4626 N. Knox Ave. Chicago, Ill. 60630(773) 282-7035 ext. 10 www.irishfestchicago.comTime: 6 p.m.-1 a.m. July 11; noon-1 a.m. July 12; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 13 Cost: $10-20, free kids 10 and under
This annual family event features more than 100 performers for 3
days. Plus, Irish and American food and drink, shopping, step
dancers, cultural exhibits, children's activities, a raffle with a
trip to Ireland, the Mashed Potato Eating Contest and Sham-ROCK
Stars singing contest for kids.