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21st Penn-Mar Irish Festival

June 17

21st Penn-Mar Irish Festival
June 17

This volunteer-run community celebration of Irish heritage features traditional and contemporary live Irish music, dance groups, cultural talks and living history exhibits, Irish food, a children’s area, and a variety of vendors offering Irish goods, including gifts, clothing, jewelry, music, books, pottery, photography, stained glass, and more.

Featuring: Eileen Ivers, Arise & Go, Cas Ceol, Enda Reilly, Screaming Orphans, Steel City Rovers, Susquehanna Pipes & Drums, McGinley School of Irish Dance, NiRiain School of Irish Dance, and Oh! Gills Irish Dancers. The children’s area will again offer free crafts, games, face painting, bounce houses, bubbles, and more.

Some festival seating is provided, lawn chairs & blankets welcome. No pets or outside food or beverages.

New to the festival this year: an Irish Stout from a Maryland brewer and an Irish Red Ale from a York County, Pennsylvania, brewer. The fest is proud to be working with local brewers this year and will be participating in Explore York’s annual Have It Made Here Event, a week-long celebration taking place all over York County.  Five Farms Irish Cream will also be available in the whiskey tent this year.

The Markets at Shrewsbury 12025 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock, PA 17327 (in southern York County off I-83 between exits 4 and 8). Parking, shuttle bus service provided at nearby location (look for signs). Accessible parking is available on-site.

For discounted advance festival tickets and complete details, please visit, follow updates on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (#PennMarIrish).

Marketing and volunteer opportunities are still available in support of the festival. Festival host hotel link: