The Irish American Heritage Festival
Irish American Heritage Center
4626 N. Knox Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630
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.
Event Cost: $12-$15 adult; $5 kids under 12; free kids 3 and under.
Event times: 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, noon-midnight Saturday, noon-midnight Sunday.