Put on your kilts and bring the family to the Gaelic Park Irish Fest May 22-25, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Inn Suites Midway Hotel!
Now this is a party! The Gaelic Park Irish Fest presents four days of music, theatre, storytelling and feasting.
Start with the music: The Kathy Durkin Band; The High Kings; Journey tribute band Infinity; The Mudmen; Socks in the Frying Pan; Irish tenor Mark Forrest; Gerry Carney; Beatles tribute band American English: Makem & Spain; The Young Dubliners . . . and much more!
The Gaelic Park Irish Fest also offers three days of Irish theatre and storytelling! Choose your beverages and food from the Carraig Irish Pub, the Wine Bar, or the Irish Tea Room. Children will enjoy unlimited carnival rides, a petting zoo, pony rides, storytelling, plays, dance and music, and magic! Cheer for your faves at the Chicago Feis Irish Dancing Championship!
For those so inclined, Sunday Mass will be celebrated before the start of Gaelic Park Irish Fest.
And what would a fest be without a raffle? The prize: Two round trips to Ireland! Fill in the entry form online while ordering tickets.
Gaelic Park is located at 6119 West 147th Street in Oak Forest. You can purchase advance tickets (and get a 10% discount for doing so) at www.chicagogaelicparkirishfest.org.
The Best Western Inn Suites Midway Hotel, just minutes from the Gaelic Park Irish Fest, offers affordable guest rooms, free breakfast, an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and a fitness center. Special AAA rates are available. Call the property direct at (708) 497-3000.