Welcome! We’re excited to share the following list of parish fairs and festivals taking place around the diocese this summer and fall and invite you to join us! Please note this list is under construction – we are actively adding new events as we receive details from our parishes. If you don’t see your parish festival listed, please email details to [email protected].

May

Sacred Heart of Jesus – Grand Rapids
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Date and time: May 17-19, Noon to 10 p.m.
Location: John Ball Park in Grand Rapids, corner of West Fulton and Valley Ave. SW
Cost: Entrance free; Wristband $30 for all-day rides
Contact: Noelle Divozzo, 616-459-8362 or [email protected]
Carnival rides and food

June

St. Joseph – Pewamo
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Date and time: June 8 & 9, Times vary by event
Location: St. Joseph Catholic Church/School, 160 East. St., Pewamo, MI 48873
Cost: Entry is free; food and games require purchased tickets
Contact: Parish Office, 989-593-3440
Pickleball tournament, parade, live music, children’s games, inflatables, pony rides, food, and more

Cathedral of Saint Andrew – Grand Rapids
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Date and time: June 9, 12 p.m. Mass; 1:30-4 p.m. Festival
Location: Cathedral and the Piazza Secchia
Cost: Free
Contact: Parish Office, 616-456-1454 x1909 or [email protected]
Unity Festival: cultural music, dancing, food, prizes

St. Patrick – Portland
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Date and time: June 21 & 22, Friday – 4:30-10 p.m. & Saturday – 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Location: Father Flohe Field, 520 W. Grand River Ave., Portland, MI 48875
Youth baseball tournament, 3-on-3 youth basketball tourn., Chicken Dinner (Friday), kids games, bounce house, food trucks, Irish dance, entertainment

Holy Name of Jesus – Wyoming
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Date and time: June 22 & 23, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Church Campus, 1048 Chicago Dr. SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
Cost: Free entry
Contact: Roger Poot, 616-241-6489 or [email protected]
Live music, family oriented, food (tacos, pupusas, tortas, quesadillas, and more)

St. Patrick – Parnell (Ada)
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Date and time: June 28 & 29, 5-11:30 p.m., and June 30, 12 – 5 p.m. (antique car, truck and tractor show begins at
9 a.m.)
Location: 4333 Parnell Ave., Ada, MI 49301
Cost: Entrance free
Contact: Parish office, 616-691-8541
5k run, euchre tournament, custom classic auto and antique tractor show, live and silent auctions, children’s games, live bands, and a delicious chicken dinner

July

Our Lady of Sorrows – Grand Rapids
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Date and time: July 27 & 28
Location: Our Lady of Sorrows, 116 Green St., Grand Rapids
Contact: Parish office, 616-243-0222

August

St. Michael – Brunswick
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Date and time: August 4, noon – 3 p.m.
Location: St. Michael Church, 6382 S. Maple Island Rd., Fremont, MI 49412
Cost: $15, Adult Dinner
BBQ Chicken Dinner, inside and outside dining, take outs available. Raffles- Grand Prize $1,000, Gift Baskets, Country Produce Market, Lemonade Stand

St. Joseph the Worker – Wyoming
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Date and time: August 10 & 11, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Lamar Park, 2561 Porter St. SW, Wyoming 
Cost: Entrance free
Contact: Julia Puma, 616-456-7981 or [email protected]
Live music, daily raffles, family-oriented, food (fruits, tacos, pupusas, gorditas, quesadillas, aguas frescas and much more)

Shrine of St. Francis Xavier & Our Lady of Guadalupe-St. Dominic – Grand Rapids/Wyoming
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Date and time: August 17 & 18, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: 240 Brown St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Cost: Free entry
Contact: Laura Brizio, 616-241-2485
Live music, daily auctions, raffles, food (fruits, tacos, pupusas, gorditas, quesadillas, aguas frescas and much more) Kidz games, Folklorical dances, Queen Crowning and much more.  

St. Mary – Grand Rapids
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Date and time: August 25, 12 – 6 p.m.
Location: St. Mary Activities Center, 420 Second St. NW, Grand Rapids 
Cost: Free to enter, food and games require ticket purchase
Contact: Parish office, 616-459-7390
International foods, live entertainment, basket raffles

September

St. Mary – Spring Lake, Festival supporting Catholic education
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Date and time:
Sept. 7, 2024, 12 – 8 p.m.
Location: 406 E Savidge St., Spring Lake, MI 49456
Cost:  Entry is free, food, games, raffle require ticket purchase
Live entertainment, kid’s games, food, car show, $10,000 Raffle, bingo

Immaculate Heart of Mary – Grand Rapids
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Date and time: Sept. 8, 11 a.m., 75th Anniversary Mass and Picnic, Bishop Walkowiak will celebrate Mass and the parish picnic will be held following.
Location: 1935 Plymouth Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Cost: Free
Contact: Parish Office, 616-241-4477

Ss. Peter & Paul – Grand Rapids
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Date and time: Sept. 29, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: SS. Peter & Paul Church, 520 Myrtle, NW, Grand Rapids
Contact: Parish Office, 616-454-6000
Polish Dinner, Large Cash Raffle, Mini Raffles, Live music by Everett Domeier, Kids activities

We rely on our parishes to share festival details with us. If your parish event isn’t shown and you’d like to have it listed, please email details to [email protected].