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Church festivals galore! Your summer 2016 guide

Posted: 12:55 PM, Jun 28, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-09 16:35:07-04
Church festivals galore! Your summer 2016 guide
Church festivals galore! Your summer 2016 guide

CINCINNATI -- There's no shortage of funnel cakes, beer gardens and carnival rides in Greater Cincinnati during the summer.

Here's a list of church festivals in the Tri-State for the remainder of summer 2016 -- as well as some church Oktoberfest celebrations:

July 8, 9 and 10

HOLY FAMILY INCLINE DISTRICT STREET FAIR (Price Hill)
Saturday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
3001 Price Ave., Cincinnati
Food, beer and vendors

ST. GABRIEL SUMMERFEST 2016 (Glendale)
Family night: Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 6p.m.-Midnight
Pig Roast: Sunday 3-9 p.m.
48 W. Sharon Ave, Cincinnati
Games, entertainment, food, beer

ST. LEO THE GREAT LATINFEST (Fairmount)
Saturday 2-9 p.m.
2573 St. Leo Pl., Cincinnati
Mass at 4 p.m., music, Guatemalan, Mexican, Salvadorian and Columbian food, no beer or gambling

ST. LAWRENCE (Price Hill)
Saturday 4-11 p.m.
Sunday 4-10 p.m.
3680 Warsaw Ave., Cincinnati
Live Music: GenX on Saturday, Saffire Express and Elder Glee Club on Sunday, blackjack and card games, food (chicken dinner Saturday and Sunday from 5-7 p.m., beer

ST. THOMAS MORE (Withamsville)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 1-9 p.m.
800 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati
Live music: Dance Party Carlie Short and the Rotgut Ramblers and 2nd Wind on Friday, The Taylor Shannon Band and The Dan Varner Band on Saturday, The Doug Hurt Band on Sunday, canned food drive, raffle, tuition raffle, casino, kids rides, bid-n-buy, food (chicken dinner Sunday), beer garden and harmony hill vineyards wine 

July 15, 16 and 17

IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY (Anderson Township)
Friday and Saturday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 3-11 p.m.
7770 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati
Live music: Dan Varner Band on Friday, Rusty Griswolds on Saturday and Hickory Robot on Sunday, food, authentic Mexican food, chicken dinner on Sunday night, draft beer

MARY HELP OF CHRISTIANS (Fairborn)
Friday 6-11 p.m.
Saturday 2-11 p.m.
Sunday 1-6 p.m.
954 N. Maple Ave., Fairborn, OH
Live music, games, food, margarita nights on Friday and Saturday, beer garden

ST. CECILIA FAMILY FRIENDLY FESTIVAL (Oakley)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 4-9 p.m.
3105 Madison Rd, Cincinnati
Live music, petting zoo, bingo, bid-n-buy, flea market, food, chicken dinner, beer

July 22, 23 and 24

ST. JAMES THE GREATER FAMILY FESTIVAL (White Oak)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5:30 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 4-10 p.m.
3565 Hubble Rd., Cincinnati
Live music: My Girl Friday on Friday, Bad Habit on Saturday and Second Wind on Sunday, poker, blackjack, food, fried pickles,. Ron's Roost Chicken on Sunday, beer and wine

July 28, 29, 30 and 31

HOLY TRINITY (Norwood)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5:30 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 4-10 p.m.
2420 Drex Ave., Norwood, OH 
Live music Friday and Saturday, food, beer

ST. CONSTANTINE AND HELEN 2016 GREEKFEST (Middletown)
Thursday 5-8 p.m.: gyros on the go drive-thru curb service
Friday 5-10 p.m.
Saturday 4-10 p.m.
Sunday noon-5 p.m.
2500 Grand Ave, Middletown, OH
Greek food, live music, pastries, baklava sundaes, dancing, kids games, Greek jewelry, church tours, home improvement, K-9 police dog demonstration

OUR LADY OF LOURDES FAMILY FESTIVAL (Westwood)
Friday 6-11:30 p.m.
Saturday 5.-11:30 p.m.
Sunday 3-10 p.m.
2832 Rosebud Dr., Cincinnati
Live music: Sullivan and Jansen on Friday, 90 Proof Twang on Saturday and DV8 on Sunday, food, beer garden with craft beer

ST. BARTHOLOMEW (Springfield Township)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 4-9 p.m.
9375 Winton Rd., Cincinnati
Games, food, chicken and ribs dinner on Sunday, beer

ST. ANN 46TH ANNUAL FAMILY FIESTA FESTIVAL (Hamilton)
Friday 6-11:30 p.m.
Saturday 6-11:30 p.m.
646 Clinton Ave., Hamilton, OH
Live music: Marquis 66 on Friday, 1 Mississippi on Saturday, raffle, food: burgers, hot dogs, fish sandwiches and pizza, beer

ST. MARGARET OF YORK: SMOY FEST 2016 (Loveland)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 3-10 p.m.
9483 Columbia Rd., Loveland, OH
Live music, rides, games, food, beer

Aug. 5, 6 and 7

HOLY CROSS IMMACULATA FUN, FRIENDS, FAMILY FESTIVAL (Mount Adams)
Friday 5:30 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5:30 p.m.-Midnight
30 Guido St., Cincinnati
Beer, food: brats, metts, Italian sausage, corn, tacos, gyros, "special dinner" on Saturday from 5:30-8 p.m.

