2019 Parish Festival Listings

Image from the Italian Street Festival in at Holy Rosary Parish in Indianapolis

August 22-24
St. Ann Parish, 6350 S. Mooresville Road, Indianapolis. Parish Festival, Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 5-11:30 p.m., rides, food, family games. Information: 317-821-2909.

August 24
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 5692 Central Ave., Indianapolis. Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk
9 a.m., $20 entry fee, Fall Festival 4-11 p.m., local music, children’s games, restaurant food vendors, beer and wine, $2 admission. Information: 317‑257-2266.

August 24-25
St. Mary Parish, 1331 E. Hunter Robbins Way, Greensburg. On Eagles Wings 5K Walk/Run
Sat. 9 a.m. (register online www.oneagleswings5K.com). Festival, Sat. 5:30-11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.: only adults age 21 and older admitted, pork chop meal and sandwiches with sides, live music by “Nuttin’ Fancy” 7-11 p.m., beer garden, casino games, raffles, auction items; Sun.: family day, fried chicken and pork bar-b-que dinners served 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., bake sale, kids’ games, inflatables, casino games, concessions, quilt raffles, bingo and live music by “Keith Swinney Band” noon-4 p.m. Information: 812-663-8427.

August 30-31, September 1
St. Joseph Parish, 1401 S. Mickley Ave., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Fri. and Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 3:30-11 p.m., American and Vietnamese food, lasagna, rides, children’s tent, black jack, beer garden, Texas poker contest Sun. Information: 317-244-9002.

August 30-31, September 1-2
Sacred Heart Parish, gymnasium, 558 Nebeker St., Clinton. Spaghetti Fest, Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., sauce prepared by Knights of Columbus #9441, air‑conditioned dining, handicapped accessible, adults $8, children 12 and younger $5, craft booths, free parking. Information: 765-832-8468.

September 1
St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Decatur County, St. John the Evangelist Campus, 9995 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Enochsburg Church Picnic, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fireside Inn fried chicken, roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup, games and booths. Information: 812-934-2880.

September 2
St. Peter Parish, 1207 East Road, Brookville. Labor Day Festival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., country style chicken dinners starting at 10:45 a.m., reservations by calling 812-623-2950, games, country store, quilt and basket raffle, $28,000 grand raffle. Information: 812-623-3670, brookvilleparishes@gmail.com.

September 6-7
Father Michael Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School, 201 W. State St., Madison. Shawe and Pope John XXIII Summer Community Festival, 5 p.m.-midnight, carnival rides, food, two $5,000 cash giveaways, live music Sat. by “The Louisville Crashers.” Information: 812-273-5835.

September 6-8
St. Mary Parish, 629 Clay St., North Vernon. Community Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.‑
11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat., 8 a.m. 5K, Sun. indoor chicken buffet, outdoor grilled food, carnival rides, live music, beer garden, silent auction, $10,000 cash raffle. Information: 812‑346-3604.

September 7
St. Joan of Arc Parish, 4217 N. Central Ave., Indianapolis. French Market, noon-10 p.m., French and American food, artisan booths, children’s area, historic church tours, raffle, bake sale, Mass in French at 5:30 p.m. Information: www.sjoa.org/about-french-market,

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, 1840 E. 8th St., Jeffersonville. Street Dance, 7 p.m.-midnight, music by “100% Poly,” food, beverages, kids’ games, raffle, children younger than 18 must be accompanied by adult. Information: 812-282-2677.

September 8
St. Augustine Parish, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Harvest Chicken Dinner and Raffle, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., chicken dinners, quilt raffle, bake sale, cake raffle, 50/50 raffle. Information: 812-282-2677.

St. Pius V Parish, 330 Franklin St., Troy. Fall Festival, 11 a.m., fried chicken and roast beef dinners, family games, yard sale, country store. Information: 812-547-7994.

St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Parish, 512 N. Perkins St., Rushville. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., fried chicken dinners, live auction, crafts, baked goods, quilt and grand prize raffle. Information: 765-932-2588.

September 13-14
St. Thomas More, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Applefest, Fri. 5-10 pm., Sat. 11 a.m.-
10 p.m., food, carnival, kids’ games, basket raffle, silent auction. Information: 317-831-4142 or

September 13-15
St. Lawrence Parish, 6944 E. 46th St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. 1-11 p.m. Sun. 1-6 p.m., food, midway rides, beer garden, live music, bingo. Information: 317-546-4065.

September 14
St. Mary Parish, 415 E. Eighth St., New Albany. Multi-Cultural Festival, 4 p.m. with bilingual Mass followed by festival, American and Hispanic foods, music and dancing, children’s games. Information: 812-944-0417.

