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Big Irish Fair and MusicFest 2016 Schedule
      June 18 - 19, 2016
    Long Beach, California


Eldorado Regional Park
7550 East Spring Street, Long Beach, California

    The Big Irish Fair and Musicfest in Southern California has a long history of providing the very best in Irish and Irish American entertainment. The Big Irish Fair and Musicfest has had legendary performers like the Chieftains, the Irish Rovers, Paddy O'Reilly, the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. Younger rising stars such as Black 47, the Prodigals and Danu have appeared at the Irish Fair. Gaelic Storm, famous from the movie Titanic, was discovered at the Irish Fair.



Headliner's at the 2016 Big Irish Fair Musicfest
  • The Fenians
  • Emmet Cahill
  • The Humble Hooligans
  • Chloe Agnew in special performance, formerly of Celtic Woman
  • Ken O'Malley and Twilight Lords

  • Kris Colt
  • Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Yelpy
  • Sportive Tricks
  • Brick Top Blaggers
  • Peatheads
  • The Spirited Lads



    Be sure to see the Grand Parade of the Irish, with bag pipe bands galore, the great march of Irish historical flags, marching bands, medieval Irish clans and warriors and hundreds of other costumed performers will lead the Irish around the Fair in the mid-day.

    This really is one of many photo opportunities at the fair. The parade marches into the Shamrock Bowl Stage where the parade participants salute the newly Crowned Southern California Rose of Tralee and the Lord Mayor of the Irish Fair.



Sports
  • Gaelic Football
  • Irish Hurling

    There is so much to do and see at the Big Irish Fair like Irish Art and Photo Show, Red Haired Kid contest, Kids Irish Play Village and the Freckled Face Kid contest

    Tara Village, Historical Irish Village, (Ancient Ireland), Ancient Arts and Crafts, Medieval Shops, Sword Fights. Special events, Irish Flag Parade, Sheep Herding show, Rose of Tralee, Irish and Scottish Shops and an Irish Travel Center


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