Festival Information

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2017 Bergen County Irish Festival

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Festival Schedule

 

All times are approximate and subject to change

 

7:00 am

  • Park opens

 

8:00 am

  • 5k Fun Run registration

 

9:00 am

  • 5k Fun Run start

  • Pete Jones & Phil McCudden U-10 Gaelic Football Tournament start – GAA Pitch

 

9:10 am

  • 1K Fun Walk Start

 

11:00 am

  • Mass – Main Stage

 

12:15 pm

  • Performance by the BIA Pipe Band

 

12:30 pm

  • FESTIVAL OPENS! – Main Stage

    • Flag Raising and singing of National Anthems

    • Speeches from dignitaries, elected officials, and others

  • Children’s Area opens

 

1:00 pm

  • Nine Mile House – Main Stage

  • Hospitality Tent opens

  • Arts & Literature Tent opens

    • Traditional Music: Pearl River School of Irish Music – Arts and Literature Tent

  • Pub area opens

  • Children's activities open including the Passport to Ireland

 

1:30 pm

  • Championship Matches Gaelic Football Tournament – GAA Pitch

 

1:45 pm

  • Author readings and performances begin – Arts and Literature Tent

 

 

2:00 pm

  • The Shotz and Bergen Co. Firefighters Pipe Band – Main Stage

 

2:45 pm

  • Performance by The Jig Factory – Main Stage

  • Presentation of Pete Jones & Phil McCudden Cup – Main Stage

 

3:00 pm

  • Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones – Main Stage

 

4:00 pm

  • Author readings and performances end – Arts & Literature Tent

  • Traditional Music: Willie Kelly School of Irish Music – Arts & Literature Tent

 

4:15 pm

  • Performance by The McLoughlin School of Irish Dance –  Main Stage

 

4:30 pm

  • Performance by the Bergen Co. Firefighters Pipe Band – Main Stage

 

5:00 pm

  • The Blarney Session – Main Stage

 

6:00 pm

  • Children's activities close

  • Pub area closes

 

7:00

  • Festival close

 

Performances by McLoughlin School & The Jig Factory TBA

 

 

 

 

 

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“Council of Irish Associations of Greater Bergen County” PO Box 5113 Bergenfield, NJ 07621