This was two years ago at the Los Angeles County Irish Fair and Music Festival, L.A. County Fairgrounds in Pomona, California. It was a blast!
Entertainers and visitors alike wore kilts.
Color this day green!
In the fountains, in the beer,
on shirts, baby strollers, and people’s hair!
This was our first Irish festival and it had everything we hoped for (lively music, dancers, good food) and then some: Carnival rides, ponies, elephants, a petting zoo, sheep herding demonstrations, plus much more.
The Irish tunes worked their magic on some of us, so we danced a jig or two!
I added to my bucket list: Learn how to Riverdance.
Do you know the history of Saint Patrick? If not, watch this cute video.
I was going to save this Riverdance flashmob video for next year,
but for those who enjoy Irish dancing as much as I do,
I hope this will lift ye spirits and bestow the luck o’ the Irish upon ye, too!
You’re not buying that accent, are you?
I didn’t think so, but, hey, I tried.
Do you celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day? Cheers to good luck, good friends, and good health!
I remember you and the leprechaun. That looked like fun.LOVE the photos. I love doing an Irish jig now and again. My daidí always had his own Irish saying, Lynn. “The first hundred years are the hardest.” 🙂 Words to live by. xoxo
Those are awesome words to live by, Robyn. Your daidi sounds like an amazing man. When you and I meet in person (and one day we will, I have no doubt), we’ll have to dance an Irish jig to celebrate! XO
What fun! And River Dance? What’s not to love about that. Glad you shared it THIS year. 🙂
Thanks, Kristy. Actually, I shared it two years ago, too! Didn’t make it to the festival this year, so I revived the old photos! 🙂 Good memories!
Looks like you were having fun dancing! I wonder how long that fountain will spout green water?
Alex – I had a blast dancing to the Irish music, but I need to learn how to do it right. Yeah, I wonder how long the fountain water was green! Ha!
You are all too cute with the green mustaches! But, wait, I didn’t know the Irish wore kilts; I thought that was just a Scottish thing.
Teresa – I guess the Irish wore kilts, too. Crazy, huh? Happy St. Paddy’s Day!
Around here, St. Patrick’s Day is mostly an excuse for people to get drunk, and since I’m not a big drinker, not much celebrating for me. At my daughter’s college, Green Beer Day is the big thing. She just likes to see the silly t-shirts people get for it!
Same thing around here, Jennette! I’m not a big drinker either, but I’d go for a green beer if I was out socializing tonight. Alas, I’m going to bed instead so I can get up and take good care of the little leprechauns in my charge! 🙂
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What wonderful photos, Lynn! You and your hubby are so cute together, and hilarious. Happy St. Paddy’s Day, my friend 🙂