Irish Fair of Minnesota – August 12-14, 2011

Minnesota goes Gaelic this August 12-14, 2011, as the Irish Fair of Minnesota come to town.

Held in vibrant St. Paul, near the shores of the beautiful Mississippi River, this action-packed event is meant to honor the unique spirit of Irish people – and Irish-Americans…

This fun-filled, family-friendly Irish festival features a host of exciting things to see and do, in the lovely setting of Harriet Island Regional Park.

Musical acts The High Kings, Alton, and Kate McMahon will headline the festival, and dancers (Mississippi River Dancers, The St. Paul Irish Dancers) and pipe bands (Manchester Pipe Band) will be there to entertain attendees of all ages.

This thrilling three-day festival also features theatre, Irish storytelling, workshops – such as an Irish breadmaking seminar – and a Celtic fun run; there is truly something for everyone at this lively annual event.

The festival is a great way to celebrate summer and learn more about your own Irish heritage…if you’re in Minnesota this month, be sure to attend the Irish Fair of Minnesota and enjoy everything this lighthearted, inspiring get-together has to offer…