Volunteers make the 4th of July Festival happen...and succeed! Click here to sign up as a volunteer.

Ways to be a part of the Festival action: 

  • Parking 12:30-6 p.m.
  • Setup 8-11:30 a.m.
  • Grounds Crew 12:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Food Crew 12:30-6:30 p.m. 
  • Kids' Zone 12:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Games 12:30-6:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Jodee McElfresh at 859-392-8228 or jmcelfresh@sndky.org.



Volunteer Info

SND Festival Contacts:

• Sr. Dennise Wagenlander smdennise@sndky.org 859-630-0185 (call or text day-of)
• Margie Schnelle mschnelle@sndky.org (w)859-392-8229 (c)859-630-1609 (call or text day-of)
• Jodee McElfresh jmcelfresh@sndky.org (w)859-392-8228 (c)859-393-5323 (call or text day-of)

What time do I need to arrive for my shift?
First shift volunteers, please arrive by 12:30 p.m. All other volunteers, please be in place at your booth 15 minutes before your shift starts.

When and where is the Festival?
1:00-6:00 p.m. in parking lot behind SND Provincial House at 1601 Dixie Highway (enter via Hilton Drive).

Where do I park?
Please park as close to Notre Dame Academy as possible. Leave spaces adjacent to the Festival grounds for older guests and handicap parking.

The lot behind NDA is CLOSED this year due to construction. When the NDA lots are full, volunteers and guests will need to park at Covington Catholic HS and either walk or catch a ride on the free shuttle bus. Be careful crossing Dixie Highway!

What should I wear?
Please dress modestly with the weather in mind. Wear comfortable shoes.

What do I do if the next shift is late or does not show?
Contact the point person for your booth, or contact Sr. Dennise, Margie, or Jodee (info above).

Where do I get information about my booth?
Each booth has a box with supplies, booth instructions, name tags, volunteer drink tickets, etc. waiting for you.

You mentioned volunteer drink tickets in the last response. What does this include?
You may use your ticket for a free soft drink or water.

Do I sign-in somewhere?
Yes! Please check-in at the info/welcome booth.

What happens if it rains or storms?
Rain=nothing changes.

Storm=we move everything inside and some booths are canceled. Please check www.sndky.org/festival for weather-related updates.