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

37th Annual Irish Celebration

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 16, 2019 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 16th, 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
10:00 a.m. -  Legacy 
10:40 a.m. - Rince na Chroi 
11:20 a.m. - O’Shea Irish Dance
12:00 a.m. - Locklin Road
12:45 p.m. - Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band
  1:00 p.m.  Center for Irish Music Advanced Youth Ensemble 
  1:50 p.m. - Eilís Academy of Irish Dance
  2:30 p.m. - Tom Dahill & Ginny Johnson
  3:10 p.m. - Knocknagow Irish Dancers
  3:50 p.m. - Barra with the Loma Mór Irish Dance Club
  4:30 p.m. - SisterTree

F. K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
10:00 a.m. - Mulhern School of Irish Dance
10:45 a.m. - Upset and Curl
11:30 a.m. - The SERFs
12:10 p.m. - Mactír Academy of Irish Dance
12:50 p.m. - The Inland Seas   
  1:35 p.m. - Mooncoin Ceili Dancers
  2:20 p.m. - The Langer’s Ball
  3:05 p.m. - Green Fire Irish Dancers
  3:50 p.m. - The Eddies
  4:30 p.m. - Clairseach

Tea Room Stage
10:00 a.m. - Center for Irish Music Starling Ensemble
10:40 a.m. - Clairseach
11:30 a.m. - Bundle & Go 
12:10 p.m. - The Giggin Siles
12:55 p.m. - Mary Vanorny & Ryan Johnson
 1:35 p.m. - Dunquin
 2:20 p.m. - The Bellows Brothers
 3:00 p.m. - The Eddies
 3:40 p.m. - Center for Irish Music Wren Ensemble

Children's Stage
10:30 a.m. - Ross Sutter – Songs and Stories
11:20 a.m. - Parent & Kid Céili Dance Party with Mooncoin Céili Dancers
12:00 p.m. - Instrument Petting Zoo with Center for Irish Music instructors Mattie Ernst and Iain Dove Lempke
 1:00 p.m. - Ross Sutter – Songs and Stories
 1:40 p.m. - Jigs for Kids with Danielle Enblom
 2:20 p.m. - Interactive Storytelling with Sir Gustav Doc’Tain
 3:10 p.m. - Play and Sing with Charlie Heymann

Seminar Room
  1:00 p.m. - “Irish for Tourists” - Gaeltacht Minnesota
  2:00 p.m. - “Tullamore Aquavit Dew”: A Cross-Cultural Presentation blending Irish and Swedish music with Phil Platt and Eric Platt
  3:00 p.m. - “Sadie the Goat”: a one-woman show, written in verse, that tells the purportedly true story of an Irish-American woman in “Gangs of New York”-era Manhattan 

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