Have you made it to the 22nd Annual Burlington Irish Heritage Festival yet? With St. Patrick’s Day this week, now is the perfect time! Celebrate the holiday with live music, dance performances, presentations, and more throughout Burlington. There are great events be held every day this week! You and your family will have an amazing time celebrating St. Patrick's Day at this favorite local festival!



Wednesday, March 15th

Irish Music Open Session

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Radio Bean (8 North Winooski Avenue)

Cost: FREE! Donation encouraged.

Come listen to some great local musicians or lend your music instrument and singing talent by joining in the fun!


The Brayzen Heads

Time: 8:00 pm

Location: RíRá Irish Pub and Restaurant (123 Church Street)

Cost: FREE!

Enjoy some great traditional irish music from this awesome band.


Thursday, March 16th

Singalong with Reagh Greenleaf Jr.

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: RíRá Irish Pub and Restaurant (123 Church Street)

Cost: FREE!

Singalong to some of your favorite Irish tunes!


The Brayzen Heads

Time: 9:00 pm

Location: RíRá Irish Pub and Restaurant (123 Church Street)

Cost: FREE!

Enjoy some great traditional irish music from this awesome band.



Friday, March 17th

“Brexit and its Effect on Ireland” Presentation

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: Pickering Room, Fletcher Free Library (235 College Street)

Cost: FREE! Donation encouraged.

Attend this great presentation by Champlain College professor Dr. Ciaran Buckley.


The Brayzen Heads

Time: 9:00 pm

Location: RíRá Irish Pub and Restaurant (123 Church Street)

Cost: FREE!

Enjoy some great traditional irish music from this awesome band.




Saturday, March 18th

Children’s Crafts

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Fletcher Room, Fletcher Free Library (235 College Street)

Cost: FREE! Donation encouraged.

Have fun with the whole family creating some Irish themed arts and crafts.


“Between the Jigs and the Reels: Ireland’s History Through Its Music”

Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Pickering Room, Fletcher Free Library (235 College Street)

Cost: $8 suggested donation

Learn more about the history of Ireland through music from the founders of the Vermont School of Irish Traditional Music, Benedict Koehler and Hilari Farrington.


Waterville Irish Heritage Ceili

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Waterville Town Hall (544 VT-109, Waterville)

Cost: FREE!

Join in this fun music jam session.


Irish Dinner

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Waterville Town Hall (544 VT-109, Waterville)

Cost: Donation required.

Dine on a delicious Irish meal while enjoying live music by the Dale and Darcy Cahill Band and performances by Heather Morris Celtic Dancer.


The Brayzen Heads

Time: 9:00 pm

Location: RíRá Irish Pub and Restaurant (123 Church Street)

Cost: FREE!

Enjoy some great traditional irish music from this awesome band.



Sunday, March 19th

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival Ceili

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Contois Auditorium, City Hall (149 Church Street)

Cost: FREE! Donation encouraged.

Don’t miss the annual Festival Ceili for some great Irish music and dancing. There will also be a bake sale, tables with cultural information, and the “Luck of the Irish” raffle drawing.


Young Tradition Vermont Irish Session

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Contois Auditorium, City Hall (149 Church Street)

Cost: FREE! Donation encouraged.

Stay after the Ceili for this extra music session.



Friday, March 24th

UVM Celtic Cats Showcase & Ceili

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Dance Studio, Patrick Gym (97 Spear Street)

Cost: $7 (general admission); $5 (college student with ID)

Watch this great music and dance showcase by UVM’s Step Dance Club.

 

 

Happy St. Patrick's Day from Vermont Real Estate Company!