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20th Annual Penn-Mar Irish Festival (ONLINE)

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Presented by Penn-Mar Irish Festival at Markets at Shrewsbury, Glen Rock PA

Jun 20 2020
20th Annual Penn-Mar Irish Festival (ONLINE)

Held annually on third Saturday in June featuring Irish performers from PA/MD plus special guests. #PennMarIrish

The festival features traditional and contemporary live Irish music, Irish dancers, Irish food, children’s activities, a Celtic Cultural Arts workshop tent, and a wide variety of vendors offering Irish goods including gifts, clothing, jewelry, music, books, pottery, photography, stained glass and more.

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, we have canceled this year’s physical festival but will be presenting a variety of content online.

Performers for 2020 have been invited for 2021:


Across the Pond

Arise & Go


Cas Ceol

Dave Curley

Screaming Orphans

The Spain Brothers

Susquehanna Pipes & Drums

Our complete schedule, including the Celtic Cultural Arts Workshop and Speaker Tent, will be posted closer to the festival date.

Discounted advance tickets for 2021 will be available in November (with no service fee through the end of March):
(Ages 15 and younger are FREE)

Book your hotel room at the Shrewsbury Hampton by Hilton using this link and receive two free festival tickets:

The Penn-Mar Irish Festival is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Discounted advance tickets will also available in person in early 2021 at The Markets at Shrewsbury.

Some seating is provided, but lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.  Please, no pets (except service animals) or coolers.

A Children’s Activity Tent sponsored by Members 1st Federal Credit Union will feature complimentary crafts, games, coloring pages, face painting, a caricature artist, and more.



Contact: 7172356611

Email: PennMarIrish@gmail.com

    Official Website


Additional time info:

Please continue to visit our Facebook page for announcements and a variety of new content on June 20 in lieu of a physical festival this year. 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Markets at Shrewsbury

12025 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock, PA 17327

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Penn-Mar Irish Festival joins the growing list of events impacted by the COVID-19 situation. After careful consideration, we made the painful decision to cancel this year’s festival due to safety concerns. Unfortunately, postponing until later this year is not a viable option for a variety of reasons. We share the disappointment that many will feel with this news but recognize that there are far more important priorities in our community and the world at this time. Our entertainers and vendors will feel the loss just as much as we will. We encourage everyone to please support our musicians and vendors – you can find links on our website and we will continue to spotlight them in Facebook posts throughout the year. They have all suffered a loss of income due to so many canceled events. We truly appreciate your loyalty and support. We thank our sponsors, vendors, entertainers, partners, suppliers, and volunteers for their patience as we work through the many details of this unprecedented situation. If you received complimentary tickets through any of our contests or via donations to fundraisers you attended, they will be honored at next year’s festival. Please mark your calendar for Saturday, June 19, 2021, and plan to join us then. More importantly, please continue to practice social distancing so that we can all enjoy live Irish music and dance in person again. Stay safe and take care.

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