Why is St. Ann’s “The Lobster Church?” Read about St. Ann’s Annual Lobster Fest Here

Our 33rd Annual, Locally-Famous Lobster Fest will be October 7, 2017

Helping Others – One Bite at a Time


Our major St. Ann’s FUN-time event and fundraiser!

Call our 2017 co-leaders for this event if you would like to help or have questions: Vincent & Victoria Castillo, or Karen Kerbyson, 815-338-0950.

A portion of the proceeds from this annual event goes to Woodstock Area Community Ministry (WACM).

Fresh Maine Lobsters – arrive from catch to our pots within hours. Each lobster is approx. 1.33 pounds each, and are $22 each, or $20 each if you order 10 or more lobsters (2016 prices).

We also offer a delicious steak option–not just any steak, but the finest Allen Brothers USDA Prime 6-oz Filet Mignon ($18) and the Allen Brothers USDA Prime 8-oz Ribeye ($16) (2016 prices).

We offer a-la-carte TAKE-OUT Lobsters and Allen Brothers Steaks. The lobsters are cooked by our experienced team, or you may take them live, your choice. (You must bring your own containers for LIVE lobsters.) The steaks are fresh-cut the day before, individually wrapped and never frozen, ready for your grill. All items are pre-ordered and pre-paid.

After ordering (and also selecting your pick-up time and whether you want your lobsters cooked or live) the pick-up procedure on Lobster Fest Day is: Drive through the parking lot of St. Ann’s (cones mark the route), 503 W Jackson, Woodstock, IL, 60098, bring your receipt, and hand it to the runner. The runner brings your order right to your car.

The easiest way to order Lobsters and/or Steaks is online (CLICK HERE TO ORDER ONLINE) [Ordering will be open again in September 2017.] You can also order by phone at 815-338-0950; drop off an order form at St. Ann’s (DOWNLOAD and PRINT A 2017 ORDER FORM HERE); or mail your Order Form to: St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 503 W. Jackson, Woodstock, IL 60098, or email your Order Form to lobsterfest@stannswoodstock.org.

We look forward to our 33rd Annual Lobster Fest in October 2017!

Many people add steaks to their lobster order, creating a mouth-watering Surf-N-Turf experience! How will you serve your lobsters and steaks next year?

  • An intimate dining experience for two?
  • A special family dinner?Shopify Slide Show 6
  • An office party?
  • Or go all out, and arrange a PARTY for family, neighbors, and friends?
  • Buy them as gifts?

Some of you have asked about Lobster Fest GIFTS, and how to make arrangements for someone else to pick up lobsters/steaks that YOU purchase for them. No problem! When you “gift” lobsters or steaks, St. Ann’s will send a letter for the person to bring with them on Oct. 15th. We can send that gift letter to you, and you can give it to whomever. Or, we can email it directly to that person if you provide the contact information.

All they do is bring that letter along with them and hand it to the runner. You may pay via check, cash, or credit card. In fact, you may also order the items online (i.e., 10 lobsters for $200), and then email us, lobsterfest@stannswoodstock.org, the name and email address of the person who will pick up the gift(s), number of steaks and/or lobsters (specify cooked or live), and time of pick-up on Lobster Fest Day, and we’ll get the letters to you or them, and make the notes in the records.

REMEMBER, a portion of every purchase provides food, shelter, and clothing for local residents!! 

Lobster Fest 2015 Volunteers 2

Lobster Fest 2015 Volunteers