The first festival of the summer season begins this weekend, June 12-15th with the 6th annual Oshkosh Iris Fest at the Leach Amphitheater on the Fox River. Winnebago county voted Irish Fest as the Best Family event and best local festival! With music, food, dancers, presentations, a 5K and a raffle there will be plenty of fun for everyone.
Beginning on Thursday night, enjoy Celtic Rock Night with three bands from 6:00-9:30.
Friday night is VIP and Sponsor night with Richards School of Irish Dance performing at 6:00 PM along with three bands that will perform until 9:30. The cultural tent will also be open.
Saturday is a full day of fun with the 5K beginning at 8:00 AM. A lot of music will happening the rest of the day including the very popular band Gaelic Storm performing at 9:00 PM. The cultural tent will be open starting at 12:30 with the sport of hurling. You will learn about Irish culture, music, instruments and some story telling lasting until 7:00 PM.
Sunday is a shorter day from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM with more music, dancing and cultural activities.
Come for four days and get your fill of Irish food, music, and culture.