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Treat your family to an evening of holiday magic at O’Fallon’s Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, November 19 from 6 – 8 p.m. A City tradition, the Tree Lighting Ceremony gets the season off to an official start at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall) as everyone gathers around for the countdown to the lighting of a huge Christmas tree in the rotunda and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Parents and grandparents, be sure to bring your cameras! The evening’s fun includes hugs from Rudolph and the Gingerbread Man, the sweet sound of live choral music, visits with Santa, kids’ games and crafts, face painting and rides on the City Train (weather permitting). Vendors’ will be on hand with decorations and hand-crafted gifts for sale, and concessions will be available for purchase.


2014 Tree Lighting Ceremony (Video)

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 Ring in the start of the holiday season at O'Fallon's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

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

The ceremony, which has been planned by the O’Fallon Veterans Commission, VFW Post 5077 and American Legion Post 388, includes remarks by Mayor Bill Hennessy and keynote speaker Major Matthew Pieper, U.S. Air Force. Maj. Pieper is an O’Fallon resident. In addition, local students will read original essays submitted to the VFW’s annual “The Voice of Democracy” and “The Patriot’s Pen” contests.


TheCity of O’Fallon, Missouri, will conduct a public hearing beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, concerning Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Plan for the O’Fallon Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Those who need assistance or auxiliary aids for the meeting should contact Public Assistance Specialist Jessica Hawkins at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Ms. Hawkins can be reached at 636-379-5411, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


With the idea of motivating residents to “go the extra mile” in doing something meaningful with their lives and making the world a better place, Mayor Bill Hennessy and the O’Fallon City Council proclaimed Saturday, November 1, as “Extra Mile Day.”

In his official proclamation, Mayor Hennessy said, “The City of O’Fallon, Missouri acknowledges that a special vibrancy exists within the entire community when its citizens collectively ‘go the extra mile’ in personal effort, volunteerism, and service. I urge each individual to take time on this day to not only go the extra mile in his or her own life, but to also acknowledge those who are inspirational in their efforts and commitment to make their organizations, families, community, country and the world a better place.”


Volunteer O'Fallon (Video)

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Volunteer O'Fallon benefits the entire community. Watch this video to meet some of the volunteers who make O'Fallon a great place to live, work, and play.

The RSC is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month, and we're taking a look back to see how it all got started!

Work continues on Highway K at Route 364. The work will be continuing for several more weeks as crews work to finish up tie-in work for the ramps at Route 364, finish up striping in the area, replace the bike path, put in sidewalks and install overhead signs. 

Although construction schedules will vary, in general, the schedule calls for having at least one lane closed both northbound and southbound between South Outer 364 and Route N, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


In preparation for the City’s annual Celebration of Lights, Fort Zumwalt Park will be closed to vehicles from Monday, October 13, through late January 2015, so that crews can safely install holiday lights and scenes for the City’s annual Celebration of Lights display. The park’s disc golf course, “The Fort,” also will be closed during this period.

Pedestrians are welcome during daylight hours, but for safety’s sake are required to stay on the paved drive through the park, which has a designated lane for walkers and joggers. And everyone is invited to see the Celebration of Lights, which will be open the day after Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 28 through December 30, closing only for Christmas, December 25.


Come dressed for fun and exercise at the Renaud Spirit Center’s 10th Anniversary Art & Family Festival on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The recreation complex is located in O’Fallon Sports Park at 2650 Tri Sports Circle, O’Fallon, MO 63368.

  • All annual memberships purchased on September 27 will receive a 10% discount.