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The 2022
St. Mark's Parish Festival

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Festival & Gala
Image by Tomasz Woźniak

9 AM - Merriam Park

Join us for a 2 mile fun run around the perimeter of Merriam Park in St. Paul at 9 AM on October 1st to kick off our 2nd annual St. Mark's Oktoberfest! The entry fee is just $10, and you'll recieve a racing bib, a t-shirt (while supplies last), and post-race refreshments from our beloved Coffee and Donuts ministry, Team Drogo. Bib number and t-shirt pick up is only available the day of the event, so come early to get warmed up and pick up your swag. We can't wait to see you there! 

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11 AM - 5:30 PM at St. Mark's

The Festival begins at 11:30 AM and runs all afternoon! Expect delicious food and drinks, festival games, live music, and so much more. 

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This year we will be having a Festival Raffle. You will have the opportunity to purchase your tickets (cash or check) after mass and at Coffee & Donuts on Sunday 9/18 and Sunday 9/25. 


Raffle Ticket Pricing:

1 ticket for $2

5 tickets for $9

10 tickets for $18

20 tickets for $35


Different raffle items will have a different number of tickets to enter.


We already have some exciting items that are waiting for your bid!

(Items will continue to be added)

  • A custom cake for any (non-wedding) occasion - 3 tickets minimum

  • Violin lessons - 3 tickets minimum

  • Year-long family membership to the Minnesota Children’s Museum - 10 tickets minimum

  • Peruvian Feast for 6 with PES Priests and Brothers at the Rectory - 10 tickets minimum

  • Basket of handmade goods from the Sisters of PES - 5 tickets minimum

  • Dinner for 6 in your home by Adreianna & Brent Vyvyan - 5 tickets minimum 

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7 - 10 PM in the St. Mark's Gym

We're closing out the celebration with a Swing Dance in the Gym with LIVE MUSIC from the North Star Big Band. Admission is $10 general, $7 for students. Learn more here. 

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