Faith Fest FAQs
1. What is the price of admission to FAITH FEST?
FAITH FEST is completely FREE! Thanks to the generous support of our volunteers, sponsors, and benefactors, there is no charge for admission to FAITH FEST. We recommend you bring a few bucks to purchase food or a t-shirt, but all the concerts and activities are free of charge.
2. How can we help?
You can help through your prayers and financial support. In order to cover the expenses of the event, Faith Fest needs to raise $128,000.
To make a donation, visit the donation to Faith Fest page.
In addition, please consider volunteering yourself or your group to assist in set-up and/or clean-up to make FAITH FEST the Catholic highlight of your autumn. For more information on volunteering, contact your parish volunteer rep.
3. Who can come to FAITH FEST?
All are welcome at FAITH FEST! American Sign Language Interpreting is provided. On-site parking is available for anyone with appropriate handicapped parking permits, and there is a specially designated close-by lot with free accessible shuttle for those with special needs.
4. Will food be provided?
Food vendors will be selling food 2:30 - 6:00 pm. A wide variety of food from our generous sponsors will be on sale, and some food trucks will accept credit cards. You can also bring a picnic lunch to eat in our dining areas.
**Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on FAITH FEST grounds**
5. How should I dress?
FAITH FEST is an outdoor event. Dress for the weather. Remember, if you arrive in the afternoon, it frequently becomes cooler in the evening. Feel free to bring blankets or lawn chairs.
6. Can we park a bus?
Bus parking is available. Signs will direct you to the location when you arrive.
7. Can I bring bicycles, electric scooters, and skateboards to the festival?
FAITH FEST does not allow bicycles, skateboards, or scooters on the Festival site.
8. Are pets allowed at FAITH FEST?
Unfortunately, for safety reasons,we cannot allow pets on the festival site.
9. Can we lay down a blanket or lawn chairs to reserve a place up close?
When the front entrance of FAITH FEST opens at 2:00 PM , you may enter and lay down blankets and lawn chairs to reserve your spot. No lawn chairs are permitted in front of the sound tower. There are also no blankets allowed in the area directly in front of the stage (it will be clearly marked). This area is reserved for those who want to stand. A side area is available for handicapped.
10. Are tents or awnings allowed?
Because of safety concerns, we will NOT be allowing pop up tents, awnings or any similar structure over 4 feet tall. After much conversation with our safety partners, this is the best way to ensure everyone has a great experience at the event. If any are put up,we will be ask that they be taken down. Thank you for understanding and cooperation. Small shade tents under 4 feet tall, such as the one pictured below, are allowed, as are handheld umbrellas.
11. Is there drinking water available at the festival?
Yes, there will be bottled drinking water for sale and you can also bring your own bottled water to the park (no glass bottles). Hand washing stations are also located throughout the festival grounds.
12. What recreational options does FAITH FEST offer?
Games, activities, fun, and much, much more – you have to be there to believe it – and it's FREE!
Click here for a list.
13. Are credit cards accepted?
Yes, some food vendors will accept credit cards for the purchase of food and beverage tickets
14. Are there naming opportunities?
There are wonderful naming opportunities. The sponsorship levels will provide your company logo on signage, program, social media website, and main stage company logo signage. Click here for more info.
15. What Security efforts have been developed for Faith Fest?
Faith Fest has coordinated a security plan with the Harford County Sheriff's Department and a private security firm.
No oversize duffel bags are allowed, and we reserve the right to search all bags that enter the premises. No alcohol, no weapons, no animals, except service animals, including the petting zoo.
We want everyone to have a blessed time and safety of our children and families are our number one concern. Everyone is asked keep an eye out for anything unusual and communicate any concerns to the staff, the Knights of Columbus, a Harford County Deputy, or other persons in charge.
May this truly be a blessed event!
Please note the following safety policies:
- Faith Fest reserves the right to search all bags that enter the premises
- No weapons
- No animals (service animals only)
- Faith Fest reserves the right to ask you to leave the Equestrian Center for any reason
- Faith Fest will have photographers taking pictures