LAS VEGAS (Feb. 12, 2018) – For the ninth consecutive year, New York-New York Hotel & Casino will celebrate the luck of the Irish at its shamrockin’ Celtic Feis, March 16 – 17. The two-day extravaganza will feature two parades, live entertainment, a flash mob and authentic Irish bites at Nine Fine Irishmen.
“New York-New York’s annual Celtic Feis is a beloved tradition and over the past nine years has grown to be one of the largest and liveliest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on the Strip,” said Brent Cook, vice president of food and beverage at New York-New York Hotel & Casino. “We take great pride in creating the ultimate Irish experience complete with authentic Irish cuisine, festive live entertainment and, of course, plenty of Guinness.”
This year, festivities kick off on Friday, March 16 at 4 p.m. with a parade starting at “Bliss Dance” at The Park and continuing to and through New York-New York, culminating in a themed flash mob comprised of New York-New York employees on the Brooklyn Bridge. Following the procession, President and COO of New York-New York Hotel & Casino Cynthia Kiser Murphey will greet the crowd with a welcome toast. The parade is complimentary and open to the public. The party begins at 7 p.m., and guests must be 21 years of age or older to purchase tickets starting at $10.
On Saturday, March 17 live entertainment begins at 11 a.m. on the Brooklyn Bridge, including stilt performers, festive Irish bands and leprechauns. The Las Vegas Pipe Band will lead a march beginning at 10:30 a.m. on the Mezzanine and continuing through New York-New York. To commemorate the occasion, a Guinness toast led by the band’s Drum Major, Ken Misch and Murphey will follow. Opening festivities will conclude with Murphey announcing this year’s inductees to New York-New York’s famous “Wall of Fine.” The parade is complimentary and open to guests of all ages. Immediately following the parade, Celtic Feis begins and guests must be at least 21 years of age to purchase tickets starting at $10. VIP packages will be available for purchase, starting at $100. Price will include open bar and reserved VIP area.
Throughout the two-day St. Patrick’s Day bash, Nine Fine Irishmen will serve traditional Irish fare from
10 a.m. – 11 p.m. including signature dishes such as beer n’ cheese dip, shepherd’s pie, Irish bangers and corned beef and cabbage.
Performers providing nonstop music throughout the festival include Sin E Ri Ra, Phoenix, Celtic Rockers and more. Below is Celtic Feis’ complete entertainment schedule:
Friday, March 16
3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Strictly Hip
3 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.: DJ
Saturday, March 17
11 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.: Sin E Ri Ra
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Sheleighly’s
8 p.m. – Midnight: Phoenix
Nine Fine Irishmen
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Celtic Rockers
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Patrick Sieben
9 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.: Sin E Ri Ra
For more information, visit newyorknewyork.com.
About Nine Fine Irishmen
This authentic Irish pub features Irish food, drinks and uniquely Irish song, dance and storytelling. Based on the adventurous lives of nine Irishmen in the 1800s, Nine Fine Irishmen is located directly on the Strip at New York-New York Hotel & Casino and offers an outside balcony, an authentic décor and feel, as well as traditional Irish entertainment. The menu delivers natural, fresh Irish flavors by offering everything from pub favorites to a more sophisticated cuisine. A full range of authentic Irish stouts, lagers and creamy ales such as Guinness and Smithwick’s are available. Traditional Irish drinks are made with premium spirits such as Jameson and Bushmill Whiskey. The interior décor was designed and built by the best of Ireland’s craftsmen and shipped directly to Las Vegas. Private dining and meeting rooms are available for parties and business functions seven days a week. The restaurant opens each day at 11 a.m. The bar is open daily until 2:45 a.m. For more information, visit ninefineirishmen.com or newyorknewyork.com.
About New York-New York
Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of the iconic original, New York-New York offers all the excitement of the hotel’s namesake, from the provocative and sensuous Cirque du Soleil production Zumanity and the thrilling Roller Coaster to tantalizing restaurants including Gallagher's Steakhouse and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music. A dynamic new plaza experience features fun and unique dining and retail destinations including a two-story flagship Hershey’s Chocolate World, Shake Shack, Tom’s Urban, Swatch, and Stupidiotic. New York-New York is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit newyorknewyork.com, call toll free at (866) 815-4365 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.