ST. JOHN WEST CHESTER FAMILY FESTIVAL (West Chester Township)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 4-10 p.m.
9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., West Chester, OH
Kids games and rides, live music, poker, silent auction, food: pulled pork, Italian sausage, corn on the cob, Saratoga chips, pizza, walking tacos, ice cream, baked desserts, funnel cakes, beer, wine, frozen margaritas and daiquiris 

ST. LOUIS HOMECOMING FESTIVAL (Owensville)
Friday 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Saturday 6 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
210 N Broadway, Owensville, OH
Games, rides, beer, food: hamburgers, sandwiches, chicken dinner Sunday night

ST. MARY FESTIVAL PIG FEST (Bethel)
Saturday 4-8 p.m.
3398 State Route 125, Bethel, OH

ST. TERESA OF AVILA (Covedale)
Friday 6:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Saturday 5-11:30 p.m.
Sunday 4-10:00 p.m.
1175 Overlook Ave., Cincinnati
Alumni night on Friday, Reds night on Saturday, live music: Sullivan & Janszen Band on Friday and Saturday, GenX on Sunday, food, chicken dinner on Sunday night, beer

Aug. 12, 13 and 14

HOLY FAMILY INCLINE DISTRICT STREET FAIR (Price Hill)
Saturday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
3001 Price Ave., Cincinnati
Local food, craft beer, vendors

OUR LADY OF VISITATION "VISIFEST" (Green Township)
Friday 6:30-11 p.m.
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 4-11 p.m.
3172 South Rd., Cincinnati
Live music, food: hot dogs, hamburgers, brats, French fries, chicken sandwich, beer, chicken dinner on Sunday

SACRED HEART (Fairfield)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 3-9 p.m.
400 Nilles Rd., Fairfield, OH
Friday fish fry, pulled pork on Saturday, beer, frozen daiquiris, margaritas

Aug. 18, 19, 20 and 21

COMBONI MISSIONARIES TASTE OF MISSION (Anderson Township)
Saturday 5 p.m.–Midnight
1318 Nagel Rd., Cincinnati
Authentic Italian, African, Ecuadorian, Venezuelan and Mexican food, music, dancing, international beers, wine, mission market, art, cultural artifacts and exhibits

ST. BERNADETTE SUPERFEST (Amelia)
Friday and Saturday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday noon-9 p.m.
1479 Locust Lake Rd., Amelia, OH
Live music, rides, games, air-conditioned casino, bid-n-buy, raffle, food, Sunday chicken dinner, craft and domestic beer

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (Milford)
Friday 6-11 p.m.
Saturday 6-11:30 p.m.
Sunday 1-9 p.m.
5900 Buckwheat Rd., Milford, OH
Gambling, bid-n-buy, doll auction, raffle, rides, kids' games, live music from the Rusty Griswolds on Saturday, food, chicken dinner on Sunday, beer garden

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST (Dry Ridge)
Friday 7 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday noon-10 p.m.
5361 Dry Ridge Rd, Cincinnati
Games, food, chicken dinner on Sunday, beer

ST. MARY FUNFEST AND 5K RUN (Hyde Park)
Thursday 6:30–10 p.m., 5K Run followed by live music, food and drinks
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 12:30-8:00 p.m.
2853 Erie Ave., Cincinnati
Live music, rides, games, grilled food, spaghetti dinner on Sunday, beer and wine

ST. WILLIAM (Price Hill)
Friday 6-11 p.m. (adults only)
Saturday 6-11 p.m.
Sunday 5-10 p.m.
4108 W. Eighth St., Cincinnati
Food, Sunday chicken dinner, beer

Aug. 26, 27, 28

ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA FESTIVAL 2016 (Green Township)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 4-10 p.m.
5222 North Bend Rd., Cincinnati
Live Music: Sullivan Janszen Band on Friday, games, rides, beer, food: Ron's Roost chicken, metts, burgers, LaRosa's pizza, chicken tenders, French fries, baked potatoes, Skyline chili

Sept. 2, 3, 4 and 5

NATIVITY OF OUR LORD (Pleasant Ridge)
Friday 6-11 p.m.
Saturday 5:30-11 p.m.
Sunday 3-8 p.m.
5936 Ridge Ave., Cincinnati
Food: pizza, corn on the cob, grilled food, beer garden

