Carmelite nuns annual fair fundraiser a success

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HOLLADAY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- One of the largest community fairs in Utah ended late Sunday afternoon.

It’s the annual Carmelite Fair at the Monastery on Holladay Blvd. The fair is held every year on the 3rd Sunday in September.  It has become one of the largest community fairs in Utah. With food, prizes and live entertainment the event is perfect for all ages.

The fair has been going every year for over 30 years. It’s the major fundraising to the keep the Carmelite nuns going.

“Their main function is they’re here to pray and take care of all of us through prayers. It’s nice that the community can come together and support them,” Michelle Beasley, Finance Chair for the fair said. 

The day started out with a 5K run they affectionately call the “Run for the Nuns”.

Click here to learn more about the Carmelite Monastery.

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