Southern Illinois Irish Festival

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History

The Southern Illinois Irish Festival is in its 12th year of bringing quality traditional Celtic music, dance and other cultural activities to the Southern Illinois region.

For the 5th year, the Festival will be held in Turley Park in Carbondale, IL.  The park is located on West Main (State Rt. 13W) and Glenview in Carbondale, IL., and has a daily trip count of between 25,000 and 30,000  vehicles a day.

Evening concerts are held at Mugsy McGuire’s, which is located just north of the park.

In addition to the two evening concerts the Festival will include on Saturday and Sunday: the Village Marketplace for vendors; stages for music and dance performers, cultural exhibits, a children’s area including crafts, games and sports, and Highland Games competitions.