Activities and Attractions
In addition to the great music and dance lineup, Irish Fest weekend is packed with festival favorites: Irish and American food and drink, Irish dance performances, cultural exhibits, children’s activities and vendors and artisans selling Irish clothing, music and jewelry.
Francis O’Neill Friday Night Ceili Mor
Learn to dance the Siege of Ennis at the 3rd annual Irish Fest Ceili Mor. The Francis O’Neill Club will teach dance lessons at 7pm and there will be ceili under the stars in the South Lot grass at 8pm.
Young Irish Fellowship Bags Tournament
Join IAHC partner, the Young Irish Fellowship Club as it raises money for charity with its annual Bags Tournament at Irish Fest.
The tournament is Sunday, July 14 from 1pm to 4pm. The cost to enter the tournament is $25 per person, which includes Fest admission and tickets for 1 beer or soda. Day-of tournament tickets are $10, but do not include Fest admission or a drink ticket. There are prizes for the top winners.
The tournament is a fundraiser for the YIF’s charities. Check this space for registration.
Shamrock Tea Room
Drop by the Shamrock Tea Room at Irish Fest for a proper cup of tea, baked treats, sandwiches and live music in our air-conditioned Shamrock American Room.
The Shamrock Tea Room is open on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 from 1pm to 5pm. The cost is $10 for tea, a sandwich, fruit and a sweet treat, or $5 for tea and a sweet treat. Tickets can be purchased at the door.