Parish Festival Guide

Parish Festivals have resumed for Summer 2021! See festival dates and details below. Please check back often.  This page will be updated as parishes release more information.

Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish Summer Fest

July 28 – 31, 2021  |  6:00 pm – 11:00 pm every night

Saint Thomas à Becket Church Grounds 139 Gill Hall Road, Jefferson Hills, PA  15025

Join us for rides, food, and live entertainment!

Rides:
Rides for children & Adults – LAM Amusements

Nightly Entertainment: 7 pm – 10 pm
Wednesday, July 28: Judi Figel & David Crisci Duo
Thursday, July 29: Abilene Band
Friday, July 30: The Belaris, Skyjump Raffle
Saturday, July 31: The Wurms

Nightly Dinner Specials
Wednesday, July 28: Meatball Hoagie
Thursday, July 29: Polish Platter (Kielbasa, sauerkraut & homemade PIEROGIES)
Friday, July 30: Annual Festival Fish Fry
Saturday, July 31: BBQ Pulled Pork

Nightly: Hotdogs, Hamburgers, Hot Sausage, Kielbasa, Pizza

Special Features:
• Homemade donuts
• Super Auction
• Bake Sale
• BINGO nightly, with Super BINGO Friday night
• Games of Chance & Raffles

Saint Michael the Archangel Parish

July 29-31, 2021

St. Bernard and Our Lady of Grace Churches, Mt. Lebanon/Scott Township

Michaelmas Festival

Location:
Our Lady of Grace Church
310 Kane Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Join us for ethnic food booths, outdoor dining, nightly entertainment, food and fun.
For more information, visit: http://www.smapgh.org.

Adams/Cranberry/Glade Mills Grouping

Sunday, August 1, 2021, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

St. Kilian and Holy Sepulcher Churches

Festival Location:
Holy Sepulcher Church
1304 E. Cruikshank Road, Butler, PA 16002

Food: Food Trucks
Activities: Flea Market and Chinese Auction
For more information, visit: Holysepulcher.org.

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish

August 4-7, 2021

Saint Agnes Church, Saint Hedwig Church, Holy Name Church, Holy Trinity Church, Saint Joseph Church, Saint Maximilian Kolbe Church, Resurrection Church, Saint Rita Church, Saint Therese of Lisieux Church

Festival Location:
St. Therese of Lisieux Church
1 Saint Therese Court, Munhall, PA 15120

Join us for rides for the kids, food booths, nightly dinners and will close with fireworks.

Saints Joachim and Anne Parish

August 5-7, 2021

Saint Eugene Church, Saint Michael Church, Queen of the Rosary Church

Festival Location:
Saint Eugene Church
3210 Liberty Way, Liberty Borough

Festival hours:
Thursday, August 5: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday, August 6: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday, August 7: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Food Booth opens nightly at 5 PM and features:
• Haluski
• Stuffed cabbage
• Pierogies
• Hot sausage
• Funnel cakes with toppings available
• Fried oreos
• Funnel cake fries
• Fried twinkies, and other delicious surprises

The Festival also features games, rides, cash prize drawings, wheelbarrow of cheer, nightly ground prizes, specialty baskets, 3-night super stars basket raffle, bingo, instant bingo, flea market, rides, bake sale, children’s area, nightly entertainment, craft baskets and photo booth.

DJ Tim will spin tunes all three evenings. On Friday night enjoy live country music by Tim Litvin & the Nature Boy Band from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Come and enjoy! Only service animals permitted on grounds.

A special “Pre-Sale” for the flea market/antique sale will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at: Saint Eugene Church, Father Rowan Hall, 3210 Liberty Way.

There is a $5 admission fee per person for the “Pre-Sale” and children under 12 are free.

For more information, visit: https://joachimandannediopitt.org/festival. Please note: the festival is a tobacco-free event.

St. Jude Parish

August 6-8, 2021

St. Raphael and Sacred Heart Churches

Festival Location:
Saint Raphael Church
1154 Chislett Street, Pittsburgh PA 15206

Attractions:
• Bingo
• Craft tables for kids
• Festival games
• Live music
• Basket Raffle
• Bake Sale
• Saint Rocco Festival Fireworks (Festival Fireworks will be held Sunday evening, August 8)

Food:
• Large food booth
• Funnel cakes
Dates & Times:
• August 6: 7 pm-10 pm
• August 7: 5 pm-10 pm
• August 8: 6 pm-10 pm


All are also invited to join us on Sunday, August 8 for the 4:00 pm Mass to Saint Rocco at Saint Raphael Church and neighborhood procession immediately preceding Sunday’s festival opening.

