Rocky Mountain Irish Festival

Description


Come join us for the weekend in beautiful downtown Fort Collins and feast in the many great restaurants while shopping for gifts, cloths and wares in its multitude of fine stores and merchandise offerings.    After a two year departure the Rocky Mountain Irish Festival returns to  Historic Downtown Fort Collins and Civic Center Park this Fall.   This magnificent family cultural event showcases all of Ireland and its rich history, music and much more.  The festival attractions feature great musical  entertainment including Irish contemporary and traditional music groups.  Traditional Irish Seisiuns open to all festival guests and now in its second year is a great opportunity to share one of Ireland's most treasured pastimes where friends and fellow musicians create some of the best music enjoyment. 

 

Festival Hours and Locations
  • Friday:  5pm to 9pm the kick-off concert with  Irish dance and live performances at the Old Town Square stage FREE to all
  • Saturday: 10am to 9pm - Civic Center Park to continue the celebration 
  • Sunday: 10am to 9pm -  Civic Center Park with special guests in attendance

 

Besides the musical entertainment,  Irish dancers, Pipe bands and Storytellers Rocky Mountain Irish Festival keeps everything Irish with its usual offering of Irish  beers now featuring the top ten beers of Ireland.  Also new at the festival will be  the Tea - Jam and Bread tent, that brings a warm and relaxed atmosphere with good friends and conversation while enjoying freshly baked soda bread with Irish tea.
 
So many great things are happening Rugby Border Wars, magic shows, film, Irish Authors and Geneology Tent, and so much more! 

 

Festival information including musical line-ups, festival map and details will be  available in June 2012. Visit our website at www.rockymountainirishfestival.com and watch for updates and ticketing information.  Also visit RMIF on Facebook and LIKE us, you could win a trip for two to Ireland!