Irish Fest at Gaelic Park in Oak Forest will run four days, offering everything from carnivals and music bands to Gaelic football, Irish dance competitions, food, beverages and loads of merchandise.
At this year’s Irish Fest in Oak Forest, many events and programs will move indoors to take advantage of the amenities in the facility.
Some crowd favorites, including Gaelic Storm, Ronan Tynan, The Killdares and the Makem and Spain Brothers are among dozens of acts set to hit the stage at this year’s Irish Fest at Chicago Gaelic Park in Oak Forest.
Some well-known Celtic musical groups are making their debut at this year’s Irish Fest at Chicago Gaelic Park in Oak Forest
Eight Irish plays staged in Ireland, Canada and the United States, including one from Gaelic Park in Oak Forest, IL, will take part in the Acting Irish International Theatre Festival from May 21 to 26 at Gaelic Park.
Chicago Feis 2013, which will feature dozens of Irish dance schools competing at Gaelic Park in Oak Forest, will be in memory of Dennis Dennehy, a well-known Chicago area Irish dance instructor who died this year.
Lots of music lined up through June for the Carraig Pub at Gaelic Park, which has no cover charge.
Gaelic Park is offering two free tickets to Ireland as a raffle for those signing up for membership before May 27.
Between the musical acts, the vendor tents and Irish dance contests, there’s plenty for adults coming to Irish Fest, but the little ones have not been forgotten. A host of activities are targeted for young children making their way to Gaelic Park in Oak Forest …
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Though the South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade took a two-year hiatus due to some bad behavior by drunken spectators, its return in 2012 was a huge success and the 2013 version will try to keep up the renewed family friendly spirit.
Kevin Coakley remembers well marching in the original South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade as a 6-year-old boy. Now he enjoys watching his own kids in it and welcomes back the event his father and a neighbor started in 1979.
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