Parish Festival Guide

Parish Festival Guide

Festival-goers admire a chicken sporting a bow tie at St. Mary of the Purification in Marystown Aug. 20, 2017. Dave Hrbacek / The Catholic Spirit

Feeling festive?

The Catholic Spirit reached out to each parish in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to bring you this 2018 Festival Guide, a comprehensive listing of carnivals, picnics and family-friendly fun hosted by our parishes.

Please note: The information available by press time varied from parish to parish, and some parishes had not yet finalized dates. Some listings were edited for length and clarity.

 

 

 

 

 


April

St. John Vianney, South St. Paul — SJV Spring Festival: April 28 following 4 p.m. Mass. Taste of St. John Vianney, face painting, balloon animals, raffles, pull tabs, bingo, bake sale, children’s games. 789 17th Ave. N. http://www.sjvssp.org

St. Michael, Prior Lake — Aprilfest: April 28-29. April 28, 9 a.m.–11 p.m.: 5K race, arts and crafts, bake sale, children’s games, food, bingo, raffle, silent auction, beer tent, live auction, barbecue dinner, children’s dance party, Euchre tournament, 5 p.m. blue grass Mass, live music. April 29, 8:30 a.m.–noon: Mass, pancake breakfast, silent auction and bake sale, cash raffle. 16400 Duluth Ave. SE. http://www.stmichael-pl.org/aprilfest

May

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Maplewood — Spring Festival: May 5-6. Kiddie Land, theme baskets, raffle tickets, bingo, silent auction, food booths, beer, pull tabs, concessions, outdoor games, live music. May 5: 9 a.m. 5K walk/run, 6 p.m. Mexican dinner by Acapulco. May 6: All booths open. Car show and live bands 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Sumo Eggroll Truck and all concessions open. 1725 Kennard St. http://www.presentationofmary.org

St. Stephen, Anoka — Spring Raffle Fiesta: May 12, 5–9 p.m. 5 p.m. bilingual Mass in church, continues in the Faith Community Center with mariachi music, authentic Mexican food, folkloric dancing, cash raffle, beverages and more. An optional child care fiesta will take place in the school with dinner, crafts and games. 525 Jackson St. http://www.ststephenchurch.org

St. Mark, St. Paul — St. Mark’s Festival: May 18-19, 5–10 p.m. May 18; 11 a.m.–10 p.m. May 19. Rides, food, beer, live music, games and more. 5 p.m. outdoor Mass May 19. 2001 Dayton Ave. http://www.markerspride.com/index.php/home-festival

St. Boniface, Minneapolis — MaiFest: May 19, 4:30 p.m. Mass, live music, food, drinks and festivities until 10 p.m. At 10 p.m. live music and performance in church. May 19-20, hosting artists during NEMAA Art-a-Whirl: noon–8 p.m. May 19 and noon–5 p.m. May 20. http://www.stbonifacempls.org

St. Mary, St. Paul — Taste of St. Mary’s, May 20, 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Ethnic food booths, bake sale, bingo, crafts and flea market. 261 Eighth St. E. http://www.stmarystpaul.org

St. Michael, Stillwater — Fun Fest: May 20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Inflatables, petting zoo, pony rides, crafts, silent auction, cakewalk, bake sale, book and media booth, concessions, raffles, chance tickets, DJ, talent show. 611 Third St. S. http://www.stmichaelstillwater.org

June

St. Bridget, Minneapolis — Heart of the Northside Festival: June 3, 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Craft tables, children’s games, food concessions, silent auction, marketplace, raffle. 3811 Emerson Ave. N. http://www.stbridgetnorthside.com

Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Paul — Summer Festival: June 8–9, 6:30–11 p.m. June 8; 9 a.m.–10 p.m. June 9. Children’s games, food vendors, live entertainment, dancers, music groups, book store. 401 Concord St. http://www.olgcatholic.org

St. Anne-St. Joseph Hien, Minneapolis — Summer Festival: June 22-24. 5–10 p.m. June 22; 2–10 p.m. June 23; 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
June 24. Vietnamese food, children’s games, live music, raffle. 2627 Queen Ave. N. http://www.gxannagiusehien.net

St. Gregory the Great, North Branch — Summer Festival: June 23-24, 6–9 p.m. June 23 following 5 p.m. Mass; 11 a.m.–3 p.m. June 24, Masses at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Games, prizes and barbecue cookout with pork sandwiches and sides. 38725 Forest Blvd. http://www.stgregorynb.org

St. Mary, Le Center — Parish Festival: June 24, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Cash raffle, meat raffle, silent auction, bucket raffles, country store, children’s games, bingo, live music, beer garden, wall of wine, roast beef dinner served family style, outdoor food court and more. 10 a.m. polka Mass with music by the Wendinger Band. 165 N. Waterville Ave. http://www.stmarysthenry.org

