Parish Festivals in Buffalo

With summer in full swing, many area parishes are hosting family-friendly festivals, carnivals and lawn fetes during the weekends. Plan out a visit to a nearby festival below.

July 15-17 - St. John Paul II Parish Lawn Fete, 2052 Lakeview Road, Lake View. Music, outdoor food, games, raffle, auction, beer and wine, 5K race and walk. 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

July 21-24 - St. John Vianney Parish Lawn Fete, 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. Food trucks, outdoor food, classic cars, kids carnival, beer tent, entertainment, fireworks, auctions, Sabres players, 5K race and walk. 6:30 p.m. Thursday (5K kickoff), 6 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday.

July 22 & 24 - St. Mary Parish Picnic, 6919 Transit Road, Swormville. Chowder chase race/walk, beer and wine, food trucks. 7 p.m. Friday; Outdoor food, inflatables, pony rides, games, raffles. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

July 28-30 - Our Lady of Charity Parish Summerfest, 65 Ridgewood Road, Buffalo. Kids carnival, basket raffle, car show, music, outdoor food, games. 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Aug. 5-7 - St. Christopher Parish Summerfest, 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda. Rides, raffles, beer tent, music, basket auction, outdoor food, 5K race and walk. 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Aug. 6-7 - Our Lady of Victory Basilica Pennies to Heaven Lawn Fete, 767 Ridge Road, Lackawanna. Outdoor food, beer, theme baskets and raffles, kids activities, games, photo booth, music. 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Aug. 6 - All Saints Parish Festival, Esser & Chadduck Streets, Buffalo. Raffles, entertainment, auctions, face painting, outdoor food. 3 to 11 p.m.

Aug. 7 - St. Mary's Parish Family Lawn Fete, 6785 East Arcade Road, East Aurora. Outdoor food, music, theme baskets, children games. 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aug. 14 - Blessed Mary Angela Parish Lawn Fete, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. Outdoor food, raffles. Noon to 4 p.m.

Aug. 16 - St. Luke's Mission of Mercy Corn Roast at Donald Spoth Farm, 2715 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. All you can eat outdoor food, basket auction, raffles, music. $20 admission (children free), 3 to 8 p.m.

Aug. 19-21 - Annunciation Parish Summer Picnic, 7580 Clinton St., Elma. Classic cars, raffles, outdoor food, music, kids carnival. 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Aug. 27 - Fundraising Reunion at Mickey Rats benefiting St. Luke's Mission of Mercy, 8934 Lakeshore Road, Angola. Italian dinner buffet, cash bar, live auction, basket raffle, music. $25 admission. 4 to 8 p.m.

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