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The Arizona Irish Festival (7,503)
The Arizona Irish Festival ~ Where everyone is a wee bit Irish! Adults $10, Children 6-12 $1, Children under 6, FREE! The Seventh Annual Arizona Irish Festival is a celebration of Irish culture through music, dance, food & live entertainment! Shoppers will enjoy an array of Irish gifts, souvenirs and merchandise! Do you love meat pies, corned beef & cabbage and fish & chips? Visit the food court for a selection of fine Irish grub that’s sure to please any palate. A silent auction will offer unique prizes to the bold bidder with good timing, and the winner of the raffle at the end of the day will find tickets to Ireland in his or her hand. Children (of all ages!) are welcome to wear Halloween costumes in honor of the October 31 holiday that once marked the end of summer for the ancient Celts. There are plenty of pubs, vendors and rich cultural presentations and displays. Trace your Celtic roots and come back to the bogs ~ follow the story of the Irish in Arizona!
The Arizona Celtic Cultural Association (5,979)
The Arizona Celtic Cultural Association (ACCA) has been formed to promote Celtic heritage and culture in Arizona by establishing an association for those organizations with this common interest.
St. Patrick's Day Parade and Faire (5,700)
The Phoenix St. Patrick's Day Parade began in 1984. Its purpose is to preserve and enhance the heritage and traditions of the Irish Culture as well as share that culture with the citizens of Arizona.
The Caledonian Society of Arizona (4,199)
Our members meet the second Thursday of each month at the Scottsdale Senior Center at 7:30 PM. Each month members enjoy a presentation of Clans, History and programs by dancers, musicians, historians, language and Celtic studies professionals. Members enjoy planning and volunteering at our Scottish Gathering and Highland Games. We are active at other Scottish events as well as cross promotional events sponsored by the Irish Community and Historical Societies. We have a Wee-Ones committee that provides activities for children during our general meetings.
Annie Moore Memorial Project (4,116)
On January 1, 1892, Annie Moore, a 17 year old girl from County Cork, Ireland, made headlines as the first immigrant to be processed at Ellis Island. She is honored by bronze statues in New York Harbor and in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland, and is cited in story and song. Her image will forever represent the millions who passed through Ellis Island in pursuit of the American dream, and is a symbol for immigrants of all nations that have contributed to the rich fabric of the United States.
The Welsh League of Arizona (3,712)
Cyfarchion oddi wrth Cynghrair Cymreig Arizona!
Greetings from The Welsh League of Arizona!
Grove of the Rising Phoenix (3,477)
Arizona affiliate of the Ár nDraíocht Féin (ADF). The ADF is an international neo-pagan organization based in the United States devoted to creating a public tradition of Neo-Pagan Druidry. The Grove of the Rising Phoenix are dedicated to walking an earth-based, polytheistic and spiritual path modeled after the practices of the ancient Indo-Europeans. Our practices are a combination of modern neo-pagan ways and scholarly research.
The Desert Shamrock (3,172)
The Desert Shamrock
Arizona's Original Irish Newspaper
Serving the Celtic Community since 1989
5025 North Central Avenue #600
Phoenix AZ 85012
Phone: New Number! — 602-449-1966
The Arizona Colleen & Rose of Tralee Selection (3,032)
The Arizona Colleen and Rose of Tralee Selection began as the Arizona Colleen Pageant, a heritage pageant, in 1983. It is open to single women of Irish ancestry ages of 18 through 27 years old. Every year in February the Arizona Colleen is chosen, and she and her court reign over the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Faire which follows. Along with the crown and the title “Arizona Colleen” the winner is also awarded jewelry, $1,000.00 in scholarships, and a free trip to Ireland.
As an organization, it is our goal to promote fellowship while researching lifestyles and trades concurrent with the Celtic Peoples from 400 BC until 1746 AD. Although most members claim Scots, Irish or Welsh ancestry and do Celtic re-enactment, it is our intent to open participation to anyone with an interest in period crafting and entertainment, no matter what his/her ethnicity.