Saturday, May 7
10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Fort Zumwalt Park

Celebrate O’Fallon’s history with demonstrations of heritage skills, hands-on activities, live music and more! Admission and parking are free, and food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Self-guided tours of the historic Heald Home and Zumwalt’s Fort will be available. As well, the St. Charles Model Railroad Club is hosting an open house.

Vendors will sell hand-made items and food will be available for purchase.

This year’s entertainment and educational highlights:
  • Inflatable ax throwing & archery
  • A Zoo 4 U Petting Zoo
  • Three Rivers Bee Keepers
  • KohlerForge Artisan Blacksmithing
  • Train Club demonstrations
  • Historical educational booths
  • Live performances by Dust Covers Duo
Hands-on activities and heritage demonstrations:
  • Candle making
  • Leather stamping
  • Wool spinning
  • Quilting
  • Calligraphy
  • Cornhusk doll making
  • Cow milking & lassoing
  • Pony Hops inflatables
  • Lawn games & giveaways
Festival food:
  • Moving Munchies
  • Yogi Donuts
  • Kona Ice
  • Cotton Candy

The rebuilt Zumwalt's Fort is a must for visitors to the park.
Quill-type pens are used by children to make artwork.
Child pets bunnies at the event.
Children volunteer for Arbor Day planting
Guests at Founders' Day attempt using period tools to make leather items.
George Portz Bluegrass fiddle player performs
Heald Home surrounded by green trees and plants
Father helps his children take aim at a child-size target.


Plan a route to Founders' Day

1000 Jessup Lane, O'Fallon, MO 63366


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