
  • Teams are highly encouraged to wear a team costume!
  • Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place finishers.
  • Best Costume will be decided by Mayor Bill Hennessy.
  • See the application for a list of required equipment and rules.

For more information about the Human Dogsled Races, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." style="line-height: 1.3em;">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Hockey Circus Show

New! Billed as “the ultimate hockey tribute show,” The Hockey Circus Show fuses comedy, circus arts, athletics and street theater into an interactive, family-friendly show. Crowds love it!  Staring PAZ, an award-winning acrobat in the Cirque du Soleil talent pool who’s performed all over the world on stage, screen and street, PAZ will delight audiences with three high-energy shows each day, followed by a “meet and greet” autograph session. Learn more at www.thehockeycircusshow.com.

Performance times: Saturday and Sunday, 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.


Food Trucks

  • Giardina Gourmet Dogs & More – Chicago-style hot dogs
  • YoSalsa! – tacos, burritos, quesadillas, chips & salsa
  • Or, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate from The Connection Church.

Free activities & entertainment

Field Broomball – Take part in this non-traditional, fun way to play broomball. First-come-first-play sign-ups will be available on Saturday, with open play on Sunday. Pre-register on Saturday for open-play times on Sunday. There's no age-limit on this strictly-recreational activity, but kids should play with age-appropriate competitors. Broomball will be played on a field, with equipment, brooms and a ball, provided.

Snowshoe Obstacle Course – Just for fun, strap on a pair of snowshoes and trek over the course. The obstacles challenge participants to weave through a thicket of climb a makeshift mountain, hop through a hula hoop hurdle and dribble a soccer ball, before ducking underneath a rope to sprint to the finish line. Snowshoes and poles will be provided.

Snowflake Toss – Test your throwing skills by tossing a football through the middle of giant snowflakes.

“Freeze Your Buns” trivia run – Run to designated stations and select the correct answer in this winter-themed trivia game.

Gateway Dog Sled Club – Watch the Club and their six dogs put on a mushing demonstration!

Live music – Listen to the Caribbean-inspired music of The Palm Duo on Saturday and Sunday, Noon – 3 p.m. Located inside a heated tent.

Fruit Cake Chuckin' – Get rid of that dried up fruit cake left over from the holidays. Bring your own fruit cake or use ours, load the catapult, and fire away for free!

Human Snow Globe – Climb inside the giant 15' snow globe for a great photo opportunity!

Kids' Area – Kids can make snowflakes and a scarf, or go "ice" fishing, free. The "Snowflake Lady," Marion Nichols of the City Museum, will demonstrate the art and fun of snipping intricate paper snowflakes on both days.

St. Charles CHILL – Visit with “SHIVER,” mascot of the St. Charles CHILL Professional Hockey Team, and play the CHILL's hockey shootout activity; Saturday and Sunday, Noon – 3 p.m.


Become a Cabin Fever Daze Vendor

If you are interested in participating in Cabin Fever Daze as a vendor, please fill out and return the application with a check payable to "City of O'Fallon." The application deadline is Monday, January 13 at 4 p.m. Contact Marsha Seymour at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


Volunteers – We need your help!

If you are interested in participating in Cabin Fever Daze as a volunteer, please contact Volunteer Services at 636-379-5417 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Get Directions to O'Fallon Sports Park

3589 Hwy K, O'Fallon, MO 63368