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The Irish Music & Dance Association (IMDA) proudly hosts its 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Landmark Center

The Irish Music & Dance Association (IMDA) proudly hosts its 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration

37th Annual Irish Celebration

37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration featuring regional and local Irish entertainment, Irish dance, Celtic vendors, Irish cuisine, pipe bands and children’s crafts and entertainment.

The Irish Music & Dance Association (IMDA) proudly hosts its 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration on Saturday, March 17, 2018 featuring regional and local Irish entertainment, Irish dance, Celtic vendors, Irish cuisine, pipe bands and children’s crafts and entertainment. There will be something for everyone! 

The St. Patrick's Day Irish Celebration is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 17th, at the Landmark Center, 75 West Fifth Street, in downtown Saint Paul.

Bring the family downtown for Saint Paul's St. Patrick’s Day Parade and come over to Landmark Center to continue the celebration.


Irish attractions include:

  •  Local and regional Irish music throughout the day on four stages.
  • Traditional Irish dancers from area dance schools and adult groups performing high-spirited exhibition style Irish dance. 
  • Traditional Irish music along with tea and scones in our Irish Tea Room. 
  • The Irish Marketplace with authentic Irish merchants, artisans and informational resources. 
  • Traditional Irish food and American style sandwiches, along with local and Irish beer.
  • Children’s crafts with an Irish theme, offered free of charge.
  • Children’s stage with special entertainment just for the ‘wee ones.’
  • Seminars on Irish topics, including Irish music and language.

The St. Patrick's Day Irish Celebration is produced by the Irish Music and Dance Association and is presented in partnership with the Minnesota Landmarks. 

Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12 and seniors 65 and over and may be purchased at the door.  Kids 5 and under are free.  Group discounts can be arranged by calling 651-341-3618 or e-mail at Info@IrishMusicandDanceAssociation.org.
 

Entertainment schedule:

Main Stage – Musser Cortile
10:00 AM – Rince na Chroi
10:40 AM – Northern Gael
11:20 AM – O’Shea Irish Dance
12:00 PM – Locklin Road
Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band
1:00 PM – Border CrosSing – The musical story of the Saint Patrick's Battalion (the "San Patricios") – Cross Cultural Presentation
1:50 PM – Tom Dahill and Ginny Johnson
2:30 PM – Corda Mór Irish Dance
3:10 PM – Center for Irish Music Advanced Youth Ensemble
3:50 PM – Barra
4:30 PM – Mulhern School of Irish Dance 

F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium Stage 
10:00 AM – The HiBs
10:45 AM – Mactír Academy of Irish Dance
11:30 AM – SisterTree
12:10 PM – Knocknagow Irish Dancers
12:50 PM – Biddies Galore – 3 Women who Can’t Stop Dancing
1:35 PM – Eilís Academy at Escalate
2:20 PM – Clairseach
3:00 PM – Green Fire Irish Dancers
3:45 PM – The Eddies
4:30 PM – Mooncoin Céili Dancers 

Children’s Stage – Lower Level
1:00 PM – Ross Sutter – Songs and Stories
1:35 PM – Jigs for Kids with Danielle Enblom – Dance, Song and Storytelling
2:10 PM – Interactive Storytelling with Sir Gustav Doc’Tain
3:00 PM – Parent and Kid Céili Dance Party with the Mooncoin Céili Dancers 

Seminar Room – Courtroom 326
1:00 PM – "Toasts and Roasts in Irish Gaelic" - presented by Gaeltacht Minnesota
2:00 PM – "Notes from Nature: the Irish Countryside in Traditional Music" presented by Dunquin
3:00 PM - "Irish Romance" And Other Oxymorons: Celtic Songs About Relationshipwrecks presented by Legacy 

Tea Room – Courtroom 317
10:00 AM – Center for Irish Music’s Open Sky Ensemble
10:40 AM – Sona
11:20 AM – The Bellows Brothers
12:00 PM – Upset and Curl1
12:40 PM – Dunquin
1:30 PM – Rupalai
2:20 PM – The Eddies
3:00 PM – The Giggin’ Síles
3:40 PM – Clairseach
4:20 PM – Legacy 

Friday, February 15 2019

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Saturday, February 16 2019

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Monday, February 18 2019

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