More Festivals and Events

Garden Expo

Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Fort Zumwalt Park

Welcome Spring at this fun, friendly event for all ages! Enjoy shopping for live plants and home and garden décor, take home a free sapling (while supplies last), and talk to experts for gardening tips. Admission and parking are free. Concessions will be available for purchase. The historic Heald Home will be open for tours at $2/person.
Are you interested in being a vendor at the Garden Expo? Please see below for the application. Applications are due no later than Friday, March 13, 2015, at Noon.

O’Fallon Founders’ Day

Saturday, May 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Fort Zumwalt Park

Have you ever milked a cow, washed clothes by hand, seen raw wool spun into thread, or walked on stilts? These are just a few of the free 19th Century activities, games and demonstrations for kids and adults at O’Fallon Founders’ Day each May in Fort Zumwalt Park. Admission and parking are free. The event includes live entertainment, music, and festival food and beverages.

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Tree Lighting Ceremony

Wednesday, November 18, 6–8 p.m. O'Fallon Municipal Centre

Get in the spirit of the holidays at this family-oriented event! Join the Mayor in counting down to the illumination of a huge, decorated tree in the City Hall rotunda. Hear live choral music, visit Santa, play holiday games, make holiday crafts and more. Vendors will sell holiday-themed decorations and gifts. Concessions will be available for a nominal fee. Admission and kids activities are free. 

Old-Fashioned Holiday Stroll

Tuesday, December 8, 6–9 p.m., Fort Zumwalt Park

Stroll through the Celebration of Lights display at your own pace and enjoy fireworks, holiday caroling, pictures with Santa, vendors selling holiday crafts and unique gifts, and festival food and beverages. Admission is $2 for ages 3 and older. Watch for signs to parking and shuttle service. No vehicles or carriage rides will be allowed. Learn more.

Many additional events are hosted throughout the year by O'Fallon Parks and Recreation (Family Fishing Day, Movie in the Park, Alligator's Creek Triathlon) and Renaud Spirit Center (RSC Fitness Festival, RSC 5K, RSC Family Fun Fair & Art Expo). Please visit the Events Calendar or refer to the corresponding website.