St. John Festival Information
St. John the Evangelist in St. John is gearing up for a weekend of games, rides, musical entertainment, and much more. The annual festival is set to begin Thursday July 21st and will run through the 24th.
The 2011 St. John the Evangelist Parish Festival is themed “Food, Family, Fun.” Some of this years new additions to the menu will be Drago’s Shish-ka-bobs, Dairy Queen Ice Cream, and Chicago Pierogie’s. The alumni include grilled steak sandwiches by Welch’s, Margarita’s Bar & Grill, and Sammies Sammiches. Carnival rides will also be making a return this year. Friday is wristband night. Also on the agenda are pony rides, games and a 5K run, so get the kids ready, it’s going to be a long weekend of family fun!
Take a break from the heat, the St. John the Evangelist Parish Festival will also be hosting Texas Hold’Em Tournaments for the adults on Thursday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. inside the air-conditioned gym. Outside there will be a gambling casino right alongside of the beer garden.
Dust off your dancing shoes, their will be plenty of live entertainment every night! Nicole Jamrose, The Crawpuppies, and The Maz Brothers, are among some of the entertainers that will be rockin’ the house.
The festival is located at 9400 Wicker Avenue, on the St. John the Evangelist Parish School Grounds. While you’re there be sure to enter the Big Ticket Raffle for your chance to win $10,000! Fest hours are:
Thursday: 6p.m. – 11p.m.
Friday: 5p.m. – Midnight
Saturday: 3p.m. – Midnight
Sunday: 3p.m. – 10p.m.
A free shuttle will available Friday and Saturday to-and-from the Kmart parking lot and the Community Outpatient Center.