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Senior (Good for one day, any day)
Ages 65 and up
General Admission (Good for one day, any day)
$8 per day. Each ticket is good for one day, any day.
Online ticket sales have ended. Please purchase at the door. There is no more presale discount since we are open for business.
Irish Fest is July 13, 14 and 15, 2012 and showcases the finest in local and international Irish and American music, dance and family activities. It features more than 100 performers for 3 days on 5 stages.
The festival directly supports and is held on the grounds of the Irish American Heritage Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and strengthening Irish culture in Chicago.
Confirmed performers include:
the Young Dubliners
Dublin City Ramblers
the Mickey Finns
Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones
the Great Whiskey Project
the Larkin and Moran Brothers
Kevin Flynn and the Avondale Ramblers
Paddy Homan and Friends
The Bagpipes and Drums of the Emerald Society
In Spite of Ourselves
Irish Heritage Singers
Ceili Mor with Ceoltoiri Chicago
Piobagusfidil with Patrick and Karen Cannady
Matt Stedman Band
Rant Maggie Rant
the Chancey Brothers
Dyed in the Wool
Misericordia Heartbreakers and Heartzingers and more.
Fest activities include music and dance performances and demonstrations and lessons, children’s activities, one act plays, vendors selling Irish themed gifts and more. New for 2012! The Tasting Tent for sampling beer, mead and whiskey, the Irish Soda Bread Contest, Irish wolf hounds and the Men in KIlts Contest!
Hours are 6pm to midnight on July 13, noon to midnight on July 14 and noon to 11pm on July 15.
Tickets are $7 for seniors, $8 in advance for adults and $15 at the door and children 12 and under are free.
NOTE-THERE IS NO TICKET FOR THIS EVENT. ONCE YOU PURCHASE, YOUR NAME WILL BE AT THE WILL CALL TABLE AT THE FEST. Each ticket is good for one day only.