The music, the dancing the cultural talent, education and family-friendly atmosphere is all found at the North Texas Irish Festival, which returns March 6-8, 2020, to Dallas’s Fair Park. One of the largest Irish festivals in the U.S., the North Texas Irish Festival celebrates the amazing music, dance, and cultural talent in the beautiful, rich tradition of Irish and other Celtic influences. Tens of thousands of fans (Irish and Irish-for-a-day alike!) will converge upon Fair Park to enjoy top musicians and dancers from around the world and a number of cultural presentations on 13 different stages.
Music, dancing, whiskey tastings, horse displays, Celtic storytelling, animal rescue groups, Shepherd’s pie, Irish stew, dozens of activities for kids, child-friendly entertainment and chef demonstrations will comprise a weekend of fun for fans of all ages.
*Back by popular demand* is the North Texas Irish Festival Fun Run on Saturday, March 7, 8-11 a.m., in historic Fair Park. This family-friendly 5K fun run is perfect for runners or walkers of any age or ability, and also dogs! All registered runners will receive a T-shirt, a medal, one ticket to the North Texas Irish Festival, and two beers after the run (if they are of legal drinking age).
The North Texas Irish Festival is presented by the Southwest Celtic Music Association, an all-volunteer, non-profit association based in Dallas that fosters the great tradition of Irish culture in North Texas.
Hours are Friday: 6 to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
North Texas Irish Festival Fun Run is Saturday, March 7, 8-11 a.m. Packet pick-up is at 7 a.m. at the Magnolia Lounge in Fair Park.