WHERE: North Haven Fairgrounds, 290 Washington Avenue (Route 5), North Haven

WHEN: June 24 to 25

WHAT'S ON: This year’s festival, steeped in Irish history and culture, brings entertainment, Irish step dancing, food, dart tournaments, Irish football, and soccer games, children’s activities, and a 5k road race. Continuous entertainment feature acts include Connecticut’s own, Nick Fradiani along with other performances by the Coracles, Green Gates ceili band, The Maguires, Barley Juice, Hooch, Just One More, The Lenihan School of Dance, The Curlews, and so much more.

For more information visit www.ctirishfestival.com.