July

St. Columba, St. Paul — Funfest: July 13-15. 5–10 p.m. July 13; 5–10 p.m. July 14; 11 a.m.–5 p.m. July 15. Live music, cash raffle, children’s games and inflatables. Traditional Vietnamese food and drink, American favorites and beer. 10 a.m. outdoor Mass July 15. 1327 Lafond Ave. http://www.stcolumba.org

St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano — Country Festival: July 15, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Pork chop and roast beef dinner, raffle, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs, children’s games, country store, polka band. 1867 95th St. SE. http://www.stboniface-stmary.org

Our Lady of Lourdes, Minneapolis — Lourdes Block Party: July 21, 5 p.m. Mass followed by live music, food, raffle, children’s activities, Minneapolis Aquatennial fireworks viewing. One Lourdes Place. http://www.lourdesmpls.org

St. Patrick, Cedar Lake — Parish Festival: July 22, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Silent auction, beer garden, live music, antique tractor display, bingo, raffles, country store, children’s games, snack bar, pull tabs. Grilled chicken dinner $12 adults, $6 ages 4-12, free 3 and under. 24425 Old Highway 13. http://www.stpandc.mn.org

St. Adalbert, St. Paul — Parish Summer Festival: July 27-29; 4–10 p.m. July 27; noon–10 p.m. July 28; 11:30 a.m.–7 p.m. July 29. Traditional Vietnamese food, live Vietnamese music, raffles. Mass 4:30 p.m. July 28 and 10 a.m. July 29. 265 Charles Ave. http://www.stadalbertchurch.org

Sts. Joachim and Anne, Shakopee — Julifest: July 28; 9 a.m. 5K run/walk, all-day American, German and Hispanic concessions, entertainment, adult and children’s games, polka and Hispanic music. 5 p.m. outdoor polka Mass (bring lawn chair) followed by 7 p.m. free street dance with American music. St. Mark campus, 350 Atwood St. S. http://www.ssjacs.org

Parish Festival Guide

Girls laugh together during Most Holy Trinity’s “Ho-Down” in Veseli Aug. 20, 2017. Dave Hrbacek / The Catholic Spirit

August

Immaculate Conception, Columbia Heights — IC Summer Jam: Aug. 2-5. 5–10 p.m. Aug. 2; 5–10:30 p.m. Aug. 3; 4:30–10:30 p.m. Aug. 4; 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Aug. 5. Aug. 2: Tom Petty tribute band Free Fallin ($5 cover). Aug. 3: Jonah and the Whales, MSMA car show, Elvis tribute show. Aug. 4: Beatles tribute band Rubber Soul with emcee Ed Sullivan, Beatles trivia contest. Aug. 5: Classic rock and country band Vinyl Revival. Each day: food, raffle, beer and wine tent. Aug. 3-5: bingo, children’s games, inflatables, bake shop, silent auction, pull tabs, books, media booth. Aug. 4-5: Outdoor craft and vendor market. 4030 Jackson St. NE. http://www.iccsonline.org

St. Raphael, Crystal — Parish Festival: Aug. 3-4. 6:30–10 p.m. Aug. 3; noon–10 p.m. Aug. 4. Faster than the Pastor race, softball tournament, roast beef dinner, food concessions, live entertainment, raffles, games, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs.
7301 Bass Lake Road. http://www.straphaelcrystal.org

St. John Neumann, Eagan — Parish Festival: Aug. 4-5. 5–9 p.m. Aug. 4; 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 5. Mass, food, beer, wine, raffle, silent auction, bingo, live entertainment, children’s games and inflatables. 4030 Pilot Knob Road. http://www.sjn.org

Immaculate Conception, Lonsdale — Parish Bazaar: Aug. 5, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. 10 a.m. Mass followed by concessions, children’s games, bake sale featuring Czech specialties, country store, live entertainment. 116 Alabama St. SE. http://www.churchoftheimmaculateconception.net

Nativity, Cleveland — Chicken Dinner and Parish Festival: Aug. 5, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Antique car show, polka band, silent auction, beer garden, cash raffle, games. Chicken dinner $12 adults, $5 ages 6-12, free 5 and under. 200 W. Main St. http://www.maryschurches.com

St. John the Baptist, Dayton — Parish Festival: Aug. 5, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Chicken dinner served from 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., raffles, silent auction, wall of wine. 18380 Columbus St. http://www.sjbdayton.org

St. Mary of the Lake, White Bear Lake — Summerfest:  Aug. 11,  6–10 p.m. St. Mary of the Lake presents the 9th annual Summerfest concert at Frassati Ball Field, 4690 Bald Eagle Ave. This is a community outdoor event w/ fresh food, soft drinks, craft and classic beer, and wine. We have 2 great acts under the big top. Back by popular demand, Martin Zellar of the Gear Daddies. Bo Riddley will start things up. http://www.wblsummerfest.com.

