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2015 "Manhattan Irish Fest" March 6th & 7th - Manhattan, IL


2015 "Manhattan Irish Fest" 

March 6th & 7th - Manhattan, IL



     Manhattan, IL is the place I'm proud to call my home. Anyone familiar with Manhattan, located smack in the heart of Will County, knows that it has deep Irish roots. 

     

     They'll also tell you that Manhattan is the home of the  "Manhattan Irish Fest", a festival that's been running since 1995 and being held once again this year on March 6th & 7th.  

     Activities for young and old are planned for both days of the Fest.  Some are:

     An Irish Breakfast will be served at St. Joseph's Parish Center on Saturday, March 7th, 8 am to 10:30 am.  Advance ticket purchase is required.  Tickets are available at the church rectory by calling:  815.478.3341.


     A special Mass is being held at  St. Joseph's Catholic Church, located at  275 W. North Street , on Saturday, March 7th, at 8:30 a.m. 


     The 21st Annual "Manhattan Irish Fest Parade" will kick off at 11:10 am on Saturday, March 7th.  

     The Parade's preceded by a 5K Run (hosted by the Prairie State Roadrunners) starting at 11 am ... and which follows along the parade route.  Info for those wanting to take part in the 5K Run can be obtained HERE. 
      

     Great music is always a huge part of the fun at the "Manhattan Irish Fest".  The scheduled entertainment for 2015 is:  

Friday:



Bridget Cavenaugh & Pat Otto 
(Irish acoustic set
6-6:45 pm

Pipers (short set)
7 pm

Three Men in Kilts 
8:30-10:30 pm

Saturday:

Emerald Society Pipe Band 
12:15-12:30 pm

Sullivan School of Irish Dance
12:30-12:55pm

12:55 pm 5k results

John Condron
1:15 pm

Red Rebel County      ~~~>                                    
3:00 pm 

Deanach (featuring the Hatfield sisters)
5:15 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                  (Red Rebel County)

Grand Marshall with Pipers
7:15 pm

Larkin & Moran Brothers 
7:45 pm to Closing 

 

     A schedule of all planned events at 2015 "Manhattan Irish Fest" can be found HERE  

     Buttons to "Manhattan Irish Fest" are for sale, both in local establishments and online.  Those selling are:

     *  Manhattan-Elwood Public Library
     *  Manhattan Village Hall 

     *  Whitmore Ace Hardware
     *  Fritz's Pub
     *  Gallagher's Pub
     *  Berkot's Super Foods
     *  First Bank of Manhattan
     *  McHugh Insurance Agency
     *  Hanagan Insurance Agency
     *  Bit O'Blarney Pub

     *  Manhattan Tobacco
     *  BP Amoco

     *  Manhattan Firehouse Restaurant

     *  Tickets can also be ordered through the elementary and middle schools the week prior to the Fest.


     ALL attendees of the "Manhattan Irish Fest" must have Buttons.  Children 7 years and under attend FREE of charge, when attending with a paying adult.  

     

     Attend the 2015 "Manhattan Irish Fest" in Manhattan, IL on March 6th & 7th ...  



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