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Girard, Niles communities prepare to host annual Mount Carmel fair




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Girard, Niles communities prepare to host annual Mount Carmel festivals

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Summer Festival – Niles

The summer festival season is in full swing, and the communities of both Girard and Niles are preparing to host their annual Mount Carmel festivals this month.

The Girard Mount Carmel Festival kicks off on Friday, July 12 at 18.00 and lasts until Tuesday, July 16 at Italian Brethren Home on Wilson Avenue in Girard. The festival’s opening hours are 18:00 to 23:00 each evening and admission is free.

Live performers include Cin City & the Saints on Friday, Common Ground on Saturday, Dead Flowers on Sunday and Blue Collar Band on Monday.

Tuesday’s festivities to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on July 16 begin with a parade at the Italian Brothers’ Home at 10 a.m., followed by mass at St. Rose Catholic Church in Girard at 11 a.m. The Girard Swingtime Band will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and the Blue Coat Band will play from 8 to 10:30 p.m. The festival ends with fireworks at 11 p.m

The Niles Mount Carmel Festival kicks off Thursday, July 18 at 18.00 and lasts until Sunday 21 July at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles. Festival opening hours are 11am to 1pm and 5pm to 10pm on Thursday, 11am to 1pm and 5pm to 11pm on Friday, 4pm to 11pm on Saturday and 3pm to 10pm on Sunday. Admission is free.

Live performers include French Blue + 2 on Thursday, Random Strangers on Friday, Cin City & the Saints on Saturday and Vegas Band on Sunday.

Both festivals will have a variety of attractions, food and Italian cuisine, games, rides and raffles.

For more information on both festivals, visit the Facebook pages for both Girard Mount Carmel Festival and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish.


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