Parish Festival

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Parish Festival will not be taking place in 2020. We will see you in 2021! Thank you for your past support!

The information below is for future reference. 

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2019 Festival
Dates & Times

Friday August 30th

Saturday August 31st

Sunday September 1st

7 PM to 11 PM

5 PM to 11 PM

5 PM to 11 PM


the menu at parish festival
©2010 Photo from “Festivals Past”

What’s for dinner?

Expect to be well-fed with classics like burgers, chicken tenders, grilled chicken, Carfagna brats & Italian sausage, roasted corn on the cob, fresh-cut french fries, and pizza, as well as the “festival favorites such as cotton candy, funnel cakes, popcorn, nachos, snow cones, pretzels, ice cream, and more.

Whatever you choose, wash it down with an ice-cold beer, Pepsi product, or a delicious lemon shake-up.


Friday: Fish & Fries
Saturday: Kielbasa and Kraut
Sunday: Meatball Sub

Come take a whirl on our family-friendly rides.

Swings, 100 ft Big Slide, Carousel, Skyfighter, Frolic Spinner, the very popular Swinging Gym (can you make it over the top?), and many others for all ages.


Ride wrist bands will be sold at the festival for $13 and are good for admission to any ride (that day only) until 10:00 pm.

From 10:00 – 11:00 pm. Only ride tickets are accepted.


black outline of a merry go round
little kid riding a ride at the parish festival


outline of bottles and a ball

students playing games at the parish festivals
©2010 photo from “Festivals Past”

All in to win?

All the classic festival games: milk bottle toss, basketball, duck lolly, football toss, pop ring, tip up, win-a-fish, roll down, plus many more.

Money games include: Pot-o-Gold, Big Six, Instant Bingo, Money Wheel, and others.

Game Tokens

You can buy game tokens at the festival for $5 per bag of 20 (25 cents each).

Canned goods benefiting our St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry can be exchanged for free tokens, up to 20 per family at the canned goods donation booth until 10 pm each festival night.

Must be 21 or older to play

Texas Hold’ Em, Poker, food, drinks, and snacks. Open all three nights.



Friday August 30th

The Conspiracy Band

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

collage of different artists from the conspiracy band

Everything you’ve heard about this Conspiracy is true: it’s slick, funky, it’s soulful – and it never stops until everybody’s having a good time. With its three-piece horn section and four amazing vocalists, this group is one of the most sought after in the region.

Click here to learn more about The Conspiracy Band

Saturday August 31st

Swing’s the Thing

5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Swing's the Thing Big Band standing outside of a red car with their instruments

Swing’s the Thing is a 16-piece big band playing hits from a variety of new artists, as well as big band hits playing tunes from the books of such legends as Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, and Woody Herman, just to name a few. “Swing’s the Thing’s” repertory covers a wide range of dance styles that include swing, rock, ballad, blues, cha-cha, rumba, mambo, samba, waltz, disco, foxtrot, and polka.

Click here to learn more about Swing’s the Thing

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Matt Munhall

Matt Munhall playing piano

Matt Munhall is a pianist, composer, recording artist, and performer whose songs are stylistically diverse and inspire reflection on the journey of life. His shows include a wide variety of classics in addition to songs from his six full length albums. Covers include songs of Sinatra, Beatles, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Billy Joel, Elton John, and other hall of fame artists.

Click here to learn more about Matt Munhall

Sunday September 1st

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Shazzbots

the shazzbots band posing

Intergalactic rock band and champions of music, art, and all things creative, blast off for adventure in their Space Winnebago, to spread their rockin’ tunes to all the children of the cosmos!

For over 10 years, The Shazzbots have been entertaining kiddos and parents of all ages with their unique brand of music, adventure, and fun.

Click here to learn more about The Shazzbots

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm


group of men laughing or smiling

The Reaganomics are the Midwest’s most exciting 80’s dance and party band. Based in Columbus, Ohio, The Reaganomics have become the area’s most electrifying eighties show. With the release of their latest CD, “Ten,” The Reaganomics have truly become the “must-see” act in the region.

Click here to learn more about the Reaganomics



You can’t win if you don’t play!

Raffle tickets are available now – pick up a packet (or several) from the table in Marian Hall and return the completed tickets (with payment) to be included in 2019 St. Michael Festival Raffle.

Grand Prize


Second & Third Prizes

$250 each.

All prizes awarded on the last day of the festival. You do not have to be present to win.

Early Bird Drawing – $100

Congratulations to our Early Bird Raffle Drawing Winner who one $100 and still has more chances to win!

Three ways to return your raffle tickets:

♦ Place them in an envelope marked “Raffle” and drop in the collection basket

♦ Drop them off at the Parish Office

Mail them to:

St. Michael Catholic Church
Attn: Raffle
5750 N. High St.
Worthington, OH 43085

raffle box at parish festival
Our trusty lucky raffle drum

Cake Me Away!

A festival favorite – tables loaded down with homemade baked goods – cupcakes, brownies, cookie bars, cake pops, even grandma’s homemade apple pie. If you’re lucky, you’ll also find some delicious ethnic treats such as fresh biscotti, cannoli, or pizzelle.

For those with food sensitivities, there is a section of vegan, gluten free, nut free, and dairy free items too.

collage of different treats

St. Vincent de Paul Festival Garage Sale

St. Vincent de Paul’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Stop by and check out the treasures waiting for you!

Garage Sale Donations

August 10th – August 24th

Place donated items neatly in the corner of Marian Hall under the signs marked “Garage Sale Donations”

outside garage sale at St. Vincent de Paul
©2013 Garage Sale photo from “Festivals Past”

You’ve got gadgets and gizmos a-plenty

You’ve got whozits and whatzits galore

You want thingamabobs?

We’ve got twenty!

But who cares?

No big deal

You need more!

We are unable to accept:

  • TV’s or Computers
  • Linens or Bedding
  • Clothing
  • Stuffed toys
  • Large Appliances
  • Large Picture Frames
  • Furniture
  • Gym Equipment

Questions?  Email [email protected] or call 614-885-7814 ext 550

Disclaimer: All pictures shown are for illustration purposes only.  Actual game or activity may vary due to Festival enhancements and product availability. Contact Festival Chairperson to verify times, prices, etc.