Heartfelt thanks to all , vendors, volunteers and patrons who made the 2016 Manhattan Irish Fest a huge success.
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.
Saturday, March 4 -Rugby Pitch-Central Park
1:00 Morrigans v Mizzou
3:00 Shamrocks v South Side All Stars
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
8:00 Larkin and Moran Brothers
... and more
5 K Run
King - Queen
Saturday, March 4 - St Joseph's Church @ 8:30
Saturday March 4-- Downtown 11:10
Saturday March 4--Downtown 11:00 on the Parade Route
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.
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
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