In addition to great entertainment, there will be plenty of family fun, including children’s games, face painting and Irish-themed crafts. Over thirty Irish vendors will be in attendance! Food and refreshments will also be available. Enjoy wonderful “Irish Lasagna” prepared by the Ladies of St. Patrick’s, “Fish and Chips” and other favorites provided by Rare Olde Times Irish Pub, Rosie Connolly’s and many more.
A huge children’s play area will be sponsored by the great folks from “LINC”.
Proceeds benefit the St. Baldrick’s Society and their fight against childhood cancer, the Church Hill Association, the Church Hill Crime Watch, Richmond Hill, Child Saver’s Clinic of Richmond, St. John’s Church, the St. Peter’s Meals Program, St. Francis Home, Stone’s Circle of Friends and many other neighborhood causes. Proceeds also benefit the historic preservation of St. Patrick’s Church, a “little church with a big heart” built in the 1850’s by Irish Immigrants to Richmond, and its outreach programs. A $5.00 donation will be collected at the gate.
Sponsored in part by Guinness & Harp Beer and our friends at Loveland Distributing.
We kindly ask that you leave all pets at home. For more information, please email us or call 804-356-1093.
We are please to also Welcome The McShin Foundation to the 2017 Festival. They will be hosting a Sober Section at this year’s event.
The 2017 Irish Festival is dedicated to Joyce Dooley Valenti