The 18th annual Feast of St. Anthony returns this year with four days full of food, music, amusement rides, games, entertainment, and faith for the whole community. The events will begin on Thursday, June 7 and run through Sunday, June 10.
The popular event is the Church of the Assumption’s largest single fundraiser and will have homemade cooking, an Italian style café, food vendors, and a beer & wine garden and amusement rides provided by Blue Sky Amusements and Paladin Amusements.
Scheduled entertainment includes:
|June 7, 2018||6:00 p.m.|
|June 7, 2018||7:00 p.m.|
|June 8, 2018||6:30 p.m.|
|June 8, 2018||8:00 p.m.|
|June 9, 2018||6:00 p.m.|
|June 9, 2018||6:30 p.m.|
|June 9, 2018||7:00 p.m.|
|June 9, 2018||8:00 p.m.|
The parish’s exclusive ‘Basket Wheel’ which has over 70 themed baskets as prizes.
The Church of the Assumption’s food tent will feature sausage & peppers, meatballs, cheese steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs and homemade pierogi. Each night will feature specialty items while supplies last including:
|June 7, 2018||Empanadas from El Lechon de Negron|
|June 8, 2018||Rice balls (arancini) from Vintage Italian Restaurant
Three Cheese Cavatappi from Applebees of Union
Penne Vodka from Massimo's Deli
|June 9, 2018||Penne Vodka from Valentino's
Eggplant Rollatini from Vintage Italian Restaurant
|June 10, 2018||Ravioli from Pastosa's
Buffalo Wings from Downtown Family Restaurant
On Sunday, June 10th at 4 p.m., there will be a special mass with Reverend James Spera, Pastor of Church of the Assumption as celebrant. Immediately following the Mass at 5 p.m. there will be a traditional procession through the streets with the statue of St. Anthony accompanied with music by The Gilio Band. The 111-year-old statue of St. Anthony, that was part of the parish when it was founded in 1907, will be the centerpiece of the procession led by the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Color Corps.
Pay-One-Price unlimited ride wristbands will be available at the Feast on Thursday, June 7th, and Sunday, June 10th. $3 coupons off the purchase of the unlimited ride wristbands are available at local participating retail locations in and around the borough.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday there have two (2) nightly 50/50 drawings with a Super 50/50 ($10) on Sunday at 9 p.m.
If rain arrives on any of the days, there are alternate plans to have the entertainment for that day in the parish’s Msgr. Loreti Hall. Food, cooked in the certified kitchen on the premises, will be available to purchase for take-in or take-out. The beer garden will be on hand with wine and beer.