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11th LBI Irish Festival in Ship Bottom 2016

LBI Irish Festival in Ship Bottom

LbI Irish Festival Ship Bottom

The 11th annual Irish Festival, presented by the The John P. Holland, Div. 4, Ancient Order of Hibernians, is planned for Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, at the Ship Bottom Boat Ramp parking lot, 10th and Shore Avenue.

Hours of operation will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. General admission is $10 at the gate. Children 14 and younger, and traveling card-carrying members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, get in for free.

Entry in the LBI Shamrock, 5K Run/Walk race is $30.

Other events planned include a Mass in Gaelic; wine tasting; vendors selling Irish-themed merchandise, and music for listening and dancing under the big tent.

 

Entertainment Lineup

 

The John P. Holland, Div. 4 is proud to present the following 2016 entertainers!

Order of appearance commencing at 11:00 A.M.

Saturday September 10, 2016

  • The Tom Brett Band (www.tombrett.net)
  • Irish Step Dancers
  • The Captain & O’Neal
  • Ocean County Emerald Society Pipes & Drums
  • Mike Byrnes (mikebyrneallstar@verizon.net)

Sunday September 11, 2016

  • Shamrock 5 K Run/Walk
  • Irish Mass ….. Fr. Harry Cullen
  • Haley and Dylan Richardson
  • Irish Step Dancers
  • Maura McKinney Mastro
  • Ocean County Emerald Society Pipes & Drums Tribute to 911
  • Mike Byrnes (mikebyrneallstar@verizon.net)

Registration for the 5K race is Sept. 9 through Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the front gate on the festival site, or register online at www.RaceForum.com/Shamrock5K

Vendors who wish to participate, can contact Kristy Bryant at Bryantkristy85@gmail.com,

Food and beverage concessions should fill out a concession application and release form and hold harmless agreement, available online at.www.lbiaoh.com/festival.html

 

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