Family Fall Festival

Join Us for the Third St. Philip Family Fall Festival

Saturday September 22 / 9A to 4P Rain or Shine / FREE ADMISSION

After two successful years, the St. Philip Family Fall Festival returns with more local vendors for fantastic shopping, children’s programs for lots of family fun and a hot grill for delicious food.  The 2017 Festival attendees heard great music, shopped with many crafters and ate delicious food. Many also won awesome items from the Chinese Raffle like Yankees, Mets and Giants memorabilia, bowling and movie passes, restaurant gift cards, beautiful home goods from Lillian August, car washes, along with museum, zoo and water park passes. The Family Fall Festival brings together activities for all ages!

Join us on Saturday, September 22 from 9A – 4P at

St. Philip Church 1 Father Conlon Place, Norwalk

  • Touch A Truck chance to see different kinds of working trucks up close
  • Face Painting, Touch-A-Tank and Games for children
  • Local Artisans with arts, crafts,  homemade items,  jewelry, clothing, baked goods and more
  • Coachman Club Classic Cars showcasing special cars from yesteryear
  • Performances by community groups and DJs
  • Pumpkin Patch with pumpkins and mums for sale
  • Chinese Raffle including many unique and wonderful items for lots of chances to win

We look forward to a fun day with our neighbors enjoying games, good food, fun activities, shopping and music!

JUST ADDED - the Roaming Railroad 

Hop aboard the Roaming Railroad, and take a spin around the festival. The Roaming Railroad is considered “New England’s Nicest Trackless Train” and is appropriate for all ages with seating for up to 27 people including wheelchair access. The train ride requires a separate ticket available for purchase on the train.

 

 

 

 

 

Vender agreements are HERE

If you have any questions please contact Laurie Fan at:

Fallfestival@stphilipnorwalk.org.

Community Partners agreement HERE 

Volunteers Needed

Last year we had nearly 100 volunteers helping throughout the day:  in the kitchen, selling raffle tickets, pumpkins & mums, cleaning up and having FUN.  The festival is not only a fundraiser, it is a great way to build community and get to know your fellow parishioners.  You can volunteer in the event planning or by contributing your time and talent for as little as 2 hours on the day of the festival. 

Sponsors

You or your business can support the Festival as a patron at one of the three sponsorship levels - $100, $250 or $500. You can choose to be a general sponsor or sponsor a specific event/booth.  All patrons will be displayed on signage at the event and acknowledged in the bulletin.

 Looking for more Trucks

Do you or someone you know have a big truck that kids would love to see? Returning to this year’s Fall Festival is a “Touch a Truck” and we will be featuring many truck types. If you know a person or business that has any kind of vehicle which captures the imagination of kids (construction equipment, fire/police vehicles, delivery truck, etc.) who may be willing to display it at the Festival, please contact us.

Attention Bakers

The Baked Goods booth at the Fall Festival needs you!  We need your specialty – breads, coffee cakes, pies, cakes, jellies and jams, as well as individually wrapped or small bags of brownies, cookies, rice krispie treats, peanut brittle, cake pops … whatever you like to make, someone would love to eat.  Mark your calendar, get out your apron and plan to bake for the Festival.  Donations for the baked goods booth will be accepted on Friday, September 21. 

If you can help out with any of the above,  please call the parish office at 203-847-4549 or email fallfestival@stphilipnorwalk.org.

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