St. Philip Neri Italian festival

May 18 – 20, 2023


It takes A Village of volunteers and we need you!!!

To ensure a successful festival. Great things happen when we work together for the common good.  Our heartfelt thanks to you for volunteering!

Volunteers can commit their time through a third party sign up website used by the Italian Festival. Using the link provided below, volunteers may choose the area for which they would like to volunteer during the Festival, as well as the date and time slot. After signing up online, volunteers will receive confirmation of their assignments and updates, if necessary, via email.

Volunteers Sign-Ups: Italian festival

Please use the button below to sign up for volunteer spots that are available prior to, during, and after the Italian Festival.

Volunteer Sign-ups After Masses.

Volunteers may also set up their volunteer times after all Masses the on a weekend to be announced. Please be aware that volunteers are not only needed for the days of the Festival, but for many other times leading up to and after the Festival.  This year, given all the exciting things that we’ve got planned, we are in need of 600 volunteers.  We are grateful to all for sharing your time and talent!


Volunteer Sign-Ups: Sausage & Meatball Making

We are looking for volunteers to help us prepare meatballs and sausage for the Festival. We estimate prepping almost 1100 pounds each of meatballs and sausage. That’s a lot of meat! Please click on the buttons above to sign up for volunteer spots that are available for the sausage and meatball-making that will take place on the following dates:

Sausage Storm: Wednesday, April 12 | Thursday, April 13 | Friday, April 14 | Tuesday, April 18  | Wednesday, April 19 | Thursday, April 20 | To volunteer for a shift, click on the Sausage Storm Sign Up button above. 

Contact: Brian Thomas |

Meatball Madness: Monday, April 24 | Tuesday, April 25 | Wednesday, April 26 | To volunteer for a shift, click on the Meatball Madness Sign Up button above.

Contact: Chris Leonard |


Volunteer Sign-ups: Baked Ziti & Lasagna Preparation and Delivery

Sign-up using the button below or sign up after all Masses (dates to be announced) to set a time for which they will provide prepared dishes of Baked Ziti and Lasagna that will be sold during the Italian Festival. Foil pans and recipes will be provided during the sign-up periods. Dishes are to be made at home and brought to the church during the individual’s selected time. Participants are asked to drop off the prepared dishes in Room #2 of the Parish Center, which is located behind the church next to the children’s playground.



Contact: Paul Muraco |

Volunteer sign-ups: COOkie Preparation and Delivery

Volunteers are needed to make cookies that will be sold during the Italian Festival. Sign up using the button below, or sign up after Masses (dates to be announced). Cookie recipes, packaging, and drop off instructions will be provided during the sign-up periods.

Contact: Julie Tessier |


In Fort Mill

Saint Philip Neri Church
292 Munn Road East
Fort Mill, SC 29715


Festival Hours

Thursday, May 18
5 pm – 9 pm

Friday, May 19
11:30 am – 1:30 pm & 5 pm – 10 pm

Saturday, May 20
11 am – 8 pm