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THE 2019 SAINTS SIMON AND JUDE PARISH  FESTIVAL IS JULY 16, 17 AND 18, 2020!!!!!!!

THE FUN STARTS AT 6PM – SEE YOU THEN!!!!!!

The Saints Simon & Jude Parish Festival is simply amazing! Over 10,000 people join us for all the fun! It’s been called “the best around” and this year we plan on having an even bigger and better festival. The festival is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy lots of fun with your family and friends all while supporting our parish. We have games, rides, food, sky divers, a  home show exhibit ,a huge Chinese auction, a massive flea market, a car raffle and much more!

Come hungry because we have the best festival food around. This year we have a huge selection of food from the Italian booth, Irish booth, Polish booth, Mexican Booth, Apple Dumplings, Pizza, Fry Daddies/Barbecue Pit, Funnel Cakes, Cotton Candy, Snow cones, Popcorn, Ice Cream, Milk Shakes, a huge Bake Sale, Beer, Margarita’s, Soda and the list goes on!  Why not plan to have your dinner at the festival all three nights and try everything – you’ll be happy you did!

You can find fun games and great prizes all over the festival grounds including Sports prizes, Pick a Ticket, Animal Wheel, Duck Pond, Krazy Kans, Wiffle Toss, Pig Races, Fortnite and too much more to list here.

We also have games of chance like the Money Wheel, a Pittsburgh Themed Wheel, Big Six, and much more. Come out and try your luck! We even have a flea market in our gymnasium with loads of great stuff that you won’t want to miss!

Don’t forget we have SKY DIVERS EVERY NIGHT AT 8:00PM!!! Not only can you enjoy the skydivers but you can buy a pie plate and put it int he area where the jumpers land. If they land on your plate you win money!!

Once again this year we will have a GIANT KARAOKE COMPETITION every night that everyone can enjoy! Winners each night advanced to the finals and on Saturday night we crown the grand champion who wins half of the money collected in his or her voting basket!!!!!! The Karaoke starts right after any scheduled entertainment.

BIG SHOTS – HERE IS YOUR TICKET!!! All parking is free at the festival, but for you BIG SHOTS we now offer VIP Valet parking for a suggested donation of only $10 per car!! You will pull right up to the festival and never have to worry about your car. When you are ready to leave the valet will get your car and you will be on your way. It’s going to be amazing.  Please look for the VALET signs at the entrance to the festival. Handicapped parking is free with the Valet.

IT’S FIVE O’CLOCK SOMEWHERE!!! Get your island gear on now and head to our cool festival attraction that is featuring your favorite boat drinks including Margarita’s!

HIDDEN TREASURES IN THE GYMNASIUM!!!! Well not really, but we are going to have the coolest flea market sale in the area!! Stop in the gymnasium and pick up a treasure or two to add to your home. Our workers have been collecting cool stuff all year and you are bound to find something that you can’t live without!

THE “HOME SHOW IS BACK AT THE FESTIVAL AND IT IS GOING TO BE BETTER THAN EVER!!!!

We went to home shows across Pittsburgh and found the companies that are the “Best of the Best” at what they do, and we created our own home show! These high-quality companies will be showing their wares each night at the Saints Simon and Jude Parish Festival.

If you like home show events, this is an awesome event – and it’s free admission!

OTHER COOL STUFF!

Jeff DeMao will perform a live acoustic performance on the Karaoke stage Saturday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Jeff is a fabulous singer/musician and performs all around the area. You won’t want to miss his show!

Froggy Radio will be here broadcasting live on Thursday with free giveaways, the Froggy Mascot and a big announcement for our Chinese Auction booth!!

Look for the Eat’n Park Cookie Cruiser here from 6PM to 8PM on Thursday night. Enjoy a fabulous smiley cookie and other goodies all courtesy of Eat’n Park.

New big fun this year! Look for the iHeartRadio Planet Fitness Challenge where you can show off your physical skills and win some great prizes!

The Festival is advertised in All of Southwestern Pennsylvania including The Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Pennysaver,  Green Sheet, Billboards, Bus Shelters, Yard Signs, Facebook, Twitter, website and Mailers! So tell all your friends about it and we will see you at the festival!!!!

Take a look at all the pages on this site for more info. We hope to see you at the festival!!!

THE FESTIVAL SETUP IS SATURDAY JULY 11, 2020. WE BEGIN AT 8:00AM – PLEASE STOP BY AND GIVE US A HAND, EVEN IF YOU CAN ONLY SPEND AN HOUR OR TWO – WE APPRECIATE IT!!!!

FESTIVAL TEAR DOWN IS SUNDAY JULY 19, 2020 – WE START AT 9AM – PLEASE STOP BY AND GIVE US A HAND! WE WILL BE AT THE GROUNDS ALL DAY. LESS THAN ALL DAY IF YOU CAN STOP BY AND HELP!!!