CÉAD MÍLE FÁILTE – WELCOME to the 22nd Annual INDY IRISH FEST

Come celebrate all things Irish throughout the upcoming festival.

Thursday September 14th:

Pub Night Preview Concert from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Celtic Rock Night featuring Whiskey of the Damned and The Narrowbacks
Cost is free but we are requesting donations for the St. Vincent dePaul food bank
Craft Beer Tasting: $25 includes 2 ½ hours of tasting and a souvenir Guinness pint glass
Take a pic in the “World’s Smallest Irish Pub”

Friday, Sept. 15th – Sunday Sept. 17th

Performers:

The High Kings * Jig Jam * Cassie & Maggie * Chance the Arm * Dulahan * The Kells
The Drowsy Lads * Aoife Scott * Narrowbacks * Ennis Clare * Hogeye Navvy * Irish Airs

Wee Folk (Children’s) Area:

Kerry Putt n’ Go * Celtic Bean Bag Toss * Donegal Duck Pond * Tralee Targets Limerick
Lollipop Tree * Sligo Fish Bowl Toss * Galway Go Fish * Face Painting
Silly Safari **** Fairy Gathering **** Poetry Contest

Demonstrations of Irish Cultural Traditions

Celtic Chef * Thatching * Irish Dance * Sheep Herding * Tin Whistle
Bodhrán * Irish Language * Mead

Special Activities:

Kilted Mile Race * Celtic Mass * Hurling Demos * Irish Market
Indy Irish Fest Raffle for Round Trip Airfare to Ireland

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Click on the links below for basic festival information:

Festival Schedule
Tickets and Maps
Register for Kilted Mile Race
Volunteer Opportunities
Raffle Tickets
FAQs

Recent News

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