2021 ST. PATRICK FALL FESTIVAL
Our Fall Festival begins Friday evening, September 17, and concludes Saturday night, September 18. Join us as we celebrate our community with rides, live entertainment, delicious food, activities for all ages, and good friends. Parking and entrance to the festival are FREE!
Thu, September 16
12 PM - School Dismissal
1 PM - Setup
Fri, September 17
5-10:30 PM - Festival Grounds OPEN
6-10:30 PM - Music by GATEWAY DOWNS DJ
Sat, September 18
2-10 PM - Festival Grounds OPEN
3 PM - Cornhole Tournament - REGISTER
7-10 PM - Music by SACRED HEART STONES
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. Parking is located in the Wentzville Community Club with free shuttle service to the festival grounds.
Do I need to purchase tickets?
Most of our activities use tickets instead of cash for purchases. Food and beverages require tickets. The carnival games also use tickets, as do specialty games like soccer darts. There will be a separate ticket booth for the amusement rides. The casino games are cash only. There will be an ATM on-site for your convenience.
Carnival Games - 1-2 tickets
Specialty Games - 2-4 tickets
Gatorade, Soda & Water - 1-2 tickets
Beer & Seltzer - 4 tickets
Snacks - 1-3 tickets
Food Items - 2-10 tickets
FOOD & DRINK
What is there to eat and drink?
The Sugar Shack, hosted by the Youth Group, will feature candy, snow cones, cotton candy, Gatorade, soda, and water. Sugarfire will offer brisket, pork, and turkey meals while the Knights of Columbus will be serving up liver & gizzards, pickle fries, chips with cheese, boneless wings, mini tacos, mushrooms, hotdogs, and chips along with Chick-fil-A spicy and regular chicken sandwiches. Lulu's Shaved Ice food truck will feature shaved ice, frozen custard, frozen yogurt, and dole whip.
The beer tent will feature a variety of beers 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.
GAMES & RIDES
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, Superhero Wheel, Monster String, Fishing, and Pig Race. Our St. Patrick Athletic Association will also be hosting velcro Soccer Darts.
We will also have games of chance. Some examples include Lucky 7, Quarter Pitch, Muffin 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 starting Wed, September 1 through Wed, September 15 at 12 PM. Tickets are $50 each and are good for both days ($10 savings). All St. Patrick School and PSR students will receive a Pre-Sale Form to be completed and returned with payment by the deadline. The special Pre-Sale Two-Day Tickets are only available at these times and will not be available at the festival.
*NEW THIS YEAR: 2-Day Pre-Sale tickets will be placed in an envelope with the child’s name and made available for pickup at the festival. Nothing will be sent home. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to parents that payment has been received and to pick up the ticket at the Fall Festival. Pre-Sale pick-up will be at a designated spot at one of the three ticket sales booths. Tickets are then redeemed at the Ride Ticket Booth for a 2-day unlimited ride bracelet.
One-Day Unlimited Ride Bracelets are $20 for Friday and $40 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: There are NO REFUNDS for tickets or bracelets. Replacement tickets and bracelets are not available for those that are lost or damaged. Also, the 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 6-10:30 PM
On Saturday, Sacred Heart Stones from Troy, MO will bring classic & soft rock sounds to our festival grounds from 7-10 PM.
Entertainment is FREE! No cover charge!
New this year!
LC CORNHOLE will host a Cornhole Tournament on Sat, September 18. Warm-ups start at 2 PM with bags flying at 3 PM. $40 per team, 5 game guarantee! 4 pool play games into an A & B single elimination bracket. Pre-registration is required via Jotform. Contact Joe Rohne for details at 636-236-2191.
Can I participate in any raffles?
Yes! The St. Patrick 2021 Fall Festival E-Raffle is an easy and fun way to support the school's mission. For just $25, you'll be entered for your chance to win the Grand Prize choice of $10,000 or a custom Yamaha Utility Vehicle, or 2 other great cash prizes of $5,000 (2nd prize) or $1,000 (third prize). Tickets are $25 each, or buy 4 tickets and receive 1 ticket FREE!
How to Purchase
- ONLINE at bit.ly/3zdFQrN
- CONTACT any St. Patrick School or PSR Student
- STOP BY the Parish Office
Ticket sales will close at 9:45 pm CDT on September 18, 2021. The winners will be drawn at 10:00 pm on September 18, 2021, during the festival. Winners do NOT need to be present to win. Winners will be contacted within 10 business days of the drawing by St. Patrick Parish.
CONNECT WITH US!
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 16, 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 16, 1:00 PM until finished and TEAR DOWN - Sat, Sep 18, 10:30 PM until finished.
Please support our 2021 St. Patrick Fall Festival & E-Raffle Sponsors!
We appreciate those people and businesses in our community that allow us to make this event happen! Supporting our 2021 Fall Festival & E-Raffle Sponsors is the best way to thank them for supporting our parish!
I want to volunteer. Who do I contact?
I have a question about the Fall Festival or Fall Festival Sponsorship. Who do I contact?
Rob Pierski at 314-324-1650 or [email protected].
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. St. Patrick Catholic Church does not endorse or condone any irresponsible or illegal consumption of alcohol. Participants are expected to consume responsibly.