35th annual Nativity Carnival this weekend kicks off summer in Menlo Park
The 35th annual Nativity Carnival is happening this weekend at Nativity School (Oak Grove and Laurel) starting tomorrow, June 5 at 5:00 pm. It will be open Saturday, June 6 from noon to 11:00 pm and Sunday, June 7, from noon to 6:00 pm. Admission is free.
In addition to 20 carnival rides and dozens of game booths, there will be free, live entertainment: D. B. Walker Band from 6:00 to 10:00 pm on June 5, Ginger + Bandit from 3:00 t0 4:30 pm on June 6, Pride and Joy from 6:00 t0 10:00 pm on June 6, and Real Story Band from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on June 7.
This year’s grand prize in the raffle is a 2015 Mercedes Benz C250 or $25,000 in cash. Second price is $1,000 cash and third prize $500 cash.
The food court features rotisserie chicken, pasta, bruschetta, philly cheesesteaks, bbq hamburgers and hotdogs, turkey legs, and tri-tip. The Tiki Lounge features five beers on tap, margaritas, wine, premium tequila shots and specialty drinks.
All proceeds benefit Nativity Parish in Menlo Park.
Top photo by Irene Searles; ferris wheel photo by Scott Loftesness