St. Gerard Majella, Brooklyn Park — Corn Fest: Aug. 10-11, 6–11 p.m. Inflatables, carnival games, bingo, basket auction, grand raffle, pull tabs, live entertainment, food booths, beer. 5 p.m. outdoor Mass Aug. 11. 9600 Regent Ave. N. http://www.st-gerard.org

St. Joseph of the Lakes, Lino Lakes — St. Joe’s Summer Festival: Aug. 11-12. Aug. 11: 8 a.m. 5K race, 5 p.m. outdoor Mass in the big tent followed by pig roast, beer garden, games, live band, fireworks. Aug. 12: food booths, bingo, silent auction, games, inflatables, live music, beer garden, cakewalk, raffles. Chicken dinner $11 adults, $5 children. 171 Elm St. http://www.mystjoes.org

St. Wenceslaus, New Prague — Parish Festival: Aug. 11-12. 4:30–7 p.m. Aug. 11; 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Aug. 12. Children’s games, raffles, beer garden, live music, bingo, country store, baking sweet shop. Chicken dinner 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Aug. 12. Polka Masses 5 p.m. Aug. 11 and 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 12. 215 Main St. http://www.npcatholic.org

Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Minneapolis — Parish Festival: Aug. 17-19,  5:30-10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17; 10 a.m.–10 p.m on Saturday, Aug. 18; 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, at 1315 2nd St. NE, Minneapolis. Food: hamburgers, hot dogs with french fries, tacos and burritos, Ecuadorian food, fried chicken, green plantain w/cheese, pupusas (salvadorean dish),empanadas. Games: kids and adults soccer games, ring toss, cake walk, big wheel and raffles, kid games. Raffle $1,400 in prize money 10 chances to win.

Epiphany, Coon Rapids — EFest: Aug. 18, 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Games for all ages, bingo, live music, food trucks, adult beverages. Admission at the gate. 11001 Hanson Blvd. NW. http://www.epiphanymn.org

Blessed Sacrament, St. Paul — Fun Fest: Aug. 18-19. Aug. 18: 5–7 p.m. Deacon Fred’s Famous Spaghetti Dinner, 6–9 p.m. polka dance under the big tent. Aug. 19: 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Mariachi band, ethnic food, pulled pork, silent auction, pie. 2119 Stillwater Ave. http://www.blessedsacramentsp.org

Most Holy Trinity, Veseli — “Ho-Down:” Aug. 19, noon–6 p.m. Pork and dumpling dinner, live music, children’s games, bingo, food, wine stand, pull tabs, spin-the-wheel game. 4939 N. Washington St. http://www.mhtveseli.com

St. Genevieve, Centerville — Parish Festival and Chicken Dinner: Aug. 19, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Silent auction, raffles, pull tabs, children’s games, bingo, country store, cake walk; chicken dinner includes corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, dressing, cucumbers, tomatoes, rolls and homemade pie. 6995 Centerville Road. http://www.stgens.org

Sts. Joachim and Anne, Shakopee — Marystown Festival: Aug. 19. 9 a.m. Mass, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. food, Czech concertina band, silent and live auction, raffles, bingo, pull tabs, wall of wine, adult and children’s games, trolley rides, “chicken plop” game. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. country buffet. St. Mary of the Purification campus, 15850 Marystown Road. http://www.ssjacs.org

St. Joseph, West St. Paul — Old Time Picnic and Corn Feed, Aug. 19, noon–4 p.m. Free roasted sweet corn, games, music and fun for all ages. 1154 Seminole Ave. http://www.churchofstjoseph.org

St. Thomas the Apostle, Corcoran — Parish Festival: Aug. 19, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Turkey dinner, bingo, farmers market, children’s games, bake sale. 20000 County Road 10. http://www.saintsppta.org

St. Victoria, Victoria — Sunset Fest: Aug. 25. Great fun, food and guaranteed sunshine. 8228 Victoria Drive. http://www.stvictoria.net

St. Henry, Monticello — Parish Festival: Aug. 25-26. Aug. 25: 6 p.m. live performance by Sonar. Aug. 26: 9 a.m.–noon all-you-can-eat waffles; 10:30 a.m. polka Mass; 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. food, children’s games, drawings, grand raffle, bingo and live music. 1001 E. Seventh St. http://www.sthenrycatholic.info

St. Michael, Pine Island — Fall Festival: Aug. 25-26. Aug. 25: tractor pull, arts and crafts vendors, country store, raffle, concessions.
Aug. 26: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. roast beef dinner $11 adults, $5 ages 6-12, free 5 and under. 451 Fifth St. SW. http://www.stpaulstmichael.com

St. Anne, Hamel — Parish Festival: Aug. 26, 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Chicken dinner, silent auction, grand raffle, bingo, Matt the Magician, children’s games. 200 Hamel Road. http://www.saintannehamel.org

St. Peter, Forest Lake — Fall Festival: Aug. 26, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. silent auction, raffles, food, music, games. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. turkey dinner, $10 adults, $6 ages 5-10, free 4 and under. 1250 S. Shore Drive. http://www.stpeterfl.org/pages/st__peter_parish

