The Festival 2018

Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18

Contact: Jeff Acker, 2018 Festival Chair 
1899 McCoy Road (at Reed Road), Columbus, Ohio 43220
FREE admission! All are welcome!

• Rides and Inflatables
• Grilled Food (AND an Italian Dinner by Berwick on Saturday evening in Nugent Parish Hall)
• Entertainment
• Silent Auction
• Games of Chance for kids and adults
• Casino (must be 21 years of age to participate)

Friday, August 17, 2018
Festival Hours: 5 p.m. to midnight

  • 5 to 10 p.m.:  Silent Auction – school gym
  • 5 to 7 p.m.: music EKG
  • 6 p.m. to midnight: Casino – school cafeteria
  • 8 to 11 p.m.: The Buzzard Kings

Saturday, August 18, 2018 
Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 p.m. (Festival weekend only)
Festival Hours: 5 p.m. to midnight

  • 5 to 8 p.m.: Italian sit-down dinner (catered by Berwick) –  Nugent Parish Hall
  • 5 to 5:30: SACRED Singers
  • 5 to 10 p.m.: Silent Auction (all bidding closes precisely at 10 p.m.) – school gym
    • item pickup until 11 p.m. Saturday or from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday
  • 6 to 7 p.m.:  Animal Encounters by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 6 p.m. to midnight: Casino – school cafeteria
  • 8 to 11 p.m.: Conspiracy
  • 10 p.m.: 2018 Festival Raffle Drawing (winner need not be present)


I Spy a Sponsor!


Sign Up to Volunteer ONLINE

Sign Up!

  • View a list of volunteer jobs and description
  • Choose your day and time
  • Receive reminder emails
  • If you prefer to use email, send your volunteer job requests to
  • In-person signups are located on the tables in the Parlor following Masses


Be A Winner!

  • You could win $5,000, $2,000 or $1,000 in the Festival Raffle Drawing held Saturday, Aug. 18, 10 p.m.
  • For additional information, click here


Silent Auction

  • Friday & Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m.
  • You’ll find many great items ranging from trips and golf packages to purses and jewelry.
  • We welcome all donations of new items or cash!
  • 2018 Silent Auction Donation Form

Calling All Bakers!

  • If you love to bake, we need you.
  • Also a great opportunity to become involved if you are unable to volunteer during the festival
  • We need between 50 and 100 cakes/desserts on both Friday and Saturday for the grill tent, the Cake Wheel and the Saturday Night Dinner. For complete baking details, click here


Send Us Your Smiles!

Did you take a great candid festival photo? If you are a St. Andrew parishioner or school family, please send your favorite high-resolution digital image by August 31 to Please include a caption and names of those in the photo. One lucky winner chosen at random will win a $25 Target gift card!  Photos may be used on our Facebook and Instagram pages or highlighted on next year’s promotional materials. We look forward to seeing how much fun you had at The Festival at St. Andrew!