Harvest Fest

Saturday, October 21 from 5:00-9:00pm

If you have any questions or comments regarding Harvest Fest, please reach out to PTO at ptosjb@sjbosco.org.

Event Entry

Please help the PTO committee and event volunteers by purchasing your event tickets in advance! Your tickets will be delivered right to you in the morning or afternoon carpool lane, or you can come pick them up by the raffle basket display in the courtyard. If you pre-purchase tickets and are not able to pick them up, they will be available to you at the Will Call line at the event.

Each child must have a wristband to enter, and the advance purchase price is $15 per child (with a maximum of $50 per family). Adults are free! There will be a separate fast-lane entrance for pre-purchases. The entry price for the day of the event will increase to $25 per child.

Raffle Baskets

Raffle Baskets will be on display and raffle tickets will be on sale in the courtyard before and after school, daily, from Oct 16-20  Enter your raffle tickets during this week, or at the Harvest Festival.  Raffle ticket sales will close at 7:30pm at the Harvest Fest.  Be sure to write your name on your tickets so we know who the winner is!  The winners will be drawn and announced immediately after the Lip Sync battle.

*Please note: each person can only win ONE basket.

Costume Contest

The costume contest will begin at 5:30pm.  There will be two winners per grade.  3s/PreK through 3rd grade students are invited to participate!  Please make sure costumes are school appropriate.  Avoid weapons, evil costumes or excessive gore.

Lip Sync Battle

Attention students in 3rd through 8th grade, if you love to sing, dance and have fun, then there is a spot for you at this year’s harvest fest lip sync battle! Prizes will be awarded to top performers!

Please email your song choice and lyrics to Mrs. Barone and Ms. Opdahl by Fri, Oct 6 for approval. Submit your signed permission slip to Mrs. Barone by Thu, Oct 12. Permission slips are available at the front office.  Dress rehearsals will take place in Mrs. Barone’s room after school on Thu, Oct 19.

The Lip Sync Battle will commence immediately after the conclusion of the costume contest.

Pumpkin Carving Contest

New this year:  SJB will be hosting its first ever pumpkin carving contest at school!  If you need a pumpkin, you can order one from the Harvest Fest.  Bring your carved creation to school on Mon, Oct 23 or Tue, Oct 24 to be displayed.  Judging will take place on Wed, Oct 25. Please be sure to pick up your pumpkins Thu, Oct 26 or Fri, Oct 27 (or they will be disposed of, as they cannot be stored over the weekend).

Methods of Payment

At this event, the preferred method of payment to SJB and Clubs is cash.  Credit cards will be accepted at the beer garden.


There is ONE entrance to the Harvest Fest, at the Southeast gate of St. John Bosco. Please find parking in the following:

  • St. Benedict parking lot
  • The dirt lot to the East of St. Benedict
  • Along 48th Street
  • St. John Bosco parking lot

*Please do not park in a fire lane or block the baseball field gates.