2017 Irish Festival - Schedule of Events



Celtic Fair

Saturday, October 7, 2017 11:00am-7:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 11:30am-6:30pm

Walker's Bluff
326 Vermont Rd.
Carterville, IL 62918

Directions and Parking

Admission to the festival grounds will be $10 per adult, and free for children under 18. Lawn chairs are encouraged! Visit Walker's Bluff for more information about the venue.

Live Music

Blackberry Blossoms


The Brianna Brown Band

Roisin Dubh


Heartstrings Ensemble

The Dorians


The Southern Illinois Irish Festival began in 1997 by Charles Fanning, Director of the Southern Ilinois University Carbondale (SIUC) Irish and Irish Immigration Studies Program, as a Celebration of Irish American Music. Overwhelming response to this event prompted individuals in the community to organize the 1998 festival, which attracted 1000 participants... Read More...

Upcoming Events

Celtic Fair:

October 7-8, 2017

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Mailing Address: Southern Illinois Irish Festival
PO Box 3276
Carbondale, IL 62902-3276

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