Our Lady of Hope Parish

August 11-14, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm each night

St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin, St. Germaine, Nativity, and St. Valentine Churches, South Hills

Festival Location:
St. Valentine Church, 2710 Ohio Street, Bethel Park, PA 15102

Attractions:
Games of skill and chance for all ages, nightly cash raffle drawing, 50/50, prize raffle, bingo and more.

Food Items:
August 11:
• Hibachi Lou, La Palapa, My Dogz “On the Run,” Yovi’s, Pappy’s Gourmet Popcorn, Bruster’s Ice Cream
August 12:
• My Dogz “On the Run,” Revival Pasta, Rowdy BBQ, Yovi’s, Pappy’s Gourmet Popcorn, Bruster’s Ice Cream
August 13:
• La Palapa, My Dogz “On the Run,” Rowdy BBQ, Pappy’s Gourmet Popcorn, Bruster’s Ice Cream
August 14:
• Hibachi Lou, My Dogz “On the Run,” Pappy’s Gourmet Popcorn, Bruster’s Ice Cream
Additional offerings:
• Donuts made fresh daily in the Donut Shoppe outside Frawley Hall
• Funnel Cakes
• Pretzels, Nachos
• Stuffed Cabbage, Haluski (St. Valentine’s booth)
• Beer, Adult Slushies, Soda, Water


Entertainment:
Entertainment nightly.
August 11: Gary Prisby (acoustic rock & blues)
August 12: Abbots Cross (Celtic music duo)
August 13: Ventriloquist Fr. Hissrich, Fr. John Skirtich & the Soul Searchers (classic rock)
August 14: DJ – music by Fr. Mike Suslowicz and more

St. Clare of Assisi Parish

August 15, 2021 Picnic | 12:0 pm – 6:00 pm

St Joseph, Mater Dolorosa, St. Wendelin, Butler County

Picnic location:
St. Wendelin Church Grounds
210 St Wendelin Road
Butler, PA 16002

Join us for a chicken dinner, a basket raffle, entertainment, and games. 

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish

August 16- 21, 2021

St. Athanasius, Incarnation of the Lord,  St. Sebastian and St. Teresa of Avila Churches, North Hills

Festival Location:
St. Teresa of Avila Church Parking Lot
1000 Avila Court
Pittsburgh, PA 15237


COVID precautions based on state, local and diocesan guidelines will be implemented.


Attractions to include:
• Games
• Entertainment
• Nightly dinners
• Flea Market
• Kiddie Corner and more

For more information, click here.

Ambridge/Baden/Conway/Franklin Park Grouping

September 2-5, 2021

Good Samaritan Parish; Our Lady of Peace Parish; Saint John the Baptist Parish, Baden; and Saints John & Paul Parish

Festival Location:
Good Samaritan Church
725 Glenwood Ave.
Ambridge, PA 15003

Hours:
Thursday, September 2: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday, September 3: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday, September 4: 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sunday, September 5: 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Attractions:
• Raffles
• Face Painting
• Silent Auction
• Homestyle Dinners


Entertainment Schedule:
Thursday, September 2: El Dorado, 6:00 pm
Friday, September 3: Dancing Queen, 7:00 pm
Saturday, September 4: Polka Mass, 5:30 pm; Jimmy Ross and the Jaggerz, 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 5: Ambridge Steel Drum Band, 1:00 pm; The Cavaliers, 3 pm.

St. Aidan Parish

September 11-13, 2021

St. Alexis and St. Alphonsus Churches

Festival Locations:

St. Alexis Church
10090 Old Perry Hwy.
Wexford, PA 15090

St. Alphonsus Church
201 Church Rd.
Wexford, PA 15090

Two of your favorite North Hills traditions combine into one fantastic festival weekend! The St. Alexis Festival will take place at St. Alexis Church on Sept. 9-11. Enjoy live stage entertainment, games, rides, festival food favorites, raffles, prizes, blackjack, a flea market, bingo, a beer garden and more.

Then join us at St. Alphonsus on Sunday, Sept. 12, between 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for our annual Harvest Home Dinner, a tradition that has been going strong since 1889 and celebrates the “spirit” of the harvest. Dine-in or use our convenient curbside pickup to enjoy a delicious dinner of charcoal grilled half chicken, ham or pulled pork with fresh side dishes made from local farm produce. All proceeds from both events will benefit St. Aidan Parish and Blessed Francis Seelos Academy.

Archangel Gabriel Parish

October 7-9, 2021

St. Mary Help of Christians, Holy Trinity, and St. Malachy Churches, Robinson/McKees Rox

Archangel Gabriel Parish will host a Nationality Food Festival October 7, 8, and 9, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Food selections include German, Italian, Mexican, Slovak, American grill & fish fry, and doughnuts made on site.

The festival will be held at:
St. Malachy Church
343 Forest Grove Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
www.archangelgabrielparish.org