The City of O'Fallon, Missouri, recently announced that this year's Heritage and Freedom Fest will include headliners Chris Cagle, JT Hodges, Switchfoot, Survivor and BoDeans.
The Heritage and Freedom Fest will be held at the Ozzie Smith Sports Complex in O'Fallon July 2 (5-10 p.m.), July 3 (5-11 p.m.), and July 4 (noon-10 p.m.). July 2 will be Family Night, featuring carnival rides and a midway. Festivities July 3 and 4 will include headline entertainment, fireworks, side shows and the Kids' Zone. Admission and parking are free, and shuttle service will be available July 3 and 4.
July 3 will be country music night, with performances by Chris Cagle ("I Breathe In, I Breathe Out," "Miss Me Baby," "My Love Goes On and On,") and JT Hodges ("Hunt You Down","Goodbyes Made You Mine"). Visitors July 4 will be treated to rock and roll performances by Switchfoot ("Meant to Live," "Dare You to Move"), Survivor ("Eye of the Tiger," "Is This Love," "Burning Heart") and BoDeans ("Walk Through This World," "Shake the Fever").
Fourth of July festivities kick off with a parade at 9:30 a.m. July 4. The parade will begin at the corner of Main and Third Streets, continue north on Main Street to Tom Ginnever Avenue, ending near the festival at T.R. Hughes Boulevard. Other entertainment at this year's Heritage & Freedom Fest will include Kent Family Magic Circus, the Strong Man, Interactive R/C Racing and the Jena "Dusty" Mielke Fireworks Spectacular.
Wednesday, July 2, 5 to 10 p.m. Family Night: Carnival rides and midway
Thursday, July 3, 5 to 11 p.m. 5:30, 7 and 8:30 p.m., The Strong Man 6, 7 and 8 p.m., Interactive R/C Racing 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., Kent Family Magic Circus 6:30 p.m., JT Hodges 8:45 p.m., Chris Cagle 10:15, fireworks
Friday, July 4, noon to 10 p.m. 9:30 a.m., parade Hourly, 2 to 8 p.m., Interactive R/C Racing 2:30, 3:45, 5:45 and 7:30 p.m., Kent Family Magic Circus 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m., The Strong Man 3:30 p.m., BoDeans 5:30 p.m., Survivor 8 p.m., Switchfoot 9:30 p.m., fireworks