Savannah Irish Festival 20-Jan-2013
Our 21st year!
2013 features world-class Irish music from John Doyle, The Cathie Ryan Band, Rathkeltair, The Dardenelles. Savannah's own Harry O'Donoghue. Dance to the Atlanta Junior Ceili Band and the Savannah Ceili Band. All on four stages of continuous entertainment.
Plenty of Irish Dancing by Savannah's young people.
Dozens of vendors of quality Irish, Irish-American and Celtic merchandise.
Food prepared by Savannah's many Irish heritage organizations. Presentations on Irish and Irish-American culture, literature and history.
Stroll through our romantic city and enjoy the largest Irish Festival in the South!
Also featured are performances by The St. Vincent's Academy Chorale, Glor na Daire School of Irish Dance, and the Irish Dancers of Savannah.
The Children's Stage features a free arts and crafts area, bounce houses, face painting, as well as on-going entertainment geared towards children.
The Festival Cultural Stage will provide discussions on various topics of Irish and Irish-American History, Irish Literature and Irish Music.
The festival begins Friday night with a Ceili in the Civic Center Ballroom from 6:30pm - 9:00pm. Those who attend the Ceili will be taught how to Irish folk dance in large groups. Saturday festival hours: 10:15am until 8:00pm. Sunday festival hours: 12:00pm and run until 7:00pm.
Four stages of continuous entertainment bring fun for the entire family throughout the weekend.