The Great Irish Hooley Returns to Raglan Road at Walt Disney World August 29 – September 1, 2014

The Great Irish Hooley at Raglan RoadOne of the best ways to end summer in Orlando is with The Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road, which is held Labor Day weekend at Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney.

This year’s event runs August 29 through September 1, and includes all things Irish – food, music, dance, and drink. Best of all, it’s free to attend.

Among the bands scheduled over the 4 day Irish festival are Scythian (with a new album), Drops of Green, The Raglan Rebels, The Brayzen Heads, and The West Coast Trio.

The weekend will also feature renowned Irish dancer and choreographer Ronan McCormack, of the original Riverdance cast, with “From Roots to Riverdance.” Guest participation is encouraged. The Raglan Road Dancers will be performing all weekend, too.

Raglan Road’s food and drink menus will be available the entire weekend, and they will also offer Celtic face painting from noon until 10pm Saturday through Monday.

For more information, or to make a dining reservation, visit

Raglan Road to Host Annual Great Irish Hooley August 30 – September 2, 2013

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy a great Irish fest, and there’s none better in Orlando than the annual Great Irish Hooley put on by Raglan Road at Downtown Disney.

Great Irish Hooley at Raglan RoadHeld over Labor Day weekend – this year August 30 through September 2 – it features great Irish food, drink, dance and entertainment.

It kicks off on 5pm on Friday, and runs through midnight on Monday. There will be seven bands playing over the weekend, including Scythian (rock-infused Celtic), Lisa Canny (Celtic folk), house band Creel, and crowd favorite Elevation (a U2 tribute band).

In addition to the regular Raglan Road Irish fare, the restaurant will host their popular Rollicking Raglan Sunday Brunch on Saturday and Monday, as well. Brunch will be served all three days from 11am to 4pm.

There will also be Celtic dance lessons, Irish music workshops, and even Celtic face painting.

The entertainment is free during the weekend, and the food is worth the cost. There will also be plenty of Irish drink favorites to purchase.

For more information on the Great Irish Hooley, including the entertainment schedule, visit

Raglan Road is located at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World.

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