Saturday, May 1, 2021
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 George Portz and The Dust Covers
Hands-on activities and heritage demonstrations:
  • Candle making
  • Leather stamping
  • Wool spinning
  • Calligraphy
  • Cornhusk doll making
  • Cow milking & lassoing
  • Lawn games & giveaways
Festival food:
  • SugarFire Smokehouse
  • Kona Ice
  • Cotton Candy
  • Kettle Corn

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


Plan a route to Founders' Day

1000 Jessup Lane, O'Fallon, MO 63366


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