Irish Fall Festival in North Wildwood – this weekend – September 22 – 25, 2011


Céad Míle Fáilte to North Wildwood’s Irish Fall Festival
(A hundred thousand welcomes, that is!)

Irish Fall Festival

Fun at the largest Irish Festival on the East Coast

NORTH WILDWOOD – The 20th Annual Irish Fall Festival, the largest event of its kind on the East Coast, will return for four days of music, food, and shopping for Irish goodies, from Sept. 22 to 25.

Here’s the overview
Wildwood Irish Weekend begins on Thursday with a golf tournament at the Avalon Golf Club sponsored by the Cape May County Ancient Order of Hibernians.
Thursday, September 22nd
A.O.H. Golf Tournament – 7:30 AM
$90.00 fee before 9/15 and $100.00 after 9/15
Avalon Golf Course – Route 9 – Swainton
Live Amateur Boxing–$25.00 in advance•$30.00 at the door
The Tent at The Pointe at Moore’s Inlet

Friday September 23rd
VENDORS – 8 AM to 7 PM Olde New Jersey Avenue
LIVE IRISH ENTERTAINMENT 12 PM to 10:30 PM Olde New Jersey Avenue

Saturday September 24th
5K Run-8 AM SIGN-UP-$15.00 fee Olde New Jersey Avenue (prizes awarded)
VENDORS – 8 AM to 7 PM Olde New Jersey Avenue
LIVE IRISH ENTERTAINMENT 12 PM to 10:30 PM Olde New Jersey Avenue
BRIAN RILEY PIPE EXHIBITION – 10 AM Sports Field 8th & Central Avenues
Featuring some of the best pipe bands on the East Coast
IRISH DANCE LESSONS – FREE – 11 AM to 1 PM – Anglesea Firehouse
CEILI – $15.00 – 7 PM to 11 PM Anglesea Firehouse – Olde New Jersey Avenue

Sunday September 25th
MASS – 10:30 AM Saint Ann’s R.C. Church Glenwood & Atlantic Avenues
Celebrate our Faith & Heritage. Procession from main entrance to altar by the Protectors of the Faith Guards, the Emerald Society Color Guard and Bag Pipers including a liturgical bag pipe soloist
PARADE – 1 PM Starting at 24th & Surf to Spruce & Olde New Jersey Avenues
GRAND MARSHAL–JON R. CAVAIANI-US Military Medal of Honor Recipient
Featuring SEAMUS BOYLE – National AOH President
VENDORS – 8 AM to 7 PM Olde New Jersey Avenue

THE OFFICIAL IRISH MUSIC TENT
CONTINUOUS IRISH ENTERTAINMENT ALL WEEKEND LONG
(Across from The Pointe at Moore’s Inlet)
Featuring: The Paul Moore Band, Derek Warfield & the Wolftones,
Celtic Connection, Bogside Rogues, Broken Shillelaghs, The Sean Fleming Band, Secret Service, Barley Boys, The Highland Rovers & Split Decision

BUS SERVICE AVAILABLE
Anglesea Fire Hall–2nd & Olde New Jersey Avenue Surf Avenue to 26th Avenue
Additional bus service to Wildwood and Wildwood Crest

If you’ve never been to this event, I recommend it highly, it’s great fun and the weather is always perfect!
1-800-IRISH-91 or http://www.cmcaoh.com

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