The 2016 Whiskey Tasting event happened on July 9 at Walker's Bluff! Attendees were able to sample up to seven whiskeys in the Walker's Bluff Tasting room. See full coverage on WSIL, ABC3.

The Southern Illinois Irish Festival began in 1997 by Charles Fanning, Director of the Southern Ilinois University Carbondale (SIUC) Irish and Irish Immigration Studies Program, as a Celebration of Irish American Music. Overwhelming response to this event prompted individuals in the community to organize the 1998 festival, which attracted 1000 participants... Read More...

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2016 Irish Festival:  

September 30 - October 2, 2016

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Mailing Address: Southern Illinois Irish Festival
PO Box 3276
Carbondale, IL 62902-3276

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