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

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


Plan a route to Founders' Day

1000 Jessup Lane, O'Fallon, MO 63366


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