Irish Days | 2024 Info Coming Soon!

Irish Days | 2024 Info Coming Soon!

Save the Date for Irish Days
Saturday, August 31, 2024
Sunday, September 1, 2024
Monday, September 2, 2024

Grab your kilts and join us for our annual celebration of Irish music, culture, food and more. Updates to this page will be available later this year.

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Sept 2nd: 10:30am-8:00pm NEW THIS YEAR 6:00pm-8:00pm U2 Tribute Band “Without U2”

Sept 3rd: 10:00am–7:00pm with Mass at 10:00am celebrated with Fr’s Tim Fairman and Matt Jameson, musical accompaniment by Gavin Coyle

Sept 4th: 10:30am-4:00pm

All eyes will be smiling when the historic shopping district of Long Grove presents Irish Days, a celebration of Irish culture, music, food, and drink. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 2 – Monday, September 4.

Admission and parking in municipal lots are free.

What to expect:

  • Dog Contest
  • Men’s Best Legs in Kilt contest
  • Live Music
  • Food vendors from Canta Napoli (Irish inspired menu) and DJ Dogs (kid friendly food)
  • Irish dance groups
  • Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band

Event Schedule

Saturday, September 2nd
10:45am–11:45am – Academy of Irish Music 
12:00pm–12:30pm – McNulty School of Dance
12:45pm–1:15pm – Best Looking Men’s Legs in a Kilt Contest
1:20pm–3:00pm – The Boils 
1:20pm – Best Dog Competition
3:15pm–3:45pm – Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band
4:00pm–5:30pm – The Larkin & Moran Bros 
6:00pm–8:00pm – Without U2

Sunday, September 3rd
10:00am – Mass celebrated with Fr’s Tim Fairman and Matt Jamesson, musical accompaniment by Gavin Coyle.
11:00am–11:20am – Trinity School of Dance
11:45am–12:45pm – Gavin Coyle
1:00pm–1:30pm – Best Looking Men’s Legs in a Kilt Contest
1:45pm–3:15 pm – The Dooley’s & Jimmy Moore 
3:30pm–4:00pm – Shannon Rovers pipe Band
4:00pm–4:30pm – McNulty Dancers
4:30pm–5:00pm – Dog Contest & Winners
5:30pm–7:00pm – The Joyce Boys 

Monday, September 4th
11:00am–11:30 am – Hogan School of Dance
11:45am–1:15pm – Kathleen Keane & Jim Conway
1:30pm–2:00pm – Dog contest & Winners
2:00pm–2:30pm – Shannon Rovers Pipe Band
2:30pm–4:00pm – The Chancers


Long Grove Fountain Square
228 Robert Parker Coffin Rd, Long Grove IL

Admission and parking in municipal lots are free.