St. Matthews Annual Festival Is All Set For This Weekend

St. Matthew’s Church is celebrating its 2022 Festival this weekend, and you don’t have to be a member to enjoy the family fun. 

St. Matthews festival has been a yearly tradition for over a decade. This year’s festival is the first since 2019. It will take place at the church and will feature free entertainment daily, including the 2nd street players, Joey + The T Birds, Kevin Macintire as Elvis, DJ Ruby, and more. There will also be a variety of international foods and desserts, a beer and wine garden, and games for all ages. In addition to the games, the event also features BINGO, Prize Raffles, and St. Matthew’s mega 50/50, which is now over $27,000. 

The three-day festival will run from Friday, Aug 12th, and Saturday, Aug 13th – from 5 PM to 10 PM, and Sunday, Aug 14th, from 12 PM to 6 PM. Between 2 and 3 thousand people are expected to attend throughout the weekend. 

Games and activities for children include Balloon Sculptor from 6 PM to 8 PM and Henna from 6 PM to 8 PM on Friday. A Home Depot Workshop from 6 PM to 8 PM on Saturday. Finally, PT Reptiles from 1 PM to 3 PM, Kid’s Toy BINGO at 2 PM, and Facepainting at 3 PM on Sunday. 

Event Sponsors 

The 2022 St. Matthews Festival is sponsored by Brown Daub Chevrolet – Nazareth, State Rep Rosemary Brown, Cherry Creek Hideaway, Julia’s Children Learning Center, St. Matthew’s Knights of Columbus Limos 4 Less, St. Matthew’s Philippine American Families Pocono Painting, Joseph J Pula Funeral Home, Julio Puma, Sobrinski Financial, Bon Venture Services, Susan Lennon – In Memory of Rod, Ann & Barbara Joy Palao – In Memory Of Robert Palao, RGB Custom Home Builders, Superheat, and Wee Wons Day Care. St. Matthews Church thanks all businesses and family sponsors for helping to make this year’s celebration happen. 

About St. Matthew’s Church

According to their website, The Parish of St. Matthew in East Stroudsburg endeavors to provide a welcoming environment to all. Guided by the Holy Spirit, through prayer and worship and the sharing of our resources, we humbly strive to witness the Good News and to spread the Kingdom of God.

St. Matthew’s Church 

78 Ridgeway St. 

East Stroudsburg, PA 18301-2946

(570) 421-2342