It's time for the Big Irish Fair. Billed as the largest Irish Fair in the Western United States, this festival of Celtic culture is moving to Long Beach this year.
The event features multiple entertainment stages with regional Irish dance competitions, and a variety of traditional and contemporary Irish music styles. This year's music line-up includes the Fenians, Young Dubliners, Golden Bough, Anita and the Mansfield Band, Irish dance, harp and fiddle competitions, and more. There are also sheep herding demonstrations and rides for the kids.
When: Saturday and Sunday, June 14-15, 2014, 10 am - 7:00 pm
Where: El Dorado Park, Area III, 7550 E Spring Street,Long Beach, CA
Cost: Adults $15 advance, $20 on fair days, Seniors (62+) and students $14 advance, $16 at the gate, Children 12 and under, free. $3 Off with coupon on the website.
Parking: for an additional fee at the park
View photos from the Big Irish Fair.
Photo © 2006 Kayte Deioma, courtesy of www.KayteDeioma.com