St. Bridget of Ireland Parish, 404 E. Vine St., Liberty. Octoberfest, 4 p.m. Mass, 4-10 p.m., German food, basket raffle, games, country store, beer and wine garden. Information: 765-580-2435.

September 15
St. Michael Parish, 101 St. Michael Dr., Charlestown. Septemberfest, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., fried chicken dinner with sides and homemade desserts, traditional Mexican food, quilt raffle, silent auction, cash raffle, $500 Jay C/Kroger gift card raffle, booths, children’s games, face painting, live music. Information: 812-256-3200.

St. Louis Parish, 13 St. Louis Place, Batesville. Festival, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners, games, raffle, beer garden. Information: 812-934-3204.

St. Meinrad Parish, 19630 N. Fourth St., St. Meinrad. Church Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, food court with fried chicken dinners, homemade soups and desserts, sandwiches, cash prize grand raffle, quilt raffle, theme baskets, live music, children’s zone, bingo. Information:

September 20-21
St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Dr. E., Indianapolis. Fall Fest, 5-10 p.m. each night, food, beverages, live entertainment, family games. Information: 317-259-4373.

St. Malachy Parish, 9833 E. County Road 750 N., Brownsburg. Country Fair and Hog Roast, Fri. 4-11 p.m., Sat. 3-11 p.m., pork burgers, pulled pork sandwiches, carnival rides, live entertainment, children’s games, beer garden, bingo. Information: 317-852-3195.

September 22
St. Michael Parish, 11400 Farmers Ln., Bradford. Parish Picnic, 10:30 a.m. Mass, ham and fried chicken dinners with homemade dumplings and pie served 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: 812-364-6646.

September 25
St. Mary Parish “Spaghetti Dinner” at Lawrence County Persimmon Festival, Main St., Mitchell, 4-7 p.m. Information: 812-849-3570.

September 27-28
SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Parish, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. Fall Festival, Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat. noon-11 p.m., Fri., fish fry, Sat., fried chicken dinner, live music, children’s tent and games, beer garden, dessert and wine bar, silent auction, rides, wristband Sat., $15,000 raffle. Information: 317-859-4673.

September 28
St. Rita Parish, 1733 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave., Indianapolis, St. Rita Raffle, Auction and Dance, 6-10 p.m., $25 advance tickets include 50/50 tickets, $30 at the door. Information:

September 29
St. Mark Parish, 5377 Acorn Road, Tell City. Shooting Match and Picnic, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, ham, beef and money shoot, splatter boards, chili, homemade pies, quilt and big raffle, country store, crafts, fresh produce, family games. Information: 812-836-2481.

October 3-5
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 5333 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Fall Festival, times to be determined, live entertainment, raffle, silent auction, yard sale, food, rides. Information:

October 4-5
Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 89 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Oktoberfest, 5 p.m.-midnight both nights, live music, authentic homemade German food and desserts, health and safety fair, kids’ playground and games, 50/50 raffle, $25,000 big raffle, beer garden. Information: 317-784-5454.

October 5
St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 3354 W. 30th St., Indianapolis. Pumpkinfest, 2-9 p.m., live music, cash prize raffle, kids’ games and activities, bounce houses, food, recipe contest, local craft beer, vendors, euchre, pumpkin races, pumpkin patch. Information: 317-926-7359.

October 6
Holy Family Parish, 3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg. Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., chicken and roast beef dinners available until 4 p.m., adult and children’s games, money raffle, quilts, basket booth, silent auction, country store. Information: 812-934-3013.

St. John Paul II Parish, St. Joseph Campus, 2605 St. Joe Road W., Sellersburg. Turkey Shoot, Fall Festival and Chicken Dinner, 11 a.m., chicken dinners with homemade dumplings, booths, raffles, quilt raffles, kids’ games, firing range. Information: 812-246-3522.

October 11-12
St. Michael Parish, 145 St. Michael Blvd., Brookville. Fall Fest, Fri. 4-midnight, Sat. noon‑
midnight, Fri. music by “90 Proof Twang Band,” draft beer; Sat., family-style chicken dinner. Information: 765-647-5462.

October 11-20
Downtown Square, Rockville. St. Joseph Parish Cruller Shack at the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 765-569-5406.

October 20
St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, 6501 St. Isidore Road, Bristow. Shooting Match/Festival, 10:30 a.m. CT, food, raffle, bingo, children’s games. Information: 812-843-5713.

November 3
St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, St. Martin of Tours Campus, 27246 Perry St., Siberia. Shooting Match/Festival, 10:30 a.m. CT, food, raffle, bingo, children’s games. Information: 812-843-5713.

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