It's that time of year again...warm weather, ice cream, carnivals, good food and wonderful entertainment.  Church festival time.  It's the perfect spot to take the family, go out on a date, or catch up with friends.  There's a little something for everyone.  Most festivals include rides, games, food and a raffle.


Festivals taking place the weekend of June 17,18 & 19th include the St. Joseph Academy Pigfest, St. Augustine Church and St. Henry Church.  St. Joseph Academy Pigfest includes plenty of pulled pork and chicken dinners courtesy of Brooks Meats.  On Friday the 17th, the Troy Brooks Band will play country selections and on Saturday the 18th, the Code Nine Bank will crank it up with various classic rock songs.  Elk Creek Winery will have a booth along with Snappy Tomato Pizza. John Deere Tractor will feature a tractor display.  There will also be a country store that features various items to bid on.  Pigfest is located at St. Joesph Academy in Walton, Kentucky on the school grounds on 48 Needmore St.  Hours are 5-11 pm on June 17 and 4pm - midnight on June 18.  The public is invited and parking is available at Walton Verona High School and across the street at Krogers.  Shuttles will be carrying people to the festival since parking space is limited.  St. Henry Church in Elsmere, Kentucky has their summer festival from June 17-19 and it includes an assortment of rides, games and food.  There is also a gambling booth, a silent auction, raffle and a food area that features local restaurants.  Admission is free but you must pay for rides and games.  The festival runs from 6-11pm on Friday the 17th, 5-11pm on Saturday the 18th and from 4-10pm on Sunday the 19th.  St. Henry is located at 3813 Dixie Hwy. The St. Augustine Festival is located in Covington, Kentucky and includes a raffle, booths, games, a kiddie-land, a silent auction, food, snacks and more.  The festival will run Friday June 17th from 5 - 11pm and Friday night is a Fish Fry from 5-8pm.  Saturday the 18th the festival runs from 5-11pm with a spaghetti and meatball dinner from 5-8pm.  St. Augustine is located at 1839 Euclid Ave. 

The following is a list of Northern Kentucky Festivals and their dates in the area:

This church festival community features article is part of our new ongoing series entitled "365 Things to Do in Northern Kentucky" by The Mike Parker Team of HUFF Realty