St. Luke, Clearwater — Parish Festival: Aug. 26, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Pork chop dinner, games, quilt raffle, bingo. 17545 Huber Ave. NW. http://www.churchofstlukes.com

St. Mathias, Hampton — Fun Fest: Aug. 26, 10 a.m. polka Mass; 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. food, children’s games, country store, silent auction, bingo, pot of gold, rip tickets, pork chop and brat meals. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. live entertainment, raffle, live auction. 23315 Northfield Blvd. http://www.stmathias.com

September

Immaculate Conception of Marysburg, Madison Lake — Fall Festival: Date TBD. 10:30 a.m. outdoor Mass followed by live music, beer garden, silent auction, games until 2 p.m. Dinner menu and cost TBD. http://www.maryschurches.com

St. Bridget of Sweden, Lindstrom — St. Bridget’s Block Party: Sept. 1, 6–11 p.m. Turkey dinner, concessions, beer tent, children’s games, silent auction, live music and dance. 13060 Lake Blvd. http://www.stbridgetofsweden.org

St. Bonaventure, Bloomington — St. Boni’s Fall Festival, Sept. 7-8, Sept. 7, 4:30–7 p.m. hot broasted chicken dinner. Sept. 8, 10 a.m. parade followed by free entertainment all day, food including premier pork chops and State Fair Pronto Pups. Other activities include children’s games and rides, bingo, raffles, craft booth, plenty of beverages and a car show with over 200 cars. 901 E. 90th St. http://www.saintbonvaventure.org

Holy Cross, Minneapolis — Septemberfest: Sept. 7-9. 6–10 p.m. Sept. 7; 5–10 p.m. Sept. 8; Live entertainment, games, food and raffles. 9:30 a.m. polka Mass followed by a ticketed dinner Sept. 9. 1621 University Ave. NE. http://www.ourholycross.org

Holy Family Maronite, Mendota Heights — Fall Festival and 100th Anniversary: Sept. 7-9. Sept. 7: 5–6:30 p.m. buffet, 6:30–10 p.m. bingo. Sept. 8: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. craft and bake sale, 4–5 p.m. Liturgy, 5–8 p.m. Messa Plate Evening: Lebanese cuisine, coffee, desserts, games, music. Sept. 9: 10–11 a.m. Liturgy, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Fall Festival with Lebanese sandwiches, kebobs, desserts, beverages, games for all ages, silent auction, raffle drawing, music. 1960 Lexington Ave. S. http://www.holyfamilymaronitechurch.org

St. Gabriel, Hopkins — Fall Festival, Sept. 7-9. Sept. 7, 5–10 p.m. at St. John’s campus, 6 Interlachen Road: concessions, Hispanic food, children’s games, inflatables, live music. Sept. 8, 8 a.m.–8 p.m. at St. John’s campus: garage sale, concessions, Hispanic food, children’s games, inflatables, live music, 4:30 p.m. Mass. Sept. 9, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at St. Joseph campus, 1310 Mainstreet: 10:30 a.m. Mass, chicken dinner, bingo, silent auction, games, country store, bake shop, concessions, raffle, wine and beer garden with football game on big screen at noon. http://www.stgabrielhopkins.org

St. Patrick, Oak Grove — CountryFest: Sept. 7-9. Sept. 7: 8–11 p.m. youth block party. Sept. 8: 5K, games, inflatables, food and drinks, pull tabs, barbecue RibFest contest, live band, fireworks. Sept. 9: classic car show, food and drinks, games, quilt auction, silent auction, raffle drawing. 19921 Nightingale St. NW. http://www.st-patricks.org/about/countryfest

St. Timothy, Blaine — Fall Carnival: Sept. 7-9. Raffle, food, children’s games, carnival rides, bingo, silent auction, live music. http://www.churchofsttimothy.com

St. Mary, Stillwater — German Fest and Wild Rice Festival: Sept. 7 and 9. Sept. 7: 5–10 p.m. German Fest with live polka music, dancing, German food and beer, hammer schlagen. Sept. 9: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Wild Rice Festival with silent action, children’s and teen games, raffles, bingo, Lucky Seven, quilts, crafts, books, cotton candy, second-hand treasures, country fair, beer booth. Chicken and wild rice dinner $10 adults, $5 children. 423 Fifth St. S. http://www.stmarystillwater.org

Holy Family Catholic Church-St. Louis Park — Fall Festival: Sept. 8 noon until 10 pm. Food, chicken dinner, beer garden, live band, outdoor games, dancing, silent auction… fun day for families. 5900 West Lake St. http://www.hfcmn.org

Our Lady of the Prairie, Belle Plaine — Fall Festival: Sept. 8, 2–11 p.m. Chicken dinner, raffle, food, children’s games, live music with the Ernie Stumpf Band and The Shaw Brothers. 200 E. Church St. http://www.ourladyoftheprairie.com

