Mount Carmel Festival offers five days of food, live music

GIRARD -- The annual Mount Carmel Festival sponsored by the Italian Fraternal Home, 33 Wilson Avenue, will run Wednesday through July 16.
Pre-festival activities will be on Tuesday when food and game booths will be set up, and music will be provided at 8 p.m. by the band Cleveland Flats.
Food concessions and games for children will be provided each night of the festival starting at 6 p.m.
Bands scheduled to play at 8 p.m. each day are:
*Wednesday: Mike Roncone Band.
*Thursday: Capris.
*Friday: Frank Gallo.
*Saturday: First Degree.
*Sunday: Margarita Blue Coat Band.
Main festivities will take place on Sunday -- the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. A parade will be at 10 a.m. carrying an image of Our Lady of Mount Carmel starting at the Italian Fraternal Home Hall and proceeding to St. Rose Church, where a service will take place. The parade also goes to Girard Cemetery at 2 p.m., Kerr Cemetery at 3 p.m. and Amen Corner at 3:30 p.m.
The Girard Community Band will play on the Italian Fraternal Home grounds at 3:30 p.m.
Events culminate with fireworks at the Girard Viaduct at 11 p.m. presented by Zambelli Fireworks.
Chairman of the event is Ray Ragozzine Jr.

Subscribe Today

Sign up for our email newsletter to receive daily news.

Want more? Click here to subscribe to either the Print or Digital Editions.