Vallarta Celtfest will be held on March 10th from 4 to 10 pm at Parque Lazaro Cardenas in Old Town. Vallarta Celtfest is a collaboration between Murphy’s Irish Pub and the Jay Sadler Project, combining great entertainment with a great charity to raise money for the many worthy JSP projects all around the Bay of Banderas.
The mission of Vallarta Celtfest is to promote awareness and appreciation for Celtic Heritage, and to offer a grand event for both the tourists and locals of Vallarta. Vallarta Celtfest is a celebration of Celtic traditional music, dance, food & beverage, and culture.
This is the 3rd year in a row for this event and is run by Jon Murphy, of Murphy’s Irish Pub. During the previous two years Vallarta Celtfest the event was held on the Malecon in front of Murphy’s Irish Pub, but due to popular demand, the decision was made to move the venue to Lazaro Cardenas Park where larger crowds could be accommodated.
Live entertainment line-up will be top notch this year including: The Guadalajara Trio (Irish Dancer with Fiddle and Uillean Pipes), La Trez Cuartoz , Dave Whitty from St. Johns Newfoundland, and Elk Run & Riot from Albert Canada. Additional sponsors for this event include: El Terrible Brewing, Los Muertos Brewing, and Los Mercados.
Also, on Wednesday, March 13th Murphy’s Irish Pub will be hosting a Pre-Saint Patrick’s Day for charity (Jay Sadler Project) event. Traditional Corn Beef and Cabbage, Shepherd’s Pie, or Guinness Beef Stew will be served for the cost of $250 pesos. Includes 1 premium drink (Guinness, Craft Beer, Wine, Bailey’s, Jameson, or Irish Coffee). 2 seating’s available: Noon to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm. Reservations encouraged (322 113 0373). Live music performed by Dave Whitty from St. Johns, Newfoundland.