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Connecticut Irish Festival, Feis and Agricultural Fair

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 300 Washington Ave North Haven CT 06473  See map

The Connecticut Irish Festival will celebrate its Fiftieth Anniversary on June 23 and 24, 2012 at the North Haven Fairgrounds.  This event is the longest running Irish Festival in New England and, according to organizers, the United States.  Each year thousands assemble to partake of a program featuring the finest in Irish music, dance and sports while enjoying the camaraderie of those with similar interests.  Cultural offerings include language and instrumental competitions as well as genealogy and traditional music presentations. Children under 16 are free and many family-friendly activities will be featured both days.  It starts off Saturday with a benefit race/walk for all ages to benefit ALS.  For a full schedule of activities visit the Festival website at www.ctirishfestival.com

Bonnie Dingus June 24, 2012 at 02:34 PM
It's a great weekend for the CT Irish! http://homeplaceblogger.blogspot.com/2012/06/connecticut-irish-festival.html
Julie Weisberg (Editor) June 24, 2012 at 02:59 PM
Bonnie: Have you given thought of posting you blogs on Patch, as well? This would be a great post to share with Patch readers here in our area! It's super easy to get started! Check it out: http://easthaven.patch.com/blog/apply
Bonnie Dingus June 25, 2012 at 01:52 AM
Thanks Julie! I will do that!
IrishNewsman June 25, 2012 at 03:20 PM
Thanks Bonnie for capturing and summarizing some of the highlights of the Festival! We'd love to have you join our publicity team for 2013 :-)

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