The Catholic church summer festival season kicked off locally the first weekend in June at Queen of Peace in Millville.
Here are upcoming Catholic church festivals in Butler and Warren counties:
ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE FESTIVAL (Liberty Twp.)
When: 6 to 11 p.m. June 8; 5 p.m. to midnight June 9; 3 to 9 p.m. June 10
Where: 5720 Hamilton-Mason Road, Liberty Twp.
Events: Entertainment, kids games, games of chance, rides, baskets, silent auction, Texas Holdem tournament.
Food: Hamburgers, metts, bratts, pulled pork, grilled chicken, funnel cakes. Beer and wine available with ID and wristband.
More info: www.saint-max.org; 513-777-4322
BISHOP FENWICK HIGH SCHOOL FESTIVAL (Franklin)
When: 6 p.m. to midnight June 22; 4 p.m. to midnight June 23; 4 to 10 p.m. June 24
Where: 4855 State Route 122, Franklin
Events: Live bands, raffle, carnival rides, adult and kids games, classic car cruise-in. Sunday only is endless rides for $15.
Food: Festival favorites. Sunday features Sons of Italy Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Beer available with ID and wristband.
More info: www.fenwickfalcons.org; 513-423-0723
BADIN HIGH SCHOOL FESTIVAL (Hamilton)
When: 6 p.m. to midnight June 22; 4 p.m. to midnight June 23
Where: Marcum Park at RiversEdge, 2nd and Dayton streets, downtown Hamilton
Food: A variety of festival favorites. Beer available with ID and wristband.
More info: 513-863-3993
ST. ANN 48TH ANNUAL FAMILY FIESTA FESTIVAL (Hamilton)
When: 6 to 11:30 p.m. July 27; 6 to 11:30 p.m. July 28
Where: 3064 Pleasant Ave., Hamilton
Events: Live music Friday (90 Proof Twang) and Saturday (Marquis 66), raffle with $4,000 grand prize, kids games and bike raffle, poker, Split the Pot, Over/Under, merchant’s booth.
Food: Burgers, hot dogs, metts, brats, Italian sausage, fish sandwiches, pizza, funnel cakes, and homemade baked goods. Draft beer featuring Hamilton’s Municipal Brew Works. ID and wristband required for all beer sales.
More info: 513-863-4963
ST. ALOYSIUS SUMMER FESTIVAL (Shandon)
When: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 5
Where: 3350 Chapel Road, Shandon
Food: All-you-can-eat chicken dinner. Beer only in restricted area.
More info: 513-738-1014
ST. JOHN FAMILY FESTIVAL (West Chester Twp.)
When: 6 p.m. to midnight Aug. 3; 5 p.m. to midnight Aug. 4; 4 to 9 p.m. Aug. 5
Where: 9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, West Chester Twp.
Events: Basket bonanza, kids games, rides, poker, silent auction, live bands.
Food: Pulled pork, Italian sausage, corn on the cob, Saratoga chips, pizza, walking tacos, ice cream, baked desserts, funnel cakes. Beer, wine, frozen margaritas, frozen daiquiris with ID and wristband.
More info: www.stjohnwc.org; 513-777-6433
SACRED HEART (Fairfield)
When: 6 p.m. to midnight Aug. 10; 5 p.m. to midnight Aug. 11; 3 to 9 p.m. Aug. 12
Where: 400 Nilles Road, Fairfield
Food: Fish Fry on Friday, Chick-Fil-A on Saturday, pulled/shaved pork on Sunday, plus festival favorites throughout the weekend. Beer, frozen daiquiris, margaritas available with ID and wristband.
More info: 513-858-4210
ST. SUSANNA (Mason)
When: 5 p.m. to midnight Sept. 7; 4 p.m. to midnight Sept. 8; 2 to 9 p.m. Sept. 9
Where: 500 Reading Road, Mason
Food: Chicken and fish dinners all weekend. Beer available with ID and wristband.
More info: 513-398-3821
Information provided by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
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