Irish Celebrations

2024 Irish Celebration and Day of Dance Events

Each year, Landmark Center hosts Irish the annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration in partnership with Irish Arts Minnesota (IAM). For over 40 years, IAM invites the community to see local musicians, dance performance groups, art exhibitions, and storytellers. In 2017 alone, over 7,000 people from the Twin Cities joined us at the Landmark Center to celebrate Irish-American culture.

Saturday, March 16, 2024 – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: 9am-5pm

Sunday, March 17, 2024 – Day of Irish Dance: 11am-5pm

For detailed information visit the Irish Arts Minnesota webpage.


Irish Celebrations Schedule of Events 2024

St. Patrick’s Day Entertainment Schedule
March 16, 2024

MAIN STAGE:

9:00 AM ~ Ross Sutter – Songs and Games
for kids
9:40 AM ~ Rince na Chroi Irish Dancers
10:25 AM ~ O’Shea Irish Dance
11:00 AM ~ Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band
11:25 AM ~ Legacy
12:20 PM ~ Onórach Mulhern Geraghty
School of Irish Dance (OMG)
1:00 PM ~ Advanced Youth Ensemble from
the Center for Irish Music
1:40 PM ~ corda mór irish dance
2:25 PM ~ Shamrock School of
Irish Step Dance
3:10 PM ~ Eilís Academy of Irish Dance
3:50 PM ~ Minnesota BoyChoir
4:30 PM ~ Locklin Road

F.K. WEYERHAEUSER AUDITORIUM:

10:00 AM ~ The Inland Seas
10:55 AM ~ Hudson Irish Dance Academy
11:45 AM ~ Purgatory Creek
12:30 PM ~ Mooncoin Céili Dancers
1:15 PM ~ Green Fire Irish Dancers
2:05 PM ~ Hounds of Finn Redux
2:50 PM ~ Knocknagow Irish Dancers
3:40 PM ~ The McNordiques
4:25 PM ~ Rince na Gréine Irish Dance

TEA ROOM STAGE:

9:35 AM ~ Murie – Wenstrom Family
Singers
10:30 AM ~ Vanorny / Behnke / Gurke
with Sean Nós Irish Dance from
the Loma Mór Irish Dance Club
11:25 PM ~ Center for Irish Music Ensemble
12:20 PM ~ Hannah Flowers
1:15 PM ~ Dunquin
2:10 PM ~ The Giggin’ Siles
3:05 PM ~ Center for Irish Music Ensemble

CHILDRENS STAGE:

9:40 AM ~ Irish Dance Fun for the Wee
Ones with Miss Sarah
10:20 AM ~ “Instrument Petting Zoo”
with instructors Mattie Ernst
and Iain Dove McAfee from the
Center for Irish Music
11:05 AM ~ Parent and Kid Céili Dance Party
with the Mooncoin Céili Dancers
11:45 AM ~ Ross Sutter – Songs and Stories

SEMINAR ROOM:

9:40 AM ~ Irish Dance Fun for the Wee
Ones with Miss Sarah
10:20 AM ~ “Instrument Petting Zoo”
with instructors Mattie Ernst
and Iain Dove McAfee from the
Center for Irish Music
11:05 AM ~ Parent and Kid Céili Dance Party
with the Mooncoin Céili Dancers
11:45 AM ~ Ross Sutter – Songs and Stories


Day of Irish Dance Entertainment Schedule

March 17, 2024

MAIN STAGE:

Being finalized

F. K. WEYERHAEUSER AUDITORIUM:

11:40 AM ~ Fola Glas – Bill Conlan and Kia Cashman
12:40 AM ~ Rince na Chroi Irish Dance
1:15 PM ~ Eilís Academy of Irish Dance
2:10 PM ~ Rinceoirí Fásta Ag Fás Fós – Grown Dancers Growing Still- a showcase of
adult dancers from Mactír Academy, North Star Irish Dance, O’Shea Irish
Dance, Rince na Chroi and Rince na Gréine
2:50 PM ~ Anam Irish Dance Company
3:30 PM ~ North Star Irish Dance

TEA ROOM:

10:20 AM ~ Katya Roberts and Morien McBurnie
11:15 AM ~ Center for Irish Music Ensemble
12:10 PM ~ Dorain
1:05 PM ~ Rúpálaí
2:00 PM ~ Pad the Road
2:55 PM ~ Center for Irish Music Ensemble
3:50 PM ~ Sona

SEMINAR ROOM:

12:00 PM ~ “The Teenager Who Saved Irish Music: the work of Edward Bunting”
– Chad McAnally of Rúpálaí.
1:00 PM ~ “St. Patrick: The Man Behind the Legend” – Steve Griffith
2:00 PM ~ “Irish Warriors, Villains and Heros through the Ages” – Gaeltacht MN
3:00 PM ~ “Fairies in the Forest?” from Out of the Mist Celtic Theatre

  • a creative dramatics experience where the children create the
    performance