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 9:30 p.m. on July 4 and 10:15 p.m. on July 5, so 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 Boulevard and Cool Springs Industrial Drive will temporarily close 30 min before and after fireworks shows.

The best seat in the house is at the Ozzie Smith Sports Park festivals grounds.
Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, then sit back and relax for St. Charles County's best fireworks display.
Patrons of all ages will be memorized by the display of color and sound.
There is a display to close out the evening on both July 3 and July 4.

  • Will there be fireworks at Heritage & Freedom Fest?
    Yes, there will be a fireworks display each night after Main Stage music ends. On July 4, the display will begin at 9:30 p.m., and on July 5, the fireworks kick off at 10:15 p.m. Please note, there are no fireworks on July 3, or Family Night, July 6.
  • 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.


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