ST. JOHN NEUMANN
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 4 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 4-11 p.m.
12191 Mill Rd., Cincinnati
Live music: Red Idle on Friday, Second Wind on Saturday, Stagger Lee on Sunday, food, pig roast on Saturday, chicken dinner on Sunday, beer

ST. MARGARET MARY (North College Hill)
Saturday 4 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday 3-11 p.m.
1830 W. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati
Live music, raffle, food, beer

ALTERFEST (Kettering)
Friday, 7– 11 p.m.
Saturday noon – 11 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 11 p.m.
Monday noon – 5 p.m.
940 E David Rd., Kettering OH
Kids rides, games, live music, blackjack, chicken dinner, Italian sausage, food vendors, beer and wine garden

ST. ANGELA MERICI HOMECOMING FESTIVAL (Fayetteville)
Sunday 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
U.S. 50 and Stone Alley., Fayetteville OH
Silent auction, bingo, games, raffles, food, chicken and roast dinners, beer

Sept. 10, 11, 12

CATHOLIC HISPANIC MINISTRY CINCINNATI HISPANIC FESTIVAL
Saturday and Sunday at noon
Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 7801 Anthony Wayne Ave., Cincinnati
Food: authentic Latin American food from Mexico, Central America and South America, beer

HOLY FAMILY INCLINE DISTRICT STREET FAIR (Price Hill)
Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
3001 Price Ave., Cincinnati
Local food, craft beer, vendors

ST. CLEMENT FESTIVAL AND PIG ROAST (St. Bernard)
Friday 7-11 p.m.
Saturday 3-11 p.m.
Sunday, September 11, 1:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
4646 Vine St., St. Bernard, OH
Food: pig roast, brats, metts, hamburgers, hot dogs, turtle soup, chili, beer

ST. SAVIOUR FALL FESTIVAL (Sycamore Township)
Friday 6 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday 5 p.m.-Midnight
Sunday, 4-9 p.m.
4136 Myrtle Ave., Cincinnati
Food: hamburgers, roast beef, brats, pizza, funnel cakes, beer

ST. SUSANNA (Mason)
Friday 5 p.m. – Midnight
Saturday 4 p.m. – Midnight
Sunday 2 – 9 p.m.
500 Reading Rd., Mason, OH 45040
513-398-3821
Chicken and fish dinners, beer

Sept. 16, 17, 18

SAINTS PETER AND PAUL (Reading)
Friday 6:30-11:30 p.m.
Saturday 4:30-11 p.m.
Sunday noon-8 p.m.
330 W. Vine St., Reading, OH
Live Music: The Belairs on Friday, Bluestone Ivory on Saturday, games, Texas Hold'em tournament on Saturday,
Food: brats, franks, hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, pizza, steak and chicken sandwiches, chicken dinner on Sunday, draft and bottled beer

Sept. 23, 24, 25

ST. CECILIA OKTOBERFEST (Oakley)
Saturday 5 p.m. – Midnight (only people 21 and older after 8 p.m.)
3105 Madison Rd., Cincinnati
Games, German music and dancing, German food and beer

T. COLUMBKILLE WILMINGTON 16th ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST (Wilmington)
Friday 6 – 11 p.m.
Saturday, 3–11 p.m.
73 N Mulberry St., Wilmington OH
Live music, Monte Carlo night, authentic German food, bratwurst, mettwurst, sauerkraut balls, pulled pork and kraut, German beer

ST. MARGARET HALL (O'Bryanville)
Sunday noon-6 p.m.
1960 Madison Rd., Cincinnati
Food: rib and chicken dinners, grill items, beer and wine

ST. VINCENT FERRER FALL FEST (Kenwood)
Saturday 5-11 p.m.
Sunday 4-9 p.m.
7754 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati
Raffle, rides, bands, kiddie corner, food: funnel cakes, chili cookoff on Sunday, craft beer and wine

October

HOLY FAMILY INCLINE DISTRICT STREET FAIR (Price Hill)
Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
3001 Price Ave., Cincinnati
Local food, craft beer, vendors

November

ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA MARONITE CHURCH TASTE OF LEBANON (East Walnut Hills)
Sunday, Nov. 2 from noon – 6 p.m.
2530 Victory Pkwy., Cincinnati
Lebanese folk dance and music, Food: Kibbee, spinach pies, stuffed cabbage, grape leaves, tabouli, falafel, Lebanese pastries

ST. BONIFACE THANKSGVING FESTIVAL (Northside)
Sunday, Nov. 20, 1-6 p.m.
4305 Pitts St., Cincinnati
Food: turkey, roast beef, beer

 

Did I miss one? Email me at marais.jacon-duffy@wcpo.com and I'll add it to the list!