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logo_festival_page_2014_1Our Modern Version of 'Dancing at the Crossroads'

Our Modern Version of ‘Dancing at the Crossroads’ 

Welcome to the 9th annual Ennis Street Festival. The Ennis Street Festival’s objective for 2014 is to have a 21st century interpretation of the ancient custom of ‘Dancing at the Crossroads’ through participation in moderm Arts and Dance. The multi-cultural nature of Irish society has seen different art forms, music and dance, flow onto the streets and into the consciousness of the wider community.

The Ennis Street Festival will run on the 4th, 5th and 6th of July, and there will also be a variety of exciting workshops for kids an adults running from 1st to 5th of July in association with glór. Every year this arts festival brings all the local community out onto the streets of our town together to celebrate the many cultures and artistic ways that make Ennis such a special place with an exciting, exhilarating and colorful mix of Street Entertainment, Circus, Music, Dance, Visual Arts, Street Art, the local Art & Craft Market and the Duck Race, put together by both national and international artists and local community groups.

A hard working festival team, coupled with a number of community groups endeavor to provide family friendly events throughout the streets of Ennis over the weekend. This year the Ennis Street Festival will launch ‘Ennis Sounds Good’, Music Vibes at the Ennis Street Festival. Many more events will be announced shortly.

It’s fantastic chance for whole families to join us for 3 amazing days of fun, art, culture heritage and festivities, we have worked hard to ensure that this arts festival is accessible to everyone and you are guaranteed wonderful memories when visiting our beautiful town.

So come and enjoy it!

The Festival Team