Irish Celtic Festival & Lucky Dog Parade

Irish Celtic Festival & Lucky Dog Parade

Our 5th annual Irish Celtic Festival is planned for Saturday, March 12th from 11am to 4:00pm at Adventure Park off SR70. Registration will Open Soon!

Céad Míle Fáilte to friend and to rover!   Please join us everyone is welcome!

This event is perfect for all those who are of  Celtic decent or Irish for the day!  Our full line up of stage performances will be emceed and feature Irish Singing Sensation Cahal Dunne, O’Reilly of Dance, Irish Dance Academy and Bodhrans and Ballads. We will also feature our first IRISH SPIRITS RELAY RACE. Proceeds for the parade benefit our local Humane Society of LWR.  Judging and awards will be given for dogs that are Most Irish, Cutest, and Dog/Owner look alike. Cost to enter your pimped out pooch is just $5. Bring your little leprechaun’s to enjoy the Community Activities planned “Pot of Gold” scavenger hunt, face painting, spud-head decorating, balloons, park and so much more! Gentleman can enter our very popular, Best Legs in a Kilt Contest, learn about Gaelic Football and Hurling by participating in mini demonstrations throughout the day. Women will enjoy all the artisan booths, and the many sponsor tables.    It’s true, we are all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, so dye your hair green, stay out of the sun and add some freckles and wear green!!!  Plenty of traditional Irish food, new craft beers and ciders, whiskey and coffee will be available for purchase. Free admission and parking on site.

To reach Adventure Park:

Coming from the south, head north on I-75, take exit 217 (SR 70) east to Lakewood Ranch Blvd. continue straight through the light and turn right onto Greenbrook Boulevard.  Adveture Park is about 4 marquees in on your right.

Coming from the north, head south on I-75, take exit 220 (SR 64) east to Lakewood Ranch Blvd. and turn right. Turn left at the SR70 intersection, then take your right onto Greenbrook Boulevard. Adveture Park is about 4 marquees in on your right.

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