Event Name

St. Teresa of Calcutta Community Festival


Event Location

256 Swamp Pike, Schwenksville


Start Date and Time:

Aug. 23 at 6 p.m.


End Date and Time

Aug. 26


Event Description

The ninth annual festival features amusement rides by Tons of Fun, bungee jump and rock wall by Bruster’s of Limerick, live music, children’s games, adult games of chance, pony rides, balloon art, bingo, bake table, cash raffle with $5,000 grand prize, a beer and wine garden and a business expo. Premium sponsors are Palmerio Plumbing (entertainment pavilion), DS Pool Service (platinum), Kelly’s Worldclass Automotive (platinum), Houck & Gofus (raffle ticket), Thrivent Financial (beer and wine garden), KidSense Sale (bingo), Arcadia at Limerick Pointe (dessert table), Dolan Law Group (gold) and Complete Family Eyecare (gold). A full menu of delicious homemade Italian, Polish and American foods is available nightly, plus Capt’n Chucky’s seafood. Wednesday features a ride wristband for pay-one-price amusement rides along with beer garden trivia.

In addition to DJ Rich Sheldon, the festival live music schedule includes the following:

–              Thursday, Aug. 24: Alex O’Brien & Mr. Mike on the Box
–              Fri. Aug. 25: John Anthony Seitz Band
–              Sat. Aug. 26: Dibbs Preston & the Detonators

Two specialty bingo games will be held: designer bag bingo on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. and gift card bingo on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. (indoor events, rain or shine; doors open at 6 p.m.). Bingo admission is $25 per person for 20 games, plus 1 bonus game for advance ticket holders. Purchase tickets at www.stfestival.org or at the door. A corn hole tournament will take place on Friday, Aug. 25; $30 fee for each two-person team; maximum of 24 teams; $200 top prize. Register at www.stfestival.org. For more information, visit www.stfestival.org.