Events & Festivals
As we get ready to stake out our favorite spots to watch the spectacular July 4th fireworks display, we continue St. Charles’ longstanding tradition of celebrating its patriotism.
Here in our community, I certainly hope the living is easy as we embark upon another summer season in St. Charles.
Riverfest is a community/family celebration that allows us to relax and have some fun shopping, eating, and listening to good music in our downtown.
I hope you will have a chance to support the Relay for Life at Cougars’ Stadium on June 13. Other ancillary activities to show your support will also take place. Read more »
Cemetery Ceremonies, Parade, Memorial at the Freedom Shrine and the Veteran’s Parking Lot Dedication to Alderman James Martin
Show your respect for our troops who have given their lives in service to our country at the St. Charles Memorial Day ceremonies and parade, Monday, May 26. Several activities are scheduled, beginning at 6:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the morning.
U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) celebrated the 180th anniversary of the City of St. Charles on the House floor. Watch it here.
Following the 10:45 a.m. Memorial Ceremony at the Freedom Shrine on Memorial Day, May 26, please join us for a special dedication of the parking lot at 119 N. 3rd St. (site of the former VFW).
The “City of St. Charles Veterans Parking Lot” will be dedicated to recognize Alderman Jim Martin in honor of his military service to the United States of America, his commitment as Alderman serving the City of St. Charles for more than 35 years, and his overall general civic service.
Memorial Day Weekend May 24 & 25
More at www.stcharlesfineartshow.com.
National Public Works Week is May 18-24. This week recognizes the quality of life public works departments and employees bring to our communities. In St. Charles, our Public Works Department provides clean water, efficient electric services, and well maintained streets and neighborhoods.
Flag Raising - 6:00 a.m.
Baker Community Center, 101 S. 2nd St.
Cemetery Ceremonies - 6:30 a.m.
Boy Scouts from Troop 1 will place flags on the grave sites of our veterans at each of the cemeteries in St. Charles. Ceremonies include an honor guard, firing squad and posting of colors. Read more »