Community Interest

Family Night at the New Melle Festival 2021

Family Night at the Festival is always a great time! There was a great turnout for the evening and many activities for the whole family:

Carnival rides, Agri-Land by Straatmann Feed,  Premier Entertainment offered balloon animals, face painting and a magic show, New Melle Fire Department along with St. Charles County First Responders were on hand for demos, the 2nd Annual Little Miss and Mister Pageant (Winner - Emma Cenatiempo, click here to read more about the Pageant.), games, lots of food and drinks, and don’t forget the fried gizzards. 

The festival continues on Friday, June 11 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 12 the parade is at 12:30 p.m. and the grounds open at 4 p.m.


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Zander Newton and Anna Hausladen learning about
the equipment from the Bomb/Swat teams. 


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Ben Settle giving knuckles to “Officer Bailey” with the St. Charles Count Police Dept.


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St. Charles County Police Department helicopter landed in the ball field. 


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The New Melle Fire Department.


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Enjoying the baby chicks provided by
Straatmann Feed: Grayson and Evelyn Williams. 



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Enjoying the sheep provided by Straatmann Feed: Logan Wilmes.



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Enjoying the baby chicks provided by Straatmann Feed:
Lilly, Tenley, Ty, and Kaylee Koch of Defiance, with Patrick Straatmann. 



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Addison Smith, of Defiance, having her face painted.



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The magic show is always a big hit.


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Balloon animal artist. 


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Playing “Plinko” at the Peoples Savings Bank booth.


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Carnival Rides.

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Carnival Rides.