Danbury Irish Festival – September 23rd -25th, 2012 – Connecticut, USA

If you’re planning to be in Danbury, Connecticut this September, why not celebrate the beauty of Irish culture at the Danbury Irish Festival?

This fun annual event is affordable, family-friendly, and designed to honor Irish music, dance, and storytelling in ways that everyone can enjoy.

14k Ladies Diamond Claddagh RingThis year’s festival features some amazing musicians who will play all genres of Irish music, from traditional ballads and fiddle tunes to Celtic-inspired rock.

Headlining musical acts at this year’s Danbury Irish Festival include (to name just a few) the Mighty Ploughboys, the Highland Rovers, and Barleyjuice.

If you love traditional Irish step dancing, you’ll enjoy watching the Gray School of Irish Dance. The group’s talented dancers will grace the festival’s main stage, dressed in traditional costumes and accompanied by lovely Irish music.

Other festival highlights include pipe and drum band performances, an Irish Idol singing competition, and fun children’s activities, including face painting, bouncy castles, and Irish-inspired crafts.

To help you connect with your Irish roots, the festival also features a series of cultural activities that highlight Ireland’s history and uniqueness.

From tin whistle workshops and displays that showcase Irish crochet, the Book of Kells, and the impact of the Irish Potato Famine, to Ceili dancing lessons and harp workshops, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy.

To find out more about this exciting get-together, visit the official Danbury Irish Festival today.