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Irish Fair of Minnesota

August 8th – 10th, 2014

The 35th Irish Fair of Minnesota, a three–day celebration of Irish heritage and culture, will be held on Friday, August 8th through Sunday, August 10th on Harriet Island in Saint Paul, MN. With 100,000 attendees, this event is the largest free Irish Fair in the United States.  The Irish Fair of Minnesota is included in a list from the Travel Channel of the top seven Celtic festivals in the country.

The Irish Fair of Minnesota will provide a family–friendly experience with a multitude of activities, including traditional music, Irish dance, Gaelic sports, native Irish dogs, the Best Legs in a Kilt Contest, a Zero–K, an expanded children’s area, a literary corner, a variety of Irish shopping opportunities, and an array of food and beverage options.

From internationally known to locally grown, the entertainment stages will feature an amazing array of Irish music. Previous years bands have included Gaelic Storm, Boiled in Lead, The Screaming Orphans, FullSet, Irish Brigade, The Tim Malloys, Katie McMahon, Norah Rendell, and The Tossers. Watch the website for 2014 band announcements, at

Irish Fair of Minnesota is a 501(c)3 non–profit and volunteer– driven organization that provides an opportunity for individuals to express a passion for their heritage, support the Irish cultural renaissance, and strengthen the vitality of new immigrant communities in Minnesota.

For further information visit the website

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