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15th Annual
Irish Dance Festival

Admission: FREE

Reservations Encouraged, But Not Necessary

Photo credit:Vitaliy Piltser

15th Annual
Irish Dance Festival

Curated by Niall O’Leary TCRG, ADCRG

Sunday, May 1 | 1 pm - 7 pm

at Riverside Park South, Pier I at W 68th Street, New York, NY 10023

A start-of-summer tradition for the whole family to enjoy!

Our annual outdoor celebration of Irish dance kicks off the Summer-on-the Hudson series with traditional dance from notable professional and student talent from around the region. Audiences can immerse themselves in Irish arts and culture with participatory workshops, music sessions, language lessons, and dance classes for all ages, among many other offerings. The evening ends with a lively céilí set to live music for all!



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Clips from 2013 Festival


DIRECTIONS

Subway:

1 Train to 66th St.

Walk west on 66th St. to the end of the block (past ABC). At the end of the block make a right onto Freedom Place? Walk up the block and make a left onto 68th St. Walk past the large high-rise apartment buildings to the Riverside Park South entrance. You will be able to see most of the park from this entrance.

A, B, C & D Trains to 59th St. Columbus Circle.

Transfer to the 1 and follow the above directions.

2 & 3 Trains to 72nd St.

Walk west on 72nd St. and make a left onto West End Ave. Walk down (south) to 69th or 70th streets. Turn right and walk over to Freedom Place. Make a left onto Freedom Place and a right onto 68th St. (You may be able to take 70th St, straight to Riverside Blvd.)

4, 5, 6, 7, E & F Trains must transfer to the above trains and follow the appropriate directions.

Bus:

Use the West End Ave and Broadway lines and follow the above the directions.

Cross-town buses: M72 headed west. The bus will stop at Freedom Place & 68th St. This stop is a block away from the park.



Photo Credit Darial Sneed


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