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 Parish Festivals

​Plan to join us this summer and fall for games, food, fellowship and fun! See the schedule below for the dates and times of the annual parish festivals throughout the four counties of the diocese.

Belle Vernon

Parish: St. Sebastian
Dates: Oct. 7, 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Oct. 8, noon-7 p.m.
Highlights: Saturday, dinner dance with Pure Gold; Sunday, festival on church grounds
Details: 724-929-9300, or


Parish: St. Lawrence
Dates: August 26, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Details: Matt Fuller, 724-859-4775 or


Parish: St. Rita
Dates: July 13-15, 5:30-10 p.m.
Highlights: Thursday, fireworks; Friday, Nick Fiasco; Saturday, Abacus Jones.
Details: Parish Office, 724-628-6840 or

Parishes: Immaculate Conception and St. John the Evangelist
Dates: August 5, 4-10 p.m., August 6, 12:30-9 p.m.
Location: Parish grounds of St. John the Evangelist
Highlights: Flash the Band and DJ Rich.
Details: Parish Office, 724-628-6840 or


Parish: Church of the Resurrection
Dates: Aug. 13, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Details: Parish Office, 724-254-3041 or


Parish: St. Bartholomew
Dates: July 13-16.
Highlights: Festival in honor of Our Lady Mt. Carmel with fireworks Saturday, 10:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m., Mass and procession with dinner
Details: Rectory, 724-834-0709


Parish: St. Francis of Assisi
Dates: Aug. 6, noon-5 p.m.
Highlights: car show, pasta and salad bar, and bake sale (registration begins at 11 a.m.); oldies by DJ Arnie Amber.
Details: Linda Rohol, 724-583-7866


Parish: St. Bruno
Dates: June 16-17, 5-11 p.m.; June 18, 5-9:30 p.m.;
Highlights: Friday, car cruise, oldies music; Saturday, country band; Sunday, noon, chicken dinner, and "Almost Sinatra" and the Murphy Band.
Details: 724-836-0690

​Harrison City

Parish: St. Barbara
Dates: July 14-15, 6-10:30 p.m.
Highlights: Bands: Friday, 7 p.m., Undercover; Saturday, 7 p.m., Just JJ.
Details: Jan Shepherd, 724-744-7474 ext. 106.


Parish: St. Edward
Dates: July 23, 12:30-7 p.m.
Highlights: DJ Georgio from radio WKFB 97.5 FM.
Details: 724-446-5197 or


Parish: St. Thomas More University
Details: Sept. 15, 4-9 p.m., Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Details: or


Parish: Ascension Parish Italian Festival
Dates: July 8, 4-10 p.m.; July 9, 3-10 p.m.
Details: 724-523-2560 or Rectory, 724-523-6567


Parish: St. John the Evangelist
Dates: Aug. 6, noon-8 p.m.
Details: 724-537-8909

Parish: St. Vincent Basilica
Dates: July 29, 5-9 p.m.; July 30, noon-8 p.m.
Details: Kristina Davies, 724-539-8629 ext. 19. or

​Lower Burrell

Parish: St. Margaret Mary
Dates: June 23-24,
Highlights: Food booths open at 4 p.m., games and rides, 6 p.m.
Details: Parish Office, 724-335-2336 or


Parish: St. Benedict
Dates: July 8, 5:30-10 p.m., July 9, noon-7 p.m.
Highlights: Saturday, 5:30 p.m., outdoor Mass.
Details: 724-834-9045 or


Parish: St. Francis of Assisi Labor Day Festival
Dates: Sept. 2-3, 6-10 p.m.
Highlights: Saturday, Gary Pratt; Sunday, Vibrations Band
Details: Linda Rohol, 724-583-7866

​Mount Pleasant

Parish: Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Dates: June 11, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Highlights: Ethnic foods (Slovak Platter), cake stand and entertainment.
Details: 724-547-1911

Parish: St. Pius X
Dates: July 23, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Highlights: Ethnic foods, baskets and entertainment.
Details: 724-547-1911


Parish: The Epiphany of Our Lord
Dates: Aug. 5, 5-10 p.m.; Aug. 6, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Location: Epiphany Chapel grounds, 44 Pennsylvania Blvd.
Highlights: Saturday, Street Level Band; Sunday, noon- 4 p.m., Ray Jay and the Carousels and 5 p.m., 2Broke Country Girls musical comedy.
Details: Tara Manderino, 724-684-7661 or


Parish: Mother of Sorrows
Dates: Aug. 4-5, 5-10 p.m.
Highlights: Saturday, 4 p.m., Mass.
Details: Joanne Retter, 724-733-8870 or

​North Huntingdon

Parish: St. Agnes
Dates: Aug. 4-5, 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Aug 6. 5-9:30 p.m.
Details: 724-863-2626 or

​New Kensington

Parish: Mount St. Peter Parish Festival Italiana
Dates: Aug. 3-5, 5-10 p.m.
Highlights: Mass, Saturday, 4:30 p.m.
Details: or Jennifer Lombardo, 724-335-5647


Parish: St. John the Baptist
Dates: July 16, noon-8 p.m.
Details: 724-736-4442 or

​Point Marion

Parish: St. Hubert
Dates: Aug. 26, 3-10 p.m.
Highlights: Polka Mass, 4 p.m.
Details: Gretchen Kaczmarczyk, 724-725-3839 or


Parish: St. John the Baptist
Dates: June 3, 5-10 p.m., June 4, 5-9 p.m.
Details: 724-887-6321 or


Parish: Holy Cross
Dates: Sept. 16, 5-9 p.m.; Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Highlights: Ethnic foods and live entertainment
Details: 724-925-7811 or