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Parish Festival Guide

IstockImage: Boy on bouncy castle, summer festivalIt's that time of year again! Summer is here, which means BBQ's, pool parties, and summer festivals. Here is a list of summer parish fairs and festivals taking place in the diocese. If your parish festival isn't shown below and you'd like to have it listed, please send details to  

September 16-17, 2017

Holy Spirit Community Festival
2230 Lake Michigan Dr. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Times: 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Sept. 16 and 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 17
Highlights: Saturday tailgate, Sunday pig roast
Contact: Parish office, 616-453-6369

September 24, 2017

Ss. Peter & Paul Fall Festival
520 Myrtle St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Highlights: Large Prize Raffle ($4,000), Pulled Pork Dinner from Sobie Meats
Entry fee: none
Contact: Dennis Vainavicz,, 616-454-5611

September 24, 2017

Our Lady of Grace Spaghetti Dinner and Music Festival
451 South Getty St.
Muskegon, MI  49442
Highlights: Raffle and Craft Fair
Entry fee: Dinner tickets​ - Adults: $8.00; Children (Ages 5-11) $5.00; Under 5 free; Family: $25.00 (includes two adults and their underage children)
(There is no fee to attend the craft fair, silent auction or enjoy the music.)
Contact: Parish Office, 231-722-2803 or  or 


October 7, 2017

St. Simon Applefest
Ludington Area Catholic School Complex
700 E Bryant Rd
Ludington, MI 49431
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Highlights: Our famous Apple Dumplings and many booths
Entry fee: Free
Contact: Parish office 231-843-8606 

October 13, 2017

Sacred Heart of Jesus Fatima Centennial Series (View Flyer)
156 Valley Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6194
Highlights: Adoration, Rosary, Fatima Teaching, Solemn Benediction, Convivial Festivities (including food and beverages for the family) in the parish courtyard immediately following events in church.
Entry fee: Free, though donations will be warmly received
Contact: Parish office, 616-459-8362