What is Havertown Irish Festival?

Widely referred to as the 33rd County of Ireland, the Havertown celebration will feature all things Irish in music, dance, cuisine, craft, and culture.  The Havertown Irish Festival will take place Saturday, June 24, 2017 in the rear parking lot of the Manoa Shopping Center on West Chester Pike in Havertown, Delaware County, PA.  The Havertown Irish Festival is presented by Kelly Music for Life, a 501c3 non-profit member of the Haverford Township Civic Council.  Kelly Music for Life produces events for the benefit of community.  Proceeds will benefit local youth music education, music programs, food banks and our initiative to open a performance and art venue in Haverford Township.

When and Where?

Saturday, June 24, 2017 Noon to 9 pm Rain or Shine.

Manoa Shopping Center rear lot.  West Chester Pike (Route 3), Havertown, PA (link to map)

Haverford Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

FREE Admission: We suggest a $3 per person donation at entry to support the event.

LIVE BROADCAST

Our media partner, iRadioPhilly.com will stream the Havertown Irish Festival Concert LIVE around the world on their Live Broadcast station.

Is it Kid Friendly?

YES!  There will be crafts and activities for children.

Is Parking Available?

Vehicle Parking is limited.  We encourage public transportation or walking to the festival.  The front lot of the Manoa Shopping Center will be reserved for tenant customer parking only.  No festival parking.  There is FREE parking on the streets in the surrounding neighborhoods.  If parking on the street, please be courteous to homeowners.  Do not block driveways or park on posted streets.  Your car may be ticketed and/or towed.

Is there Bicycle Parking?

Bicycle riders may lock their bikes, skateboards, scooters, wagons and other wheeled items in the designated corral prior to entering the Festival.  Wheeled items other than infant strollers are not permitted on Manoa Shopping Center property.

What are the Restrictions?

Festival attendees are not permitted to bring illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, glass containers, weapons, explosives or fireworks into the event.  All bags, backpacks and containers will be inspected at entry by private security.  Haverford Township Police will be present.  Pets, skateboards, scooters, wagons, tricycles and bicycles are not permitted on the Manoa Shopping Center property.  Check all wheeled items at the Bike Corral prior to entry.  Infant strollers are permitted inside the festival area.  Unauthorized solicitation is strictly prohibited.

Will there be Beer and Wine?

Alcoholic beverages may not be carried into the event.  All bags, backpacks and containers will be inspected at entry.  The Irish Festival Pub will sell beer and wine inside the Festival Marketplace.  Attendees who are 21 or older may purchase and carry it around the restricted festival area.   Proper ID will be required.  Alcoholic beverages are not permitted outside the restricted festival area.  Sales will end at 9 pm.

What Public Transportation is Available?

To get to the Havertown Irish Festival on public transportation, check SEPTA’s Saturday Schedule for buses on these routes:

103  Ardmore  http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/s/103_1.htm (this is from Ardmore and only comes as close as Darby and Eagle Rd.

104  West Chester University to 69th Street http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/s/104_0.htm

112 Delaware County Community College to 69th Street  http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/s/112_0.htm

115 Delaware County Community College to Airport http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/s/112_0.htm

123 King of Prussia to 69th Street  http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/s/123_0.htm

126 Lawrence Park to 69th Street http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/s/126_0.htm

About Us

Kelly Music for Life is a 501c3 non-profit that produces music events for the benefit of community.  Other KMFL Events include Haverford Spring Fest, Haverford Concerts in the Park, Martini Lounge Dance and Gobble Jam.  Proceeds from events benefit music education, park improvement, food banks and other important community initiatives.  The Havertown Irish Festival is presented with the support and cooperation of Haverford Township, Haverford Township Police Dept, Kravitz Properties and Haverford Township Commissioners, especially Steve D’Emilio.