St. Jude of the Lake, Mahtomedi — Cornfest: Sept. 8, 3–10 p.m. 7 p.m. headliner band Louie’s Groove, sweet corn, food tent, bingo, brown bag auctions, bake sale, raffles, inflatables, adult and children’s games, Gaga Ball Pit. 700 Mahtomedi Ave. http://www.stjudeofthelake.org

Transfiguration, Oakdale — Fall Festival: Sept. 8. 11 a.m.–9 p.m. 10 a.m. family friendly 5K walk/run, live music, bingo, cake walk, beer garden, games, food, market, inflatables. Spaghetti dinner $6 adults, $4 children, free 4 and under, $30 households. 6133 15th St. N. http://www.transfigurationmn.org

Sacred Heart, Robbinsdale — Fall Fun Fest: Sept. 8-9. Sept. 8: 5–11 p.m. with pulled pork dinner. Sept. 9: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. with chicken dinner. Both days: live music, food concessions, bingo, beer tent, children and adult games, silent auction. 4087 W. Broadway Ave. http://www.shrmn.org

St. Mary, Waverly — Fall Festival: Sept. 8-9. 4–10 p.m. Sept. 8; 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Sept. 9. Sept. 8: 4 p.m. polka Mass, pork chop dinner, Rob Cerar polka band. Sept. 9: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Mass, brunch, food tent. Both days: raffles, booths. http://www.stmaryswaverly.net

St. Michael, St. Michael — Fall Festival: Sept. 8-9. Sept. 8, 5 p.m. dinner in big-top tent. Sept. 9: 11 a.m. chicken dinner, raffles, games, silent auction, bingo, children’s inflatables, toy store. 11300 Frankfort Parkway NE. http://www.stmcatholicchurch.org

St. Nicholas, Carver — Fall Festival: Sept. 8-9. Food, beer garden, bingo, games and silent auction each day. Sept. 8: Steamer 5K race. Sept. 9: pancake and French toast breakfast. 412 Fourth St. W. http://www.stnicholascarver.org

St. Odilia, Shoreview — Fall Festival: Sept. 8-9. Games, food, quilt raffle, silent auction, live music all weekend. Sept. 8: 3–10 p.m. farmers market, book sales, games, live auction 6 p.m. Sept. 9: noon–4 p.m. bingo, 5 p.m. Mass with Festival Choir. Additional Masses 9 and 11 a.m. 3459 Victoria St. N. http://www.stodilia.org

Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis — Fall Festival: Sept. 9 following 9:30 a.m. Mass. Food and games for all ages. Additional Masses 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://www.mary.org

St. Maximilian Kolbe, Delano — Harvest Festival: Sept. 9, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $5 raffle for cash prizes, children’s games, inflatables, bingo, cake walk, wine wheel, country store, silent auction, DJ, burgers, brats, hot dogs, ice cream, cheese curds, popcorn, beer, wine, soda and water. Turkey dinner: $10 12 and older, $5 children 5-11, free 4 and under. Includes turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, corn, roll, homemade bars, coffee, milk and water in the cafeteria. Held at St. Peter Church, Delano, 217 S. Second St. http://www.delanocatholic.com

St. Stanislaus, St. Paul — Fall Festival: Sept. 9, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Bingo, wheel of fortune, mini golf, Miss Ringy Dingy the clown, children’s store, games, live music, beer, hot dogs, slide, white elephant garage sale, variety booth, silent auction, jar bar, bakery, lottery tickets. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings $10 adults, $4 12 and under. 398 Superior St. http://www.ststans.org

St. Thomas Becket, Eagan — Fall Festival, Sept. 9, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., 11 a.m. Mass. Giant slide, petting zoo and dinner. 4455 S. Robert Trail.
http://www.stbeagan.org

St. Canice, Kilkenny — Fall Festival: Sept. 10, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Games, live music, country store, jar bar, crafts, bingo, raffle. 10 a.m. Mass, chicken and ham dinner $12 adults, $5 ages 5-12, free 4 and under. 183 Maple St.

St. Bartholomew, Wayzata — The Gathering: Sept. 14, 5–10 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, mini doughnuts, children’s games and prizes, inflatables, music, beer and wine. 630 E. Wayzata Blvd. http://www.st-bartsschool.org

Annunciation, Minneapolis — September Fest: Sept. 14-16. 6–9 p.m. Sept.14; noon–9 p.m. Sept. 15; 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Pie and ice cream shop, Candyland, food tent, wine booth, beer garden, carnival rides, games, whiffle ball tournament, raffle, silent auction. http://www.annunciationmsp.org/church

All Saints, Lakeville — Fall Festival: Sept. 14-16. Sept. 14: Catered bingo. Sept. 15: Free community meal and talent show. Sept. 16: 9 a.m. outdoor Mass followed by food, children’s games, free teen games, scarecrow making, petting zoo, pony rides, collision crash course and raffle. http://www.allsaintschurch.com/festival

Guardian Angels, Oakdale — Fall Festival: Sept. 14-16. Games, fun run/walk, dinners, raffles, book and craft sale, silent auction, bingo, inflatables, fireworks. 8260 Fourth St. N. http://www.guardian-angels.org

