Serving the Catholic Community of Castro Valley

OLG Parish Festival

Make plans to join us for our annual Parish Festival, September 28th & 29th

Free Admission, Live Entertainment, Carnival Games, Prices, Gourmet Food, Snack Shack, Beer, Wine & Margaritas!

All proceeds greatly benefit Our Lady of Grace Parish & School. We thank you!

Consider being a Festival Sponsor–many generous individuals and businesses have sponsored the Festival in the past. Your Sponsorship will be acknowledged with a sign at the Festival as well as in our social media.

Raffle Tickets: Tickets have been mailed! You could be the lucky winner but you have to return your tickets to the Parish Office in order to be in the running for the Grand Raffle drawing at the Festival.

Hollywood Bazaar (Flea Market): It’s  that  time  again to clean out  your closets! We will be holding a Hollywood Bazaar this year–we are looking for gently used glassware, picture frames, kitchenware, household gadgets, books, CD’s, uniforms, gently used children’s clothing. Please NO furniture, electronics & household appliances (toasters, blenders, etc.)

Kid Zone: Gently used stuffed animals, Happy Meal toys, small puzzles, small Lego sets & other little items that your child no longer plays with.

Jewelry Booth:  Once again we will have our very popular Jewelry Booth–your donations of jewelry and purses will help us get started.

Festival T-shirts: We have the annual Festival T-shirt with this years theme available for sale in the Parish Office and after Masses for $12 each or 2 for $20 –get yours now to add to your collection of OLG Festival T’s!

Your time is also needed to donate! We have sign up sheets in the Parish office and will soon be available after Masses as well–consider giving a couple hours volunteering in your favorite booth.

Donations may be brought to the Parish Office, Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Thank you!

The Corleone Pasta Dinner – September 28th

Join us for a delicious Pasta Dinner beginning at 5:00pm. in Stack Center, lovingly produced by the Italian Catholic Federation. The menu includes Connie’s Caesar Salad, Mama’s Pasta Bolognese, Fredo’s Foccacia, and Sonny’s Spumoni & Biscotti. Tickets are $9 per person & $16 for 2 people and kids ages 10 & under are $6 if you buy ahead of time. At the door, tickets are $10 each for adults & $8 each for kids 10 & under. Tickets are available in the Parish Office.

Pancake Breakfast – September 29th

          Join us Sunday morning for a delicious Pancake Breakfast, organized by OLG’s chapter of the Knights of Columbus. Breakfast will be served in Stack Center. Tickets are $8 for ages 11 & up, $6 for ages 10 & under. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time in the Parish Office.

Chili Cook-Off – September 29th

Time to cook up your best batch of Chili and enter the Annual Chili Cook-Off ! Top voted chili gets a prize and bragging rights! To enter, please email your contact info to by September 24th. Please bring your chili in a one-gallon crock pot and an extension cord by 11:00am.

Judging will be from 11:00am to 4:00pm  and winner to be announced at 6:45pm on Sunday, September 29th.


Let Us Entertain You!

Saturday, September 28th

11:45am    Opening Ceremonies
12:00pm    OLG Kids
12:45pm    Bishop O’Dowd Jazz Band
2:00pm    Moreau Catholic Jazz Band
3:00pm    Conservatory of Classical Ballet
4:30pm    Sweet Children Band
5:30pm    Triple Play Band
8:00pm    Rust Band


Sunday, September 29th

9:30am     Mass at the Stage
11:00am    Fusion Dance Project
11:45am    Dance Live Dream Center
1:00pm     Castro Valley Performing Arts
2:15pm     Ms. Wei Asian Culture Performing Arts
3:30pm     Mexican Folk Dance
4:30pm     Acoustic Sunday with Rust & Friends
6:00pm     Sons of Nimitz Band
6:45pm     Raffle Drawing, Chili Cook-Off Winner, Booth Decoration Winner & Fr. Tom’s Close Out