Q: When is the event in future years?
Frequently Asked Questions About The St. Nicholas Of Tolentine Italian Festival
A: The event is always the first Sunday in October.
Q: Are tickets required for entrance?
A: The event is free with the exception of food, beverages, games & shopping.
Q: Where can I get tickets for Food, Beverages, & Rides?
A: We have ticket booths set up throughout the festival area where you can purchase tickets for food, beverages, & rides. Ticket prices are $1.00 for 1 ticket.
Q: What happens if there is bad weather?
A: In the event of bad weather, the show must go! We are a rain or shine event.
Q: Will there be seating?
A: Yes seating is located in front of the stage and tables and chairs are located near the food court.
Q: How do I become a sponsor?
A: By contacting the church office at 215-463-1326 or by printing off a sponsor form on our web site under the sponsor tab.
Q: Is parking available?
A: Yes, there is limited off street parking around the festival. The parking lot at Neumann-Goretti high school located at 10th & Moore Sts is also open for free parking with limited spaces. Another option would be to park at Front & Morris Sts under I-95 and take the Septa Route 29 bus to 9th
Q: Is the Church open on the day of festival?
A: Yes, the church is open for all morning Masses and again at 5:30 pm for the 6 pm Mass in the evening.
Q: Is the entertainment the same every year?
A: We change our entertainment yearly always looking for new performers to entertain and some performers appear yearly.
Q: Can I bring my own Food and Beverages?
A: We ask that since we are providing some of the finest free Italian entertainment that you kindly purchase your food & beverage from the church to help with the expenses of the event.
Q: Can I help in any way to make the Festival Successful?
A: Yes, you can donate your time as a volunteer and you can also make a monetary donation to help with expenses
Q: Can I participate in the Procession through the Parish?
A: Yes, everyone is welcome and encouraged to be a part of the procession.
Q: Is there enough for my children to enjoy the day?
A: Yes, there are rides, games, face painting, Sandy Candy, Sand art, etc.