Nativity of Our Lord, St. Paul — Nativity County Fair: Sept. 14-16. 5–10 p.m. Sept. 14; 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 15; noon –5 p.m. Sept. 16. Carnival rides, music, food, beverages, raffles, entertainment. Sept. 15: 5:30–11 p.m. auction dinner $50. Sept. 16: 10:30 a.m. outdoor Mass. 1900 Stanford Ave. http://www.nativitycountyfair.org

St. Helena, Minneapolis — Autumn Days: Sept. 14-16: 6–10 p.m. Sept. 14; 10:30 a.m.–10 p.m. Sept. 15; 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 16. Food, cash and quilt bingo (50 handmade quilts), rides, games, silent auction, garage sale, book sale. Sept. 14: fish fry and 10 p.m. fireworks. Sept. 15: 10 a.m. parade, pig roast, Asian food. Sept. 16: car show. 3204 E. 43rd St. http://www.sainthelena.us

St. Joseph, Rosemount — 150th Anniversary Celebration and Harvest Festival: Sept. 14-16. Sept.14 and 15: 6–10 p.m. beer, brats and sauerkraut, polka bands, bingo, crafters, general store, children’s games, raffles. Sept. 15: 5 p.m. 150th Anniversary Mass with Archbishop Bernard Hebda presiding, followed by chicken dinner. Sept. 16: Irish band, continental breakfast after each Mass, new timeline unveiling and DVD of parish history. 13900 Biscayne Ave. W. http://www.stjosephcommunity.org

St. Rita, Cottage Grove — Fall Festival: Sept. 14-16. Sept. 14: flea market and farmers market. Sept. 15: 4K run/walk, pet costume contest, police dog demonstration, silent auction, 5 p.m. polka Mass followed by chicken dinner and bingo, children’s games, open talent competition, open photography competition. Sept. 16: food, big raffle, bucket raffle, meat raffle, wine raffle, silent auction, bingo.
8694 80th St. S. http://www.saintritas.org

Holy Name of Jesus, Medina — Fall Fest: Sept. 15, 10 a.m. Turtle Trot, 4 p.m. Mass under the tent followed by wings, cheese curds, roasted corn, entertainment, all-school reunion, sweepstakes, bonfire, inflatables, games, prizes. 155 Country Road 24. http://www.hnoj.org/fallfest

St. Hubert, Chanhassen — Taste of St. Hubert Harvest Festival: Sept. 15, 4–10 p.m. 4 p.m. Mass followed by food trucks, beer, wine, live entertainment, children’s activities, bingo, raffle, ministry. 8201 Main St. http://www.sthubert.org/event-listings/taste-of-st-hubert-harvest-festival

St. Anne, Le Sueur — Applefest: Sept. 15-16. 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Sept. 15; 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Sept. 16. Silent auction, toy booth, holiday decor tent, farmers market, beer garden, children’s games. Sept. 15: hog roast and 5:15 p.m. outdoor Mass. Sept. 16: grilled chicken dinner. 511 N. Fourth St. http://www.stanneslesueur.org

St. Patrick, Inver Grove Heights — St. Patrick Fall Festival: Sept. 15-16. 5–8 p.m. Sept. 15; 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 16. Food, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs. Sept.15: $7 taco dinner. Sept.16: $10 pork dinner, $5 pasta dinner; children’s games, games of chance, beer tent, margaritas, pizza, crafts, car show, cash raffle. 3535 72nd St. E. http://www.churchofstpatrick.com

St. Pius V, Cannon Falls — Hometown Market and Fall Festival: Sept. 15-16. Sept. 15: 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Hometown Market. 4 p.m. Mass, 5–7 p.m. $7 chili feed. Sept. 16: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Fall Festival: chicken dinner $11, $5 5 and under, live and silent auction, children’s games, concessions, raffle, bingo, country store. 410 Colvill St. W. http://www.stpiusvcf.org

Immaculate Conception, Watertown — Fall Festival: Sept. 16, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Home-style turkey dinner $11 adults, $6 12 and under,
$11 take-out. Concessions, silent auction, games, bingo, cash/quilt raffle, country store, polka band. 109 Angel Ave. NW. http://www.iccwatertown.org

Sacred Heart, Rush City — Fall Festival: Sept. 16. Children’s games, booths, silent auction, broasted chicken dinner. 425 S. Frandsen Ave. (Note street name change). http://www.sacredheartrcmn.org

St. Albert, Albertville — Fall Festival: Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Chicken dinner, live music, children’s games, inflatables, cake walk, country store, raffle, bingo, theme baskets, silent auction, split the pot, wall of wine. 11400 57th St. NE. http://www.churchofstalbert.org

St. Jerome, Maplewood — Fall Festival, Booya and Car Show: Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m.– 5 p.m. Bingo, children’s games, cherry tree, talent tent, silent auction, cake walk, face painting, live music, car show. Booya carry-out prior to 10:30 a.m. outdoor tent Mass. Following Mass: booya by the bowl, brats, hot dogs, French fries, cheese curds, ice cream. 380 Roselawn Ave. E. http://www.stjerome-church.org

