Enjoy all that is Irish at the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival to be held on Friday, July 11 from 4 pm- 10 pm & Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 11 am- 10 pm at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD. (1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville, MD) The Festival will be a celebration of Irish traditions, customs, music and rich ethnic history and will feature local and international Celtic bands, step dancers, pipes and drum corps and entertainers, live on three stages day and night. A centerpiece of the festival on Saturday will be “Little Leprechaun Land,” where all activities for the wee ones are FREE. In addition, there will be a wide array of vendors offering authentic Irish foods, crafts and wares, providing a real “Irish Experience.” The 2014 festival will benefit Hospice of the Chesapeake, the Chesapeake Bay Trust and Anne Arundel Medical Center. General admission tickets for adults are $15.00 on Friday and $20.00 on Saturday with children 12 and under are free. For tickets or more information, log onto www.annapolisirishfestival.com . The Westin Annapolis Hotel is the Official Hotel of the Annapolis Irish Festival and is offering special rates and packages for festival attendees.WHAT: 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival WHEN: Friday, July 11, 4 pm- 10 pm and Saturday, July 12, 11am-10 pm –$15 on Friday; $20 on Saturday; kids 12 and under are free WHERE: Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds Free on-site parking – 1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville, MD 21032 HIGHLIGHTS: ** 3 Stages live day and night with traditional Irish music and Celtic rock; Gaelic Storm, Carbon Leaf, Scythian, Albanach and local favorite Dublin 5 light up the stages along with other top bands. ** Pipes and Drums Corps, Irish Step Dancers and entertainers will delight audiences throughout the two day event. ** Little Leprechaun Land,” where all activities, pony rides, entertainment and more are free opens 11am – 4pm on Saturday only TICKETS/INFO: For tickets or more information, go to Facebook or log onto www.annapolisirishfestival.com [do action=”schuh”/]
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