Festival ministry plans, organizes and puts on the parish festival on the second weekend in October every year. This festival serves as an outreach to the Huntington Beach area. The parish community comes together to support this event. Come on out and volunteer! We need people to set up the festival grounds, work in the game and food booths, clean up, etc. You will be rewarded a hundredfold by helping and just having a great time.
We can’t do it without you! Think how much fun you’ll have working a booth. Or even better, being a booth captain. How about sponsoring a booth? There are so many ways to get involved in the festival. Please call the parish office at 846-3359, then dial “0” and leave your name and number. We’ll call you back.
Raffle Tickets are on sale in the parish center during regular office hours.
Tickets are $2 each or 6 for $10 or book of 12 for $20.
Volunteers will help set up everything and anything starting on Thursday evening and Friday afternoon. This is one of the most important volunteer opportunities, these volunteers help to ensure we are ready to go on Friday evening. Please come and help as frequently as you can. This position requires that you are able to lift heavy objects!
After Mass Table: Duties for the after mass table include:
Selling Saturday "all you can ride" tickets
Selling Food and Game Tickets
Taking Volunteer sign ups
Welcoming sponsor inquiries
Sign up Here
Field Setup Day: This is Day ONE on the field, getting everything out of the container and into the mobile mini. Aside from that, we will need help with the following:
covering the stage backdrop
installing the stage scenic painting
test and clean all refrigerators, freezers all fryers
Sign Up Here
Face Painting Booth: Assist the children with face painting and hair coloring.
Coke Pitch: Assist customer with playing, take tickets and count rings, picking up tossed rings, issuing prizes to winners
Pitch 'till you Win: Sign up to Volunteer
Dime Toss: Handle money, make change in dimes for customers, monitoring game and issuing prizes to winners.
Spin a Wheel:
Star Dart (Tic Tac Toe):
Fish 'Till U Win:
All shifts will need to perform the following things: Sell Sell Sell food and drinks, take food and game tickets in lieu of US currency. Opening Shift: Pickup all operational supplies from the hall and set up the booth for the day. Closing Shift: Cleanup the booth and return all operational supplies for the day to the hall.
Snack Shack Booth: Who wants a snack, or even better Silly String?? This is your opportunity to be the "person" that causes the great silly string attack of 2017, or that nice person that made a kid smile by selling them more sugar? Volunteers will prepare and serve food (Cotton candy, pretzels, popcorn, etc.) non-alcoholic drinks, silly string and happiness. Sign up to Volunteer
Beer Tent: Volunteers assist with the pouring of beverages and receive and process ticket payment methods. Will also help with set-up of the pub on first shift. YOU MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO VOLUNTEER.
Hamburger Booth: Sign up to Volunteer
Italian Booth: Click here to Volunteer
Baked Potato Booth: Click here to Volunteer
Ice Cream Booth: Click here to Volunteer
Bakery & Coffee Booth: Booth Volunteers package and sell baked good donations and coffee. Click Here to Volunteer
We need lots of donations of treats & sweets! Donations of Cookie bars (lemon, brownies, etc), Cakes, Pies, Muffins, Cookies, Homemade candy, and *especially* decorated Cupcakes are needed (nothing requiring refrigeration, please).
Bakery items may be dropped off in the Parish Hall beginning Thursday, October 5th from 2:30-4:00pm. Drop off bakery items on Friday, October 6, Saturday, October 7 or Sunday, October 8th from 9am - 9pm.
Information Booth: Volunteers working at the information desk will sell tickets and wristbands and are available to answer questions - volunteers will be provided with all relevant information. Volunteers will also be in charge of keeping track of lost and found items. The Information Booth will also be where lost children are brought to meet their parents. MUST BE OVER AGE 18 TO VOLUNTEER.
Grand Raffle Ticket Sales: Volunteers will work in the Grand Raffle Ticket tent to promote and sell tickets. Volunteers will receive and process all payment methods.
Food and Game Ticket Sales: Click here to Volunteer
Festival Maintenance: Working to ensure that our festival remains a clean and safe environment. Volunteers will be responsible for emptying trash barrels and other various and other tasks. This position requires that you are able to lift heavy objects and over age 18.
Field Support: Your mission is to assist overall field operational support, that means: Transporting food supplies to food booths, Transporting ICE to food booths, Transporting game prizes to game booths, Table Clearing from Dining pavilion, odds and ends to support the Festival Chair. Sign up to Volunteer
Festival First Responders: Be on standby to help festival guests with any health emergencies during the festival. Only for registered nurses and first responders.
Festival Tear Down: Lifting is involved! Breakdown consists of assisting with breaking down the tables, booths, tents, food court, signage, and moving items into the parish cellar. Helping to lift heavy items can be involved. Thank you for helping us on Sunday evening after all the festival is finished!
Field Clean-up Day