A family-friendly fiesta will be held this weekend at the St. Mary’s Parish Grounds. The St. Mary’s Parish Fiesta will be out Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 22nd, 23rd, and 24th, with activities for the kiddos in the kid's tent, food offered every day of the event, live music, and a talent show on the final day.
Brenan Dennison, a Fiesta Committee member and a parent of two children at St. Mary’s School in Taylorville. The fiesta has been a drive-thru fiesta for the past years due to the pandemic. Dennison is excited to be back to in-person this year as there will be many things for families to enjoy.
Friday’s events will get started with the fish fry dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the kid's tent will be open with many activities like pumpkin painting, and an inflatable obstacle course will be out all three days. Rounding out night one will be the Colin Helton Band playing from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday features a dodgeball tournament where registration will be open until the day of, a kids tent, and the Ambrosia Moon Band from 6:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m. Sunday will be a busy one as the day starts with a Holy Mass at 11:00 a.m., bocce ball and corn-hole tournament, and a talent show. A lunch of fried chicken will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday also features a raffle where various items like baskets and meats are given away, along with a 50/50 raffle.
Dennison notes that it is not too late to sign up for the talent show, continuing to say there is one show for the kids to compete and one for the adults. Dennison is happy to be part of the fiesta this year and thanks the volunteers who made it all possible.
All the events this weekend will be held on the grounds of St. Mary’s Parish located at 422 South Washington Street in Taylorville.
More information about St. Mary’s Parish Fiesta can be found on their Facebook page.
Brenan Dennison appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.