Styx, on tour celebrating four decades of rock anthems, will perform at the 2021 Heritage & Freedom Fest on Sunday, July 4, Country music star Dylan Scott will perform on Saturday, July 3.
The annual celebration will be held at the Ozzie Smith Sports Complex, 900 T. R. Hughes Blvd. Opening acts for each night will be announced later this spring.
“Both the O’Fallon City Council and I are extremely excited to announce this year’s entertainment as it again features true rock legends and an upcoming country star with multiple top five hits,” Mayor Bill Hennessy said. “Styx and Dylan Scott were originally scheduled to perform in 2020, and it’s great to welcome these incredible musical acts to the Main Stage for our community to see and hear live at our city’s biggest party of the year, the Heritage & Freedom Fest. As always, the concerts are free, the bands are outstanding, and we’ll end each show with spectacular fireworks displays.”
O’Fallon’s Heritage & Freedom Fest kicks off on Friday, July 2, featuring a carnival, a colorful midway, family-friendly sideshows and other activities.
Fireworks and free concerts are featured on Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4.
On Independence Day at 9:30 a.m., O’Fallon’s Heritage & Freedom Fest Parade, which is one of the biggest in the area, will step off from Main and Third streets and proceed north to Tom Ginnever Avenue, continue east on Tom Ginnever and end at T.R. Hughes Boulevard near the festival entrance.