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4th of July fireworks 2014: St. Charles and O’Fallon area

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St. Louis and St. Charles counties are filled with great ways to celebrate the 4th of July. Concerts featuring many styles of music, delicious foods, and carnivals abound in St. Charles, O’Fallon and Wentzville, giving July 4th event seekers plenty of local options.

St. Charles:

St. Charles county will host their annual Independence Day event from July 3 through July 5 at Frontier Park. Local bands as well as the St. Louis Cardinals’ Fredbird will be on hand to entertain. Food and craft vendors will delight those who come to eat and shop.

The festival runs from 5-10 p.m. opening night. July 4th kicks off with a parade at 10 a.m., then fairgrounds opening at noon and running through 10:30 p.m. On July 5th the festival is open from noon through 10:30 p.m. Fireworks will light the night sky at 9:20 p.m. on the final two days of the event.

For a full schedule of bands and Fredbird appearances, visit Historic St. Charles online.


O’Fallon will hold their annual Heritage & Freedom Fest July 3 and 4 at Civic Park. O’Fallon’s 4th of July celebration is packed with activities for the whole family including a carnival midway, crafts, kids’ projects and games, food vendors and live music. This year’s entertainment includes rock bands Survivor, BoDeans, Switchfoot and country stars Chris Cagle and JT Hodges.

For a complete schedule of events, visit the Heritage and Freedom Fest online.


The city of Wentzville will celebrate July 4th with a parade at 10 a.m. The parade will begin at Holt High School, run East on Pearce and end at Luecktenhaus Blvd. The 2014 parade theme is Star Spangled Salute.

At 5 p.m. the fun continues in Progress Park with inflatables, live music and fireworks. All activities are free and food will be available for purchase.

For a complete schedule of events, visit the City of Wentzville online.



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