St. Margaret Mary, Golden Valley — Fall Festival: Sept. 16, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 10 a.m. outdoor Mass, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. pork chop dinner, entertainment, food, games, silent auction, raffle. 2323 Zenith Ave. N. http://www.smm-gv.org

St. Mary, St. Paul — Fiesta Dinner and Dance: Sept. 16, noon–3 p.m. Authentic Mexican dinner, $25 couple, $15 adult, $7 ages 6-12. 261 Eighth St. E. http://www.stmarystpaul.org

St. Mary of the Lake, White Bear Lake — Fall Festival: Sept. 16, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Silent and live auction, boutique, bakery, general store, jewelry sale, games, raffles, bingo. Turkey dinner noon–2:30 p.m., $10 adults, $5 children. 4690 Bald Eagle Ave. http://www.stmarys-wbl.org

St. Ambrose, Woodbury — SAWFEST: Sept. 21-22. 5:30–10 p.m. Sept. 21; 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Sept. 22. Live entertainment: 6–10 p.m. Sept. 21 with Buck Tucker; 6–10 p.m. Sept 22 with Dan Ristrom and the Throwdowns. Rides, games, food, live entertainment, silent auction, raffle. 4125 Woodbury Drive. http://www.saintambroseofwoodbury.org

Our Lady of the Lake, Mound — Incredible Festival: Sept. 21-23. 5–10 p.m. Sept. 21; 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Sept. 22; 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 23. Dave Waller band “Higher Call,” carnival, concessions, cash raffle silent auction. 2385 Commerce Blvd. http://www.incrediblefestival.com and http://www.ourladyofthelake.com

Divine Mercy, Faribault — Spirit Fest: Sept. 22-23. Children’s games, raffles, beer garden, mariachi band, authentic Mexican food, outdoor entertainment. Open-pit grilled chicken and ham dinner, $12. 139 Mercy Drive. http://www.divinemercy.cc/spiritfest

Mary Queen of Peace, Rogers — Fall Festival: Sept. 23, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bingo, children’s activities, food, farmers market, beer garden. 21304 Church Ave. http://www.mqpcatholic.org

St. Pascal Baylon, St. Paul — Fall Festival: Sept. 23, 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. following 10:30 a.m. Mass. Sweepstakes with $1,500 first prize, food, beverages, raffle for theme baskets, pie room, bingo, craft fair, children’s games. Spaghetti dinner $9 large, $6 small. 1757 Conway St. http://www.stpascals.org

St. Timothy, Maple Lake — Festival: Sept. 23,
10 a.m.–5 p.m. $10 chicken dinner, bingo, raffle, games, meat raffle, cake walk, children’s pedal pull, concessions. 8 Oak Ave. N. http://www.churchofsttimothy.org

St. Alphonsus, Brooklyn Center — Fall Fest – A Celebration of Community and Culture: Sept. 28-30. Sept. 28: 5–10 p.m. entertainment, games for all ages, cultural food, evening Taizé prayer. Sept. 29: 2–10 p.m. Sept. 30: noon–3 p.m. with 11 a.m. multilingual-multicultural Mass. 7025 Halifax Ave N. http://www.stalsmn.org/fallfest

St. John the Baptist, New Brighton — Fall Fest and Booya: Sept. 28-30. Inflatables for all ages, raffles, food, bingo, designer purse bingo, market fair, car show, polka Mass. Sept. 28: 5–10 p.m. pig roast, 7 p.m. The Good, The Bad and The Funky. Sept. 29: 2–10 p.m. with GB Leighton at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks. Sept. 30: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. booya. 835 Second Ave. NW. http://www.stjohnnb.com

St. Peter, North St. Paul — Fall Festival and 130th Anniversary: Sept. 28-30. Sept. 28: 6–9 p.m. bingo. Sept. 29: 5–9 p.m. chicken dinner, silent auction, games, craft boutique, bake sale, concessions, raffles, and Dueling Guitars. Sept. 30: 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Pancake Man, games, inflatables. 2600 N. Margaret St. http://www.churchofstpeternsp.org

Most Holy Redeemer, Montgomery — Fall Festival: Sept. 30, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 10 a.m. polka Mass featuring The Wendinger Band. Home-style chicken and ham dinner (dine in or take out), $12 over 13, $5 age 5-12, free 4 and under. Farmers market, homemade quilts and crafts, silent auction, beer garden, bingo, raffle, children’s games, cake walk, homemade candy. Afternoon entertainment by The Czech Lites and The Wendinger Band. 206 W. Vine Ave. http://www.hredeemerparish.org

Guardian Angels, Chaska — Guardian Angels Fall Festival: Sept. 29, 2–8 p.m. Concessions, music, dance, bingo, raffle. 215 W. Second St. http://www.gachaska.org

