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The Irish Music & Dance Association (IMDA) proudly hosts its 32nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration on Saturday, March 16, 2013 featuring regional and local Irish entertainment, Irish dance, Celtic vendors, Irish Cuisine, pipe bands and Children’s crafts and entertainment. We have something for everyone!
The St. Patrick's Day Irish Celebration is held from 10am to 5 pm, Saturday, March 16th, at the Landmark Center, 75 West Fifth Street, in downtown St. Paul.
Bring the family downtown for St. Paul’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and come on to Landmark Center to continue the celebration.
Irish attractions include:
Local and regional Irish music throughout the day on four stages.
Traditional Irish dancers from area dance schools and adult groups performing high-spirited exhibition style Irish dance.
Traditional Irish music along with tea and scones in our Irish Tea Room.
The Irish Marketplace with authentic Irish merchants, artisans and informational resources.
Traditional Irish food and American style sandwiches, along with local and Irish beer.
Children’s crafts with an Irish theme, offered free of charge.
Children’s stage with special entertainment just for the ‘wee ones.’
Seminars on Irish topics, including Irish music and language.
The St. Patrick's Day Irish Celebration is produced by the Irish Music and Dance Association and is presented in partnership with the Minnesota Landmarks.
Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for kids 5-12 and may be purchased at the door on either day Group discounts can be arranged by calling 612-990-3122 or e-mail at Lisa@IMDA-MN.org.
12:45 ~ "Irish for Tourists" - Gaeltacht Minnesota Get a quick preview of the Irish language as you will see and hear it on your travels in Ireland. A little knowledge of Irish will enhance your appreciation of the culture and enrich your travel experience. 1:30 ~ "The Irish Roots of Bob Dylan Songs" - Locklin Road 2:30 ~ "Fairy Stories of the Other People and the Worlds that Surround Us" – Mairtin de Cogain 3:30 ~ "Keeping an Even Pace with the Harp; An Historically Informed Approach to the Performance of Gaelic Syllabic Poetry" - Clairseach