Jig on down to The 11th Annual Los Angeles County Irish Fair and Celtic Music Festival at Fairplex, produced by William Lomas of Pageantry Productions, to be held on the Pomona Fairgrounds, 1101 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768 on Saturday and Sunday, March 9 and 10, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. each day.
This year's event will feature nine musical stages of Irish entertainment and special attractions of 60 shows daily, including over 100 performers. General Admission is $16.00 each; Seniors, Military and Students (with identification) is $14.00 each; Group Rates (15 or more) are $12.00 each; Two-Day Passes are $25.00 each; Children ages 5 - 14 are $5.00 each and Children under five are admitted for free. Parking is $10 per day.
For further information, please call the Irish Hotlines at 562-618-5558, or 213-305-9653. Buy tickets and check out the full fair lineup and schedule online at www.la-irishfair.com. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/groups/154724777915663 and follow us on Twitter @irishfairla.
Heidi Hamilton and Frank Kramer, the popular morning show hosts of "The Heidi & Frank Show" on 95.5 KLOS-FM will make a special appearance, along with their Cool Patrol at the fair from 12-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9th. Besides greeting their legions of fans, the famous radio duo is expected to participate in variety of activities as part of their official duties.
Party like an Irishman on Friday evening, March 8, 2013 at the Kick-Off Céili (pronounced Kay-Lee) Blowout Party featuring drinking, dancing and music from 8:00 p.m. - 12-Midnight at the Top of the Park at Gate 1 at the Fairplex on the Pomona Fairgrounds, 1101 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768. Admission to the Céili Blowout Party is $10 cash only per person at the door, which includes a No-Host Bar, free snacks and free parking.
Entertainment will include two bands, The Whooligans and Those Manning Bhoys, and performances by Cleary's School of Irish Dance. For further information, please call the Irish Hotlines at 562-618-5558, or 213-305-9653, or visit the website, www.la-irishfair.com. For local hotel accommodations ask for the Irish Fair Special Discounted Rates by calling The Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center, 601 W. McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768 at 909-622-2220.