Indy Irish Fest Cultural Area

This area highlights the rich culture and traditions of Irish people and Irish Americans. It also presents insight into historically significant events of the Irish and how the events are represented in their songs. Be sure to take the time to explore this area and learn about Irish Culture and History. See demos and exhibits.

Cultural Stage

See demonstrations of dance and instrumentation.  Schedule subject to change.

Friday
Saturday
Sunday
4:30 pm
Irish Language Instruction – Devin Blankenship
12:15 pm
Bodhrán Demonstration
12:30 pm
Silly Safari
5:30 pm
Mead Tasting/Instruction by New Day Meadery
1:15 pm
Mead Tasting/Instruction by New Day Meadery
1:30 pm
Irish Language Instruction – Devin Blankenship
6:15 pm
Bodhrán Demonstration
2:15 pm
Irish Dance Instruction –
Richens Timm Academy of Irish Dance
2:15 pm
Irish Dance Instruction –
Richens Timm Academy of Irish Dance
3:00 pm
Silly Safari
3:15 pm
Pete Elliot
4:00 pm
Mead Tasting/Instruction by New Day Meadery
4:00 pm
Tin Whistle Demonstration
4:45 pm
Irish Language Instruction – Devin Blankenship
5:30 pm
Pete Elliott

Border Collie Herding Demonstrations

See demonstrations of sheep herding on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Watch Jimbob McEwen and his dogs from McEwen Border Collies  Between demonstrations get up close to the dogs and sheep.

Times

Friday
Saturday
Sunday
5:30, 6:30 pm
1:00, 3:00, 5:00 p.m.
1:00, 3:00 p.m.

Celtic Canines

Irish Wofhounds, Kerry Blue, Soft Coated Wheaton, Irish Setter, Irish Terrier and a Gordon. Great fun for kids and adults! Get up close with the dogs and learn all about them from their owners.

Please note that all other dogs must agree to the waiver of liability and to maintain a distance of at least 25 ft from the Celtic Canine area and participants.  See attached waiver required for entrance to the event IndyIrishFestdogwaiver2015 (1)

Celtic Organizations

Check in with our participating organizations.