19.) Danish Festival Review – Greenville, Michigan – August 17, 2019

AUTHOR’S NOTE: After attending the festival, I learned that there was a second location (at Veterans Memorial Park) with vendors, food and entertainment. According to the festival booklet, there is also shuttle service that connects it to the downtown. Unfortunately, I did not see any indication of this second location … Read more

58.) St. George Festival Review – Fishers, Indiana – September 22, 2018

At St. George’s in Fishers, Indiana… …their annual festival was taking place. Out in front… …the large yard was used for a children’s area with jump houses… …and prize games… …that included Test Your Strength and Skee Ball… …while, inside the church… …festival goers could shop the church’s market area… … Read more

42.) Slovak Festival Review – Sterling Heights, Michigan – August 25, 2018

This year marked the 100th anniversary of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Parish… …and their 28th Annual Slovak Festival. Off to one side was the kids’ area… …where children could jump… …climb… …roll… …express themselves through henna and face painting… …and play all sorts of games. There was also a Children’s … Read more

41.) A Taste of Greece Festival Review – Plymouth, Michigan – August 25, 2018

AUTHOR’S NOTE: There is no parking on the festival grounds.  Signs nearby direct festival goers to a parking lot at a neighboring business where buses transport people to and from the festival. ******************** When I arrived at the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church‘s A Taste of Greece … Read more

40.) Our Lady of the Scapular Polish Festival Review – Wyandotte, Michigan – August 24, 2018

Down 10th Street in Wyandotte, Michigan… …you can find Our Lady of the Scapular Parish. Formerly known as Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, this beautiful church… …is the oldest Polish parish in Wyandotte… …connected to the first settlement of Poles in the area… …and host to the annual Polish Festival. … Read more

20.) Pittsburgh Irish Festival Review – West Homestead, Pennsylvania – September 8, 2017

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The festival changed its location in 2019. **** After a 10 minute walk from my room at the Hampton Inn, I arrived at Riverplex… …made my way through security, handed over my ticket… …and entered to celebrate the Pittsburgh Irish Festival. Attractions and events occurred all over the … Read more

19.) Ukrainian Food Festival Review – Carnegie, Pennsylvania – September 8, 2017

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I arrived at a weird mid-afternoon time right after some rain had passed through Carnegie, PA. ******************** I came to St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church… …to not only check out the beautiful hand-painted artistry on the walls… …and the beautiful decor inside… …but to check … Read more

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