Calling all Irish folk, fans of Irish folk, gingers, freckle faces and green-eyed hotties! The Pittsburgh Irish Festival is just around the corner, and you can win tickets right here on this very website. We’re giving away not one, but two pairs of tickets. The festival is September 7, 8 and 9 at the Riverplex at Sandcastle and features a variety of awesome bands, artisans, dance troupes, Irish cuisine, whiskey tastings, shopping and more.
Now in its 22nd year, the Pittsburgh Irish Festival celebrates the Irish experience in America and draws over 25,000 visitors each year. Entertainment highlights for this year include Gaelic Storm, Bastard Bearded Irishmen and Homeland. To see the full schedule including a list of all talent and their time slots, visit here. Whiskey and beer tastings are also being offered on the following day and times:
Whiskey Tastings: $20
Friday: 5:30 and 8:30PM, Saturday: 1, 4 and 7PM, Sunday: 1PM
Beer Tastings: $14
Friday: 7:00PM, Saturday: 5:30 and 8:30PM, Sunday: 2:30PM
For more information on the festival visit their website or view this year’s brochure. Tickets for the event are $10 in advance and $12 the day of. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Waterfront Management Office (cash only) or by calling 412-422-1113. First, however, why not enter our giveaway for a chance to snab a free pair! All you have to do is tell us what your favorite thing was from a previous Irish Festival or what you’re looking forward to the most at this year’s fest! We’ll select two winners at random on Friday, August 31! To enter follow the Rafflecopter directions below. You can earn extra entries for sharing on Facebook or Tweeting about the giveaway. Good luck!
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