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St. Patrick’s Festival with the Irish American Heritage Center
March 16 @ 1:00 pm - March 17 @ 12:00 am
Celebrate all things Irish at the annual St. Patrick’s Festival on Saturday, March 16. This day long celebration is one of Chicago’s largest, and the fun happens all under one roof!
The festivities follow the downtown parade and are packed with traditional and contemporary Irish music, dance, food and drink for purchase, children’s activities and an Arts and Craft Fair, with vendors selling Irish gifts. Visit the Library, Art Gallery and Museum for programming and exhibits, Irish language lessons, genealogy workshops and a book sale. Confirmed performers include Irish Heritage Singers, The Chancey Brothers, In Spite of Ourselves, Tim O’Shea (direct from Ireland) and Pat Quinn, Trinity Irish Dancers, O’Hare School of Irish Dance, Academy of Irish Music, Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band, Shepherd School of Irish Music, Mulhern School of Irish Dance, Rebecca McCarthy School of Dance, Mullane Godley Irish Dance Academy and Wiggleworms.
Tickets are $12 for adults ($15 after 3/14) and children 12 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.irish-american.org, calling the IAHC office at 773-282-7035, ext. 10 or visiting the IAHC Office. Want to volunteer? Click the link below.