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St Mary’s Festival

May 26 - May 30

This Festival is the official start of summer activities in New Buffalo and the annual fundraiser for St Mary of the Lake Parish. Food, rides, games, silent auction, and live music — fun for the entire family.

Thursday, May 26–4:00-10:00 p.m. (EST)
Friday, May 27 & Saturday, May 28–Noon to Midnight (EST)
Sunday, May 29–Noon-Midnight (EST)
Monday, May 30–Noon-4:00 p.m. (EST)

Ticket prices: $20 pre-event or $25 at the carnival. Pre-event tickets can be purchased at St. Mary of the Lake Parish Office Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.–269-469-2637 until May 26. (Cash or checks payable to the Knights of Columbus)

For Festival Ride/Amusement Info: See

Food Vendors:
“Dogfather”–Chicago style dogs & naked dogs
LaChula–Mexican Food

Bands: Thursday–7:00-10:00 p.m. “Flash Back”
Friday–8:00-11:45 p.m. “Generation Gap Band”
Saturday–8:00-11:45 p.m. “Rhythm Giants”
Sunday–4:00-7:00 p.m. John Kenna
Sunday–7:00-10:00 p.m. DJ by “Jammin’ With Jerry”

Bake Sale hosted by the St. Mary of the Lake Altar & Rosary Society in the festival tent after Mass on Saturday and Sunday until sold out.


May 26
May 30


St Mary’s of the Lake Church
718 W Buffalo St
New Buffalo, MI 49117
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