Each new season has its own beloved Lemon Grove tradition, and
at the start of each autumn it's the annual fall festival at St. John of
the Cross Church that brings the city together in droves.
can resist the aroma of meats being grilled for tacos wafting through
the air on Broadway, or the taste of crispy lumpia rolled by parish
ladies? With hours of free entertainment, a beer garden, carnival rides
and games for the kids, this celebration is hard to beat.
include raffles and auctions, and vendors with a variety of
merchandise. Money raised will help fund the parish building projects.
Admission, including live entertainment, is free. Food, drinks, raffle tickets, and merchandise is available for purchase.
73rd Annual St. John of the Cross Fall Festival takes place from 4 to
10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28; and 9 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28. The church is located at 8086 Broadway.