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BasilicaFEST in Olean, NY
June 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One event on June 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm
One event on June 9, 2019 at 9:00 am
48th Annual Church Festival—BasilicaFEST @ Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, NY – June 7, 8, 9, 2019
Enjoy a good old-fashioned church festival at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, NY! Three big days of Faith + Family + Fun! We’ve been doing it for 48 years and can’t stop! Come enjoy the drive to the picturesque Enchanted Mountain region where food, games, music and fun await you!
FAITH–Celebrating Pentecost! Four Masses that weekend; grand religious processions with bag pipes; historic, original 25-chime system in our tower will play in the background. This is a completely unique family event. Designated a basilica in 2017, we will host tours of our historic Basilica frequently so you can see what the international community and the Pope has recognized as unique and significant with our art and architecture. This year we are celebrating the centennial of our stained glass windows!
FAMILY—Introducing the Basilica 5K Run/3K Walk! Prizes awarded in age-based categories. The course will guide you near the picturesque Allegany River and lead you back to our beautiful Basilica where a pancake breakfast will await you. Food, live entertainment, children’s games and bounce houses, Irish Dancers, concessions and more!
o Friday Fish Fry
o Big Band Entertainment all weekend
o Sunday 5K Run with breakfast included
o Sunday AOH Chicken BBQ
FUN–Raffle for $15,000 cash prize winners (including $10,000 grand prize) and much more!
It’s all about Faith + Family + Fun! Free Admission!