Fall Fest & Street Dance, Fall Fest Run

Friday – Saturday, October 10 – 11

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 12th Annual O’Fallon Fall Fest Run on Saturday, October 11. New the year:  a 10K course has been added! Learn more about the Fall Fest Run, including how to register.

Vendor applications for Fall Fest will be available on April 28! Registration for the Fall Fest Run (5K and 10K) will open on April 14th.


O’Fallon Fall Fest Street Dance

Friday, October 10 • 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 11 • 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)

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Main Stage Entertainment in the Bandstand

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Gazebo

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All Day

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O’Fallon Historical Society Log Cabin Museum • All day

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For more event information, see the Fall edition of O’Fallon’s quarterly newsletter. Or, contact: Marsha Seymour at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 636-379-5502. 

Volunteers are welcome to assist at this fun event! To volunteer, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 636-379-5507. 


O’Fallon Fall Fest Run (5K and 10K)

Saturday, October 11 • 7:00 a.m.

New this year:  in addition to the traditional 5K, a new 10K has been added! On your mark, get ready for fun and exercise on a pretty October morning by registering for O’Fallon’s Fall Fest Run. The 3.1-mile and 6.2 mile races, which have divisions for all ages and a scarecrow 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 scarecrow costumes worn throughout the race by participants. Then, at 10 a.m., the annual Fall Fest will open nearby in Civic Park.

O’Fallon’s 12th Annual Fall Fest Run 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 Run offers divisions for:

14-and-under, 15-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+, the Baby Stroller Division (5K only), Athena (for females weighing 150 lbs. or more), and Clydesdale (for males weighing 205 lbs. or more).

The Scarecrow Costume Contest is open to all race participants at no extra charge, with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes awarded to the best scarecrow costumes worn throughout the race.

Registration:

  • Early Registration through September 5 is $15 per person for the 5K and $20 per person for the 10K.
  • Late Registration from September 6 to October 9 is $18 per person for the 5K and $23 per person for the 10K; October 9 also is the last day to pick up a race packet.
  • Race Day registration is $20 per person for the 5K and $25 per person for the 10K; registration will be held on site from 6 – 6:45 a.m. 

Online registration (coming soon)

Or, register in-person through October 9 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.

Printable Registration Form

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. 

For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 636 379-5614.

Important Information for the Fall Fest Run

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 scarecrow costumes* worn throughout the race by participants.

* As we celebrate 30 years of Fall Fest, get in the spirit and help fill O'Fallon's streets with scarecrows. Participants who dress the part are eligible for the costume contest. 

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 Scarecrow Costume Contest?

Prizes of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded to registered race participants for the best scarecrow costumes worn throughout the race. Dress appropriately for a family-friendly event.

Can I get a refund?

Refunds are NOT given to anyone unable to participate on the day of event for any reason. Event is held rain or shine.

Can I sponsor the event?

Sponsors are encouraged to participate in this family-friendly event. For more information, please contact Jennifer Hoisington at 636-379-5605 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Can I volunteer?

To volunteer at the event, please call Kathy Halstead at 636-379-5507 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Can I pick up my award if I miss the awards ceremony?

Awards will NOT be mailed out if registered runners are not present at the ceremony. However, awards can be picked up at the City of O’Fallon up to one month after the race. Please contact Jennifer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 636-379-5605 to make arrangements.

Can I pick up my race packet if I miss the race?

Race packets and T-shirts are NOT guaranteed to be available post event for participants unable to attend the race for any reason. However, the City of O’Fallon will make every effort to accommodate you. Please contact Jennifer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 636-379-5605 to check availability after race day.

Can anyone follow me in a vehicle on the course to cheer me on?

No, this would cause congestion on the race course. Friends and family may cheer you on at the finish line.

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