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41st Annual Big Irish Fair & Music Fest on June 18-19
June 18, 2016 - June 19, 2016$13 – $29
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If you want a taste of Ireland without the travel then look no further than the 41st Annual Big Irish Fair & Music Fest, cultural event that celebrates Irish music, sports. and dance at El Dorado Regional Park in Long Beach on Father’s Day weekend from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
There will be 16 entertainment zones featuring harp & fiddle tunes, Irish rock, and -of course- bagpipes. Headliners include The Fenians, The Humble Hooligans, Emmet Cahill of Celtic Thunder, Ken O’ Malley and Twilight Lords, and Chloe Agnew. There will be additional performances by Kris Colt, Merry Wives of Windsor, Yelpy, Sportive Tricks, Brick Top Blaggers, The Rose & the Clover, Peatheads, Kets of Whiskey, and The Spirited Lads. Canines will also get in on the entertainment with an Irish dog show plus Gaelic football, Irish hurling, and Ceili dancing, and an Irish parade. The Tara Village (ancient Ireland) will feature ancient arts and crafts, medieval shops, and sword fights.
Advance one-day tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors while kids 12 and younger are free and a weekend pass is $25. You can purchase tickets the day of for $20 for adults, $16 for seniors and students, and $29 for the weekend pass. Additional discounts are available on their website.