To all the attendees, vendors, runners, artisans and volunteers: thank you for helping to make the 2013 Fall Fest activities a great success! Look to this space for information on the 2014 event.
Friday – Saturday, October 11 – 12
Dance all night and shop all day at O’Fallon’s annual Fall Fest & Street Dance. Entertainment and music is free both days! Then, put on your running shoes and meet outside O’Fallon City Hall for the 11th Annual O’Fallon Fall Fest 5K on Saturday, October 12. Learn more about the Fall Fest 5K, including how to register.
O’Fallon Fall Fest Street Dance
Friday, October 11 • 7 – 10 p.m. • Free!
Welcome to the party! Dance to the music of Trixie Delight performing all your favorite rock and roll hits from the 1960s, 70s, 80s, 90s and now. Hungry? Delicious festival concessions will be available for purchase.
O’Fallon Fall Fest
Saturday, October 12 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. • Free! Rain or shine!
Celebrate the arrival of Fall by listening to great acoustic music, watching family-friendly entertainment, and shopping at booths brimming with house and garden specialties, jewelry, clothing and accessories, fall and holiday decorations, original art, trendy crafts, and delicious festival-style food and beverages.
Family entertainment (Near the Bandstand)
- Noon, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. The Chris Clark Bicycle Stunt Show
Main Stage Entertainment in the Bandstand
- 10 – 11:30 a.m. Acoustik Element Latin guitar music featuring Aaron Burlbaw
- Noon – 2 p.m. Acoustic bluegrass and country music by Johnny & Ethan (from the Well Hungarians)
- 2:30 – 5 p.m. Old-time music by the Lodge Brothers
- 11:30, 3 p.m. Keith Leff’s Spooky Spectacular Stage Show
- Local author and illustrator Dan Killeen will sign and sell copies of his newest picture book for children, Tillie and Clementine. The book is set in St. Louis.
O’Fallon Historical Society Log Cabin Museum • All day
- Rope-maker and broom squire
- Archaeological demonstration
- Museum tours (free; donations are welcome)
O’Fallon Fall Fest 5K
Saturday, October 12 • 7:30 a.m.
On your mark, get ready for fun and exercise on a pretty October morning by registering for O’Fallon’s Fall Fest 5K. The 3.1-mile race, which has divisions for all ages and a costume contest for race participants, will begin outside O’Fallon’s Municipal Centre, 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, MO 63366.
Runners can set their own pace as they follow a marked circuit through the neighborhood, returning to the start/finish line at City Hall.
Complimentary snacks and beverages will be served after the race, with the awards ceremony beginning at approximately 8:30 a.m.
Awards will be presented to the top three male and female runners overall, the top three male/female runners in each division, and for 1st, 2rd and 3rd place for best fall costumes worn throughout the race by participants. Then, at 10 a.m., the Annual Fall Festival & Craft Bazaar will open nearby in Civic Park.
O’Fallon’s 11th Annual Fall Fest 5K is provided by the City of O’Fallon, Missouri, with sponsorship from local businesses and the assistance of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council.
The Fall Fest 5K offers divisions for:
10-and-under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+, the Baby Stroller Division (male and female), Athena (for females weighing 150 lbs. or more), and Clydesdale (for males weighing 205 lbs. or more).
The Fall Costume Contest is open to all race participants at no extra charge, with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes awarded to the best fall-themed costumes worn throughout the race.
- Early Registration through September 6 is $15 per person.
- Late Registration from September 7 to October 10 is $18 per person; October 10 also is the last day to pick up a race packet.
- Race Day registration is $20 per person; registration will be held on site from 6 – 7:15 a.m.
Or, register in-person through October 10 at O’Fallon’s Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, 400 Civic Park Drive; hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Call 636-379-5606.
New this year: a group discount of $3 per entry is available for 20 or more during early registration, only. Group participants must fill out individual registration forms, and ALL registration forms must be sent together with ONE payment for the entire group.
Important Information for the Fall Fest 5K
What awards are given?
Awards will be presented to the top male and female runners overall, the top three male/female runners in each division, plus 1st, 2rd and 3rd place prizes for best fall costumes worn throughout the race by participants.
When and where will the awards ceremony be held?
The awards ceremony begins at approximately 8:30 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room inside the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall).
What are the rules for the Fall Costume Contest?
Prizes of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded to registered race participants for the best fall costumes worn throughout the race. Dress appropriately for a family-friendly event.
Can I get a refund?
Can I sponsor the event?
Can I volunteer?
Can I pick up my award if I miss the awards ceremony?
Can I pick up my race packet if I miss the race?
Can anyone follow me in a vehicle on the course to cheer me on?
Where do I park?
Check the site map in your race packet for parking instructions. In general, you can park off Sonderen Lane around the O’Fallon Senior Center (at the east end of the O’Fallon Municipal Centre parking lot) and in the parking lot at the corner of Wabash and Sonderen.
What type of timing system is used for the event?
Fleet Feet Sports will be timing the event via DAG DIGITAL TIMING.
Get Directions to Fall Fest activities
308 Civic Park Drive (Civic Park) and 100 North Main Street (Municipal Centre), O'Fallon, MO 63666