Festival


Planning is Underway for our 2020 Festival

Details Coming Soon

The annual St. Joan of Arc Community Festival is usually held in August. The three-day event will feature rides, games, food, drinks and entertainment. Whether you have teenagers, are a young couple or a family with small children, our festival has something for everyone so you’re sure to have lots of fun! There is no admission fee and the festival is open to the public. Rides, foods, and games do have a cost. A portion of the festival proceeds go to charity.

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

Rides

$18 for a wristband for all rides or $1 per ticket (3-5 tickets per ride)
The festival has a new ride provider this year with more rides than in the past. Rides include:

  • Cyclone
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Rock-N-Roll
  • Star Trooper
  • Fun Slide
  • Swinger
  • Loop-O-Plane
  • Tilt-A-Whirl
  • Hip Hop Bear
  • Merry Go Round
  • Fun House
  • Jungle Mania
  • Helicopter
  • Hampton Gators
  • And many more!

Carnival games

  • Frog hop
  • Milk can softball toss
  • Pop bottle ring toss
  • Games of chance
  • Speed pitch
  • Basketball shooting game
  • Spin it to win it
  • And many more

Food and Beverages

  • Homemade stuffed cabbage rolls
  • Homemade chicken shish kabob
  • Coney dogs, corn dogs and hot dogs
  • Meatball subs
  • Hamburgers
  • Pizza
  • Sausage sandwiches
  • French fries
  • Funnel cakes
  • Cotton candy
  • Ice cream treats
  • Homemade goodies from the “Sweet Shoppe”
  • Soft drinks and water
  • Selection of beers, wines and mixed drinks

Family Entertainment

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – handlers bring animals from zoo
Face painting

$10,000 raffle – Friday and Saturday nights
($5,000 each night)

Silent Auction

And much more!

Musical Lineup

Thursday, August 22
Columbus Zoo Animals
Mark Frye / Tony Alphonso

 

Friday, August 23
St. Joseph & the Sinners
Big Daddy Blue

 

Saturday, August 24
Jared Mahone
The Diamond Project

Want To Help?

Bake Shoppe

The Sweet Shoppe will be operating on Friday and Saturday only. (There will be no bake sale on Thursday, August 22.)

Our goal? That every family donate a delicious baked item (or more) to make this year’s Sweet Shoppe the tastiest ever!!

Here’s how to deliver your baked goods:

  • No need to package!!
  • Deliver in disposable packaging.
  • Label and indicate whether they contain nuts.

We need homemade cookies, cakes, pies, cupcakes, brownies, muffins, candies, and anything that does NOT require refrigeration.

Click here for more information.

Volunteer Signups

Our 2019 St. Joan of Arc Parish Festival is right around the corner and we need volunteers! The dates of this year’s festival are August 22, 23, and 24. We need to fill more than 800 slots during those 3 days. There are many areas to help…serve food, sell tokens, bus tables, parking attendant, set up, tear down, silent auction, and games to name a few! Click below to submit your date, time, and volunteer preferences.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to Kerri Rathburn at 614.582.4980 or kerrirathburn@gmail.com or Christine Rettig at 614.746.7473 with any questions. Thanks in advance for being willing to help with our amazing St. Joan of Arc festival!

**NEW THIS YEAR: All volunteers 18 and older must have completed a Protecting God’s Children class and background check. Classes are available through our parish. Contact the parish office for dates, times, and registration. Information at this link: https://www.stjoanofarcpowell.org/protecting-gods-children/

Sponsorships and Silent Auction Donations 

Please help support The St. Joan of Arc Community Festival through sponsorship opportunities and silent auction donations. Organizations and individuals who provide sponsorships and/or donations not only help those in need (a large portion of the proceeds support charitable organizations) but they also may receive tax deductions and may be recognized through our website, signage, and program listings, etc. Tell a Friend, Be an Ambassador for St. Joan of Arc by asking a friend or business associate to become a sponsor or donate silent auction items.

If you’d like to donate, please use the Festival Sponsor – Silent Auction Donation Form 2019.


SILENT AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS

Gift Cards and Certificates
Anne’s Kitchen, Local Roots, Cheesecake Factory, Average Joe’s, Gallos Tap Room,
Liberty Tavern, 101 Beer Kitchen, Talita’s Southwest Café, Rusty Bucket, Blue Sky Car Wash,
Vittoria Ristorante e Bar, Donato’s Pizza, Don Tequila Mexican Grill, Blarney Stone Tavern,
Honey Dip Donuts & Diner, Chile Verde Café, Shorty’s Pizza & GROWL, Carlucci’s Pizza,
Massey’s Pizza, Monte Carlo, Penn Station East Coast Subs, Olive Garden, and Buca di Beppo.

Gift Baskets/Sets

Anthony Dental Care, The Daily Growler, Crocheted Rosaries/Basket, St. Gabriel Catholic Radio Gift Basket, Baby Basket, Powell Hair Design (Hair Cut, Shampoo & Conditioner), “Take Me Out to the Ball
Game” Basket and Quilt, Buffalo Wild Wings (gift pack of sauces), and Plush Stuffed Animals

Other Donations

An Evening at Argo & Lehne Jewelers, Hilton Inn Downtown (overnight stay), Premier Design’s “New
Seasons” Necklace, “Bringing in the Sheep” Print, Wireless Printer, Coolsculpting/Fat Reduction from Anesthetica Surgery, Framed Pastel Drawing by Dino Diliberti, CDs and DVDs, Gas Powered Blower
from Voss Brothers, Scotch Whiskey and Wine (with Wine Rack), Picnic Backpack and Wine, Treadmill, Autographed Crew Picture, Oil Painting (Rod Hayslip), Autographed AJ Hawk Picture, and
Vatican City Postage Stamps


STAY CONNECTED

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