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Fireworks over O’Fallon set for July 5

O’FALLON  The Second Annual Fireworks Over O’Fallon will be held on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.). The fireworks will be launched near the west entrance of the O’Fallon Family Sports Park.

“Last year, we brought back fireworks for the first time in thirty years. Each year, we will continue to make them bigger and better!” said Mayor Herb Roach. “Members of the OTHS Band may be going around to see if people enjoying fireworks in the park would like to donate toward their trip to the Rose Bowl Parade, any contributions are greatly appreciated.  I hope that all of you will join us in celebrating the holiday and enjoying the community.”

Spectators are asked to view the show from safe and legal parking areas. All paved parking lots in the Family Sports Park and Hesse Park will be open. There will be no parking in the grass or side of the roadways in the Sports Park.

Park restrooms will be open during the event. Park concession stands will not be open. However, vendors are encouraged to contact the O’Fallon Parks & Recreation Department at 618-624-0139 if they would like to sell items in the Family Sports Park during the show.

Parking will be prohibited on Venita Drive and Taylor Road. Venita Drive and the west entrance of the Family Sports Park will be closed to traffic approximately five minutes before the firework show begins and reopened immediately following the completion of the show. 

Due to COVID-19, please adhere to social distancing and mask recommendations from the CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Grant Litteken at 618-624-4500 x 8760 or email at glitteken@ofallon.org.