Parish Picnics & Festivals

Listings provided by churches of the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh.

* PLEASE NOTE: “Parish Picnic” = parish-only (unless noted otherwise)
“Parish FESTIVAL” = open to public


Infant of Prague Church
Boardman, Ohio
EVENT:  VATRA/Picnic (open to the Public!)
DATE: Saturday, Sept. 10
TIME: 12 noon to 8:00 pm
Old-fashioned Carpatho-Rusyn VATRA with a Rusyn & Slovak Picnic Infant of Prague Church Grounds 7754 South Avenue, Boardman OH 44512. Food! Music! Genealogy and Sales Tables! Kitchen opens at noon: Pirohy, Holupky, Halushky, Kolbasy & Kraut, Bacon Fry (Slanina!) “Best food this side of the Atlantic.” DIVINE LITURGY at 6:00 pm. FREE admission, all are welcome – Vitajte!

Ascension Church
Clairton, PA
EVENT:  Parish Picnic (Visitors Welcome!)
DATE: Sunday, September 11
TIME:  Noon to 4:00 pm
PLACE:  Clairton Park Pavilion & Lodge – Clairton, PA
PRICE: $10 – adults;  $5 – children under 16;  $25 maximum per family
INFO:  Fr. Ivan Mina 412-233-7422
Ascension Church of Clairton, Pa. welcomes both parishioners and visitors
to their 2016 Parish Picnic.

SS. Peter & Paul Church
Erie, PA
DATE: Sunday, Sept. 18
TIME: 12 noon to 7:00 pm
INFO:   Richard Vasil 814-864-6136  or  Fr. John Mihalco  814-825-8140
Ethnic foods, baked goods, live polka music, gift shop, cash prizes, gift basket raffle.


St. Nicholas Church
Brownsville, PA
DATE: Sunday, Oct. 2
TIME: 12 noon to 5:00 pm
INFO: Melody Yeardie 724-785-2801  or  724-320-4516
FREE and open to the public. Ethnic Foods, Bake Sale, Raffles, Chinese Basket Auction, Games. Come early and attend 11:00 am Divine Liturgy. There will be plenty of Fellowship and “Taste The Best Cooking This Side Of Heaven.” Watch for signs around the Church. Plenty of parking.

St. John the Baptist Church
Uniontown, PA
EVENT: 35th Annual Carpatho-Rusyn Celebration
DATE: Sunday October 30
TIME: 12:00 noon To 6:00 p.m.
INFO: 724-208-6771
Parish located at 201 E. Main St. Uniontown, Pa. Divine Liturgy 9:00 a.m. Free Admission! Ethnic Foods, Baked Goods, Crafts, Dancers (Slavjane Folk Ensemble, 3:00 p.m.), Folk Displays, Raffles, Live Music (1:00 & 4:00 Pm), Demonstrations, Speakers, Children’s Activities, Family Fun! Speaker or Video Presentation 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. Handicapped Accessible.