10th Annual Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road returns on Sept. 2nd – Sept. 5th

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10th Annual Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road returns on Sept. 2nd - Sept. 5th

Bring on the craic! Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant will host the 10th annual Great Irish Hooley boutique music festival Labor Day weekend beginning Sept. 2 and continuing through Sept. 5. Pub guests will want to dance and sing along to non-stop traditional Irish tunes, Celt grass, folk, and blues performed by top Irish bands slated to perform. 

Taking the stage will be a first-rate lineup of luminaries from the traditional Irish music world : 

Téada – This leading Irish traditional band will headline the Hooley lineup. Dubbed “invigorating” by the Washington Post, the band just released their sixth album.  Don’t miss them!

One for the Foxes – Exciting new transatlantic trio merging backgrounds in Irish and American folk music for an eclectic vibe.

Celtic Croí (Heart) – Talented trio from Dublin, Belfast, and Glasgow pump up the Hooley volume.

Gobhán – Dynamic duo from County Down, Ireland, playing guitar, fiddle and vocals.

When you hear the word “Hooley,” you know to expect a good time.  It’s a Gaelic term for a lively party with music, entertainment and fun for everyone in the family. There’s no cover charge to join the Raglan Road fun featuring top Irish bands with high-voltage entertainment. When the spirit moves you, be ready to kick up your Hooley heels — our talented Raglan Road Irish Dancers will lead guests through a lively Ceili. The Ceili step dances, dating back to the Celts and Druids who inhabited Ireland in the 1500s, are usually the main event of local celebrations in Irish and Celtic communities.

Related – Must Have Shepherd’s To Die For Pie From Raglan Road!

It all begins Friday afternoon, Sept. 2, and continues through late-night Monday, Labor Day. Celtic face painting is complimentary, and the pub will feature new whiskeys and a special Hooley brew, the De Fesht, that brings an Oktoberfest-like spirit to the late-summer festivities. In addition to the pub’s All-Day Menu, the delicious Rollicking Raglan Brunch will be served throughout the weekend, including Labor Day Monday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  

Related – Worth The Wait Beef Sandwich From Raglan Road You Can’t Miss!

10th Annual Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road returns on Sept. 2nd - Sept. 5th

A consistent TripAdvisor Hall of Fame honoree; the Orlando Sentinel 2021 and 2022 Foodie Awards “Critic’s Choice” for “Best Irish;” 2019 OpenTable one of the top 100 restaurants nationwide for a big night out; The Daily Meal’s 2018 “Best Irish Pub” in Florida. Raglan Road is known for its beer-battered fish and chips, Shepherd’s pie with a contemporary twist, plus delectable desserts.  

Reservations are recommended; call 407/938-0300. Check out raglanroad.com, and plan to join us for the Great Irish Hooley!  

Owned and operated by Irish partners John Cooke and Paul Nolan, Raglan Road features traditional Irish dishes and new food and beverage creations with a Celtic twist.  The restaurant’s warm interior of aged walnut and mahogany woods from old Irish bars and churches was built in Ireland and shipped to Orlando.  Live entertainment nightly includes a suite of shows featuring Irish bands and dancers. Guests also can enjoy shows beginning at noon during the weekend Rollicking Raglan Brunch.  Food is served from our All-Day menu daily from 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday Brunch is served from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant is located at Disney Springs in the Walt Disney World Resort, 1640 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, Fla.  Visit www.raglanroad.com or call 407/938-0300.

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