Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing since 1991

Here's the list of current and future events sponsored by the RKIDs, other area Irish social dance organizations, and cool things our members are doing or suggesting. Switch to the Wall Calendar View for viewing past, current and future events by month.

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Catskills Irish Arts Week
What: Onsite activities are cancelled due to the pandemic. Some virtual activities & workshops are available.
Dates From and To: Sunday July 12, 2020 to Saturday July 18, 2020
Time: various - Virtual
Contact: Irish Arts Week website.

What: Annual CCE Musical Arts and Dance (MAD) week. Faculty concert is on Sunday July 12.
Dates From and To: Sunday July 19, 2020 to Friday July 24, 2020
Time: various
Location:Virtual - see their website and FaceBook site
Contact: See their website or FaceBook page.

Dublin Ohio Irish Festival
What: It is with deep disappointment that The City of Dublin announces the cancellation of the 33rd annual Dublin Irish Festival set for July 31, Aug. 1-2, 2020.
Dates From and To: Friday July 31, 2020 to Sunday August 2, 2020
Contact: Website

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival
What: Goderich Celtic Roots festival has been cancelled due to the pandemic.
Dates From and To: Friday August 7, 2020 to Sunday August 9, 2020
Contact: Festival Website

What: The 2020 Irish Festival has been cancelled due to the pandemic.
Date: Saturday August 22, 2020
Contact: Ballyshaners Irish Festival

Baltimore Irish Arts Center
What: The annual Baltimore Irish Trad Fest will feature some of the world's finest traditional Irish traditional musicians and dancers to teach workshops, perform and lead sessions. Saturday night Irish Music Masters Concert. Rescheduled from April 17.
Dates From and To: Friday September 18, 2020 to Sunday September 20, 2020
Time: various
Location:various; Saturday 8pm Concert at The Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD
Visit their website to register and for details including ticket prices. $28 for Irish Music Masters Concert.
Faculty/Performers include Billy McComiskey, Laura Byrne, Myron Bretholz, Peter Fitzgerald and many more.
Contact: website

Celtic Cultural Alliance
What: Expect lots of music, dance, highland games (caber, stone and hammer tossing), food, drink and more in Bethlehem, PA at the 2020 festival. It historically attracts over 280,000 visitors to downtown Historic Bethlehem
Dates From and To: Friday September 25, 2020 to Sunday September 27, 2020
Time: various
Location:532 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.
Shuttle Address - 1525 Valley Center Parkway, Bethlehem, PA
Free admission. Festival grounds map
Contact: CCA website

What: 25th Annual CCÉ Irish Folk Festival
Date: Saturday September 26, 2020
Time: Noon to 6:00 pm
Location:Sherwood Center at Van Dyck Park at 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030 & The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub at 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030
Details:Free parking, $10 admission. Four stages, featuring James Keane, Paraic Keane, Zan McLeod, Rambling House, Winch Family Band. Flyer
Contact: Facebook Announcement
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