Due to a variety of reasons there will not be a full Festival in Coffman Park this year. However, the tradition and celebration of all things Irish will most definitely carry on! To kick things off the Historic District will host the 2021 Dublin Irish Festival 5k presented by IGS Energy and the Dub Crawl on August 5th. For more information on the 5 K and sign ups go to https://runsignup.com/dif5k. over the 4 day celebration there will both ticketed free events, in person and virtual experiences. Tickets for certain events will be available only online prior to the event and will be limited. Stay tuned for information about the music lineup and other details in the coming months.
The District will also Host the Darby Street Marketplace in the Darby parking lot. This will have festival merchandise and approximately 40 vendors. Irish Entertainers will “pop up” throughout Downtown Dublin. The City is asking for our Historic District Businesses to participate and show our support by having Irish themed specials, food, drink and activities. The DORA will also be in place and should help make for a profitable weekend. For updates and information about the activities listed below go to https://dublinirishfestival.org
Dublin Irish Festival 5K
The play “The Irish and How They Got That Way” will be presented at the Coffman Park Amphitheater
Festival merchandise vendors at the Darby Street Marketplace
Wee Folk area at Riverside Crossing Park
Festival musicians and dancers will pop up throughout downtown