A Few Clouds
65°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

RiverEdge to host Fox Valley Irish Festival on Saturday

Published: Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 3:15 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 3:20 p.m. CDT

AURORA – The Fox Valley Irish Festival will take place from 1 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway St., Aurora.

The event will feature live music by the Tossers, Bogside Zukes and Anish on the Main Stage.

Family-friendly activities will include a petting zoo, freckle contest, ice cream-eating contest, Irish crafts for kids, bag pipers, Irish dancers, a bounce house, food vendors and face painting.

Activites more geared toward adults will include a Jameson whiskey tasting, Irish beer, a hurling demo, Guinness glass etching and Irish authors Mary Pat Kelly and Conor Cunneen.

Tickets cost $10 for those ages 15 and older and $5 for those ages 14 and younger. Children ages 2 and younger will be admitted free of charge.

For more information, visit riveredgeaurora.com.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Kane County Chronicle.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all Kane County Chronicle instances for analytics purposes.

Aurora Central Catholic vs. Wheaton Academy

More videos »