Mighty St Patrick's Day Festival begins today at Downtown Disney

Mar 07, 2014 in "West Side"

Posted: Friday March 7, 2014 9:55am EST by WDWMAGIC Staff

The 'Mighty St. Patrick's Festival at Downtown Disney' kicks off today at Downtown Disney West Side and Pleasure Island - March 7 to March 17 2014.

You can find live entertainment, bands and specialty food from 5pm to 1am March 7 to March 14, and 12pm - 1am from March 15 to March 17 2014. See the times guide here.

Highlights of the celebration across Downtown Disney will include:

  • Performances by The Willis Clan, world-famous U2 tribute band Elevation, Goitse, Three Dollar Band, We Banjo 3, The Ragland Rebels, The Brazen Heads and Raglan Road house bands Creel and The West Coast Trio
  • The Raglan Road Dancers — seven full-time champion dancers, performing daily
  • Renowned Irish dancer and choreographer Ronan McCormack of the original Riverdance cast, leading Irish Dance Workshops “From Roots to Riverdance”
  • Ceili (kay-lee) traditional music and structured set-dancing event, during which host Ronan McCormack invites guest participation 

The four Disney Food Trucks (Fantasy Fair, Namaste Café, Superstar Catering and World Showcase of Flavors) will serve specialty eats each evening of the festival at Downtown Disney West Side, including a special St. Patrick’s Day-themed cupcake. Guests can also purchase Fisherman’s Pie, a favorite dish from the Ireland kiosk at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, at the World Showcase of Flavors Food Truck.

On Monday, St. Patrick’s Day, guests will be seated at Raglan Road on a first-come, first-served basis with a cover charge of $10 for each guest age 18 and older. Reservations can be booked for other festival days by calling 407/938-0300.

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71jasonMar 07, 2014

Surprised they're doing a cover charge on the 17th itself but not over the weekend. Nice line-up of bands.

Soarin' Over PghMar 07, 2014

Cool! Can anyone get some photos for the class to see?