O'Fallon's annual Independence Day celebration had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. But, let’s come together as a community to celebrate America this Labor Day Weekend with Heritage & Freedom Fest 2.0 on Sunday, September 6th!

Featuring a full day of free concerts, highlighted by rock legends STYX and rising country star DYLAN SCOTT, this unique music and family festival offers a chance to join with your neighbors and celebrate our Nation! With fun family-friendly activities, great food and a fantastic fireworks display, Heritage & Freedom Fest 2.0 will make this year’s Labor Day weekend one to remember! Admission, concerts and parking are free. Though, some activities may have a nominal fee.

Please note:  Social distancing guidelines will be stated prior to the event, if necessary; festival details are subject to change.

Fireworks

Jena ‘Dusty’ Mielke Fireworks Spectacular

Named for O’Fallon’s inspirational Heritage & Freedom Fest coordinator, Jena “Dusty” Mielke, O’Fallon’s fireworks displays will be among the biggest and brightest in the area. Get comfortable – bring a lawn chair or blanket to the festival grounds and relax to one of the biggest fireworks shows in the county,

This spectacular show takes off at 10:30 p.m. Round up the family, find a patch of grass and get ready to be amazed by the Jena "Dusty" Mielke Fireworks Spectacular

Please note: T.R. Hughes Blvd. and Cool Springs Industrial Drive will temporarily close for one hour before fireworks shows.


Will there be fireworks at Heritage & Freedom Fest 2.0?

Yes, there will be a fireworks display after Main Stage music ends. The display will begin at approximately 10:30 p.m.

How close can I be to the fireworks?

Viewers must remain at least 600 feet from the point of launch. Please follow the direction of the O'Fallon Police, staff and volunteers. Do not trespass onto closed areas or roads.

Can I watch the display from Westhoff Park?

The best place to view the display is from the festival grounds; however, Westhoff Park will be accessible approximately 30 minutes before the fireworks display. For safety reasons, viewers at Westhoff Park must stay away from the clearly marked fireworks perimeter.