2019 St. Patrick Fall Festival
Our Fall Festival begins Friday evening, September 13 and concludes Saturday night, September 14. Join us as we celebrate our community with rides, live entertainment, delicious food, activities for all ages, and good friends. Entrance to the festival is FREE!
2019 Weekend Agenda
*TIMES - Rides and games will be open right after Mass on Saturday sometime between 4:30-5:00 PM. Rides will run until 11 PM on Friday and 10 PM on Saturday.
Where is the St. Patrick Fall Festival located?
Our festival is held on our parish and school grounds at 701 S. Church St., Wentzville, MO. From I-70 take Church St. Exit 209 and turn north onto Church St.
Do I need to purchase tickets?
Most of our activities use tickets instead of cash for purchases. Food and beverages from the Sugar Shack, Café, and Beer Tent require tickets. The carnival games also use tickets, as do specialty games like the soccer darts. There will be a separate ticket booth for the carnival rides. The casino games are cash only.
Sample Ticket Chart • 1 ticket = $1
Carnival Games 1-2 tickets
Specialty Games 2-4 tickets
Pop/Water 1 ticket
Beer/Wine 3-8 tickets
Snacks 1-3 tickets
Food Items 1-5 tickets
What is there to eat and drink?
The Sugar Shack, hosted by the Youth Group, will feature snow cones, candy, chips, and soda. The Café will offer up burgers, hot dogs, Chick-fil-A, loaded tater tots, pretzels, chips, soda, and water. The Knights of Columbus will be serving up gizzards, livers, wings, and fried pickles at their food tent (no chicken dinner this year).
WE HAVE TWO BEER TENTS THIS YEAR! The beer tents will feature a variety of beer in 16 oz. aluminum bottles and spiked seltzer. Anyone purchasing alcohol must show an id as proof of age in order to receive a wristband to purchase alcohol. There is no charge for the wristband.
What kind of games can I play?
We will have a variety of carnival games. Some examples include Glitter Tattoo Booth, Rifle Booth, Bowlarama, Looney Ball, Clown Down, Shoot and Score, Ring Toss, Cannery, Wheel, Monster String, Fishing, and Pig Race. Our St. Patrick Athletic Association will also be hosting velcro soccer.
We will also have games of chance. Some examples include Lucky 7, Quarter Pitch, Florida Toss, Card Draw, and Pull Tabs.
What kind of rides are there?
American Banner Amusements will offer a wide variety of amusement rides for all ages from bounce houses to spinning vortexes. ABA prides itself in their commitment to providing “Excellence in Family Fun”.
How do I get tickets or bracelets for the carnival rides?
Pre-Sale Two-Day Unlimited Ride Tickets* will be on sale after all Masses the weekend before the festival for $40 each and are good for both days ($10 savings). In addition, pre-sale tickets will be available on Wednesday, September 11 for 30 minutes before and after each PSR session in the school cafeteria. All St. Patrick school students receive a Pre-Sale Form (included in the school newsletter) to be completed and returned with payment by the deadline. The special Pre-Sale Two-Day Tickets are only available at these times and locations and will not be available at the festival. *Pre-Sale Tickets will be given instead of ride bracelets and can be redeemed for a two-day unlimited ride bracelet at the festival.
One-Day Unlimited Ride Bracelets for Fall Festival are $20 for Friday and $30 for Saturday and will only be sold at the festival at the Ride Ticket Booth.
Individual Ride Tickets can be purchased at the festival at the Ride Ticket Booth.
Please note: Replacement tickets and bracelets are not available for those that are lost or damaged and there are no refunds. Festival goes on, rain or shine.
What if I need cash for tickets or casino games?
There will be an ATM on-site for your convenience.
Will there be music?
On Friday evening, Gateway Downs DJ will be playing from 6-11 PM
Gateway Downs DJ
On Saturday, Sacred Heart Stones from Troy, MO will bring classic & soft rock sounds to our festival grounds from 7-10 PM.
Sacred Heart Stones
Also featuring a "Salute to the Standards" on Friday & Saturday from 6-10 PM. Come hear your favorite karaoke sounds from the 50s & 60s, including Connie Francis, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, and MANY MORE! Hosted by Deanna Johnson and Rick Boedeker.
A Salute to the Standards Karaoke Music
Entertainment is FREE! No cover charge!
Can I participate in any raffles?
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! This year's raffle is for a winner's choice of $10,000 cash or a Polaris Ranger XP 900. Tickets are $50 each and will be available after all weekend Masses, during scrip sales, in the parish or school office, or can be purchased at the festival. The winner will be drawn on Saturday night at 9:30 PM.
What ways can I help with the Fall Festival?
Many dedicated individuals, families, ministries, and businesses work together to make the St. Patrick Fall Festival a memorable and fun event each year. Here is how you can get involved:
- Spread the word: Invite your family, friends, and neighbors to join us! Make sure to “Like” us on Facebook! Visit our Facebook Page and share your memories and what you are looking forward to. You can also share this PAGE.
- Volunteer: We need help beginning on Thursday, September 12, at 1:00 PM to help with set-up activities. During the festival on Friday and Saturday, volunteers can help sell tickets, run kid’s games, sell beverages & food, clean-up, and tear down. CLICK HERE to sign-up online. If you are unable to commit to a day or time, please join us for set up and tear down. No sign-ups, just show up. SET-UP - Thurs, Sep 12, 1:00 PM until finished and TEAR DOWN - Sat, Sep 14, 10:30 PM until finished.
- Fall Festival Sponsorship: Contact the parish office at 636-332-9225 or [email protected] for more information about how you or your business can support the Fall Festival through corporate sponsorship.
Please support our 2019 St. Patrick Fall Festival Sponsors. Click on logo for contact information.
I have a question about the Fall Festival. Who do I contact?
Matt Rankey at 314-499-9275 or [email protected] for more information.
Thank you for supporting our annual St. Patrick Fall Festival!
The St. Patrick Fall Festival Committee reserves the right to cancel or change any activity.