Heartfelt thanks to all , vendors, volunteers and patrons who made the 2016 Manhattan Irish Fest a huge success.

March 3 & 4 -- 2017

 Congratulations to our 2017 Grand Marshals:

Jason Been and Dave Smith. 

Congratulations to our 2016 King and Queen:J D and O D , both are from Lincolnway Central High School.

Sports -- Rugby

Saturday, March 4 -Rugby Pitch-Central Park

1:00 Morrigans v Mizzou

3:00 Shamrocks v South Side All Stars

2017 Entertainment

Friday March 3 --  5:00-11:00p

5:15-6:30 Patrick Otto & Katie Byrne

6:45 - 8:00 Three Men in Kilts

8:30-10:30  Whiskey of the Damned


Saturday March 4 2016 -- Noon -10:00p

12:00 Emerald Society

1:00 Sullivan School of Irish Dance

1:45 Hatfield Sisters

3:00 John Condron

4:00 Hughes Academy of Irish Dance

5:00 Finbar McCarthy

6:00 Reilly

8:00 Larkin and Moran Brothers

                ... and more

Family Fun


5 K Run

2016

King - Queen



Irish Mass

Saturday, March 4 - St Joseph's Church @ 8:30 

Parade

Saturday March 4-- Downtown 11:10

Parade 5 K Run 

Saturday March 4--Downtown 11:00  on the Parade Route

Irish Breakfast

St Joseph's Church Hall -- Saturday 8:00-10:30. Tickets in advance or at the door. Contact the rectory for tickets at 815.478.3341.

Kid's Activities

 Manhattan Library

 Saturday - Golf and Leprechauns 11:30-2 .

Park District Rec Center

Concessions Noon - 8:00 PM

Saturday  - Noon - 6

Trackless Train Rides: 12:00 - 3:00 pm -- Bingo 12:00 - 6:00 pm -- XBOX Kintetic 12:00 -6:00 pm --Sand Art 12:00 - 6:00 pm -- Magician show 1:00 - 1:45 pm -- Baloon artist 1:45 - 3:00 pm -- Face Painting 12:00 - 5:00 pm -- DJ ( Dancing) 2:00 - 6:00p

Saturday - 6-8PM

 Movie Night "BIG SCREEN" 6:00 - 8:00 pm
     




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Craft Fair

St Joseph's School Saturday March 4, 9:00 to 3:00. Sponsored by the Manhattan Woman's Club.

Scholarship

 2017 Highlights:

     Presented by the Irish American Society of County Will and the Village of Manhattan.

  Please note: Strollers will not be allowed in the entertainment tent. A stroller park will be just outside the entrance.
     Manhattan Fest favorite, Finbar McCarthy returns at a new time! He is scheduled to perform at 5:00 Saturday.
     Check out the cultural collection at the Manhattan Historical Society at 255 S State Street - on the Parade Route !

     Parade 5 k Run Route

     Irish Breakfast at St Joseph's Parish Hall 8:00-10:30

     Craft Fair at St Joe's School

March 5 & 6 2015