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Minneapolis — Walk with Our Lady Fall Festival: Sept. 30, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 10 a.m. Mass; 11:15 a.m. neighborhood Marian procession with rosary for the intercession and protection for Church and community; noon–3 p.m. spaghetti and meatball dinner $10 adults, $5 over 10, free 9 and under. Adult take-out available noon-3:30 p.m. Silent auction, root beer garden, ice cream sundae bar, children’s games, raffles, wine grab, live entertainment. 701 Fillmore St. NE. http://www.olmcmpls.org

St. John the Baptist, Vermillion — Festival: Sept. 30, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Food, children’s games, silent auction, bingo, pull tabs, pot of gold, beer garden, bake sale, raffle, live entertainment. Cafeteria-style meals featuring pork chop on a stick, sloppy joes, brats, hot dogs, pizza. 10 a.m. children’s Mass. 111 Main St. W. http://www.stjohns-vermillion.com

October

St. John the Evangelist, Little Canada — Fall Festival: Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Hot dogs, hamburgers, beer and wine, margaritas, snack shack, children’s games, magician, music, drawings, wine toss, silent auction, fire truck. 380 Little Canada Road. http://www.stjohnoflc.org

St. Thomas More, St. Paul — MoreFest: Oct. 6, noon–4 p.m. Carnival with food, games, beer, cornhole tournament. 5:30–6:30 p.m. spaghetti dinner $5 person, $20 family. 1065 Summit Ave. http://www.morecommunity.org

St. Peter, Mendota — Fall Festival: Oct. 6-7. Oct. 6: 4 p.m. Mass followed by music and a pork dinner. Oct. 7: 10 a.m. Mass, 11 a.m. concessions, music, bingo, silent auction, children’s games, country store and raffle. 1405 Highway 13. http://www.stpetersmendota.org

St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, Minneapolis — Fall Festival: Oct. 7, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. bingo, bottle bonanza, coin toss, children’s games, pull tabs, wheel and special raffles, $1,000 cash grand prize raffle, bake sale, ethnic foods, 9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy. 2201 NE Third St. http://www.stjohnsminneapolis.webs.com

St. Francis de Sales, St. Paul — Booya and Fall Fiesta: Oct. 7, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Games, live music, food including booya, beef sandwiches, hot dogs, tacos, pazole, atole. 10 a.m. bilingual Mass. Highland Park Pavilion, 1200 Montreal Ave. http://www.sf-sj.org

St. Mary, St. Paul — Fall Booya Festival: Oct. 7, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Raffle, games and silent auction. Booya $6 bowl, $15 quart. 261 Eighth St. E. http://www.stmarystpaul.org

St. Patrick, Shieldsville — Fall Festival: Oct. 7, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 10 a.m. polka Mass with St. Wenceslaus Polka Music Group followed by pork dinner with all the trimmings, raffle, silent auction, bingo, meat raffle, beer garden, polka music, doughnuts, country store, sanctioned children’s pedal tractor pull, free children’s activities. Parking with shuttles, handicap accessible. 7525 Dodd Road, Faribault. http://www.spshieldsville.org

Holy Name, Minneapolis — Fall Festival: Oct. 14, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 9 a.m.–noon pancake breakfast, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Eat Street, beer garden, pull tabs, raffle, silent auction, bingo, children’s carnival games, art activities, prizes, live music. 3637 11th Ave. S. http://www.churchoftheholyname.org

St. Agnes, St. Paul — Festival: Oct. 21, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Games, country store, beer garden, raffles, food including booya to eat in or take out: $6 for 16 oz. Masses at 6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon. 530 Lafond Ave. http://www.churchofsaintagnes.org

Transfiguration, Oakdale — Taste of Transfiguration: Oct. 26. Cost is $35. Wine, beer, food tastings, music, silent auction. Free on-site child care with sign-up. 6133 15th St. http://www.transfigurationmn.org

November

St. Richard, Richfield — Fall Festival, Nov. 10-11. Nov. 10, 9 a.m -9 p.m. includes spaghetti dinner and bingo. Nov. 11, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. pancake breakfast. 7540 Penn Ave. S. http://www.strichards.com/fallfestival

St. Leonard of Port Maurice, Minneapolis — Breakfast and Christmas Faire: Nov. 18, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. egg bake breakfast $9, silent auction, raffle, craft tables and bake sales. 10 a.m. Mass. 3953 Clinton Ave. S. http://www.stleonardmn.org

February

St. Pius X, White Bear Lake — Winterfest: Feb. 9-10, 2019. 5-9 p.m. Feb. 9; 11 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Feb. 9, 5 p.m. Mass followed by catered dinner, cash bar, silent auction, wine toss, raffle, music, live auction. Feb. 10, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Mass followed by food, children’s games, pull tabs, wine toss, silent auction, cake walk, sweet tooth booth, bottle lotto, bingo, raffle. 3878 Highland Ave. http://www.churchofstpiusx.org/events

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