Southern Illinois Irish FestivalOctober 07, 2017 - October 08, 2017
The 21st annual Southern Illinios Irish Festival is coming back the weekend of October 7th and 8th! The outdoor Celtic fair will be on Saturday from 11am-6pm and Sunday 12pm-6pm. There will be live music both days including: the Heart Strings, Brianna Brown Band, The Dorians, Roisin Dubh, and the Wee Heavies! There will be food and drink available for purchase, a variety of merchandise vendors, the Scottish Highland Games (they will be doing a demo on Saturday and the games will take place on Sunday), Irish Children's Village, piper Sean Folsom, a balloon artist, and a face painter. Admission to the festival grounds will be $10 per adult, and free for children under 18. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.