The Festival 2017

Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19

Contact: Jeff Acker, 2017 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 18, 2017
Festival Hours: 5 p.m. to midnight

  • 5 to 10 p.m.: Silent Auction – rectory garage
  • 5 to 7 p.m.: music by EKG – stage
  • 6 to 10 p.m.: Pie and Coffee – Nugent Parish Hall
  • 6 p.m. to midnight: Casino – school cafeteria
  • 8 to 11 p.m.: Conspiracy – stage

Saturday, August 19, 2017
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 10 p.m.: Silent Auction (all bidding closes precisely at 10 p.m.) – rectory garage
    • item pickup until 11 p.m. Saturday or from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday
  • 6 to 7 p.m.: Columbus Zoo animal visit – stage
  • 6 p.m. to midnight: Casino – school cafeteria
  • 7 to 10 p.m.: Pie and Coffee – Nugent Parish Hall
  • 8 to 11 p.m.: The Buzzard Kings – stage
  • 10 p.m.: 2017 Festival Raffle Drawing (winner need not be present)

I Spy a Sponsor!

Sign Up to Volunteer ONLINE

  • 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!

  • Win $3,000, $2,000 or $1,000 in the Festival Raffle Drawing held Saturday, Aug. 19, 10 p.m.
  • Also, two lucky winners will receive $500
  • Remember the $100 Early Bird Drawings each week beginning in July
  • For additional information, click here

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 of the festival. Desserts are used 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 at $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!