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County Sumner Irish Festival


County Sumner Irish Festival
Saturday, March 7, 2020
$10/vehicle – bring your own seating!

Bledsoe’s Fort Historical Park
2923 Hartsville Pike
Castalian Springs, TN 37031

The County Sumner Irish Festival is a fantastic event held in March at Bledsoe’s Fort Historical Park in Castalian Springs, Tennessee. The park is home to an authentic Irish cottage built by Hugh Rogan in the late 1790s as well as a historic trail that runs alongside a settler cemetery and remnants of a 19th century spring house.

Live Irish music is sure to have you dancing and toe-tapping! Food and fun create the perfect festive celebration! The event also includes guided hikes, storytelling, craft beer from Half Batch Brewing, historic house tours, and food vendors Delaney’s Street Eats, Mobile Meat Sweats BBQ, and more! The Nashville Gaelic Athletic Club will also play two exhibition games at 1pm & 3pm that are included with admission.

Wear your favorite Irish-themed attire to participate in the Costume Contest where prizes will given away! Categories include Adults, Kids (12 and under), and Dogs!

Live Music Schedule
10am-11am: Kettle of Fish
11am-12pm: The Def Leprechaun Band
12pm: Nashville Irish Step Dancers
12:30pm: Costume Contest
1pm-2pm: Four Leaf Peat
2pm-3pm: The Def Leprechaun Band
3pm-4pm: Four Leaf Peat

No outside food or drink allowed at this event.

Be sure to check back for more details as the event draws nearer!

*Dogs are welcome at this event so long as they remained leashed at all times and dog owners are expected to pick up dog waste.