67th annual St. Stephen Polish Festival rings in the spring with food, games, live music and more

Holding on tight, A young festival goer enjoys a beautiful day at the St. Stephen Polish festival in New Boston on Sunday, May 18 2014.

Holding on tight, a young festival goer enjoys a beautiful day at the St. Stephen Polish festival in New Boston on Sunday, May 18 2014. Photo by Scott Bolthouse.

By Scott Bolthouse
Hub Editor In Chief
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

It’s a spring tradition in Huron Township. This year, the St. Stephen Polish Festival will be celebrating it’s 67th year of ringing in the spring on May 15, 16 and 17.

The festival, which is held at the St. Stephen Catholic Church, 18858 Huron River Drive, New Boston, MI, 48164, features plenty of polish food, live bands, dancing, carnival rides, kids games, a Vegas room and much more.

The festival will also feature multiple raffles and a men’s softball tournament, along with a new pavilion recently installed by the parish.

Father John Hedges will raffle off a grand prize drawing worth $7,000 at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening of the festival.

Check out photos from last year’s festival

Festival hours are Friday, May 15 from 4:00 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, May 16 from noon to midnight and Sunday, May 17 from noon to 7:00 p.m.

Festival goers enjoy a myriad of Polish and other food choices on Sunday, May 18, 2014.

Festival goers enjoy a myriad of Polish and other food choices on Sunday, May 18, 2014.

Different bands will be playing on all three days of the festival. The popular Michigan tribute band Fifty Amp Fuse will play on Friday evening from 9:00 p.m. to midnight and again on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Each day of the festival will also feature a different homemade dinner. Friday will feature a lake perch dinner, Saturday comes with a BBQ rib dinner and Sunday will feature a BBQ chicken dinner.

Handicap parking will be available on site with additional parking for festival goers offered at local Miller Elementary School, 18955 Hannan Road.

For more information, please call the parish office at 734-753-5268 or you can visit their website at www.ststephenfestival.com.

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