Save the Date for the 1st Annual Parish Fest—which will be held at Holy Trinity over Labor Day weekend!

Holy Trinity will proudly host its first Parish Fest as a community and Parish event from Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2, 2019. The Fest will include a Carnival held in the Commuter Parking lot, food, a craft show, Bingo and plenty of fun throughout the weekend! Holy Trinity will host Alpine Amusements (www.alpineamusements.com) in the commuter parking lot for a weekend of fun, games, food and more! Check out all the information you’ll need below!Have a question? Contact Chris Simon in the Parish Office at csimon@holytrinitywestmont.org or (630) 968-1366, ext. 120.

Schedule

Below is the schedule for the weekend, including hours for Carnival Wristband Specials that allow unlimited rides for a flat rate! **During times when wristbands are unavailable, tickets will need be purchased in order to go on rides.

» Friday 8/30: 5-10pm ($25 Wristbands available)
» Saturday 8/31: 11am-10pm ($25 Wristbands 1-5pm)
» Sunday 9/1: 11am-10pm ($25 Wristbands 1-5pm)
» Monday 9/2: 1-5pm ($20 Wristbands available)

The Craft Show will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm in the Holy Trinity Parking Lot (by the Rectory Garage) in one of the communal tents.

Bingo will take place on Sunday after the 11am Mass concludes in the Holy Trinity Parking Lot (by the Rectory Garage) in one of the communal tents.

All rides will be in the commuter parking lot at 137 S. Cass Ave. in Westmont. Alpine will be bringing the following rides: Edge, Zero Gravity, Ferris Wheel, Tea Cups, Cars/Cycles, Dragon Wagon, Frog Hopper, Pharaoh's Fury, Tilt-a-Whirl and Mini Jet! There will be carnival games as well!

Food and Drink

Carnival food will be available for purchase from Alpine Amusement in the commuter lot by the carnival rides. Holy Trinity School will be providing a Food Booth in the Main Parking lot (by the Rectory garage) with snacks, water and soda available for purchase. Kona Ice truck will be in the main parking lot throughout the weekend to provide some sweet treats for purchase! Guests may bring their own food and drink from home.

*NO ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED AT THE PARISH FEST*


Parking

As there will be two communal tents designated for eating/sitting, the Craft Show and Bingo, the Main Holy Trinity Parking Lot will be blocked off and closed throughout the weekend. Guests are encouraged to find parking on Linden Street or in the surrounding Westmont neighborhood. The church parking lot located off Richmond Ave. will also be blocked off and reserved for handicap parking throughout the weekend. Also, please note that our regular commuters will not be allowed to park in the commute parking lot from 7pm on Thursday 8/29 until 5am on Tuesday 9/3. We apologize for this inconvenience. Parking regulations may be relaxed in neighborhood parking over that weekend and spots are available after 9am for free by the Westmont Train Station for work days.

Volunteers

Volunteers needed for Carnival ticket booth during the 2019 Holy Trinity Parish Fest for the following dates and times:

  • Friday, August 30:
    • 5:00-7:30pm
    • 7:30-10:00pm.
  • Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1
    • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
    • 1:00-3:00 pm
    • 3:00-5:00 pm
    • 5:00-7:30 pm
    • 7:30-10:00 pm
  • Monday, September 2
    • 1:00-3:00 pm
    • 3:00-5:00 pm

Please call/text Linda Sobotka at 630-251-7173 and let her know what time you could volunteer for this part of the Parish Fest.

In addition, volunteers are needed for other components of the Parish Fest, such as the food booth, guest services, clean-up/set-up and more! Please go to the following Sigh Up Genius link to sign up for these opportunities. School families may earn service hour credit by volunteering for the Parish Fest.
*This Sign-Up is different than the ticket booth sign up.*

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050E49ADAF2AABF49-20191

The Fest is also looking for nurses and other medical professionals willing to volunteer at the First Aid station throughout the weekend. If you are interested, please email Rachel Bradley at rmb1026@sbcglobal.net to sign up.

Craft Vendors

As part of the festivities for the Parish Fest, a Craft Show will take place under one of the main lots in the Holy Trinity parking lot on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 from 11am to 3pm. Vendors interested in participating in the Craft Show may fill out an application and return it to Candace Ciolino via email at cjciolino27@gmail.com or to the Holy Trinity Parish Office by Thursday, August 15. Below is the Vendor Fees structure. *Please note a mandatory raffle item (with a minimum value of $15) is required to participate as well.

» 10” x 4” Single Space (no table, 2 chairs included) on Saturday 8/31/2019: $30
» 10” x 4” Single Space (no table, 2 chairs included) on Sunday 9/1/2019: $30
» 10” x 4” Single Space (no table, 2 chairs included) for BOTH DAYS: $50
» Daily Table rental: $10


Mass Times

Weekend Masses
Sat: 4:00pm
Sun: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am

Daily Mass - Mon-Sat: 8:00am
*Daily Friday Mass during School Year - 8:15am

Confession - Sat: 2:45 - 3:45pm

» View Holy Day Schedule

Contact Us

Holy Trinity Catholic Parish
25 East Richmond Street
Westmont, IL 60559

630-968-1366

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