Labor Day Fiesta Celebration
9/4/15 5:45AM - 11:00PM
This year’s event will feature a new selection of rides as well as a teen zone providing a fun- filled family atmosphere for all to enjoy. Admission is free.
The Fiesta will kick off with an inaugural “Blessing of the Grounds” on Friday, Sept. 4, at 5:45 p.m. accompanied by Mariachi Herradura de Plata. The Latin jazz sounds of Susie Hansen will close the evening from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Saturday’s entertainment will begin with the Gabrielino High School Marching Band at 5:45 p.m. Headlining Saturday’s entertainment is The Balance Band beginning at 9:30 p.m. The weekend entertainment will also include a live deejay in the Teen Zone.
The Fiesta also hosts a Grand Prize Raffle with more than $9,000 in prizes. Tickets are $2 each; a book of 20 tickets is $40. Raffles take place on Sunday evening. Winners need not be present. Tickets can also be purchased now at the Rectory Office until sold out.
Pre-sale priced ride tickets and unlimited ride wristbands are currently available. Daily wristbands are $35 pre-sale at the Rectory Office and $40 at Fiesta. A weekend wristband can be purchased at the office for $100 prior to the Fiesta. Ride tickets can also be purchased at the event. Booth space is still available; please inquire for more information.
The event, host to more than 25,000 greater Los Angeles County residents, is the parish’s main fundraiser with proceeds directed toward the parish, elementary, and high school needs. Lead event sponsors include Northgate Market, Pierce Brothers Mortuary, and Super A.
Event details are subject to change. For more information, contact the Rectory Office at 626- 457-3035, or visit www. sangabrielmissionfiesta.org and sign-up for more information. Like “San Gabriel Mission Fiesta” on Facebook.