Ceili On the Lake, an Irish Dance & Music Festival

Celebrating Beltane, the arrival of spring, with traditional dance, music, food, drink, and crafts.

San Rafael

The Rundown

Event Start Date:
April 27, 2024
Takes Place:
April 27 - 28
Event End Date:
April 28, 2024
Start Time:
11:00 am
End Time:
07:00 pm
Is the event free?
Event Price:
$10 - $20
Reservations Required:
Marin County Fairgrounds - 110 Armory Dr.
San Rafael

The producers of the Great Dickens Christmas Fair are proud to announce their latest Bay Area event, Ceili On the Lake, an Irish Dance & Music Festival, on Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, bringing a love of traditional Irish culture to beautiful Lagoon Park at the Marin County Fairgrounds. 

Ceili On the Lake will have something for everyone. Popular Bay Area musicians from the traditional and modern Irish music scenes will be performing, along with readings of Irish poetry and storytelling. Guests will be invited to learn Irish dance, along with a Maypole dance all may join in twice daily. Sheepdog demonstrations will be presented by the Redwood Empire Sheep Dog Association. Local crafters, artists, and traditional foods from the British Isles will be presented, while an outdoor Irish pub will pour draft Guinness and Harp.=

Tickets: $20 (Adults); $10 (kids 5 - 11); Kids 4 and under are free

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