22nd Annual Irish Experience Festival

Hofstra's long-running Irish Festival celebrates the Irish gifts of music, food and culture to America. There will be music performances throughout the day, as well activities for children, and beverages, food and crafts for sale.
This year’s performers include the Black Velvet Band (11:30 a.m.), followed by the Tommy Mulvihill Band (1 p.m.) and the Donny Golden School of Dance (2:45 p.m.). The Black Velvet Band (3:30 p.m.) and the Hibernian Singers (4:15 p.m.) round out the program. Tony Jackson (WRHU, 88.7FM, Hofstra University) returns as Master of Ceremonies.
Admission is $6 and $5 for adults 65+. Children under 12 are free. Members of the Hofstra community receive one free admission upon presentation of a current HofstraCard.
The public may call Hofstra’s Festival Hotline at (516) 463-6582 or visit hofstra.edu/festivals for more information. For vendor information call Jessie Garcia at 516-463-5067. Guests may also become a fan of Hofstra University Festivals on Facebook.  

Date: March 8, 2020
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: David S. Mack Physical Education Building, North Campus
Fee: Admission to the Festivals is $6 Adults, $5 Senior Citizen and FREE for children 12 and under and Members of the Hofstra community receive one free admission upon presentation of a current HofstraCard.

For information, call the Festival Hotline at 516-463-6582 or visit hofstra.edu/festivals.

Sunday, March 08, 2020





Physical Education Center
Physical Education Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Festival Hotline

Phone: 516-463-6582
Website: Click to Visit

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